Everything You Need To Know About The New Miss Universe 2019, Zozibini Tunzi Of South Africa

Miss Universe 2019, Zozibini Tunzi

Everything You Need To Know About The New Miss Universe 2019, Zozibini Tunzi Of South Africa

Zozibini Tunzi is a 26-year-old beauty queen you need to know!

Published December 10th

Written by Tweety Elitou

For the first time in history, all four major 2019 pageant titles now belong to Black women; Miss America 2019 Nia Franklin, Miss USA 2019 Cheslie Kryst, Miss Teen USA 2019 Kaliegh Garris, and now the newly crowned Miss Universe 2019, Zozibini Tunzi!

Yes. Black women are securing their crowns! 

In case you missed it, we are still relishing in the #BlackGirlMagic that Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi offered as she secured the prestigious title of Miss Universe 2019 on Sunday night (Dec. 8)! 

RELATED | Brown Skin Girl! The World Rejoices As Zozibini Tunzi From South Africa Is Crowned Miss Universe 2019

Serving sophistication, style and smarts, all eyes were on the mocha-colored beauty as the Mouawad “Power of Unity” crown was placed upon her head. Royalty!

Glowing in her rich melanin, the 26-year-old public relations professional and anti-violence activist not only took home the crown for South Africa but also shined a light on Brown Skin Girls around the world, thanks to her natural beauty representation.  

Eager to know more about the pageant queen—who revealed she listened to Beyoncé’s “Brown Skin Girl” each morning as she prepared for the big day—we’ve decided to highlight some fun things you may not know about Miss Zozibini Tunzi. 

Here Are The Fun Things We Learned About The New Miss Universe Via Her Social Media:

  1. The 5’10” model was born in Tsolo, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Naturally, she’s extremely proud of her roots!
  2. She began her pageantry career in 2017, although she didn't become Miss South Africa until 2019. The rest is her-story!
  3. She strongly advocates that young girls grow up to be leaders.
  4. Healthy eating plays a huge part in maintaining her girlish figure, but starting her mornings with Pilates is a must!
  5. She strongly promotes natural beauty and self love.
  6. She is humble, caring, family oriented and completely thankful for her parents.
  7. So much so that she celebrated her big win surrounded by family!
  8. Her fashion sense is top notch!
  9. And in case you missed it, she has a model strut that cannot be ignored!

(Photo: Paras Griffin/Getty Images)

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