At the Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, on Sunday ninety women competed for the title of Miss Universe this year.
The 26 years old contestant from South Africa took the crown home after being named Miss Universe 2019.
Zozibini Tunzi is the first black woman from her country to wear the Miss Universe crown. She works as an activist and is particularly passionate about fighting gender-based violence.
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Tonight a door was opened and I could not be more grateful to have been the one to have walked through it. May every little girl who witnessed this moment forever believe in the power of her dreams and may they see their faces reflected in mine. I proudly state my name Zozibini Tunzi, Miss Universe 2019!
This year’s crown is called the “Power of Unity,” according to a video from Mouawad Jewelry