The 68th edition of Miss Universe has just been concluded and Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi has emerged as the winner of the beauty contest. Out of about 90 ladies vying for the Crown.
Following her performance, and her diplomatic spirit she was able to convince the judges that she deserves to win.
See her crowning moment:
In her speech, Tunzi says she wants to correct the notion in people who say ladies with her colour and hairstyle is not fit to be a Queen. Since she surprised everyone with her low cut hairstyle.
Never in the history of Miss Universe have they seen a queen come on stage with such a unique hair style. Probably that is why the organizers saw her fit for the title Miss Universe.
Her winning question was: what do you think the society should be teaching young Girls?. Tunzi simply replied “LEADERSHIP”, since women are powerful beings they should be thought how to be a good leader in the society.
See the video below:
Nonetheless, Miss Puerto Rico Madison Anderson was named the first-runner-up. Followed by Ashley Alvridez. Colombia and Thailand was among the top 5 whereas Nigeria was among the top 20.
Tunzi’s crown was presented by Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray, from the Philippines.
This is the third time south Africa will be winning Miss Universe. In 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters of South Africa was declared the winner.
Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters of South Africa crowned her successor Catriona Gray of the Philippines by the end of the event in 2018.
However, Nigeria was listed among the top twenty contestants out of 90 ladies and Nigeria was represented by the most beautiful girl in Nigeria Oluwatosin.
More about 2019 Miss Universe:
Zozibini Tunzi was born in Tsolo, Eastern Cape to parents Philiswa Nadapu and Lungisa Tunzi on September 18, 1993. She was raised in the nearby village of Sidwadweni. Her mother, Philiswa is a school principal in an Eastern Cape village while her father, Lungisa Tunzi works at the Department of Higher Education and Training in Pretoria. She is the second of four girls.
Tunzi, moved to Cape Town, to attend the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in public relations and image management. She won Miss south Africa in 2018, now Miss Universe.
She is 26 years old, prior to winning Miss South Africa, she worked as a graduate intern in the public relations department of Ogilvy Cape.