Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Miss Universe 2017-2018 Winner: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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Tonight’s top three for the 2017-2018 Miss Universe Pageant was Miss Jamaica Davina Bennett, Miss Colombia Laura González and Miss South Africa. And Miss France Iris Mittenaere, last year’s winner, had to relinquish her crown to one of the three women. In the end, the contestant who won Miss Universe tonight was … Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters of South Africa. Miss Jamaica came in third place, with Miss Colombia as the runner-up. Get to know more about the new Miss Universe, Nel-Peters, in our 5 Fast facts on her below.


1. Her Sister Suffers from a disability

2. She Was Reported as ‘The One to Beat’ Prior to Tonight’s Pageant

3. Equality In the Workplace Is Important to Her

4. Nel-Peters Has a Degree In Business Management

5. She Helps Train Women In Self-Defense