Swelia Da Silva Antonio biography: 10 things about Miss Angola Universo 2022

Swelia Da Silva Antonio is an Angolan-Dutch beauty queen from The Hague, Netherlands. Here are 10 more things about her:

  1. She earned her bachelor’s degree in nonprofit, public and organizational management from The Hague University of Applied Sciences.
  2. She co-founded Better Tomorrow Africa.
  3. She and her family are originally from Angola. In 1999, she and her family moved from Angola to the Netherlands.
  4. She was selected as a Miss Africa Netherlands 2017 candidate but she was not able to participate in the competition.
  5. From February 2019 to July 2019, she was a Carnegie Foundation intern in The Hague.
  6. On November 8, 2020, she was crowned Miss Supranational Netherlands 2020 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. While reigning as Miss Supranational Netherlands 2020-2021, she served as an ambassador of education for the Black Ladies Talk organization.
  7. In 2021, she earned her master’s degree in public administration from the International Institute of Social Studies of the Erasmus University Rotterdam in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
  8. Since Miss Supranational 2020 was cancelled due to the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, she represented the Netherlands at Miss Supranational 2021 on August 21, 2021 in Nowy Sącz, Malopolska, Poland and finished in the Top 12.
  9. On August 6, 2022, she represented Holanda, Angola at Miss Angola Universo 2022 and competed against 23 other candidates at the Pérola dos Navegantes in Benguela, Angola. She won the title.
  10. She was 25 years old when she represented Angola at Miss Universe 2022 on January 14, 2023 and competed against 83 other candidates at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. She was unplaced.

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