Anneline Kriel is a South African Actress, model, and a former Miss World and Miss South Africa. Born in Pretoria, South Africa, Anneline Kriel grew up in the mining town of Witbank.
At nineteen she conquered the pageantry world by becoming Miss World in 1974, thereby becoming the second woman from South Africa to hold the title.
Anneline Kriel Age
She was born on the 28th of July 1955 in Pretoria, South Africa. As of 2018, she is 63 years old.
Anneline Kriel Husband
She is currently married to Peter Bacon, the CEO and former protege of Kerzner. They both got married in 1997. Prior to that, she was married to Sol Kerzner in 1980.
She divorced five years later and married Philip Tucker in Johannesburg, where they lived and had two children; Tayla and Witney. They divorced nine years later in 1994. Anneline Kriel currently lives in Mauritius with her spouse, Peter Bacon.
Anneline Kriel Education and Career
Anneline Kriel lived in Huis Asterhof (formerly Vergeet-my-nie) during her time as a student at the University of Pretoria. As a student, Kriel made one film called “Somer” which was a set book for schools written by CM van den Heever, a television short story in Afrikaans, called “Storieboekmoord” and became Rag Queen and entered the Miss South Africa competition and won the Miss Northern Transvaal Competition.
Anneline Kriel went on to become Miss world at nineteen after initially finishing in second place when Helen Morgan of the UK stepped down after just four days. Prior to her triumph at the world stage, she won Miss South Africa.
Kriel went from being Miss World to be a fashion model and worked in Italy for five years. She worked as the Birra Peroni model in television and magazine adds. She also worked as a model in Paris and New York with Johnny Casablanca Model Management Agency.
In 1981 Kriel released the pop single, ‘He Took Off My Romeos. She has also featured in some movies, Tv series, and Stage Play. Below is a summary:
Year Title Note
1975 Somer Film
1976 Storieboekmoord Tv Series
1978 Iemand Soos Jy Film
1981 Kill and Kill Again Film
1981 Oh George Tv Series
1984 The Wrong time of the Year Stage play
1985 The Marriage-Go-Round Stage play
1985 Van der Merwe P Film
1985 Skoppensboer Tv Series
1987 Ballade vir n Enkeling – 1st Season Tv Series
1989 The Tangent Affair Film
1990 Reason to Die Film
2017 Half uur met Hanlie Tv