Ever since Miss Jamaica, Toni-Ann Singh was announced as the Miss World 2019 at the grand finale of the Miss World 2019 beauty pageant held in London, many people have been asking who she is.
On December 14, Toni-Ann Singh won the coveted title, while Ophely Mezino of France and Suman Rao of India were the first and second runners up of Miss World 2019 respectively.
Toni-Ann Singh, unsurprisingly, is one of the top trends since Saturday night – ever since she was announced as Miss World 2019. She has been trending furiously on Twitter while the internet is busy looking up about Toni-Ann Singh.
She immediately took to Twitter after winning the pageant to encourage every young girl in the world to believe in their dreams.
To that little girl in St. Thomas, Jamaica and all the girls around the world – please believe in yourself. Please know that you are worthy and capable of achieving your dreams. This crown is not mine but yours. You have a PURPOSE.
To that little girl in St. Thomas, Jamaica and all the girls around the world – please believe in yourself. Please know that you are worthy and capable of achieving your dreams. This crown is not mine but yours. You have a PURPOSE. pic.twitter.com/hV8L6x6Mhi
— Toni-Ann Singh (@toniannsingh) December 14, 2019
Who is Miss World 2019, Toni-Ann Singh?
Born in Jamaica’s Morant Bay, Toni-Ann shifted to the US at the age of nine and settled in Florida. The 23-year-old graduated from the Florida State University in Tallahassee with a degree in women’s studies and psychology.
As per information made available on the Miss World website, Toni-Ann aspires to be a doctor and has previously worked as president of the Caribbean students association. Toni-Ann spends her free time singing, cooking, vlogging, volunteering and singing.
For Toni-Ann, nothing and nobody is above her mother. As mentioned on the website, she credits her mother for supporting her to pursue her dreams consistently. Toni-Ann’s mother is from Jamaica and of African-Caribbean descent while her father, Bradshaw Singh, is of Indo-Caribbean descent.
Toni-Ann, after winning the Miss Jamaica World 2019 contest, represented Jamaica in the Miss World 2019 pageant. She is the fourth woman from Jamaica to win the Miss World title.
Jamaica won the Miss World title after a decade-long gap, with Lisa Hanna winning the title in 1993. Previously, Jamaica had won the title in 1963 and 1976.