Tunzi beats eighty-nine women to Miss Universe 2019.
Zozibini Tunzi has been crowned Miss Universe 2019 after beating eighty-nine women to the coveted title.
The event was held at the Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, on Sunday.
The 26-year-old hails from South Africa and spends her time working as an activist.
According to Tunzi, her biggest passions are ending gender-based violence and promoting natural beauty amongst women.
This year’s crown is called the “Power of Unity,” according to a video from Mouawad Jewelry.
It’s made with 18-karat gold and 1,770 diamonds, including a golden centrepiece stone weighing 62.83 carats, according to Rappler. The floral design of the crown is meant to represent unity among women from all seven continents, while the crown as a whole was inspired by “nature, strength, beauty, femininity, and unity,” according to Mouawad’s video.
See more photos from the event below:
Tunzi crowned Miss Universe 2019.
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