Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters Is Married, Details On Wedding & Relationship

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters is a beauty pageant who came to the spotlight by being crowned Miss South Africa in 2017 followed by being crowned as the Miss Universe the same year. But she is not just a form of beauty, she is also an advocate for equal pay and raises awareness of the importance of self-defense training for women.

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters Is Married, Details On Wedding & Relationship

Quick Information

  • Date of Birth Jun 28, 1995
  • Age 28 Years, 11 Months
  • Nationality South African
  • Profession South African Model
  • Marital Status Engaged
  • Divorced Not
  • Boyfriend/Dating Tim Tebow(Engaged-2019)
  • Net Worth $5 Million
  • Ethnicity Heterogeneous South African
  • Social Media Twitter, Instagram, Facebook
  • Height 5 Feet 7 Inches (171 cm)
  • Education North-West University
  • Parents Bennie Peters(Father), Anne-Mari Steenkamp(Mother)
  • Siblings Franje Peters(Half-Sister)

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters is a beauty pageant contestant who came to the spotlight after getting crowned as the Miss South Africa in 2017, followed by her winning the title Miss Universe the same year.

But, her talent is not limited to physical beauty; she is also an advocate for equal pay and raises awareness on the importance of self-defense training for women.

Is Demi Married? Wedding Details

Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters tied the knot with her beau Tim Tebow, a former NFL quarterback, on 20 January 2020 after being engaged for a year. The two had an intimate sunset ceremony at La Paris Estate situated in Cape Town, South Africa. The wedding was a thirty-minute long sacrament attended by about 260 guests that sat in a lawn surrounded by tall hedges in the venue. 

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters with husband Tim Tebow at their wedding on 20 January 2020 (Photo: Tim Tebow's Instagram)

Demi-Leigh, the bride, was seen wearing a custom-made gown created by David’s Bridal. The dress was emphasized by the diamond and pearl earrings, which were the work of Marion Rehwinkel Jewelry. Tim, the groom, wore a tuxedo from Antar Levar.

How Did They Meet? Their Relationship Details

Demi-Leigh and Tim first met at a SuperBowl party in February 2018. However, at the time, Demi was in a relationship with her longterm (ex) boyfriend. But, she broke up with him in the spring of 2019. Demi and Tim then started dating the same spring.

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As things in their relationship moved forward, Tim asked his girlfriend to marry him on 9 January 2019, to which the Miss Universe 2017 replied with a big yes.

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters flaunts her engagement ring (Photo:

He popped the question by presenting a 7.25-carat solitaire ring as the engagement ring, to which Tim commented that the ring was “internally flawless,” just like Demi.

Demi-Leigh’s Age & Ethnicity

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters was born on 28 June 1995 in Sedgefield, Western Cape, South Africa. Raised by parents Anne-Mari (Nel) and Bennie Peters, she flaunts a very diverse ethnicity that includes Afrikaner (which consists Dutch, French, German, Belgian), along with Ukrainian, Chinese, English, Indian, Indonesian, Malagasy, and Norgewian.

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The former Miss Universe winner went to the North-West University situated in South Africa to study business management.

Five Interesting Facts of Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters

  • She was carjacked at gunpoint in 2017 when she was in Johannesburg, South Africa.

  • The beauty pageant winner claims she has four parents as her birth parents got divorced and are married to different people.

  • The Miss Universe 2017 stands at the height of five feet and seven inches (1.7 m).

  • Demi had a half-sister that suffered from cerebellar agenesis, whom she considered her biggest motivator. Sadly, her sister died at age thirteen in May 2019.

  • Her husband Tim Tebow was the cover athlete on NCAA Football 11 in 2010.