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LIST: Miss Universe PH reveals top 50 candidates for 2022 pageant

/ 12:08 PM March 01, 2022
Michelle Dee, Pauline Amelinckx, Celeste Cortesi

Miss Universe Philippines delegates Michelle Dee, Pauline Amelinckx and Celeste Cortesi (Image: Facebook/Miss Universe Philippines)

Miss Universe Philippines has introduced its top 50 candidates for its 2022 edition, including experienced queens who may be the country’s bet in the Miss Universe pageant.

The Miss Universe Philippines (MUPH) organization released its list of the top 50 while showing glam shots of the candidates on its Instagram and Facebook pages yesterday, Feb. 28.


“Introducing this year’s roster of Filipina beauties vying for the most prestigious crown in the country! This edition is made more exciting by starting with 50 official delegates!” the organization stated.

MUPH added that it will be “narrowing the field” until it reaches the final 30 delegates, though it did not reveal when the said roster would be announced.


Familiar names who made it to MUPH’s top 50 are Miss World Philippines 2019 Michelle Dee, Miss Earth Philippines Celeste Cortesi and Miss Universe Philippines 2020 third runner-up Pauline Amelinckx.

Introducing this year’s roster of Filipina beauties vying for the most prestigious crown in the country! This edition…

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The top 50 candidates for Miss Universe Philippines 2022 are:

  1. Jona Sweett (Aklan)
  2. Julia Eugenie Augustias Saubier (Albay)
  3. Marinel Tungol (Arayat, Pampanga)
  4. Ghenesis Latugat (Baguio City)
  5. Kevyn Alessandrea Mateo (Bataan)
  6. Elsa Sally Schumacher (Batanes)
  7. Bianca Mae Awatin (Batangas province)
  8. Pauline Amelinckx (Bohol)
  9. Meriam Campong (Bukidnon)
  10. Nyca Mae Bernardo, (Bulacan province)
  11. Jennika Joy Casin (Cavite)
  12. Chantal Elise Legaspi Schmidt (Cebu City)
  13. Lou Dominique Piczon (Cebu province)
  14. Myrell Martinez (Davao City)
  15. Jeanne Nicci Orcena (Davao del Norte)
  16. Jedidah Korinihona (Davao del Sur)
  17. Aidyl Mhay Sanchez (Guiguinto, Bulacan)
  18. Lyza Katrina Samalio (Ilocos Norte)
  19. Jewel Alexandria Palacat (Ilocos Sur)
  20. Dorothy Marie Gemillan (Iloilo City)
  21. Vanessa Ann Ka’Ihilani Caro (Iloilo province)
  22. Zeneth Joy Khan (Isabela)
  23. Louise Nicole Dabu (La Union)
  24. Sonja Jeyn Tanyag (Laguna)
  25. Sashi Chiesa (Lapu-Lapu City)
  26. Isabelle Kristine Braza (Las Piñas)
  27. Sharifah Shahnaz Malabanan (Lemery, Batangas)
  28. Anjeanette Japor (Lucena City)
  29. Alyssa Georgia Felix (Macabebe, Pampanga)
  30. Michelle Daniela Dee (Makati)
  31. Abigail Maclang (Malolos, Bulacan)
  32. Isabel Luche (Mandaue City)
  33. Seychelle Phoebe Jaochica (Mariveles, Bataan)
  34. Anabelle Mae McDonnell (Misamis Oriental)
  35. Ma. Cristel Antibo (Negros Occidental)
  36. Marilit Iligan (Negros Oriental)
  37. Nicole Blanca Mari Mendiola (Northern Samar)
  38. Gillian Katherine De Mesa (Nueva Vizcaya)
  39. Angelica Lopez (Palawan)
  40. Ivylou Borbon (Pangasinan)
  41. Celeste Cortesi (Pasay)
  42. Gracelle Nicole Distura (Quezon province)
  43. Sophia Veronica Torres (Rizal)
  44. Francheska Alexine Dadivas (Roxas City)
  45. Danielle Arielle Camcam (San Juan City)
  46. Shaira Aliyah Diaz (San Pablo, Laguna)
  47. Carmela Diane Doma (Sorsogon)
  48. Mary Dawn Abiera (Sultan Kudarat)
  49. Ma. Katrina Llegado (Taguig)
  50. Shanelyn Bayson (Victorias City, Negros Occidental)

The delegates in this year’s Miss Universe Philippines pageant are hoping to follow the footsteps of reigning Miss Universe Philippines Beatrice Luigi Gomez, who finished her journey in the 70th Miss Universe as part of its top 5.  /ra



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