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Liesl Laurie (born December 24, 1990 in Johannesburg, South Africa) is a South African model and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss South Africa 2015. She has represented her country at the Miss World 2015, in Sanya, China on December 19, 2015. (She was not able to compete in Miss Universe 2015, as the final of this competition was scheduled for December 20, 2015 in Las Vegas, USA.)[1]

Liesl Laurie
Liesl Laurie

(1990-12-24) December 24, 1990 (age 28)
Alma materUniversity of Witwatersrand
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
TitleMiss South Africa 2015
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair colorBlack
Eye colorBlack
Miss South Africa 2015
Miss World 2015
(Top 10 and Continental Queen of Africa)


Personal lifeEdit

Laurie grew up in Eldorado Park, a mainly Coloured suburb in Johannesburg. She has a Bachelor of Commerce General degree and is a social activist.[2]

Miss South Africa 2015Edit

On March 29, 2015 Laurie was crowned as Miss South Africa 2015 by reigning titleholder Zipozakhe Zokufa. The Miss South Africa Pageant was held at the Sun City Super Bowl. Laurie defeated 11 other finalists during the main event.[citation needed] Miss World 2014 Rolene Strauss attended the event, along with two other South Africans to have won Miss World, i.e. Penelope Coelen, Miss World 1958 and Anneline Kriel, Miss World 1974.[3]

Miss World 2015Edit

As Miss South Africa, Laurie has participated in the Miss World 2015 in Sanya, China, as one of 114 contestants. She was one of the Top 10 finalists and became the Continental Queen of Africa, for being the contestant, who was placed the highest of all the African contestants.[4]


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  2. ^ "Miss South Africa 2015: Crowning Moment". March 29, 2015.
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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Rolene Strauss
Miss South Africa
Succeeded by
Ntandoyenkosi Kunene