The New Miss Universe is…. South Africa!
Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has been crowned Miss Universe in Las Vegas. This is the second time South Africa have won this title. The first time it was won by Margaret Gardiner in 1978.
Nel-Peters defeated 91 contestants from around the world. The runner-up was Columbia’s Laura Gonzalez while second runner-up was Jamaica’s, Davina Bennett.
Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, 22 years old and has business management degree, earned a yearlong salary and luxury apartment in NYC as a winning prize.