Just like yesterday, the flame of fame has continued to glow for this lady of beauty and glamour.
Nigeria’s ex-beauty queen, Agbani Darego, recently marked the 20th anniversary of her emergence as Miss World, remarkably made
this announcement on her verified Instagram page, where
she shared the video of herself when she won the coveted
crown 20 years ago. In the caption, the model stated that
she was grateful for the experience, saying, “20 years today!
Forever thankful for the experience of Miss World.” Agbani
broke into global consciousness when she became the first
native African to win the Miss World beauty pageant in
- But before then, she had won a national beauty pageant, Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria. At the Miss Universe competition, she became the first Nigerian to place among the top 10 semi-finalists, finishing seventh overall. She was
also the only contestant to wear a maillot (one-piece bathing suit,) as opposed to a bikini during the swimsuit competition.
- Agbani was also known to have negotiated a modeling deal with Donald Trump’s management to establish links with modeling agencies in America.
- The former University of Port Harcourt student later enrolled at the New York University, where she studied Psychology, graduating in
- May 2012. She is Nigeria’s most cherished beauty queen of all times and a Nigerian ambassador on the runway