| Singer, Model|
Miss Universe Kosovo
55.0 kg (121.3 lb)
Just Kiss Me
| Aferdita Dreshaj|
July 19, 1986 (age 29)
Dreshaj, Podgorica, Socialist Republic of Montenegro (1986-07-19)
Miss Universe Kosova 2011
Miss Universe 2011
Shpat Kasapi, Miriam Cani, Bulent Serttas, Besa, Soni Malaj
Michigan, United States
Afërdita Dreshaj Wikipedia
Afërdita Dreshaj (born July 19, 1986) is an Albanian-Kosovar public figure best known for being crowned Miss Universe Kosovo 2011 and representing the Republic of Kosovo in Miss Universe 2011. Dreshaj is a well-known singer in Albanian speaking countries, having debuted with her first single "Nëse Je Burrë" in 2009. "Just Kiss Me" became her best single in 2010 and received positive comments.
Dreshaj was born in present-day Montenegro, and moved to the U.S. at age 12. She began her career as a model at age 17, upon being discovered by a photographer. She was previously engaged to Albanian singer Shpat Kasapi, a finalist in Festivali i Këngës 47. In 2013, Dreshaj and Kasapi separated. Dreshaj currently lives in Michigan with her mother, brother, and sister.
Dreshaj, who stands 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in), competed as one of 20 finalists in Miss Universe Kosovo 2011, held in Pristina on January 15, 2011, where she obtained the Miss Press award and was crowned Kosovo's official representative to the 2011 Miss Universe pageant, broadcast live from São Paulo, Brazil on September 12, 2011. She was a top 16 semifinalist.