|Elite Model Management file photo|
Prior to joining beauty pageants, she was a former fashion model and at the age of 15, she and her family moved to Canada where she became a model.
She was the only Filipino to be signed by the prestigious Elite Model Management which has produced the likes of Cindy Crawford, Giselle Bundchen, Stephanie Seymour and Adriana Lima.
She acquired her BA Communications degree at the York University in Toronto, Canada
|The first Miss International who married a Filipino is the Bb Pilipinas Franchise Director|
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|1970 Aurora Pijuan|
1979 Melanie Marquez
|2005 Precious Lara Quigaman|