Tim Tebow has confirmed there is a new lady in his life, but who is Dem-Leigh Nel-Peters?

In an interview with ESPN, the former NFL star turned MLB star confirmed his relationship with Nel-Peters. “She is a really special girl and I am very lucky and blessed for her coming into my life,” he shared. “I am usually very private with these things but I am very thankful.”

But who exactly is Dem-Leigh Nel-Peters?

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She is a 23-year-old South African model and beauty queen who was crowned Miss Universe in 2017. She is the second ever Miss South Africa to win Miss Universe.

Nel-Peters was born in the Western Cape of South Africa to her parents Bennie Peters and Anne-Marie Steenkamp. She is an Afrikaner of French, Dutch and German origin.


Nel-Peters wen to North-West University to earn her bachelor’s degree in business management, she is also fluent in both English and Afrikaans.

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Even though she was born and raised in South Africa, she now lives in New York City.

Warmer weather ☀️

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The couple do not have any pictures together on their social media, however Tebow’s sister, Katie Tebow, shared a photo of all of them together, which caused speculation.

Fun hanging on the set of the heisman shoot! @timtebow @robbytebow @demileighnp

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