In a blink of an eye, the Asia’s Next Top Model winner transformed from model to a queen. We love to see growth!
Most beauty queens have a modeling background. Take for example Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray and Miss Universe2015 Pia Wurtzbach. Who could forget their crown-making turns? So, when Asia’s Next Top Model Cycle 5 winner Maureen Wroblewitz revealed that she was joining Miss Universe Philippines, everyone rejoiced. Her training as a model gives her the edge when it comes to acing challenges filed accordingly in runway, swimsuit , and tourism videos. As she embarks on her journey to the Miss Universe Philippines crown, taking us in on the ride as well, here’s how Maureen Wroblewitz went from supermodel to super queen real quick.
1. SHE’S A WINNER, BABY!
A picture that could paint a thousand words. This was the moment everyone finally took her pretty face seriously.
2. NYLON WAS HER FIRST COVER AFTER WINNING
As part of her prize for winning Asia’s Next Top Model, Maureen Wroblewitz landed on the cover of NYLON Singapore—her first ever cover, no less. Even Tyra Banks gave her stamp of approval.
3. FRESH FROM AsNTM
What a breathtaking vision! Fresh from AsNTM, Maureen looks dreamy on the cover of MEGA Magazine’s Women To Watch issue in 2017.
4. WHEN PATRICK STARRR DID HER MAKEUP
When Patrick Starrr collaborated with MAC Cosmetics in 2018, his chosen muse was Maureen Wroblewitz. It was a match made in heaven.
5. WHEN MAUREEN JOINED THE MODELING AGENCY THAT DISCOVERED KATE MOSS
Storm Models is the same agency that discovered the likes of Kate Moss, Cindy Crawford, Anya Taylor Joy, and Behati Prinsloo. While it was one of the prizes from AsNTM, she fit right as someone to watch out for in fashion.
6. HOST MAUREEN JUST HITS DIFFERENT
Is it just us or is her voice unbelievably soothing? Before Maureen started acting, she also tried her hand in hosting. In fact, she even hosted on the enduring noontime show, Eat Bulaga.
7. SHE’S VERSATILE OR WHATEVAH
Aside from being a frequent face on glossy, high fashion magazines, Maureen proved her range by doing commercial work, too!
8. STRAIGHT OUT OF A PINTEREST BOARD
Maureen was also a favorite of beauty brands like Maybelline, Palmolive, and Myra-E. Blessed be the ones with clear skin. But just like us, she has her bad days too and doesn’t mind posting photos of her zits!
9. WHEN MAUREEN FINALLY ANNOUNCED THAT SHE IS JOINING MISS UNIVERSE PHILIPPINES
This did not take us by surprise at all. Aside from her eloquence and confidence, Maureen isn’t afraid to speak up on mental health and social issues, too. The universe watch out, because Maureen is here to slay.