Monday, August 19, 2013
Filipina Queen: the newly-crowned "Miss World Philippines 2013", actress Megan Lynne Young

Actress Megan Young was named Miss World Philippines 2013 during the Finals which occurred last night, Sunday, August 18. The 2013 Miss World Philippines pageant took place in Solaire Resort and Casino in Pasay City. 23-year-old Megan Lynne Young--who stands 1. 73m (5' 8")--will now represent the Philippines in the Miss World 2013 pageant in Indonesia in September (The Miss World 2013 Finals are September 28th).

OMG: Megan Lynne Young (right) reacting as she is named "Miss World Philippines 2013"--with First Runner-Up Janicel Lubina (left) smiling graciously
 Stay Put Girl: Megan Young "Miss World Philippines 2013" as she gets her crown pinned on

The 23-year-old actress-turned-beauty queen, who bested 24 other contestants for the coveted title, also won SIX (out of the 17) special awards during the pageant. Besides winning the top crown, Megan Young also won "Best in Fashion Runway", "Miss Sports by FILA", "Miss Bold and Glamorous by Revlon", "Miss Olay", "Miss World Laguna", "Miss Bench Body".

  Top Five: (left to right) 4th Princess Omarie Linn Osuma, 1st Princess Janicel Lubina, "Miss World Philippines 2013" Megan Young, 2nd Princess Zahra Bianca Saldua, and 3rd Princess Paula Bianca Paz

 Megan Young photos

Young is an alumna of Pinoy Big Brother Celebrity Edition 2 and starred in several ABS-CBN shows including "Precious Hearts Romances", "Maalaala Mo Kaya" and "Betty La Fea". It's not the average path for Beauty Queen-dom to first be a well-known and popular young actress to then, become a beauty queen; it's usually the other way around. But then again, this IS The Philippines and being a Beauty Queen sometimes takes higher priority.


 Miss World Philippines 2013 stage (top photo) and contestants (bottom photo)

Megan is the third holder of the "Miss World Philippines" title since the franchise’s separation from the Binibining Pilipinas Charities Inc., which handles the Philippine representation to the Miss Universe pageant. The "Miss World Philippines" franchise is owned by CQGQI--Cory Quirino Global Quest, Inc.The actress will follow the footsteps of 2011 Miss World first runner-up Gwendoline Ruais and 2012 Miss World top 15 contender Queenierich Rehman.

Megan in the Swimsuit Competition:
 Megan Young in FILA Swimsuit during Miss World Philippines 2013


Megan during Evening Gown Competition:
Gown Perfect: Megan looked STUNNING during the evening gown portion of last night's contest. I absolutely LOVED this royal blue and silver sequined see-thru gown with plunging neckline and satin waistband. The gown was superbly made; looked red carpet appropriate; not at all "Pageant Betty"..in other words: I Approve! The hair and minimal accessories also finished off the look perfectly. This woman knows what she is doing (or at least she's got a team around her that does!).

 Congrats to Megan Young and Best of Luck at next month's "Miss World 2013" pageant!

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

Megan Young deserves the title and she is definitely one of the strongest contenders for the Miss World crown! She's very regal and queenly! By Madam_Stella

Anonymous said...

Megan Young brings beauty with a purpose to a whole new level. She's been doing charity works since age 16. She was appointed by the current president of the Philippines himself as Peace Ambassador to the Youth. She has all the qualities of a true Beauty Queen.

She is Miss World!

Anonymous said...

The one and only Megan Lynne Young! #MeganMW2013

Anonymous said...

Megan Young is just irresistible!Her beauty is just heavenly. No bad angle/s on this girl. I believe that she is more deserving of the awards (Best in EG and Ms. Photogenic). Moreso, she has a good heart, rightful for the title MWP crown. And now our goal is to clinch the MW title!

Anonymous said...

Hi Nick. I hope you can feature more of Megan Young in your blog. Here is a very nice and informative article about this truly lovely lady:

http://normannorman.com/2013/09/20/the-evolution-of-megan-young/

Thank you so much!

Lelouch Lamperouge said...

I'm Filipino too :-) wooo. Buy she is perfect in every way. I'm not just talking about her beauty when i say that, she deserves all that shes earned and more. I hope she continues to do well foor herself

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