The 21 year old was an early favourite on Miss South Africa with thousands of viewers tweeting #TeamDemiLeigh constantly throughout the show!
She was also a clear favourite among the audience at the Sun City Superbowl, giving her a loud round of applause when she entered the stage!
Here are 10 things you need to know about Demi Leigh.
- She comes from Sedgefield situated in the Western Cape.
- She has a B.Com in Business management and Entrepreneurship (Brains and Beauty!).
- Demi- Leigh is a part- time model for Boss models in Johannesburg.
- She previously was crowned Miss Varsity Cup in 2015.
- She has a lot of admiration for women like Marissa Meyer who was the first female engineer and then CEO of Yahoo “women who don’t only strive to be the equals of men, but who strive to live up to their full potential.”
- She is an outdoor enthusiast and loves hiking, running and taking her two dogs Benji and Baxter for walks.
- Her taste in muse ranges from Adele and Taylor Swift to Beethoven.
- Suits is her absolute favourite TV Show.
- One of her favourite meals is oxtail in a red wine reduction served with samp (Yum!).
- 10. She has said she is very determined to make a difference during her reign.
Go Demi- Leigh, we cannot wait to see more of this intelligent beauty following her reign as Miss South Africa 2017!