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Thank-you-girl no more, Pia Wurtzbach wins Miss Universe Philippines 2015


Twenty-five-year-old Pia Wutzbach won Miss Universe Philippines after her third attempt at the coveted crown in Binibining Pilipinas pageant.

The 5-foot-8 model and makeup artist, has taken the Bb. Pilipinas-Universe title at the Binibining Pilipinas Grand Coronation Night at the Smart Araneta Coliseum a few minutes before midnight on Sunday, March 15.

Wurtzbach was also named Miss Creamsilk at the event.

Pia's winning form

Pia’s winning form. Pia is from the city of Cagayan De Oro in Northern Mindanao. She began her career at age eleven and became the family’s breadwinner when her parents divorced. Her television credits include the Philippine shows K2BU, ASAP, Your Song, and Aryana.

Janicel Lubina was crowned Bb. Pilipinas-International. The daughter of a domestic helper and a former domestic helper herself, Lubina was featured in a report by Agence France-Presse on the Philippines’ beauty pageant industry.

She was a bigger winner for the night, taking home the Best in Swimsuit and Best in Long Gown awards.

Is Janicel Lubina the next Miss International?

Is Janicel Lubina the next Miss International?

Rounding out the winner’s list are Bb. Pilipinas-Intercontinental Christi McGarry, Bb. Pilipinas-Supranational Rogelie Catacutan and Bb. Pilipinas-Tourism Ann Lorraine Colis.

Runners-up were Kimverlyn Suiza and Hannah Sison.

One thought on “Thank-you-girl no more, Pia Wurtzbach wins Miss Universe Philippines 2015

  1. Pia Wurtzbach is the new Miss Universe/Miss Philippines for the first time in 42 years since 1973 reclaimed the crown once again returned to glory in the history of beauty pageants first Gloria Diaz in 1969 & second Margie Moran in 1973 was held on 12-20-2015 at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas Nevada aired on Fox Television Network nationwide & aired in several countries throughout the world includes United States Canada Mexico Europe Australia Philippines Japan China Korea & others. Thanks for the information. From:Wayne.

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