The new Miss Universe, Pia Wurtzbach, is a Filipino – German actress, model, host, TV personality, chef, beauty writer, stylist, and makeup artist. Pia was born in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany on September 24, 1989 to Filipino and German parents. Her family moved to Cagayan de Oro, Philippines. She worked as an actress under the screen name Pia Romero when she was 11 for ABS-CBN Television until 2012. She is now a stylist, makeup artist and beauty writer for the Philippine Daily Inquirer‘s 2bU section. Pia has one younger sister, and currently resides in Cagayan de Oro.
Here’s Miss Universe Philippines in the swimsuit portion of the competition:
Looks. Brains. Style. Pia is a winner, for sure!