Zozibini Tunzi Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Zozibini Tunzi Quick Info
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 56 kg
Date of Birth September 18, 1993
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Hair Color Black

Zozibini Tunzi is a South African model and beauty pageant titleholder who skyrocketed to fame as she was crowned Miss Universe 2019. Prior to that, she was crowned as Miss South Africa 2019 and apart from that, she has also gained a huge social media fan base and enjoys more than 3 million followers on Instagram and more than 500k followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Zozibini Tunzi

Nick Name

Zozibini

Zozibini Tunzi as seen while taking a selfie in December 2019
Zozibini Tunzi as seen while taking a selfie in December 2019 (Zozibini Tunzi / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Tsolo, O.R.Tambo District, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Residence

She divides her time between her residences in –

  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • New York City, New York, United States

Nationality

South African

Education

Zozibini Tunzi studied at Cape Peninsula University of Technology and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and Image Management in 2018.

Occupation

Model, Beauty Pageant Titleholder

Family

  • Father – Lungisa Tunzi (Works at the Department of Higher Education and Training in Pretoria)
  • Mother – Philiswa Tunzi Nadopu (School Principal in Bolotwa, Eastern Cape)
  • Siblings – Zozibini Tunzi has 3 sisters.
Zozibini Tunzi (Right) as seen while smiling in a selfie along with Frederika Alexis Cull in November 2019
Zozibini Tunzi (Right) as seen while smiling in a selfie along with Frederika Alexis Cull in November 2019 (Frederika Alexis Cull / Instagram)

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

56 kg or 123.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Zozibini Tunzi is of Xhosa descent.

Zozibini Tunzi as seen in a selfie in 2019
Zozibini Tunzi as seen in a selfie in 2019 (Zozibini Tunzi / Instagram)

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Sharp facial features
  • Pierced ears

Brand Endorsements

Zozibini Tunzi has either endorsed or promoted a variety of brands through social media which include the likes of Tommy HilfigerSparkle Cosmetics SARamy BrookGelish SA – Nail Brand, H&Milly Coffee South AfricaBacher and Co.Huawei South Africa, and Luxottica.

Zozibini Tunzi Favorite Things

  • Dish – Umngqusho

SourceSowetan Live

Zozibini Tunzi as seen in a selfie in 2019
Zozibini Tunzi as seen in a selfie in 2019 (Zozibini Tunzi / Instagram)

Zozibini Tunzi Facts

  1. She grew up in a family whose members have strong academic backgrounds.
  2. She spent her childhood years in the village of Sidwadweni.
  3. As her answer to the final round’s question, “What is the most important thing we should teach young girls today?”, during Miss Universe 2019, Zozibini Tunzi replied, “I think the most important thing we should be teaching young girls today is leadership. It’s something that has been lacking in young girls and women for a very long time, not because we don’t want to but because of what society has labeled women to be. I think we are the most powerful beings in the world and that we should be given every opportunity and that is what we should be teaching these young girls, to take up space, nothing is as important as taking up space in society and cementing yourself, thank you.”
  4. She became the 3rd South African woman to be crowned as Miss Universe.
  5. Her winning the Miss Universe 2019 pageant became all the more impactful as 2019 became the 1st year in the history when all 4 major United States-based pageants, Miss Universe 2019, Miss America 2019, Miss Teen USA 2019, and Miss USA 2019, were won by black women, namely, Zozibini Tunzi, Nia Franklin, Kaliegh Garris, and Cheslie Kryst, respectively.
  6. She made her first TV show appearance as a special guest in an episode of the talk-show, The X Change Rate, in December 2019.
  7. She also appeared in an episode of the comedy news talk-show, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, in December 2019.
  8. Zozibini Tunzi enjoys reading during her spare time.
  9. She has acrophobia i.e. the fear of heights.

Featured Image by Zozibini Tunzi / Instagram

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