Place of Birth: Sedgefield, Western Cape, South Africa
Date of Birth: 28 June, 1995
Ethnicity: Afrikaner [Dutch (including Frisian), French, German, small amount of Belgian (Flemish)], 1/256th Ukrainian, as well as remote African, Chinese, English, Indian, Indonesian (including Sumbawa), Malagasy, and Norwegian
Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters is a South African beauty queen and model. She was crowned Miss Universe 2017.
She is the daughter of Anne-Mari (Nel) and Bennie Peters.
Demi-Leigh’s maternal grandfather was Willem Andries Nel (the son of Willem Andries Nel and Andrea Stefina Viljoen). Demi-Leigh’s grandfather Willem was born in Orange Free State (now Free State). Demi-Leigh’s great-grandfather Willem was the son of Willem Andries Nel, who was killed during the Second Boer War, and of Anna Helena Louisa Potgieter.
Demi-Leigh’s maternal grandmother was Beatrice Mulder (the daughter of Jacobus Munro Mulder and Alberta Maria Streso). Beatrice was born in Cape Province. Alberta was the daughter of Pieter Anthonie Streso and Petronella Gertruida Neveling. Pieter’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Andriy Strezov (later Andreas Stresau/Stresow), was a Ukrainian soldier, from Berlyn, Lviv Oblast.
Source: Genealogy of Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com