Bea Alonzo ‘deeply honored’ for winning ‘People of the Year’ award

/ 12:45 PM January 17, 2018

Film and television actress Bea Alonzo expressed her gratefulness for the recognition accorded her as one of the “People of the Year” awardees of PeopleAsia magazine.

On Monday night, Alonzo took to Instagram to break the news of her selection by the magazine, which honors exceptional men and women from different sectors including the arts, business, public service, entertainment and sports.


“I am deeply honored to have received the People of the Year award from people asia,” wrote Alonzo. “To have shared the stage with my co-awardees who are well respected in their own industries makes me feel so grateful.”

Image: Screengrab from Instagram/@beaalonzo

Alonzo said she felt “privileged that I get to do what I love to do, my Art, and get recognized for it.” She thanked ABS-CBN and Star Cinema for “giving me such amazing characters to portray.”


Apart from her People of the Year Award, Alonzo shared that she was also awarded “Most Elegant Lady of the Night” by Volvo.

Image: Screengrab from Instagram/@beaalonzo

Among past “People of the Year” awardees are Olympic silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz, Megaworld Corporation President Andrew Tan, Asia’s songbird Regine Velasquez, and veteran broadcast journalist Ces Drilon.

For this year, Alonzo shares the honor with former President of the Philippines Fidel Ramos, who is also one of the awardees.

Image: Screengrab from Instagram/@beaalonzo

The star kept her hair and makeup simple, letting her natural beauty do the talking. Alonzo also stunned in a full-length, embroidered gray ombre gown, an ensemble definitely worthy of winning Most Elegant. /ra

Image: Screengrab from Instagram/@beaalonzo


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