South Africa wins Miss Universe, Thailand in Top 5

Posted November 29, 2017

Demi-Leigh has a degree in Business Management and is passionate about a program she developed to train women self-defence, which she plans to expand and help as many women as she can, the Miss Universe website stated. The native of Sedgefield in Western cape, South Africa also held prestigious leadership positions at her high school.

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters of South Africa is crowned Miss Universe 2017. But Nel-Peters won the hearts of the judges not just with her beauty, but with her brilliant answers.

"Women earn 75% of what men earn doing the same thing". In the future, the new victor from South Africa plans on using her self-defense workshops to help as many women as she can.

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Ninety-two women from around the world participated in the competition.

The second runner-up was miss Jamaica and the first runner-up was Miss Columbia.

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Jamaica's Davina Bennett finished second runner-up in the 2017 edition of the Miss Universe pageant in Las Vegas, USA on Sunday night. Demi has taken home a very handsome salary, a luxury apartment in NY and many more goodies. Like each year, the sparkling silver and blue gem encrusted crown was passed on to the new Miss Universe by last year's victor Miss France Iris Mittenaere.

American comic turned TV host Steve Harvey returned to the Miss Universe stage for a third time.

Donald Trump formerly co-owned The Miss Universe Organization with NBCUniversal.

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