Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters from Sedgefield in the Western Cape is a 21-year-old final year B.Com business management and entrepreneurship student. She is also a part-time model at Boss Models and Vision Management. She was crowned Miss South Africa 2017 on March 25, 2017 at the Sun City Superbowl. The beauty queen will have the opportunity to represent her country at Miss Universe and Miss World later this year.

Three Miss South Africas, namely, Rolene Strauss, Anneline Kriel and Penelope Coelen have won the Miss World titles in 2014, 1974 and 1958 respectively. Pageant followers are highly positive about Demi Leigh’s chances at Miss World and Miss Universe, and who knows she might just win an international crown this year. Her dedication and hard work towards her goals, and her success which has been a result of her ambitions and efforts, will surely take her long on the road of victory!


One in three women has been a victim of physical brutality by an intimate partner. Kae Crede is one of them. The beauty queen wants to use her voice for women’s rights. "Fighting for women’s rights is not synonymous with man-hating, but instead, is synonymous with EQUALITY."

Crade will compete for the crown of Miss World America 2017 later this year. The winner will have the opportunity to represent the United States in the world's most prestigious beauty pageant; Miss World!  

The United States has continuously sent a representative to Miss World since its inception in 1951. The United States have won the Miss World crown three times in 1973, 1990 and 2010. Currently, America's Miss World is the official national pageant that selects the contestant from the United States to Miss World.

Lets know a little more about one of the finalists of Miss World America 2017 through this interview!


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