Nadia Sayers crowned Miss Universe Ireland 2020

22 Dec 2020 | Angelique Reyes

The organization of Miss Universe Ireland crowned Nadia Sayers as the new Miss Universe Ireland 2020 on 21st December 2020 virtually as she became the official representative of Ireland at Miss Universe 2020. The beauty succeeds Miss Universe Ireland 2019 Fionnghuala O'Reilly.

Nadia is 26-years-old and is not new to pageantry as she was Miss Earth Water Northern Ireland 2017 and Miss Intercontinental Ireland 2017-2018. She also competed at Miss Universe Ireland 2019 and finished in the Top 10. She has earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Queen’s University Belfast in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 2015 and her master’s degree in psychology from Ulster University in 2019.



The diva has mentioned that she has grown as a person and a model through making mistakes, failing, and being forced to reflect on who she really is. She has learned the aspects of life, health, mental well-being, work, pageantry, and because she refused to stop fighting for what she wants in this life. She also mentioned that she is the only red-head in her family was teased about her hair colour while growing up but eventually she has learnt how to embrace it.

Nadia shared, “What makes me feel most confident in my skin/body. Being active, looking after my health and respecting my body builds my confidence each day. I walk, I do strength training, I stretch, I practice self-care, all of these things help me to appreciate what my body is capable of, and help me get to know it better.”

The diva is a mental health advocate and uses her social media to advocate and create awareness about the same. In one of her posts she has mentioned, “we weren't built to stay in one box, we weren't built to be the same person forever. We were built to grow, to be everchanging, to learn and experience,” that clearly states that there is nothing in the world that can stop the diva in achieving what she truly desires. She also visits schools to advocate young children about the importance of mental health in current world.



Nadia mentioned, “I want our young people to be able to open up, I want them to be honest, I don't want them to be afraid to speak in case 'they say something wrong'. I want them to know that I am not there to tell them the ways of the world, I'm there to have a conversation about a few experiences, and learn about their experiences. Maybe even help/provide a little direction.”

The diva is strong, confident, and focused towards winning and using the platform given to her for a good cause. She wants to perform her best at make the people of Ireland proud and take up her space in the universe to do something good for the society.