Many people often criticise beauty pagents for being backward and objectifying women, but there are a few women who have found success after winning the crown.
Whether it’s becoming a successful business woman or a media personality, these former Miss South Africa’s have gone on to become very successful after winning the crown.
Beauty queen turned business mogul, Basetsana Kumalo is most probably the most successful former Miss South Africa.
She has managed to turn her win into something big and positive, she is without a doubt an inspiring business leader.
Joan became Miss South Africa in 2003 and this gorgeous lady is still as beautiful as the day she was when she was crowned. She is also a successful businesswoman, a mother and a wife.
Former Miss South Africa Bokang Montjane is an inspiration, she won the crown in 2010 and has achieved a lot of success.
Not only is she a mom and a wife, she has several businesses and we have enjoyed watching her grow from strength to strength.
Former Miss World, Rolene won the hearts of many South Africans when she won the title of Miss World in 2014, the newlywed & new mom is definitely a beauty with brains, she is also a medical Doctor.
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