Catriona Gray Wiki
Catriona Gray Bio
|Catriona Elisa Magnayon Gray was born on 6th January 1994. She is a Filipino-Australian television host, singer, model, and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Universe Philippines 2018 and Miss World Philippines 2016.
Gray represented the Philippines in Miss World 2016, placing in the Top 5. Gray eventually competed in Binibining Pilipinas and represented her country in the Miss Universe 2018 and was crowned the winner in the beauty pageant held in Thailand.
|Catriona Gray Age||She was born on 6th January 1994Cairns, Queensland, Australia|
|Catriona Gray Hometown||Oas, Albay, Philippines|
|Catriona Gray Height||5 ft 9.5 in (1.77 m)|
|Title||Miss World Philippines 2016
Binibining Pilipinas 2018
|Catriona Gray Beauty pageant titleholder|
|Major competition(s)||Miss World Philippines 2016 (Winner)
Miss World 2016 (Top 5)
Binibining Pilipinas 2018 (Winner)
Miss Universe 2018 (TBA)
Catriona Gray Early life and Education
Gray was born in Cairns, Queensland. His parents are a Scottish-born Australian father, Ian Gray, from Fraserburgh, and a Filipino mother, Normita Ragas Magnayon, from Oas, Albay. Gray is named after her paternal grandmother, Catherine Gray (née Ross), an immigrant to Western Australia from Scotland in 1952.
Gray went to school at Trinity Anglican in Cairns and later earned her Certificate in Music Theory from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. She also obtained a Certificate in Outdoor Recreation and a black belt in Choi Kwang-Do martial arts. Furthermore, Gray was the lead singer of her school’s jazz band, and she also starred in local productions of Miss Saigon. After finishing high school in Australia, she then moved to Manila, the Philippines where she worked as a commercial model.
Miss World — 2016
After winning her national competition, Gray competed at Miss World 2016 held in MGM National Harbor, in Oxon Hill, Maryland, the United States where she placed in the Top 5.
Miss Universe 2018
On 17th December 2018, Gray was crowned as Miss Universe 2018 pageant held in Thailand.
Gray showcased a beaded tribal suit featuring the indigenous tribes of the ancient pagan Filipinos during the national costume show presentation, alongside an oversized Parol painted Christmas lantern pulled by a roller device. The costume was accompanied by a pre-Christian Shamanic dance of the historical Babaylan paganism. The costume gained both support and criticism, due to the difficulty of walking and the failure of LED lights to function, Gray cited her Scoliosis ailment.
Here's Catriona Gray's answer to "What is your opinion on the legalization of marijuana?" #MissUniverse
— ABS-CBN Showbiz (@ABSCBNShowbizUP) December 17, 2018
👏 TWIRL 👏
— Miss Universe (@MissUniverse) December 13, 2018
WE HAVE OUR NEW MISS UNIVERSE! AND SHE'S FROM THE PHILIPPINES! 🇵🇭 YES! CATRIONA GRAY WE ARE SO PROUD OF YOU! 😍😭 THE 4TH! #MissUniverse2018 #CatrionaGray #Philippines #MissUniverse pic.twitter.com/WKBYIOfsVF
— Pia Wurtzbach (@PiaWurtzbachUni) December 17, 2018
Catriona Gray Boyfriend, Clint Bondad
Gray is currently in a relationship with Filipino-German model Clint Bondad (b. 1994). They have been dating for over five years.