Supranational beauties! Fezile Mkhize and Bryoni Govender make SA proud

Supranational beauties! Fezile Mkhize and Bryoni Govender make SA proud

"South Africa, we did it!" - Dr Fezile Mkhize made history as the first black man to win the Mister Supranational title.

Fezile Mkhize and Bryoni Govender
Mr Supranational 2024, Dr Fezile Mkhize, and Miss Supranational Africa Bryoni Govender/ Instagram (@mistersupranationalsouthafrica, @officialmistersupranational)

Fezile Mkhize and Bryoni Govender gave South Africa another reason to celebrate with their impressive performances at the Mister Supranational and Miss Supranational titles. 

Fezile, a qualified medical doctor, was crowned Mister Supranational 2024. He is the first South African and first-ever black man to win the title. 

"Thank you from the bottom of my heart for all the support that I have been getting from each and every one of you. This is a surreal experience... South Africa, we did it," he said. 

Fezile was a clear favourite with fans, judges, and his peers. 

"He is most deserving for this win. His intro photo stands out like Marvel's Black Panther. The presence, aura and charm is evident even by his photos," one Instagram user wrote.

Another user added: "So handsome in and outside! What a beautiful soul! He deserved!! So much love from Brazil."

Fezile follows in the footsteps of Richards Bay beauty, Miss South Africa 2021 Lalela Mswane. She became the first black woman to win Miss Supranational in 2022. 

ALSO READ: Lalela Mswane "filled with gratitude" after Miss Supranational win

Here's a look at the moment Fezile was announced as the winner.


Miss Supranational Africa

Miss South Africa 2024 first-runner up Bryoni Govender represented the country at Miss Supranational. Not only did she make it to the top 12, but she was also crowned Miss Supranational Africa. 

She says she is "grateful for this entire experience". Bryoni also had a special message for Miss Supranational 2024, Indonesia's Harashta Haifa Zahra.

“Congratulations to Harashta; I wish her all the best for her reign ahead and I know she will continue to amaze and inspire. It was an honour sharing the Miss Supranational stage with her and all the other wonderful competitors, many of whom have become friends," Bryoni said in a statement. 

ALSO READ: Bryoni Govender's "wildest dreams'' came true at Miss Universe

She also gave Fezile a shout out.

"Well done to Fezile who has done the country proud!”


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