The New Miss Universe Philippines 2024 is Chelsea Manalo

The New Miss Universe Philippines 2024 is Chelsea Manalo

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In an evening filled with elegance and excitement, Bulacan’s Chelsea Manalo emerged victorious, being crowned Miss Universe Philippines 2024

The Miss Universe Philippines 2024 pageant concluded with a night of beauty, glamour, and undeniable talent, crowning a new queen who is set to represent the Philippines on the global stage. Our new queen, Chelsea Manalo, dazzled both judges and audience with her poise, intelligence, and undeniable beauty, taking home the coveted crown.

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Chelsea Manalo captured attention with her unique charm and sharp intellect, especially in consideration of her advocacy. Hailing from Bulacan, she has been a strong advocate for the native people, using her platform to raise awareness and drive change as a tourism graduate.

Chelsea Manalo is the New Miss Universe Philippines 2024
Miss Universe Philippines 2024 Chelsea Manalo

The Miss Universe Philippines 2024 panel of judges comprised an impressive array of influential figures from various industries. The panel included Philippine Airlines President and Chief Operating Officer Stanley Ng, Sparkle GMA Vice President Joy Marcelo, AGC Power Holdings Chief Executive Officer Archie Carrasco, Kemans Chief Executive Officer Vina Yapjuangco, DiGi Plus Interactive Corp. Chairman Eusebio Tanco, Miss Universe Philippines 2021 Bea Gomez, Miss Universe Skincare Chief Financial Officer Jason Co, Aqua Boracay Chief Operating Officer Camille Co, Miss Universe Philippines 2013 Ariella Arida, and CEO of Villa Medica and Jell Life Crystal Jacinto. Their collective expertise and discerning eyes ensured that the best candidate was chosen to represent the Philippines excellently.

Chelsea Manalo is the New Miss Universe Philippines 2024
The Miss Universe Philippines 2024 panel of judges; Photo: MISS UNIVERSE PHILIPPINES

The new Miss Universe Philippines 2024 is a guiding light of inspiration. Her journey to the Miss Universe Philippines crown has been etched by dedication and perseverance, illustrating the values of empowerment and social responsibility. She has pledged to continue her advocacy work, focusing on lending her voice to indigenous groups, specifically the Dumagat people from Norzaragay, Bulacan. 

Chelsea Manalo is the New Miss Universe Philippines 2024
Manalo is set to represent the Philippines in Mexico City

Bulacan’s pride is set to embark on a whirlwind year filled with appearances, charity work, and preparations for the Miss Universe pageant. She aims to bring the Philippines’ unique culture and spirit to the global stage, hoping to secure another victory for the country.

Her win becomes both a personal triumph and a celebration for the entire nation, symbolizing hope, resilience, and the beauty of the Filipino spirit. The country eagerly anticipates her journey ahead, confident that she will shine brightly and make the Philippines proud.

Chelsea Manalo is the New Miss Universe Philippines 2024
Chelsea Manalo succeeds Michelle Marquez Dee

Chelsea Manalo’s crowning as Miss Universe Philippines 2024 signals the start of an exciting new reign. It promises to act with glamour and advocacy, expanding the evolving role of beauty queens as both icons and change makers. As she steps into this new role, set to represent the nation for the upcoming main pageant in Mexico City, we watch with pride and anticipation, ready to support her every step of the way.


Photography by GRANT BABIA

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