Demi-Leigh Tebow

Demi-Leigh Tebow – 2017 Miss Universe Pageant – Winner Photocall – Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino – Las Vegas, NV, USA – Photo Credit: PRN / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters

Place of Birth: Sedgefield, Western Cape, South Africa

Date of Birth: 28 June, 1995

Ethnicity: Afrikaner – Dutch [including Frisian], French Huguenot, German, small amount of Belgian [Flemish], possibly Cape Coloured, as well as 1/256th Ukrainian, and remote African, Chinese, English, Indian, Indonesian [including Sumbawa], Malagasy, and Norwegian

Demi-Leigh Tebow, previously known by her birth name of 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. She is married to American professional football and baseball player Tim Tebow.

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 Port Elizabeth, Cape Province, now Eastern 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 Tebow (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

28 Responses

  1. Manila says:

    Change the title to Demi-Leigh Tebow, as she is now married.

  2. andrew says:

    She is listed in Wikipedia and other sites as “Cape Coloured”.

    Her father has a sort of “white-passing” look to me: https://www.tyi.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/95896926.jpg

    Here is the most exotic pic of him: http://i66.tinypic.com/2qsnypd.jpg

    Man in the middle: https://www.topbilling.com/website/admin/UserFiles/Image/TV%20Shows%20/2017/June%202017/15%20June%20/MISS-SA-.jpg

  3. Manila says:

    I was finally able to trace her maternal ancestry, but not yet her paternal ancestry.

    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.

    Here’s her ethnicity so far: Afrikaner [Dutch (including Frisian), French, German, small amount of Belgian (Flemish)], 1/256 Ukrainian, as well as remote African, Chinese, English, Indian, Indonesian (including Sumbawa), Malagasy, Norwegian

    Genealogy of Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com/people/Demi-Leigh-Nel-Peters/6000000071923816100

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