Past Miss Universe winners from the Philippines have extended their hearty congratulations to Catriona Gray, the Miss Universe 2018. The 24-year-old becomes the fourth Filipino to bag the coveted crown and sash. 2015 Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach was present in the audience, cheering and supporting her countrywoman throughout the main event day. While Miss Universe 1969 Gloria Diaz and Miss Universe 1973 Margie Moran also expressed their joy after Catriona Gray made the Philippines proud at an international platform. Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray Winning Moment Video: Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters Crowns Miss Philippines as Her Successor (See Pics).
Miss Universe 2018 concluded on December 17, Monday with Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters of South Africa crowning Miss Philippines, Catriona Gray as her successor. The 67th edition of Miss Universe beauty pageant was held at Bangkok in Thailand. Catriona was a hot-favourite to win the title during the completion, and she eventually did by beating Miss South Africa Tamaryn Green and Miss Venezuela Sthefany Gutiérrez. Miss Universe 2018 Winner Catriona Gray From Philippines Wore a ‘Mayon’ Gown Created by Mak Tumang for the Beauty Pageant at Bangkok, Thailand.
With this victory, everyone is curious to know about the Catriona Gray and other three Miss Philippines who have won the nation as many as four Miss Universe titles in 67 editions. Let us know a little bit about Catriona Gray, Pia Wurtzbach, Margie Moran and Gloria Diaz. Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray Answers to Question On Legalisation of Marijuana: Philippines Beauty Queen Delivers Balanced Answer To Win.
Catriona Gray – Miss Universe 2018
The 24-year-old born in Cairns, Australia won Miss Universe 2018 title. Catriona who had earlier made to the top-five of Miss World in 2016 is the first Philippines contestant to represent the country at both Miss World and Miss Universe stage. A fashion model, television host, singer and actor, Miss Universe 2018 is also a trained martial artist. She earned her black belt at the age of 12. She holds a Certificate in Music Theory from Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts.
Pia Wurtzbach – Miss Universe 2015
Her crowning moment was ruined by host Steve Harvey mistakenly, when he announced Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutiérrez as the winner. He returned a few minutes later to state he misread the name and that Pia Wurtzbach was the Miss Universe 2015 winner. Born in Stuttgart, Germany to a German father and Filipino mother, Pia is a professional model, actress, host and TV personality.
Margie Moran – Miss Universe 1973
Maria Margarita Roxas Moran-Floirendo or colloquially known as Margie Moran won Miss Universe title in 1973. She congratulated Catriona Gray while speaking to ABS-CBN News, “It was a tough competition. But Catriona was outstanding in her walk and performance in the question and answer!” Margie is currently a Filipino peace advocate and the President of Ballet Philippines.
Gloria Diaz – Miss Universe 1969
Gloria Diaz became the first Filipina to become the Miss Universe when she bagged the prestigious title in 1969. She too congratulated Catriona Gray by saying, "Amazing! She’s gorgeous and outstanding from the start! Well-deserved victory!" Díaz is considered one of the most successful and brilliant actresses within the world of Philippine cinema and television.
So that was Philippines reign in Miss Universe pageant history. It started almost fifty years ago with Gloria Diaz winning the first Miss Universe crown. And today 49 years later, Catriona Gray takes the winning campaign ahead by winning the prestigious title in the latest edition. We wish all these champion beauty queens and especially Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray on their fantastic achievements.