Shudufhadzo Musida (born 18 July 1996) is a South African model and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss South Africa 2020. She is the first title holder from the province of Limpopo and whose first language is Tshivenda (Venda), and will represent South Africa in Miss World 2021. Musida is a dedicated
advocate and spokeswoman for mental health awareness and empowering women and children.
Shudufhadzo Musida was born on 18 July 1996.Musida is from Ha-Masia village, Vhembe District Municipality of the Limpopo provinceShe studied at the University of Pretoria where she earned a Bachelor of Social Science degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. Before winning Miss South Africa, she was completing an Honors degree in International Relations at the University of Witwatersrand.She is one of two sisters; her mother Thandi is a real estate agent. She values her Venda heritage and enjoys traditional Venda cuisine.
In October 2020, at the Miss South Africa finals, held at Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town, Musida won the crown. Before the finals, she had won the public vote.Prizes for winning the final included 1 million rand, and use of a fully furnished Sandton apartment and a Mercedes-Benz C200 Cabriolet for one year.Musida is an advocate for mental health awareness and the educational and economic empowerment of children and women.Former Miss South Africa and Miss Universe 2019 Zozibini Tunzi is cited as a role model by Musida.] She is set to compete and represent South Africa upcoming Miss World 2021 pageant.