Catriona Gray, a 24-year-old Australian-Filipino model, TV host, and singer owns many pageants including Miss World and is now competing in the forthcoming event of Miss Universe 2018 and is representing the Philippines.
Catriona Gray was born in Cairns, Queensland on 6th of January in 1994 to Ian Gray and Normita Ragas Magnayon. She was named after her paternal grandmother Catherine Gray. She spent most of her teenage participating in extracurricular activities like drama, arts, dance, singing, karate.
She got many certifications in Music theory, outdoor creation, martial arts. In brief, she was an all-rounder in the arts. After qualifying her high school in Australia, she moved to Manila, Philippines and worked as a commercial model.
Titles owned by Catriona Gray
Catriona gray owned many pageants in her career of modeling. The following table tabulates various titles owned by her.
|Pageant||Earned in the year|
|Miss World Philippines||2016|
|Miss Universe Philippines||2018|
The glamorous journey of Catriona Gray
Narrating the glamorous journey of Catriona Gray, stardom knocked her doors on 2nd of October 2016, when she was crowned Miss World Philippines 2016, while earning the pageant she won various individual awards like Best in Swimsuit, Best in Runway, Best in Evening Gown, Best in Talent and also other titles like Miss Figlia, Miss Hannah Bach Resort, Miss Folded and Hung, Miss FIG Image Gateway, Miss Manila Hotel and Miss Organique.
After winning in the national completion, she continued the chain of success by competing at Miss World 2016 that was held in MGM National Harbor, United States. She won additional awards such as Top 5 (beauty with a purpose), Talent Award, and Multimedia Award.
Giving herself a break she returned in the competition by applying for Binibining Pilipinas 2018 pageant on 8th of January 2018. Her application was accepted by the national director on 16th of January 2018 and confirming her joining the race of the Binibining Pilipinas 2018 pageant. Later in March on 18th, she was crowned Miss Universe Philippines 2018 by Rachel Peters.
Apart from this, pageants Gray also achieved other corporate and contest awards like Miss Jag Denim Quen Award, Miss Ever Bilena Cosmetics Awards, Best in National Costume Award and the contest’s prizes she won are the First prize in Dairy Queen’s #FeelTheJoyWithDQ and Pizza Hutt’s #SayItWithPizzaHut 2018.
Gray is the first Filipina to represent the Philippines in Miss Universe and Miss World pageants.
Gray in Current Affairs
Gray will compete in the Miss Universe 2108 pageant that will be held on 17th of December 2018 in Thailand where Demi-Leigh Nel Peters of South Africa will crown the winner at the end of the event.
Currently Gray is in a relationship with Clint Bondad, a 24-year-old Filipino-German model for more than five years now.
According to the Gray “The women ought to be strong to keep the morale of the community high and strong.” Her views and thoughts on women strength won million hearts and awards.