“Forever thankful” – Agbani Darego says as she marks 20th anniversary of winning Miss World

Nigerian model, Agbani Darego has taken to social media to mark the 20th anniversary of the day she was crowned Miss World.

Agbani emerged winner of Miss World on November 16, 2001, making her the first Nigerian and also the first indigenuous African to win the renowned beauty pageant.

She won the pageant at age 18 after beating 93 contestants from all over the world at the 51st edition of the Miss World pageant, held at the Super Bowl of Sun City Entertainment Centre in Sun City, South Africa.

She was crowned by Indian actress, Priyanka Chopra, who was Miss World the previous year.

Taking to her Instagram page today, November 16, the mum of two shared a video of the moment she was crowned and wrote, “20 years today! Forever thankful for the experience @missworld 💚”

See her post below.


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