Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach is a talented and blessed woman that was born on 24 September, 1989 and is popularly called Pia Romero in her acting profession. Wurtzbach is into modeling, acting movies and a beauty queen who won the title of Miss Universe in the year 2015. She is among the filipinas who are four in number to win the Miss Universe. Pia before this award was honored with the Binibining Pilipinas crown in 2015. She registered in the Binibining Pilipinas competition three times and was crowned winner in her third trial. Following the winning of Miss Universe Pageant Gloria Diaz and Margarita Moran in 1969 and 1973 respectively, she came out winner of the Miss Universe competition and becoming the third filipina to do so.
She shares the same maiden name Alonzo, with her mother as her other name because of the custom in the Philippines. Pia has a sister who she is two years older than and her family earlier settled in the Northern part of their country. They moved to Cagayon de Pro city after a while where she started her basic primary education at Kong Hua school and completed her primary school in Corpus Christi. When pia was only 9 years old, she turned to the main source of income for her family through acting movies and modeling.
Wurtzbach lived in England for some years and completed her secondary school at ABS-CBN building in Quezon City. She read the art of cooking in the building for Asian kitchen learning in Metro manila. Pia is fluent in three languages which includes English, Tagalog and Cebuano. She can speak a little bit of German which she uses to communicate with Germans. Wurtzbach is into hosting of TV programmes and playing various roles on screen. She started her career in acting when she was four years old and gas the name Pia Romero on stage.
Alonzo worked under the ABS-CBN organization’s skills group called Star Magic where she was put in the Star Circle Group 11. She had acted in various movies which includes K2BU series, the TV programme ASAP, the poems on romance called Your Song, etc. Pia moved to become a stylist and a writer for the Philippine Everyday Asker’s 2bu group. She had to stop her involvement in showbusiness to give her full attention to Miss Universe Pageant. After winning the prize, she came back to partner with ABS-CBN on an two-year agreement contract which was private on 9 October, 2017. She came visiting on the show ASAP recently and is the present host of Global Dance for Phillipines alongside Luis Manzano.
In the contest in 2015, she was the Philippine representative. When asked her first question by Steve Harvey who was the host, she gave a brilliant reply which many think earned her the prize. Steve Harvey at the end of the show mistakenly crowned Miss Colombia as the winner of the contest but later came on stage and apologized for nor reading the results well and announced Pia as the rightful winner of the contest. The crown was removed from Miss Colombia’s head by a former beauty queen and was put on Wurtzbach’s own.