Friday, 13 December 2019

Check These 5 African Beauties Who Won The Miss Universe Crown

Twenty-six-year-old Zozibini Tunzi from Tsolo in the Eastern Cape is the pride of South Africa after she was crowned Miss Universe. 

But she is not the only African to win this prestigious crown.
Miss Mexico Sofía Aragón, Miss Puerto Rico Madison Anderson and Miss Universe 2019 Zozibini Tunzi, of South Africa, appear onstage at the 2019 Miss Universe Pageant at Tyler Perry Studios on December 08, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)
Miss Mexico Sofía Aragón, Miss Puerto Rico Madison Anderson and Miss Universe 2019 Zozibini Tunzi, of South Africa, appear onstage at the 2019 Miss Universe Pageant at Tyler Perry Studios on December 08, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)
Here are the five African women who have been crowned Miss Universe:

1. Miss Universe 1978 - Margaret Gardner (South Africa)

Margaret Gardiner won the Miss Universe crown in 1978. At the age of 18, she became the first South African woman to win the title.


2. Miss Universe 1999 - Mpule Kwelagobe (Botswana)

Mpule Kwelagobe was the first black African woman to win one of the Big Four international beauty pageants (Miss World, Miss Universe, Miss International and Miss Earth) and the first woman from Botswana to win.
Mpule Kwelagobe, 1999 Miss Universe and UN Goodwill Ambassador. Toronto Raptors GM Masai Uriji host a Celebrating Nelson Mandela event prior to the NBA match up between Toronto Raptors and Cleveland Cavaliers on December 5, 2014. (Rick Madonik/Toronto Star via Getty Images)
Mpule Kwelagobe, 1999 Miss Universe and UN Goodwill Ambassador. Toronto Raptors GM Masai Uriji host a Celebrating Nelson Mandela event prior to the NBA match up between Toronto Raptors and Cleveland Cavaliers on December 5, 2014. (Rick Madonik/Toronto Star via Getty Images)

3. Miss Universe 2011 - Leila Lopes (Angola)

Leila Lopes was 24 years old when she has crowned Miss Universe in São Paulo, Brazi. She is currently the 60th Miss Universe titleholder and is the first Angolan woman to win the crown.
 Miss Universe Leila Lopes attends 18th annual An Evening of Practical Magic at Cipriani 42nd Street on April 24, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/FilmMagic)
 Miss Universe Leila Lopes attends 18th annual An Evening of Practical Magic at Cipriani 42nd Street on April 24, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/FilmMagic)

4. Miss Universe 2017 - Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters (South Africa)

Hailing from Sedgefield in the Western Cape, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters was crowned Miss South Africa 2017.
Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters attends the premiere of Roadside Attractions' "Run The Race" at the Egyptian Theatre on February 11, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images)
Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters attends the premiere of Roadside Attractions' "Run The Race" at the Egyptian Theatre on February 11, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images)

Nel-Peters graduated with a bachelor's degree in business management and entrepreneurship from North-West University just days before winning the Miss South Africa 2017 crown.

5. Miss Universe 2019 - Zozibini Tunzi (South Africa)

Zozibini Tunzi was accepted as one of the top 26 semifinalists of Miss South Africa 2017 but never made it through to the twelve finalists.
Miss Mexico Sofía Aragón, Miss Puerto Rico Madison Anderson and Miss Universe 2019 Zozibini Tunzi, of South Africa, appear onstage at the 2019 Miss Universe Pageant at Tyler Perry Studios on December 08, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)
Miss Mexico Sofía Aragón, Miss Puerto Rico Madison Anderson and Miss Universe 2019 Zozibini Tunzi, of South Africa, appear onstage at the 2019 Miss Universe Pageant at Tyler Perry Studios on December 08, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)

She returned to to the pageant in 2019 and went on to win Miss South Africa and Miss Universe three months later. African News Agency

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