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Milan, Italy’s Gianluca Lanta is Mister Model Worldwide Philippines 2019

Gianluca Lanta, 21, has been crowned Mister Model Worldwide Philippines 2019. He is a Filipino currently based in Milan, Italy.

On September 21, 2019, Lanta competed against 21 other Filipino bachelors in Misters of Filipinas 2019. It was the seventh edition of the Philippine male beauty pageant.

Hosted by Binibining Pilipinas 2007 candidate Erika Ibasco Pangan, 31, and Miss Asia Pacific International 2016 second runner-up Ganiel Krishnan, 25, the Misters of Filipinas 2019 coronation night took place at the Fill Oil Flying V Center in San Juan City, Metro Manila, Philippines. Among the judges were actor Rafael Rossell, 36, Miss Universe Cambodia 2019 Somnang Alyna, 18, and Miss Eco International 2019 runner-up Maureen Montagne, 26.


Representing the Filipino community of Italy, Lanta won the third highest title, Mister Model Worldwide Philippines 2019. He also won two special awards namely Men’s Club by AVON Choice Award and Fabular Dental Clinic’s Best in Smile.

Crowning Lanta was Mister Model Worldwide Philippines 2018 Carlo Pasion, 23, of Laoag City, Ilocos Norte. The latter was crowned Mister Model Worldwide 2018 in New Delhi, Delhi, India on December 22, 2018.

Aside from Lanta as Mister Model Worldwide Philippines 2019, four other titleholders were crowned. They were Man of the World Philippines 2019 Tommy Penaflor, 25, of Bataan, Mister International Philippines Levin Arguelles, 22, of Tarlac City, Mister Tourism and Culture Universe Philippines Vandave Paragas, 20, of Pasig City, Metro Manila and Mister Model of the Universe Philippines Kevin Jay Secoya, 22, of Cebu City.

Joseph Xavier Pili, 24, of Tabaco City, Albay was first runner-up. Bonjour Veloso Adasa, 20, of Misamis Oriental was second runner-up.

Born on October 7, 1997, Lanta attended Liceo Scientifico Virgilio, Milano in Milan. He has been working as an expeditor at Pasta B Jing Hua Milano in Milan since 2016.

Watch the full Misters of Filipinas 2019 coronation night here:

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