2023 Titleholders

Mrs South Africa 2023

Mrs SA 2023 Titleholders

Mrs SA offers women a life-transformation journey, teaching women how to be the best version of themselves, how to be a voice of change and to show up as the strong, influential women they are.

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1st Princess

Hlengiwe Sabela

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Mrs SA 2023

Palesa Matjekane

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2nd Princess

Lechar Knezovich

About the 2023 Mrs SA Winners:

Palesa Matjekane

Mrs South Africa 2023

I answer to the name Palesa Matjekane. My esteemed mother, Elisa, 35 years ago released me into the beautiful township called Sebokeng, located in Vaal Triangle, Gauteng. In 2007, I got married to my love in a human form, Phihlelo. We are blessed with adorable Kgosi Alexander and Kelebogile Gabrielle and established our home in Bryanston. I am founder and MD of both Formation Group (ITC) and Maison Lisa (Fashion). In my leisure time I participate in youth education (ITC) and women empowerment initiatives through Woman in Formation Africa Foundation which I am a founder and Chairman. I am God centred woman with strong family values and meaningful friendships which is the reason I enjoy hosting at home with exploratory delicious meals and soothing music.  As family we love exploring nature.

Hlengiwe Sabela

Mrs SA 1st Princess 2023

I am Hlengiwe Sabela. I am 39 years old and live in Durban, KwaZulu Natal. I am an entrepreneur, philanthropist, Programs Director, and founder of Hlengiwe Sabela Foundation. I hold a Diploma in Retail Business Management Cum Laude and an Advance Diploma in Packaging. I am a Retail and Packaging Specialist. I have one child who is 19 years old, doing his first year in Varsity. I have three step kids, with my spouse Graham Sabela, to whom I have been married for eighteen months. In my spare time, I like to run, gym cook and spending time with my mother.

Lechar Knezovich

Mrs SA 2nd Princess 2023
I am Léchar Knezovich. I am 32 years old. I’ve lived in four cities but have settled in my hometown Midrand, Johannesburg. I live with my amazing, supportive husband Glen and cute little sausage dog Tyson. My husband and I have been married for a year but have been together for six wonderful years. I am a Property Manager and entrepreneur with a dream to help women through my supportive bra business called Perfect Fit. I am the founder of an NGO The Perfect Fit Foundation where together with Helen Joseph Hospital we restore cancer survivor’s confidence through reconstructive surgery. I have my Master’s in Human Resource Management and I’m currently studying towards another degree in Marketing. In my spare time, I like to go on any spontaneous adventure with my family, walks with Tyson, gym and teach mindfulness meditation classes. I believe in giving back and living life to the fullest.

2022 Crowning

The 2022 Crowning was featured on The Insider, SABC 3 on Monday 28th November 2022.

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