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South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi was crowned as the Miss Universe 2019

South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi was crowned as the Miss Universe 2019

South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi has bagged this year's Miss Universe crown. India's Vartika Singh couldn't make it to the top 20.

Key Points:

  • Zozibini and Puerto Rico’s Madison Anderson were the top two contestants for the Miss Universe title. Miss Mexico is the second-runner up.  Catriona Gray who was Miss Universe 2018 crowned Zozibini Tunzi at the event held in Atlanta on 8th December 2019.
  • The 26-year-old Zozibini Tunzi is from Tsolo, South Africa.  She has devoted her social media campaign in changing the narrative around the gender stereotypes.
  • She is a proud advocate for natural beauty and encourages women to love themselves the way they are.
  • The 2019 Miss Universe pageant was held in Atlanta, the capital of the US state of Georgia.
  • The pageant all together brought 90 women.
  • Making to the top five were: South Africa, Mexico, Colombia, Puerto Rico and Thailand.

About Miss Universe:

  • This is an annual international beauty pageant that is run by the Miss Universe Organization.
  • Along with the Miss World and Miss Earth contests, Miss Universe is one of the three largest beauty pageants in the world and one of the most anticipated beauty pageants worldwide.
  • It was founded in 1952 by the California clothing company Pacific Mills.

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