Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters is popular for various reasons and one of them is for being the lover of a very popular sportsman, Tim Tebow. Being a former professional American football quarterback and now a professional baseball player, it is easy for one to suggest that Tim’s popularity rubbed off on Demi-Leigh and has helped her career a great deal. While it would be naive to specify that dating an accomplished sportsman hasn’t helped Demi to thrive in what she does in any way, it is totally legit to point out that the South African model is a woman of her own making; and in every sense of that phrase. From her background details to her career accomplishments and of course her love life, what follows are the things everyone should know about Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters.
How Old Is She and Who Are Her Family Members?
You wouldn’t have to search hard to find that the South African model was born in Sedgefield, Western Cape, on the 28th of June and in 1995. Her Parents are Bennie Peters and Anne-Marie Steenkamp. It is no secret that Demi had a half, younger sister named Franje. Franje suffered from a condition known as cerebellar agenesis and passed on the 4th of May 2019. The model confirmed the passing of her sister on Instagram, expressing that she’s grateful Franje has been relieved of the pain she experienced even though her heart is aching.
Her Educational Qualifications
Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters isn’t one of those models who abandoned their education in pursuit of a modeling career. From what we’ve gathered, she took her education seriously right from her days in high school. This saw her emerge as the first girl to serve as head girl. Demi was so focused she got elected as George City Council’s Deputy Junior Mayor when she was only in grade 11. When she was done with high school, she moved on to North-West University where she obtained her degree in Business Management and Entrepreneurship; this was in 2017.
What Are The Accomplishments of Her Career?
Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has always worked hard, pushing herself to be set apart among others in her chosen endeavor. Even when she was in college pursuing her bachelor’s degree, she availed herself to work as a part-time model. Her dedication first paid off big time in 2017 when her pageantry career saw her emerge as Miss South Africa 2017. By the virtue of that, she was to represent the country in Both Miss Universe 2017 and Miss World 2017. But then, the dates of the pageants coincided and she had to pick one, so she settled for Miss Universe.
Demi-Leigh made South Africans proud in the competition which she eventually won and got crowned as Miss Universe 2017. With that, history documented her as the second Miss Universe from South Africa; the first is Margaret Gardiner, she reigned as Miss Universe 1978.
Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters’ Net Worth
Considering her career attainments, there is no doubt that Demi-Leigh has been able to accumulate a good fortune for herself over the years. While you will come across a handful of sources specifying that she’s worth $5 million, we have not been able to authenticate this in any meaningful way.
Is She Married To Tim Tebow?
Almost nothing is known to the world about Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters’ personal life, especially her love life before she emerged as Miss Universe 2017. It was during her reign that she fell in love with Tim Tebow. Although details of how they started dating are quite sketchy, it is very obvious that the two are completely into each other. They seize every opportunity they get to profess their love and dedication to one another. As of this writing, the love birds are yet to make things official but the wedding bells are ringing! Yeah, they got engaged at Tim’s family farm in Jacksonville, Florida on the 9th of January 2019.
Height, Weight, and Other Body Features of Demi-Leigh
True, beauty is in the eyes of the beholder but it would be blasphemous for anyone to suggest that Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters isn’t good-looking. Sporting hazel eyes and brown hair, this Miss Universe is 1.71 m (5 ft 7.05 in) tall and weighs around 52 kg. Also, it is believed that her bust-waist-hips measures 32-26-35 inches.