Zozibini Tunzi Wiki, Bio
Zozibini Tunzi is a South African beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss South Africa 2019. She will now represent South Africa at the Miss Universe 2019 competition.
— Zozibini Tunzi (@zozitunzi) August 4, 2019
Zozibini Tunzi Age
She is 26 years old.
Zozibini Tunzi Early life, Education, Work
Tunzi was born in Tsolo, Eastern Cape and raised in the nearby village of Sidwadweni. Tunzi later moved to Cape Town to attend the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, where she is studying for a Bachelor of Technology in public relations management. Prior to winning Miss South Africa, Tunzi worked in the public relations department of Ogilvy in Cape Town.
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— GSPStiltWalkers (@gspstilts) August 9, 2019
Zozibini Tunzi Pageantry
— Pootie Tang (@Mdudemeister1) August 9, 2019
Tunzi began her pageantry career in 2019, applying to compete in the Miss South Africa 2019 competition. Of the initial applications, Tunzi was selected to continue as one of the top 35 semifinalists after being confirmed as one on 26 June 2019. After further auditions, Tunzi was announced as one of the sixteen finalists on 11 July.
After being selected as one of the finalists, Tunzi went on to compete in the Miss South Africa 2019 competition in Pretoria on 9 August. She progressed through the stages of the final, advancing to the top ten, then top five, and finally top two until she was crowned the winner by her predecessor Tamaryn Green, besting runner-up Sasha-Lee Olivier. Following her win, Tunzi received prizes including R1 million, a new car, and a fully furnished apartment to use throughout her reign. Additionally, Tunzi will represent South Africa at the Miss Universe 2019
Zozibini Tunzi Parents are her Role Models
Zozibini Tunzi lists her role models as her parents and Caster Semenya, whom she’d love to meet. Zozibini is a hard-core Marvel fan, was a Game of Thrones addict and enjoys eating out.
Zozibini Tunzi Miss South Africa 2019
— SABC News Online (@SABCNewsOnline) August 9, 2019
Zozibini Tunzi was crowned Miss South Africa 2019 on Friday.
The 61st anniversary of the Miss South Africa pageant took place at the Sun Arena at Time Square in Pretoria.
Miss South Africa 2018 Tamaryn Green presented her successor with Buhle – the locally designed glittering masterpiece worthy of her prestigious title.
Buhle, the new Miss South Africa crown, is handcrafted in premium 925 sterling silver and features more than 2 500 fine-cut cubic zirconia stones of the highest grade.
The stones were hand cut and set by master diamond cutters and have a total weight of 182 carats.
Zozibini Tunzi, a 25-year-old from Tsolo in the Eastern Cape, is the new Miss South Africa.
According to her Instagram, she is completing her BTech in PR in Cape Town.
Her role models are her parents and Caster Semenya, whom she’d love to meet.
Zozibini is a hard-core Marvel fan, was a Game of Thrones addict and enjoys eating out.
She will walk away with R1 million in cash as well as other fabulous prizes, News24 reports.
Congratulations have been streaming in on social media, with twitterati focussing on her natural beauty.
Miss South Africa Runner up
The runner-up, Sasha-Lee Olivier, takes home R250,000 in cash and all 16 finalists receive R25,000.
The brand-new Miss South Africa crown has been named Ubuhle Bethungo Lenkosazana, which means “beauty of the rainbow” in isiZulu and will be worn by this year’s winner.
Buhle was created by American Swiss in collaboration with world-renowned jewellery designer Johan Louw of Uwe Koetter jewellers.
It weighs more than half a kilogram and is studded with 2,586 sparkling zirconia stones.
Zozibini Tunzi Prize Money Miss South Africa 2019
Zozibini walks away with a lucrative R3-million prize package, which includes a R1-million cash prize, a new car and a fully-furnished apartment for the year of her reign.
— Miss South Africa (@Official_MissSA) August 6, 2019
Zozibini Tunzi Hair Color
Hair color Black
Zozibini Tunzi Eye Color
Eye color Brown
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— Zozibini Tunzi (@zozitunzi) August 7, 2019