Miss SA Ndavi Nokeri at the Miss Universe pageant. Images via Instagram @ndavi.nokerii.

Ndavi Nokeri: All the Miss Universe contestants Miss SA befriended

Miss SA Ndavi Nokeri is quite the socialite, here’s a look at the Miss Universe contestants she befriended since arriving in New Orleans.


Miss SA Ndavi Nokeri at the Miss Universe pageant. Images via Instagram @ndavi.nokerii.

Miss SA Ndavi Nokeri is representing Mzansi at the Miss Universe pageant set to take place in New Orleans, Louisiana, US on Sunday 15 January – here’s a look at all the contestants the beauty queen has befriended so far.

Miss SA Ndavi Nokeri is representing South Africa at Miss Universe. Images: supplied.

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Miss SA Ndavi Nokeri appears to be having the time of her life at the Miss Universe pageant in New Orleans. Before arriving in Louisiana, the 23-year-old jetted off to New York. Take a look…

Since arriving in Louisiana, Ndavi has made friends with quite a few of the contestants. Ndavi shared her first snap with Miss Namibia Cassia Sharpley. 

“African force!✨ So excited to be roomies with our neighbouring country, Namibia @cassiasharpley 🇳🇦❤️,” she captioned the post.

The beauty queen also shared snaps with Miss Indonesia Laksmi DeNeefe Suardana.

“This girl has my heart!” wrote Ndavi.

The Bcom graduate also posed with Miss Thailand and Miss Armenia. 

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  • The pageant will be hosted by Jeannie Mai and Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Culpo. 
  • Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray and entertainment reporter Zuri Hall will serve as backstage correspondents.
  • This marks the first time in the pageant’s 70-year history that there has been an all-female presenting panel and will also be the first edition of the pageant to be held under the ownership of the Thailand-based JKN Global Group which purchased the Miss Universe Organization rights from WME/IMG last year.
  • Miss Universe 2022 will be the 71st edition of the pageant. Contestants from 84 countries are competing in the pageant.  

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