This year’s Miss Universe crown has been won by South Africa’s Zozibini Tunzi. 26-year-old Zozibini defeated Miss Universe Puerto Rico to win the crown. India’s Vartika Singh couldn’t make it to the top 20.
South Africa’s Zozibini Tunzi is the Miss Universe 2019. Zozibini and Miss Universe Puerto Rico Madison Anderson were the top two contestants for the Miss Universe title. Miss Universe Mexico is the second-runner up. Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray crowned Zozibini Tunzi at the event held in Atlanta on Sunday night.
India’s Vartika Singh couldn’t make it to top ten.
26-year-old Zozibini Tunzi is from Tsolo, South Africa. She is quite active in fight against gender based violence. Her Miss Universe boi describes her as, “She has devoted her social media campaign to changing the narrative around 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 on Sunday night in Atlanta, the capital of the US state of Georgia. The pageant brought 90 women together to see who will bring home the title. Contestants competed in swimsuit, evening gown and on-stage question rounds.Reported Indiatoday
The final question that won Miss Universe South Africa the crown was: “What is the most important thing you should be teaching young girls today?” One thing new this year was that each contestant was given the opportunity to make a final statement for the audience and judges.
Making to the top five were: Mexico, Colombia, Puerto Rico, Thailand and South Africa.
After Zozibini Tunzi won the Miss Universe crown, Oprah Winfrey tweeted to congratulate her. She wrote, “Congratulations Miss South Africa, the new Miss Universe @zozitunzi! Agree with you…leadership is the most powerful thing we should be teaching young women today. We welcome your visit to #OWLAG, our Leadership Academy for Girls (sic).”