Toni-Ann Singh Wiki – Bio
Toni-Ann Singh is a Jamaican singer and beauty queen who was crowned Miss World 2019. She was previously crowned Miss Jamaica World 2019 and is the fourth woman from Jamaica to win Miss World.
To that little girl in St. Thomas, Jamaica and all the girls around the world – please believe in yourself. Please know that you are worthy and capable of achieving your dreams. This crown is not mine but yours. You have a PURPOSE. pic.twitter.com/hV8L6x6Mhi
— Toni-Ann Singh (@toniannsingh) December 14, 2019
Toni-Ann Singh Quick Facts You Need to Know
|Born||1996 (age 22–23)
Morant Bay, Jamaica
|Education||Florida State University|
|Height||1.67 m (5 ft 5 1⁄2 in)|
|Title||Miss Jamaica World 2019
Miss World 2019
|Beauty pageant titleholder|
|Major competition(s)||Miss Jamaica World 201 (Winner)
Miss World 2019 (Winner)
Toni-Ann Singh Age
She is 23 years old as of 2019.
Toni-Ann Singh Early life
Singh was born in Morant Bay, but immigrated to the United States at age nine, settling in Florida.
She attended Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida, where she graduated with a degree in women’s studies and psychology.
Her mother Jahrine Bailey-Singh is of African-Caribbean descent and hails from Jamaica, while her father, Bradshaw Singh, is of Indo-Caribbean descent from Jamaica.
Toni-Ann Singh Career
Toni-Ann Singh Miss Jamaica World 2019
In 2019, Singh competed in the Miss Jamaica World 2019 competition, where she ultimately won the title. Afterward, Singh was given the right to represent Jamaica at Miss World 2019.
South Africa walked away with the Miss Universe title!
*practicing ~clears throat* Look at Miss Jamaica World, Toni-Ann Singh, the NEW @MissWorldLtd
We were taught to speak things over ourselves and into our lives 😉☺️
— Terri-Karelle Reid (@TerriKarelle) December 9, 2019
Singh conceded that the experience of becoming Miss Jamaica was overwhelming at times, but her parents helped her get through it. “I left it all in God’s hands and right now this is just a surreal moment for me,” she told the Jamaica Observer. “I am so overwhelmed and excited to hug my mom, but grateful.”
Toni-Ann Singh Miss World 2019
Singh left for London in November 2019, to participate in the Miss World pre-pageant activities. Singh placed in the top 40 of the Top Model competition and won the talent competition, which granted her direct entry into the top 40 semifinals.
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My Jamaica, sweet Jamaica🇯🇲we did it! Wah we seh? LIKKLE BUT WE TALLAWAH. My heart is filled with love and gratitude. Thank you so much for believing in me. You pushed me to believe in myself. I am not only honored but humbled to be the 69th Miss World. Thank you to my family and to my friends. The love and support you poured into me now allows me to pour into the world. My mother @jahrinebailey, I love you I love you I love you. I wish to become even half the woman you are. You are my strength, my number one supporter/cheerleader/fan and my absolute best friend. _____________________________________________________________ To that little girl in St. Thomas, Jamaica and all the girls around the world – please believe in yourself. Please know that you are worthy and capable of achieving your dreams. This crown is not mine but yours. It’s for you to truly understand that no matter where you’re from and the cards you’re dealt in life – your dreams are valid. You have a PURPOSE. _____________________________________________________________ To the @missjamaicaworld franchise, thank you for taking a chance on me and leading the way. I wouldn’t have accomplished my dream without your efforts. To @hon.oliviagrange, you held my hand and lifted my head up high. I could not have reached this far without you. To the @missworld franchise – I am willing and ready to do the work; to officially be the face that represents the core of Miss World – Beauty with a Purpose. _____________________________________________________________ And last but of course not least, thank you GOD. Thank you for allowing me to walk the path towards my purpose. My heart is full🇯🇲💛💚🖤 One Love.
Finals night was held on December 14th at ExCeL London, where Singh advanced from the top 40 to the top 12, and ultimately to the top five. She was then crowned the winner, besting first runner-up Ophély Mézino of France and second runner-up Suman Rao of India. With her win, Singh became the fourth Jamaican woman to hold the title, with the last being Lisa Hanna who was crowned Miss World 1993, and the first black woman to win Miss World since Agbani Darego of Nigeria won Miss World 2001. She succeeds the 2018 winner, Vanessa Ponce.