Who Is Zozibini Tunzi? Wiki & Exclusive Facts About Miss Universe 2019

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Who Is Zozibini Tunzi? Wiki & Exclusive Facts About Miss Universe 2019

Big news, people! The universe has a new beauty queen. On 8th December 2019, the 68th Miss Universe was announced at the Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia.

And the one who bagged the ultimate title of Miss Universe 2019, among the ninety gorgeous women from across the corners of the universe, is South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi. 

On day big day of Miss Universe finale, ninety contestants were narrowed down to twenty semi-finalists, and a panel of seven intellectual women decided which of the semifinalists best represented the pageant's motto- Confidently Beautiful. 

This year's ten finalists represented Indonesia, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, Colombia, France, Iceland, South Africa, Thailand, and the United States. As for the winning titles, Sofia Aragon of Mexico took home the third place, Madison Anderson of Puerto Rico Bagged the runner-up title, and the big title went to Miss South Africa- Zozibini Tunzi.

Miss Universe runner up Madison Anderson, winner Zozibini Tunzi and second runner-up Sofia Aragon (from the right) on 8th December 2019 (Photo: tvline.com)

Read on for more details about the Miss Universe 2019, Zozibini Tunzi.

Who Is Zozibini Tunzi? Wiki/ Age

Twenty-six years old, Tunzi was born in Tsolo, Eastern Cape. Her father Lungisa Tunzi and mother Philiswa Tunzi initially raised her and her three sisters, Yanga Tunzi, Sibabalwe Tunzi, and Ayakha Tunzi, in the home town of Sidwadweni. But later, the family moved to Cape Town and settled in the Gardens suburbs. 

Zozibini comes from a family with a strong academic background. Her mother, Philiswa, is a school principal at Bangweni JSS in Bolotwa, a village in Eastern Cape. Whereas, her father works in Pretoria at the department of higher education and training.

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As for her education, Zozibini was a bright student since her high school days. She has a Bachelor of Technology degree and also a graduate degree in Public Relations from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.

Further, the new Miss Universe is a true family girl, who calls her sisters, her best friends, and her parents, her role models.

Zozibini Tunzi with her younger sister Ayakha after winning the title of Miss Universe in 2019 (Photo: sowetanlive.co.za)

In fact, during her winning speech, she credited her parents for her success and thanked them for teaching her the importance of education, hard work, and discipline.

Zozibini's Dating Status

Well, after winning the title of Miss Universe, Zozibini has been a global sensation overnight. Needless to say, there are many curiosities regarding her personal life and dating affair.

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However, the gorgeous lady, who is obviously not yet married, has kept her love life pretty secluded. Further, her Facebook profile also describes her relationship status as single. So, for now, we are gonna have to assume that Miss Universe is a single lady and does not have a boyfriend.

More Exclusive Facts About Miss Universe 2019

  • Miss Universe 2019 celebrates her birthday on 18th September.
  • As for Zozibini's net worth, her wealth just saw a massive rise as she received $1 million in cash as well as a further $2 million worth of sponsorships and other prizes. Further, she also gets to use the luxury Sandton apartment and a Mercedes-Benz cabriolet for a year.
  • Interestingly, the Miss Universe doesn’t yet have a driver’s license. Well, too bad, she cannot drive her new Mercedes-Benz until she gets her driver’s permit. 
  • Zozibini is a Game of Thrones and a Marvel fan.