Pia Wurtzbach Success Story
Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach was crowned “Miss Universe” at the 64-Miss Universe 2015 pageant held at Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Pia is an actress and model of German-Phillipine origin. She is Miss Phillipines 2015. She symolises the deadly combinaion of beauty with brains. Pia is a beauty-writer, chef and make-up artist.
Pia Wurzbach was born on 24 Sepember 1989 in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg. Her father is a German and mother is a Filipino. Pia has a younger sister. Pia was named in keeping with the Philippines' tradition. Her middle name 'Alonzo' is her mother's maiden name.
Pia did her secondary education from ABS-CBN Distance Learning School in Quezon City. She studied Culinary Arts from the Centre for Asian Culinary Studies, San Juan, Metro Manila.
Pia ventured into the world of glitz and glamour at the tender age of fourteen. She joined an acting and modelling agency for children, 'Star Magic Talent'. Pia got a break in television when she featured in K2BU, a series for teenagers, the romance collection, 'Your Song' and the concert programme, 'ASAP'. Pia has acted in films; 'All My Life', 'All About Love' and 'Kung Ako Na Lang Sana'.
Pia was the brand ambassador for 'Avon Teen' for a period of five years. She has graced the cover of several presigious fashion magazines. Pia writes for the 2bU column of 'Inquirer Lifestyle'. She is popular as Pia Romero, her screen name.
Pia is a pageant title-holder. Her first beauty contest was the 'Binibining Philipinas 2013'. She was the 'first runners-up'. Pia participated in the 'Binibining Philipinas 2015' as a representative of Cagayan de Oro and won the title, paving the path for bigger victories.
Pia Alonzo walked away with the “Miss Universe” title at the Miss Universe Pageant 2015 held on December 20 at The Axis, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The 26-year old beauty set the stage ablaze with her poise, incredible class and talent in her exotically gorgeous ballgown and costumes. Pia was crowned by her predecessor, Paulina Vega.
As Miss Universe, Pia aspires to lead the youth and spread awareness about HIV, especially in Phillipines.