Beauty model Abena Appiah has been crowned Miss Grand International 2020 after contesting in so many pageants in previous years.
Abena Appiah Succeeds 62 Others
The pageant which was canceled and scheduled for March 27, 2021, witnessed 63 beauty queens participating for the crown.
Representing the United State of America in Miss Grand International this year, this beauty queen beat 62 beautiful ladies to take the crown home with Philipines Samatha Bernardo bagging the First runner up.
The hard work of the Ghanaian American Queen found her way in most pageant analysis leader board mostly placing in the top 20.
Abena Participated In Miss Universe
Abena Appiah not new to the pageant world previously represented Ghana in Miss Universe in 2014, in which she was unplaced, Miss earth in 2019 where she was in the top 20, and other several pageants.
On the international front, she represented New York in Miss World America and was in the top 16.
She Represented USA This Time
In July 2020, Abena Appiah was appointed to represent USA making her the first African American to represent USA in Miss Grand International.
She has modeled for most of the top name designers from around the world such as crèmè de la crèmè from the United States, Andres Aquino from Spain, Sushma Patel from India, Catalan from France, late Kofi Ansah from Ghana.
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