Birth Name: Ariella Arida
Hometown: Laguna, Philippines
Height: 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Hair color: Black
Eye color: Brown
Title(s): Miss Universe – Philippines 2013
Major Competition(s): Miss Philippines Earth 2012 (Unplaced), Binibining Pilipinas 2013 (Winner), Miss Universe 2013 (TBA)
Miss Universe 2013 Let’s Get To Know Ariella Arida (Miss Universe Philippines 2013)
Ariella Arida is the official representative of Philippines in Miss Universe 2013. Ara Arida stands 5 feet and 10 inches in barefoot. Ara, competed in the Binibing Pilipinas 2013 and won the right to represent Philippines in the 62nd edition of Miss Universe in Moscow, Russia. Arida won Miss Universe-Philippines and Best in Swimsuit and crowned by Miss Universe 2012 1st Runner-up, Janine Tugonon.
With her last three predecessors, namely, Venus Raj, Shamcey Supsup and Janine Tugonon manage to successfully land in the Top 5 spot in Miss Universe, the pressure for Ara Arida is quite heavy. Plus, with the victories of Mutya Datul in Supranatural and Megan Young in Miss World, added more pressure to win the third Miss Universe crown for Philippines. Whatever the pressure is, Arida is dead set, nevertheless, to do her best to bring home for the third time finally the highly coveted Miss Universe crown.
Ariella has undergone rigorous training since April including a one-on-one coaching with Venus Raj and Shamcey Supsup and lessons on personality development, Q&A, speech and language, social graces, pasarela, hair and makeup and gym sessions.
Exactly four decades after Margie Moran took the crown in Greece, many believe that the time is ripe to have that crown back on Philippine soil. Ariella, whose best weapon is her expressive eyes, remains undaunted by the formidable task ahead. Pageant-crazy Filipinos are all waiting for Ariella’s performance at the Miss Universe beauty pageant.
Ariella Arida graduated with honors from the University of the Philippines with a degree in chemistry. She is fascinated with different cultures and has a love of learning, and advocates for educating the young. In the future, Ariella aspires to become an entrepreneur, and merge her love of chemistry and research to create her own fragrance line.
Ariella Arida – Miss Universe Philippines 2013 is one of the favorites to win the Miss Universe crown in Russia. Let’s see how things will go for Miss Philippines. You may watch Miss Universe 2013 live online on this site. We will be providing live streaming links for your convenience.
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