On October 9, 2018, 16 Filipino handsome men will compete in the Mister World Philippines 2018 coronation night at the KIA Theater of Araneta Center in Cubao, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. Mister World Philippines 2016 Sam Valdes Ajdani will be crowning his successor.
The official Mister World Philippines 2018 candidates were formally introduced at the Newport Performing Arts Theater of Resorts World Manila in Pasay City, Metro Manila on September 4, 2018. Miss World Philippines general manager Bessie Besana and national director Arnold Vegafria attended the event.
Mister World Philippines 2018 is the fourth man to hold the title. He will represent the Philippines in Mister World 2019, which will take place at the Newport Performing Arts Theater on January 27, 2019.
Aside from the Mister World Philippines 2018 title, three more titles will be given during the Mister World Philippines 2018 coronation night, namely Mister Supranational Philippines 2018, Mister Eco Philippines 2018 and Mister Multinational 2018. There will be two runners-up, as well.
Here are my predictions:
2nd Runner-Up: Jody Baines Saliba, 25, of Olongapo City, Zambales
Saliba is about to make his acting debut. He used to play for the UP Maroons Baseball Team, a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) varsity team of the University of the Philippines Diliman.
1st Runner-Up: Denver Hernandez, 24, of Malvar, Batangas
Hernandez was Mr. Republika ng Pilipinas 2016. While he grew up in Italy, both of his parents are Filipinos.
Mister Multinational 2018: Ricardo de Jesus, 30, of Candaba, Pampanga
While studying at the Ateneo Graduate School to get his MBA, de Jesus is working at the Converge ICT as a marketing manager. He used to work as a construction worker, a delivery man and a model.
Mister Eco Philippines 2018: Robin Hanrath, 20, of Bay, Laguna
Hanrath, an Agricultural Economics student of the University of the Philippines UP Los Baños, is Filipino-Dutch descent. He is Ginoong Laguna 2017.
Mister Supranational Philippines 2018: Karl Louie Aragon, 26, of Olongapo, Zambales
Aragon used to play for the varsity basketball team of Ramon Magsaysay Technological University. He graduated from the university with a degree in Computer Engineering.
Mister World Philippines 2018: Ameen Sardouk, 27, Parañaque, Metro Manila
Sardouk used to play for the Saint Benilde Blazers, the NCAA basketball varsity team of De La Salle University-College of St. Benilde, where is currently studying Export Management. He is of Filipino-Lebanese descent.
Here is a clip featuring Sardouk: