My name is Leah Rebecca and I am 32 years old.
I competed in the Ms/Mrs Diamond Essex heat and to my surprise I won! I started competing in
pageants in 2010 and I have been heavily involved in the pageant industry ever since. Pageants to
me are way more than the sparkly crowns and pretty dresses. They are my sanctuary and place
where I feel most comfortable, a place where I can just be myself. I gained so much confidence
through pageants, from making new friends, to public speaking and getting involved with
community. So I’m thrilled to be competing in the Diamond Grand Final.
I have a Bachelors of Science Honours degree in Nutrition & Health as I am determined to change
the way the world perceives beauty and health. I feel there isn’t enough emphasis on a healthy state
of mind, self-belief and self-development. Health goes way beyond what the scales on your
bathroom floor say.
In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, pole fitness, shopping and