Seven fascinating facts about Natasha Joubert, SA's Miss Universe hopeful

Pretoria’s Natasha Joubert hopes to inherit the Miss Universe crown from Zozibini Tunzi during the pageant’s finale on Sunday.

2021-05-16 11:01:00 PM

Pretoria’s Natasha Joubert hopes to inherit the Miss Universe crown from Zozibini Tunzi during the pageant’s finale on Sunday.

Pretoria’s Natasha Joubert hopes to inherit the Miss Universe crown from Zozibini Tunzi during the pageant’s finale on Sunday.

2. FOURTH SOUTH AFRICAN TO WINIf Joubert takes the title, she’ll be the fourth South African to wear the Miss Universe crown. The first was Margaret Gardiner in 1978, followed by Demi-Leigh Tebow (nee Nel-Peters) in 2017, and Zozibini Tunzi in 2019.SA has clinched the Miss Universe title three times. Margaret Gardiner (left) won the pageant in 1978, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters in 2017, and Zozibini Tunzi (right) in 2019.

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Image:Frazer Harrison/Getty Images, Steve Jennings/Getty Images for ESPN and Indirect Media3. SHE WASN’T CROWNED MISS SAUnlike the last three Mzansi beauties to compete in Miss Universe—Tebow, Tunzi and Tamaryn Green—Joubert never wore the Miss SA crown.

She did, however, place in the Top 3 of the 2020 Miss SA pageant, which was won by Shudufhadzo Musida. Thato Mosehle was named first runner-up, and Joubert second runner-up.Shudufhadzo Musida (centre), the winner of the Miss SA 2020 pageant, with first and second runners-up, Thato Mosehle (left) and Natasha Joubert. headtopics.com

Image:Miss SA/SuppliedMusida and Mosehle will be representing SA at the upcoming Miss World and Miss Supranational pageants, respectively.Says Stephanie Weil, CEO of the Miss South Africa Organisation, “We believe that we have chosen the perfect candidate for each competition and believe that they will do extremely well. We are hoping for more than one title.”

4. TALENTED FASHION DESIGNERThe BCom Marketing graduate founded her own fashion brand in 2016. Called Natalia Jefferys, it specialises in couture for special occasions like matric dances and weddings.There’s an empowering story behind the origins of this business, which Joubert runs with her mom, Ninette.

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Another South African?!!❤❤💙💙👏 So Zozi must fly all the way out of SA to hand a crown to a SAn, why not meet in Bloemfontein & give each other tht crown, come on people there's Covid out there

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Where to watch the Miss Universe pageant in SASA is hoping for back-to-back wins as Natasha Joubert competes for the title of Miss Universe on Sunday.

Where to watch the Miss Universe pageant in SASA is hoping for back-to-back wins as Natasha Joubert competes for the title of Miss Universe on Sunday.

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