It’s been a week now since the Binibining Pilipinas 2017 pageant has come to an end. The 2017 batch of Bb Pilipinas 2017 was full of talented and amazing beauties, and so are the winners. Binibini 19 Rachel Louise Peters was crowned as the winner and will represent the country at Miss Universe 2017 pageant. Binibini 15 Maria Angelica de Leon was crowned Bb Pilipinas International 2017, Binibini 22 Chanel Olive Thomas was crowned as Bb Pilipinas Supranational 2017, Binibini 39 Elizabeth Durado Clenci was announced as Bb Pilipinas Grand International 2017, Binibini 31 Katarina Sonja Rodriguez was crowned Bb Pilipinas Intercontinental 2017, and Binibini 18 Nelda Ibe was crowned Bb Pilipinas Globe 2017. Binibini 32 Charmaine Elima, and Binibini 40 Kristel Guelos finished as first and second runners-up respectively.
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While all the gorgeous beauties are surely prepping up to make it massive at the international pageants, the pressure is more on Miss International Philippines 2017 Mariel De Leon. Since Kylie Verzosa is the reigning Miss International, Mariel will have this unsaid pressure and responsibility of bringing a back to back victory to the Philippines at the Miss International pageant.
While Philippines is busy cheering for the girl for a back to back victory, we have listed out few facts that you probably didn’t know about the beauty. Scroll down and find out how many did you know…
Prefers Home over Outdoor
The stunner who is all set to rule the stage of Miss International 2017 prefers staying at home rather than going out. She, in fact, said during an interview, “I’m a homebody. I just like staying and spending time in the living room with my family and of course my dogs.”
Second time is the charm
Mariel was a contestant at Bb Pilipinas in the year 2013, and she was a favourite that year as well. The 19 year old Mariel was able to advance to the Top 15 finalist.
Aspiring Beauty Blogger
Mariel is blessed with beautiful features and she makes sure to keep her beauty on point. As revealed during one of her interviews, Mariel enjoys watching beauty blogs and videos and someday wants to open her own beauty channel.
“I love absorbing my surroundings and watching people around me. If I could just sit in a nice little cafe all day and just watch people, I would,” Mariel once said. She definitely observed her way to the coveted crown.
You would see now where Mariel De Leon gets her good looks from. The beauty queen is the daughter of actors Christopher de Leon and Sandy Andolong. It’s also interesting how Mariel chose to follow something different rather than going the same acting way.
The oozing Talent
You must have witnessed her singing talent during the Talent Competition of Binibining Pilipinas 2017. It might interest you to know that the beauty is an opera singer, and is part of the group The Opera Belles. How cool is that?
Mariel De Leon and Liza Soberano
Well, yes netizens are going crazy over pinpointing Mariel’s striking resemblance to the Kapamilya actress Liza Soberano. Fans cannot get over the two beauties and their similar smile and eyes. Do you see it too?
These were few facts that we fished out from various sources, would you like to add some?