Pia Wurtzbach is a half-Filipino half-German beauty queen, model, and actress best known for bagging the crown in the Miss Universe 2015.
Wurtzbach is recognized as the Miss Universe winner who popularized the recent tagline “Confidently Beautiful” of the said annual contest.
Pia Wurtzbach Net Worth
After Pia Wurtzbach’s 2015 win in Miss Universe, she continued to be featured in several International shows as an ambassador, actress, and model. Her continued appearances and projects catapulted her to a net worth of over $8 million USD. On top of shows and brand endorsements, Pia also has her own Youtube channel of over 200,000 subscribers.
How Did Pia Wurtzbach Rise to Fame?
Pia was originally a talent from one of the Philippines’ media networks called ABS-CBN. She started her modeling and acting career as early as 4 years old.
Being on shows such as ASAP and several films from ABS-CBN’s Star Magic Cinema, Pia became a familiar face in Philippine showbiz.
When Pia Wurtzbach was of age, she joined Binibining Pilipinas three times before winning the crown to represent the Philippines in the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant.
She bagged the 2015 Miss Universe crown with her winning answer in the Final Q&A when asked why should she be the winner.
Pia explained that she would want to influence the younger generations and raise awareness of causes that prevent HIV.
To her, winning Miss Universe is a responsibility and a privilege–that it is her chance to make a change by having a wider platform. She wants everyone to know that she is confidently beautiful, but with a heart.
Pia’s pageantry performance led her to become the third Miss Universe from the Philippines, breaking the decades-long drought of winners from the country.
This eventually opened up opportunities for Pia to have an international platform as an ambassador, model, and actress.
Following her win, Pia was featured in several talk shows, entertainment channels, and news outlets all over the world, mostly in the United States and the Philippines.
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How is Pia Wurtzbach’s Personal Life?
Despite Pia’s religious practice as a Roman Catholic, she stands strong with her views regarding the use of birth control and STD protection. Wurtzbach is recognized for supporting the awareness, prevention, and cure of AIDS.
At present, Pia is in a relationship with Jeremy Jauncey, the Scottish CEO and Founder of Beautiful Destinations and Beautiful Hotels. Prior to her relationship with Jauncey, Pia dated Marlon Stockinger, a Swiss race-car driver from 2017-to 2019.
What is Pia Wurtzbach Doing Now?
Pia Wurtzbach continues to be an ambassador for UNAIDS and WWF Philippines. She continued to promote brands in her prolific social media channels and started her own podcast called Between Us Queens on Spotify.
She continues to use her platform to raise awareness of various causes that are close to her heart.
Truly confident and beautiful with a heart, Pia Wurtzbach shows no signs of stopping. More than her net worth, she continues to bring value to the entertainment and nonprofit industries with the inspiration she provides to others.