“Hello everyone! I come from the suburbs of Colombo. My parents run the family business which comprises of a coconut
Estate and a store. I love sports and I was appointed the School Sports Captain when studying. I hope you will enjoy my journey at Miss World.”
Ranathunga was born in the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo, growing up in the town of Nittambuwa, on the outskirts of the capital. Keenly interested in the fashion industry, Ranathunga has aspirations of creating her own clothing line before opening her own store. An artistic individual, Ranathunga enjoys knitting and pot painting as well as performing arts such as dance, specifically oriental. In 2006 she represented her school playing basketball on the national stage at the Asian Games, held in India. She also enjoys the active pursuits of swimming and cycling.
“Sri Lanka is the Pearl of the Indian Ocean. It has a variety of unique biodiversities, rich heritage and is rich in hospitality.”
Question Time With Ranathunga
What website could you not live without and why?
Facebook. I use it to speak to all of my friends, family, fans and contacts.
What is the best app you’ve used in the last year?
What is your favourite fashion website?
What item of makeup could you not live without?
The Sherlock Holmes series.
What annoys you most about the world you live in?
War. Racism. Child Abuse.