Miss Universe 1999 which was the 48th Miss Universe peagant was held on 26 May 1999 at the Chaguaramas Convention Centre in Chaguaramas, Trinidad and Tobago.

Mpule Kwelagobe of Botswana was crowned by Wendy Fitzwilliam from the host country near the end of the event.

1999 is the first and only year that Botswana has won the Miss Universe title with Kwelagobe being currently the most recent Miss Universe winner from any debuting country in the pageant.

In the peagant, Zimbabwe could not send delegates and a model due to lack of sponsorship and funding same as Netherlands.