Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters Biography

Demi Leigh Nel Peters Age, Net Worth, Husband, Parents, Ethnicity, Height

Demi Leigh Nel Peters is a model and beauty pageant winner from South Africa. She won the title of Miss Universe 2017, on 26 November 2017, becoming the second South African woman to do so.

Nel-Peters was born on 28 June 1995 in Sedgefield, Western Cape, South Africa. She was born to Bennie Peters, a father, and Anne-Mari Steenkamp, a mother.

Demi Leigh Nel Peters Wiki

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters Biography

Full Name Demi-Leigh Tebow (née Nel-Peters)
Nick Name Demi Peters & Demi Nel
Date of Birth June 28, 1995
Birth Place Sedgefield, Western Cape, South Africa
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Religion Christian
Nationality South African
Profession Model
Net worth $5 million

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters Career

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters started her modeling career at 16 when Trump Model Management signed her. She has since modeled for major brands such as L’Oréal, Nike, Samsung, and Mercedes-Benz.

Nel-Peters won the title of Miss South Africa 2017 on 9 September 2017. As Miss South Africa, she represented her country at the Miss Universe 2017 pageant, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, on 26 November 2017.

She was crowned Miss Universe 2017 on 26 November 2017, becoming the second South African woman to win the crown. The first Miss Universe from South Africa was Penelope Anne Coelen in 1958, who later changed her name to Penny Coelen and married a prince.

Nel-Peters is only the fourth woman from Africa to win Miss Universe, after Margaret Gardiner of South Africa in 1978, Agbani Darego of Nigeria in 2001, and Rolene Strauss of South Africa in 2014.

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters Family

Father Bennie Peters
Mother Anne-Marie Steenkamp
Brother N/A
Sister Franje

During her Reign

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters currently resides in New York City but will relocate to South Africa before her year as Miss Universe comes to an end. She is working on producing a documentary about child obesity and becoming an ambassador for AIDS awareness and prevention. She also said she wants to become involved in environmental causes during her time as Miss Universe.

Nel-Peters expressed an interest in using her platform as Miss Universe to combat bullying and harassment, particularly online. Nel-Peters’ winnings included a modeling contract with Trump Model Management. She is now the representative for Dior Makeup and Sedusa Swimwear.

Physical Stats

 

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Height (approx.) 5’8″ (1.73 meters)
Weight (approx.) 60 kg (132 lbs)
Figure Measurements Bra size: 32 B

Waist size: 24 inches

Hip Size: 34 inches

Body shape: Pear

Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Brown
Shoe Size Not known
Dress Size Not known

Demi Leigh Nel Peters  Education

School Outeniqua High School, George, South Africa
College/University North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
Qualification Graduated in Business Management

Demi Leigh Nel Peters Awards

Nel-Peters has won several awards, including:

  • Miss South Africa 2017
  • Miss Universe 2017
  • People’s Choice Award for Miss Universe 2017
  • Best National Costume at the Miss Universe 2017 pageant (for her “Africa inspired” costume)
  • Laureus World Sports Award for Newcomer of the Year (in 2018)
  • Glamour Woman of the Year award (in 2018)
  • Cosmopolitan Fun, Fearless Female of the Year award (in 2018)
  • ELLE Style Award for Best Dressed Woman of the Year (in 2018)
  • ICON Award at the Miss South Africa pageant (in 2019)
  • Miss Photogenic at the Miss Universe 2017 pageant (in 2018 and 2019)
  • Best National Costume (in 2019)

Demi Leigh Boyfriend, Affairs, and Wedding

Demi Leigh Nel Peters Husband

Nel-Peters is in a relationship with Johannesburg businessman Tim Tebow. The two met at a charity event in South Africa in January 2018. The wedding of Tim Tebow and Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters was a dream. They got married on January 20, 2020.

Boyfriend/Affairs N/A
Marital Status Married
Husband Name Tim Tebow
Children None

 

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Favorite Things

Favorite Color Black and White
Destination Greece
Favorite Food Pasta, Greek frozen yogurt, South African Grilled Cheese (Braaibroodjie)
Hobbies Hiking, Scrap-booking, Reading books, Modeling, Playing golf, Running

Contact Details

Phone Number Not known
Email Id Not known
Residence Address Sedgefield, Western Cape, South Africa

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters Net Worth

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has an estimated net worth of $5 million.

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Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters Facts

  • Nel-Peters speaks Afrikaans, English, French, and German.
  • Before winning Miss Universe 2017, Nel-Peters said that her greatest fear was heights.
  • Before winning the crown, she had never traveled outside of Africa until participating in the pageant in Las Vegas.
  • She is an animal lover with two dogs, a cat, and a horse.
  • Nel-Peters is the second South African woman to win the Miss Universe title after Penelope Anne Coelen in 1958.
  • She is also the fourth woman from Africa to win Miss Universe, after Margaret Gardiner of South Africa in 1978, Agbani Darego of Nigeria in 2001, and Rolene Strauss of South Africa in 2014.

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FAQ’s

What are Demi-Leigh's goals?

Demi-Leigh plans on using her Miss Universe platform to combat bullying and harassment, particularly online. She is also interested in becoming involved in environmental causes.

Is Demi-Leigh married or dating?

The wedding of Tim Tebow and Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters was a dream. They got married on January 20, 2020.

What is Demi-Leigh's net worth?

Demi-Leigh has an estimated net worth of $5 million.

How old is Demi-Leigh?

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters is 26 years old.

What language does Demi-Leigh speak?

Demi-Leigh speaks Afrikaans, English, French and German.

Where was Demi-Leigh born?

Demi-Leigh was born in Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa.

Who is Demi-Leigh's father?

Demi-Leigh's father is Bennie Peters.

Who is Demi-Leigh's mother?

Demi-Leigh's mother is Anne-Marie Steenkamp.

What are Demi-Leigh's siblings' names?

Demi-Leigh has an half sister named Franje.

What religion is Demi-Leigh?

Demi-Leigh identifies as Christian.

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