Beauty Meet Khadija Omar of Somalia, the world's first hijabi beauty queen.Iverson AkhigbeMarch 21, 2022

Khadija Omar, the first-ever Miss World Somalia, made history as the first hijabi beauty queen to reach the Top 13 in the pageantry at the recent 70th Miss World beauty pageant in Puerto Rico.

Here are some interesting facts about Khadija:

She stands at 5'6" tall.
Before relocating to Canada, she grew up in a refugee camp in Nairobi.
She is a professional makeup artist who is presently studying Psychology at York University in Toronto, Canada.
In 2021, she was crowned the first Miss World Somalia.
She is now studying Psychology at York University in Toronto, Canada.

Take a look at her stunning images below:

Miss Somalia on Twitter: "Official: Miss Somalia Khadija Omar WILL  participate in the swimsuit round at the 70th Miss World while wearing a  BURKINI however she will NOT participate in the opening