Zozibini Tunzi
Name: Zozibini Tunzi
Occupation: Pageant Contestant
Gender: Female
Birth Day: September 18, 1993
Age: 27
Country: South Africa
Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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Zozibini Tunzi

Zozibini Tunzi was born on September 18, 1993 in South Africa (27 years old). Zozibini Tunzi is a Pageant Contestant, zodiac sign: Virgo. Nationality: South Africa. Approx. Net Worth: Undisclosed.

Brief Info

Third woman from South Africa to win the title of Miss Universe and the first African-American woman to win the honor since Leila Lopes. She was previously crowned Miss South Africa 2019.


Upon hearing from Oprah Winfrey, she said that she nearly fainted. She has racked up more than 2.7 million followers on Instagram.

Net Worth 2020

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Before Fame

She would attend Cape Peninsula University of Technology and earn a bachelor's degree in public relations and image management in 2018. In 2017, she was already working as a model.


Biography Timeline


Tunzi began her pageantry career in 2017, when she was accepted as one of the top 26 semifinalists of Miss South Africa 2017. She returned to pageantry to compete in Miss South Africa 2019. On 26 June 2019, Tunzi was confirmed as one of the top 35 semifinalists of the competition, among initial applications. After further auditions, Tunzi was announced as one of the sixteen finalists on 11 July.


Tunzi was born in Tsolo, Eastern Cape to parents Philiswa Nodapu and Lungisa Tunzi, and raised in the nearby village of Sidwadweni. Tunzi is one of four sisters. She later moved to Cape Town, settling in the Gardens suburb in order to attend Cape Peninsula University of Technology. She graduated with a National Diploma in public relations management in 2018. In 2017, Tunzi was working as a model and living in East London, Eastern Cape.


Tunzi arrived in Atlanta, Georgia for Miss Universe 2019 in November 2019. She competed in the preliminaries on 6 December, and competed in the finals on 8 December at Tyler Perry Studios. During the competition, Tunzi advanced to the top twenty as the first semifinalist for the Africa/Asia-Pacific continental region. She then advanced to the top ten, then the top five, and ultimately the final three. By the end of the event, Tunzi was crowned Miss Universe 2019 by outgoing titleholder Catriona Gray of the Philippines, besting first runner-up Madison Anderson of Puerto Rico and second runner-up Sofía Aragón of Mexico. Tunzi's win is South Africa's third Miss Universe crown; she is the first black woman to win the Miss Universe title since Leila Lopes was crowned Miss Universe 2011, and the first to do so with afro-textured hair. During the final round, the top three were each asked the same question: "What is the most important thing we should teach young girls today?" To which Tunzi replied:

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Zozibini Tunzi is 28 years, 9 months and 8 days old. Zozibini Tunzi will celebrate 29th birthday on a Sunday 18th of September 2022.

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