Miss Angola Leila Lopes becomes the Second Black African to win Miss Universe
Miss Angola Leila Lopes wins Miss Universe 2011.

Miss Angola Leila Lopes becomes the Second Black African to win Miss Universe


Miss Angola Leila Lopes becomes the Second Black African to win Miss Universe. The first black African to win Miss Universe was Mpule Kwelagobe, of Botswana, crowned in 1999 at Chaguaramas, Trinidad & Tobago.

By OurQueens.com
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First published: September 12, 2011


On her facebook she posts, "Thanks you for all your congratulations. I WILL MAKE YOU PROUD."


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Birth Name: Leila Lopes
Birth Date: 1986 (age 23–24)
Birth Place: Benguela, Angola
Height: 1.79 m (5 ft 10 1⁄2 in)
Hair color: Dark brown
... Eye color: Dark brown
Title(s): Miss Angola UK 2011, Miss Angola 2011
Major Competition(s): Miss Angola 2011(Winner)(Miss Photogenic), Miss Universe 2011

Miss Universe 2011 Leile Lopes
Miss Universe 2011 Leile Lopes.

BIOGRAPHY:

Born to Cape Verdean immigrants in Benguela, Angola, Lopes is a business management student in Great Britain, where she was crowned Miss Angola UK on October 8, 2010, the official representative of the Angolan community in the United Kingdom to the 2011 Miss Angola pageant.

Lopes, who stands 1.79 m (5 ft 10 1⁄2 in) tall, competed as one of 21 finalists in her country's national beauty pageant, Miss Angola, held in Luanda on December 18, 2010, where she obtained the Photogenic Award and became the eventual winner of the title, gaining the right to represent Angola in the 2011 Miss Universe pageant, broadcast live from São Paulo, Brazil on September 12, 2011. It is here that she was a crowd and judge favorite, and was eventually crowned Miss Universe 2011.

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By OurQueens.com
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First published: September 12, 2011