Zozibini Tunzi - Updated Apr 2024

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Tsolo, South Africa
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Tsolo, South Africa

Zozibini Tunzi


Zozibini Tunzi is a South African model and pageant holder. Zozibini Tunzi also won the title of Miss Universe 2019. Likewise, Tunzi is the third woman from South Africa to win the title.

Early Life

Zozibini Tunzi was born in the year 1993 and celebrates her birthday on the 18th of September every year. Likewise, the South African model’s age is 30 years old at the moment. Zozibini Tunzi was born in Tsolo, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Moreover, Zuzibini belongs to South African nationality and was born under the star sign Virgo.

Moving on to her family members, Tunzi was born to parents from South Africa. However, Tunzi has not revealed the names of her parents yet. Likewise, The model is one of four sisters. Tunzi grew up in the nearby village of Sidwadweni. Similarly, Tunzi had picked up an interest in modeling and show business from her childhood days.


Zozibini Tunzi went on to attend a local high school in South Africa. After her high school graduation, She later moved to Cape Town. The model settled in the Gardens suburb to attend the Cape Peninsula University of Technology. Similarly, Tunzi graduated with a National Diploma in public relations management in 2018.

Career and Professional Life

Zozibini Tunzi began her pageantry career in 2017. The model was accepted as one of the top 26 semifinalists of Miss South Africa 2017. Likewise, Tunzi returned to pageantry to compete in Miss South Africa 2019. On 26th June 2019, the model guaranteed a slot as one of the top 35 semifinalists of the competition.

After Tunzi was selected as one of the finalists. Likewise, Tunzi went on to compete in the Miss South Africa 2019 pageant in Pretoria on 9 August. The talented model progressed through the stages of the final. She made progress advancing to the top ten, then the top five, and finally the top two. Moreover, Tunzi received the title and was crowned the winner by her predecessor Tamaryn Green

Furthermore, after her win, the model received prizes including R1 million, a new car, and a fully furnished apartment in the Sandton neighborhood of Johannesburg. Similarly, The big achievement allowed Tunzi to represent South Africa at the Miss Universe 2019 competition

Miss Universe

The South African model arrived in Atlanta, Georgia for Miss Universe 2019 in November 2019. As a pageant holder,  She competed in the preliminaries on 6 December and competed in the finals on 8 December at Tyler Perry Studios. Likewise, the beautiful model further advanced to the top twenty as the first semifinalist for the Africa/Asia-Pacific continental region during the competition. Moreover, Tunzi then advanced to the top ten, then the top five, and ultimately the final three. Likewise, the talented model was crowned Miss Universe 2019 by outgoing titleholder Catriona Gray of the Philippines.


Caption: Tunzi after winning Miss Universe Title(Source: Instagram)

Brand Endorsements

Apart from this, she has also done brand endorsement activities. She has endorsed or promoted brands like Tommy Hilfiger, Sparkle Cosmetics SA, Ramy Brook, Gelish SA – Nail Brand, H&M, illy Coffee South Africa, Bacher and Co., Huawei South Africa, Samsung, and Luxottica.

Zozibini Tunzi – Net Worth 2024

Zozibinihas received the Title of Miss Universe 2019. Likewise, the beautiful model has earned a notable sum of wealth through her modeling career as well. As of now, Zozibini Tunzi enjoys a net worth of $1.5 million.

Relationship status

At the moment there are no other relationships and lovers the highlight in Tunzi’s life. The South African model might be more focused on strengthening her career rather than being involved in relationships and affairs.

Zozibini has not involved herself in any scandal or controversies. Likewise, the South African model has maintained a clean internet profile and has stayed miles away from any trouble and controversies.

Zozibini Tunzi – Body Measurements

Zozibini Tunzi stands tall at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches or 173 cm and his weight is around 50 kgs or 110 lbs. Furthermore, Tunzi has a chest-waist-hip measurement of 33-26-35 inches respectively. The South African model has dark brown eyes and hair of the same color.


Caption: Tunzi posing for a picture(source: Instagram)

Social media

Zozibini is active on social media and has garnered a huge fan following. As of now, Tunzi has 2.8 million followers on her Instagram and 580k followers on Twitter.