Former Miss SA Demi-Leigh engaged to American sport star Tim Tebow

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Tim Tebow (Photo: Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters)
Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Tim Tebow (Photo: Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters)

Cape Town – Former Miss South Africa and Miss Universe 2017, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters,23, is engaged.

The South African beauty said yes when former professional American football quarterback, Tim Tebow, went down on one knee.

Tim, 31, shared the news on his Instagram page, writing: "@demileighnp Thank you for saying YES and making me the happiest man in the world. You’re the love of my life, and I can’t wait to spend the rest of my life with you.[sic]"

Demi-Leigh also shared snaps from the special moment, saying: "Any dreams I’ve ever had, you’ve exceeded them all! I love you and I can’t wait to spend forever with you! @timtebow."


The couple have been dating since the local beauty queen lived and worked in the States as part of her Miss Universe duties. Demi-Leigh confirmed the relationship publicly for the first time in July 2018. Tim visited South Africa in December to meet Demi-Leigh’s family.

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