Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters (born 28 June 1995; age 23 years) is a model from South Africa. She won the Miss South Africa 2017 contest and represented her country in the 2017 Miss Universe contest and was chosen as the winner. Demi is the second South African woman to win the Miss Universe contest, after being won by Margaret Gardiner, Miss Universe 1978.
For the sake of having a step sister who is disabled, and Demi once said that she was the best motivator in her life. For a degree in Business Management at North-West University, and she is fluent in English and Afrikaans.
For the first time starting a career in the world of beauty pageants through the national contest Miss South Africa 2017 representing the Western Cape and she was crowned the winner. As is the tradition in the Miss South Africa contest, that winners will represent South Africa at the 2017 Miss World and Miss Universe 2017 contests, but because the two contests are close together, for the sake of representing the Miss Universe contest, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.
Demi performed with 91 other participants in the Miss Universe 2017. Contest since being named Miss South Africa, in favor of being won by several contest observers. And she was chosen as a winner and crowned by Iris Mittenaere of France.
Born and Age: June 28, 1995 (age 23), Sedgefield, Western Cape, South Africa
Height: 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in) tall *