Where are they now?: Miss SA's game-changer queens

As we get closer to the date for the crowning of the 65th title holder, we look back at the long history of pageant winners who have become icons

11 August 2023 - 21:03

For more than 65 years, the Miss South Africa pageant has seen thousands of women compete for the coveted crown that has changed the lives of the winners. While many might hope to win the Miss Universe or Miss World titles, they have also gone on to forge their own paths removed from the world of ball gowns and glittering stages. From pharmaceuticals to boardrooms, here's all the tea you need on the previous winners...

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