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Seven Fascinating Facts About Natasha Joubert, SA's Miss Universe Hopeful

Pretoria's Natasha Joubert, 23, is expecting to acquire the Miss Universe crown from individual South African Zozibini Tunzi during the exhibition's glitz finale in the US on Sunday. 

In the event that Joubert secures the title, it'll be just the second time in the exhibition's 69-year history that a nation has gotten consecutive successes. 

All things considered, in the event that anybody can do it, it's this uplifting belle of the ball from Pretoria, who portrays herself as "immovable, humane and driven". 

Here Are Some Intriguing Realities About Her: 

1. MISS UNIVERSE 2020 NOT 2021 

A year ago's Miss Universe expo was deferred because of the Covid-19 pandemic, so should Joubert win, she'll be delegated Miss Universe 2020 not 2021. 


On the off chance that Joubert takes the title, she'll be the fourth South African to wear the Miss Universe crown. The initially was Margaret Gardiner in 1978, trailed by Demi-Leigh Tebow (nee Nel-Peters) in 2017, and Zozibini Tunzi in 2019. 


Not at all like the last three Mzansi marvels to contend in Miss Universe — Tebow, Tunzi and Tamaryn Green — Joubert never wore the Miss SA crown. 

She did, nonetheless, place in the Top 3 of the 2020 Miss SA event, which was won by Shudufhadzo Musida. Thato Mosehle was named first next in line, and Joubert second next in line. 

Musida and Mosehle will address SA at the impending Miss World and Miss Supranational expos, individually. 

Says Stephanie Weil, CEO of the Miss South Africa Organization, "We accept that we have picked the ideal possibility for every opposition and accept that they will do very well. We are expecting more than one title." 


The BCom Marketing graduate established her own design image in 2016. Called Natalia Jefferys, it represents considerable authority in couture for uncommon events like matric moves and weddings. 

There's an enabling story behind the starting points of this business, which Joubert runs with her mother, Ninette. 

At the point when Joubert was a youthful youngster, her dad lost his employment and the family could presently don't bear the cost of the expensive evening outfits she expected to contend in displaying rivalries. Resolved to figure out how to permit her little girl to keep on doing what she cherished, Ninette chose to have a slam at making these glitz outfits herself, with Joubert devising the plans. 

In a little while, other young ladies were inquiring as to whether the mother-girl couple could make dresses for them as well — thus the thought for Natalia Jefferys was conceived. 

Joubert has wore some Natalia Jefferys plans while contending in the Miss Universe exhibition. Investigate: 


Joubert told the Sunday Times that one of her "imaginative" companions composed a book when they were youngsters. She put together the characters with respect to genuine individuals, changing their names, however keeping their initials something similar. In its pages Joubert was named Natalia Jefferys. 

The glamorous lady cherished the moniker such a lot of that she received it as the name of her style mark. 


The lovely lady says individuals are regularly shocked to discover she was a fiery girl when she was more youthful. "I was the lone young lady in my karate class and would much rather play outside with young men." 

Today, she "flourishes in an indigenous habitat" and, as per the Miss SA site, appreciates climbing and setting up camp, loves game and plays activity hockey. 


In a new Sunday Times talk with, previous Miss Universe Margaret Gardiner got some information about a post of her crying via web-based media. 

Joubert clarified: "I posted that image since it isn't all daylight and roses as individuals anticipate. Online media can be misleading. Individuals just post the most awesome aspect of their lives. 

"Having a breakdown, being overpowered — these things may have felt like a shortcoming at the time, yet I've transformed it into power. Miss Universe needs to exhibit inclusivity, relatability and that you address your kin all around, including inwardly. 

"I attempt to carry on with my life reasonably consistently. I show individuals what I look like without cosmetics, a big motivator for I, what I need to voice. I show individuals who I am." 

Generally, the public outfit fragment of the Miss Universe rivalry has included a strange scope of strolling human buoys and on the button jokes from the moderators — and this year's, which occurred in the US on Thursday, was no exemption. 

Be that as it may, maybe due to the increased social and political conditions wherein we — all around — get ourselves, a portion of the partaking nation's delegate's ensembles offered intriguing and provocative expressions, showing indeed how design can work as a conductor for dissent and self-articulation.

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