Tatum Keshwar

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Tatum Keshwar
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Tatum Keshwar
(1983-12-14) 14 December 1983 (age 30)
Durban, South Africa
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Hair color Black
Eye color Brown
Title(s) Miss South Africa 2008
Major
competition(s)
Miss South Africa 2008
(Winner)
Miss Universe 2009
(Top 10)
Miss World 2009
(2nd Runner-Up)
(Miss World Africa)

Tatum Keshwar (born 14 December 1983 in Durban) is a South African fashion model of Indian[1] origin who was crowned Miss South Africa 2008 on 15 December 2008.[2]

Keshwar was one of the top ten finalists of Miss Universe 2009, finishing in the Top 10 (7th overall). She also went on to represent South Africa in Miss World 2009, becoming second runner-up and Miss World Africa.

Early life[edit]

Prior to winning Miss South Africa she was a finalist on the third period of the reality modeling contest Revlon Supermodel, which was aired from November to December 2007 on SABC 3.

Keshwar attended Mowat Park Girls High and has a psychology degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, and her hobbies and interests include yoga, modelling, reading and going to the gym as well as parasailing and abseiling.

Miss Universe 2009[edit]

Keshwar represented her country in Miss Universe 2009 in Nassau, Bahamas where she made the finals and placed 7th overall.

Miss World 2009[edit]

Keshwar placed among the top 12 at the Miss World Top Model fast-track event and became one of the Top 3 finalists during Miss World 2009 held on 12 December 2009 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Out of the seven delegates who competed at both Miss Universe and Miss World, Keshwar and Chloé Mortaud of France were the only two who placed in the semifinals in both competitions.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Miss SA gets nod for brain, beauty". Weekend Post. 20 December 2008. Retrieved 24 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "Tatum Keshwar crowned Miss South Africa". The Times of India. 17 December 2008. Retrieved 24 October 2010. 

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Angola Brigith dos Santos
Miss World Africa
2009
Succeeded by
Botswana Emma Wareus
Preceded by
Tansey Coetzee
Miss South Africa
2008
Succeeded by
Nicole Flint