The 2019 MBGN beauty pageant held it's grand finale on Friday, October 11, 2019.

The newly crowned MBGN, Nyekachi Douglas defied all odds to participate in the just concluded beauty pageant as she revealed in her acceptance speech. The 32nd edition which was themed, “Every Woman” held at the Gabriel Okara Cultural Centre, Bayelsa State.

Douglas was rewarded with a brand new car among other gifts and also will be representing the country in the Miss World beauty pageant.

Many were inspired by the journey of the Douglas to the crown. We know you'll love to know more about the new MBGN World.

Here are 5 things you should know about the newly crowned MBGN, Nyekachi Douglas.

1. Background

MBGN 2019 Nyekachi Douglas young age [Credit: Instagram/ Nyekachi Douglas]
MBGN 2019 Nyekachi Douglas young age [Credit: Instagram/ Nyekachi Douglas]
Instagram/ Nyekachi Douglas

Nyekachi Douglas hails from Ibaa, Emohua LGA, Rivers State. Although, she was born on the 28th of May, 1998 in Florida, U.S.A. The model lived in Tampa, Florida all her life but also makes out time to visit Nigeria often. Despite her background in the United States, the 21-year-old model represented Rivers state at the 2019 MBGN beauty pageant.

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2. Education

Nyekachi Douglas is the winner of the 2019 MBGN [Credit: Instagram/ Nyekachi Douglas]
Nyekachi Douglas is the winner of the 2019 MBGN [Credit: Instagram/ Nyekachi Douglas]
Instagram/ Nyekachi Douglas

Nyekachi Douglas had her primary, secondary and tertiary education in Tampa, Florida. She discovered her love for modelling while she was still schooling.

3. Modelling Career

Nyekachi Douglas (2019 MBGN Winner) [Credit: Instagram/ Nyekachi Douglas]
Nyekachi Douglas (2019 MBGN Winner) [Credit: Instagram/ Nyekachi Douglas]
Instagram/ Nyekachi Douglas

The 6 ft 12 inch model started her modelling career as a freelancer but it took her a while before she was discovered. Nyekachi Douglas recorded one of her milestones as she walked for Amalia Probowo at the 2017 New York Fashion Week.

She has also participated at the Arise Fashion Week that held earlier this year. At the 2019 Arise Fashion Week, Douglas worked with popular designers like Lanre DaSilva, Papa Oppong, Odio Mimonet and many others. She also worked alongside superstar models like Naomi Campbell

Nyekachi Douglas (2019 MBGN Winner) [Credit: Instagram/ Nyekachi Douglas]
Nyekachi Douglas (2019 MBGN Winner) [Credit: Instagram/ Nyekachi Douglas]
Instagram/ Nyekachi Douglas

Nyekachi Douglas was crowned the MBGN this year as she represented Rivers state at the just concluded beauty pageant. She will be representing Nigeria at the Miss World beauty pageant contest. This contest is set to hold in the United Kingdom.