Know About Zozibini Tunzi; Age, Miss Universe, Parents, Dating

Published Date: 15 Dec, 2019 Updated date: 15 Dec, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Trending lady on the search engines right now, Zozibini Tunzi became the third woman from South Africa and the first black women since Leila Lopes to be crowned as the Miss Universe 2019. Before, Zozibini was crowned Miss South Africa 2019.

Zozibini Tunzi is a South African model and beauty pageant titleholder who began her pageantry career in 2017. With her immense hard work and determination, she has been able to achieve the prestigious honors as of now.

Short Bio: Age, Parents, Hometown

The 26-years-of-age diva was born as Zozibini Tunzi on 18 September 1993 in her hometown of Tsolo, Eastern Cape, South Africa. She was born as one of four daughters of her parents, Philiswa Nadapu and Lungisa Tunzi. Zozibini later grew up in the nearby village of Sidwadweni.

About 5 feet and 10 inches (1.78 meters) tall in height, Zozibini moved to Cape Town and settled in the Gardens suburb. Eventually, she attended Cape Peninsula University of Technology and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in public relations and image management in 2018.

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Career Highlight: Miss Universe Triumph!

The up-and-coming model commenced her pageantry career in 2017 when she appeared as one of the top 26 semifinalists of Miss South Africa 2017. Unfortunately, she didn’t make it into the top 12. Furthermore, she came back to compete in Miss South Africa 2019. Subsequently, she was crowned as the winner by predecessor Tamaryn Green, besting runner-up Sasha-Lee Olivier. Furthermore, she received prizes including $68,950, a brand new car, and a fully-furnished apartment in the Sandton neighborhood of Johannesburg.


Zozibini Tunzi’s Miss Universe 2019 crowning moment (Picture: Zozibini’s Instagram)

Zozibini represented South Africa at the Miss Universe 2019 competition and won the title for her country. She was crowned Miss Universe by ongoing titleholder Catriona Gray of the Philippines, besting first runner-up Madison Anderson of Puerto Rico and second runner-up Sofia Aragon of Mexico.  

Is She Dating?

Well, the 26-year-old beauty queen is yet to disclose her relationship life in public. Similarly, no past dating history of Zozibini Tunzi surfaces on the media networks. By the looks of it, she seems to be entirely focused on her professional career keeping the relationship life on a low note.

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Some Interesting Facts About Zozibini Tunzi

  • She previously worked as a graduate intern in the public relations department of Ogilvy Cape Town.
  • Zozibini Tunzi will reside in New York City as the Miss Universe and will take part in a number of events and appearances throughout the world.
  • Besides modeling, she always shows her support for social works and soundly engages herself in the fight against gender-based violence. 
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