Today, March 19, 2018 marks the competition of crowns especially the title Miss Universe Philippines 2018 for many aspiring beauty queens. The winner has been announced and Catriona Gray took the biggest title of the night.
Instagram post of Ms. Catriona Gray
We all know that Miss Universe is the biggest beauty pageant on earth, and we got 3 beautiful Filipinas who took home the crown in competing internationally, those are Ms. Gloria Diaz - Miss Universe 1969 held in Miami Beach, Florida, Ms. Margie Moran - Miss Universe 1973 held in Athens, Greece, and the most recent, Ms. Pia Wurtzbach - Miss Universe 2015 held in Las Vegas Nevada.
Today, a Filipina named Catriona Gray took the Miss Universe Philippines of 2018 title and if she does her duties, she will compete in this year's Miss Universe world title.
As of today, 14 delegates confirmed their participation as they have crowned their participants for the world title. It includes, Miss Belgium, Ms. France, Ms. Malaysia, Ms. Venezuela, and so on.
Other countries are still on set to crown their Miss Universe competitor for world title.
Catriona Gray gave her best answer which literally made her the winner for today's pageant.
Aside from her, 5 other candidates got a title and set to compete worldwide.
The list below has the other title holders set to compete this year (Bb. Pilipinas translates Miss Philippines in English):
Bb. Pilipinas International 2018: Maria Ahtisa Manalo
Bb. Pilipinas Supranational 2018: Jehza Mae Huelar
Bb. Pilipinas Intercontinental 2018: Karen Gallman
Bb. Pilipinas Grand International 2018: Eva Patalinjug
Bb. Pilipinas Globe 2018: Michele Gumabao
Two other candidates made it to top 8, finishing as 1st and 2nd runner-ups:
Bb. Pilipinas 2018 1st runner-up: Vickie Rushton
Bb. Pilipinas 2018 2nd runner-up: Samantha Bernardo
The two runner-ups are still eligible to compete next year's Bb. Pilipinas if they wish to compete by that time.
Short information about the reigning Bb. Pilipinas Universe 2018, Miss Catriona Gray of Oas, Albay: Her face is known as a TV commercial model. She also endorsed a hair shampoo product on TV and even shown her face as part of the product's label.
Last 2016, Gray represented Philippines in an international beauty pageant, Miss World 2016 held in Maryland, USA. She was placed 5th in the said competition.
Gray is a mixed blood of Filipino and Australian.