Tim Tebow has confirmed he is dating Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters.
The 30-year-old football star, who has made a vow to stay chaste until marriage, gushed about the 23-year-old pageant queen to ESPN.
The former NFL quarterback, who famously switched from football to baseball, told the outlet on Sunday: ‘She is a really special girl and I am very lucky and blessed for her coming into my life.’
New love: He has made a vow to stay chaste until marriage. But that doesn’t stop Tim Tebow, 30, from getting the girls. The football star has just confirmed that he’s dating Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters,
The publicly devoted Christian went on, ‘I am usually very private with these things but I am very thankful.’
Demi won the 2017 Miss Universe competition.
She’s from South Africa but now lives in New York.
The brunette beauty received her bachelor’s degree in business management from North-West University in South Africa.
Bragging about his girl: The former NFL quarterback, who famously switched from football to baseball, revealed his latest dating news to ESPN on Sunday
She’s fluent in both English and Afrikaans.
During the Miss Universe pageant, Nel-Peters said that she wanted to teach self-defense workshops to women — an issue with which she has a personal history.
While she was the reigning Miss South Africa, she was carjacked — and the attackers tried to force her into the car. She punched one of them in the throat and escaped.
Thing for pageant queens? Demi, pictured here in May, is the second crowned Miss Universe the Florida native has dated
Ex-girlfriend: Tebow was previously linked to Miss Universe Olivia Culpo, pictured here in one of her Instagram shots, but the two split in 2015 after just a few months
Tim must have a thing for beauty queens.
Demi is the second crowned Miss Universe the Florida native has dated.
Tebow previously dated Miss Universe Olivia Culpo, but the two split in 2015 after just a few months.
It’s unclear how long Tim and Demi have been together, but she has just recently started showing up in photos with the former Jets and Broncos quarterback in the past week.
The Mets outfielder, who recently participated in the Double-A All-Star game, is expected to finish out the season with the Binghamton Rumble Ponies.
Hanging with the family: Things must be getting serious between the two lovebirds. Tim’s sister Katie just recently posted a photo on Instagram of her famous brother and his new lady