Bring out the tiara because there is a new Miss Universe to crown, this year, it is Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters representing South Africa was crowned with the most prestigious beauty title at The Axis theatre at Planet Hollywood casino-resort on the Las Vegas Strip, on Sunday.

Ninety-two beauties representing all corners of the world took part to win the most prestigious beauty pageants in the whole world (or whole universe!?) – Miss Universe. The beauty contest is conducted every year since two decades, but this year’s edition was extra-special as it hosted the most number of contestants ever – including new entre from Cambodia, Nepal and Laos. The Miss Universe crown, however, was won by the contestant named Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, who was already Miss South Africa and was representing South Africa at the Miss Universe 2017 pageant – snatching away the crown from France.



The final round on Sunday was derived from three-day-long preliminary interviews of all 92 ladies, taken prior to the broadcast. From those rounds, top 10 contestants were picked, who went through swimsuit and evening gown presentation rounds – before the final question and final look round. In the final round, Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters shined past her top two contenders Miss Colombia Laura Gonzalez – who ended up being the first runner-up, and Miss Jamaica Davina Bennett – who became the second runner up; rounding off the top three.


Demi-Leigh wowed the judges with her brains, beauty and charisma during the competition, which made her crowned with the Miss Universe 2017 honours. The 22-year-old Nel-Peters, who recently received a business management degree – has earned a yearlong salary, a luxury apartment in New York City for the duration of her reign and more prizes. As a matter of curiosity, why are all the contestants for Miss Universe always from Earth, and just humans?