Basetsana Kumalo looks back on her Miss World 1994 journey: #TBT


Former Miss South African and TV personality Basetsana Kumalo reflected on her time at the Miss World pageant in 1994.

Basetsana was crowned first runner-up at the prestigious beauty pageant 24 years ago, where she competed for the title of Miss World at the Sun Sun City Superbowl in Johannesburg.

That year Miss India, the gorgeous Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, took home the title.

Basetsana Kumalo

In an Instagram post, which was first shared by the Proudly South African Beauties’ account, captions a photo of Basetsana: “From the moment the pageant started and the contestants started arriving in SA Basetsana impressed with her undeniable beauty and charm.”

Basetsana reposted the collage image, writing: “I forever remain indebted for this chapter of my life.