Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters crowned Miss Universe

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters crowned Miss Universe

The Miss Universe crown has been clinched by South Africa’s Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters.

Demi-Leigh miss universe crowning

Nel-Peters took the crown at the Miss Universe final in Las Vegas on Monday.


Scores of South Africans had tuned into the live broadcast on VUZU at 02:00 to watch the action.

Demi-Leigh has been a favourite among local and international supporters.

The newly-crowned Miss Universe had a message for all her supporters.

Those who were awake to witness the glorious moment as it unfolded were quick to share their joy on social media.

Demi-Leigh is only the second South African to win the coveted title.

Margaret Gardiner was the first South African to win Miss Universe in 1978.

Congratulations Demi-Leigh!

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