Pauline Amelinckx biography: 13 things about Miss Universe Philippines 2023 candidate

Pauline Cucharo Amelinckx is a Belgian-Filipino host, model and beauty queen from Bohol, Philippines. Here are 13 more things about her:

  1. She was born to a Belgian father and a Filipino mother.
  2. She hails from Barangay Tubigon, Bohol.
  3. As a professional runway model, she worked with several designers including Mikee Andrei.
  4. She stands 5’6″.
  5. In 2017, she graduated from Cebu Doctors’ University in Mandaue City with a degree in international studies. She majored in European studies.
  6. On July 22, 2017, she represented Barangay Tubigon at Miss Bohol 2017 at the Bohol Wisdom School gymnasium in Tagbilaran City, Bohol. The first runner-up was Gazini Ganados, who went on to become Miss Universe Philippines 2019 and finish in the Top 20 at Miss Universe 2019.
  7. On September 16, 2018, she represented Bohol at Mutya ng Pilipinas 2018 and competed against 49 other candidates at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines. She ranked fourth, winning the title Mutya ng Pilipinas Global Beauty Queen 2018. She was supposed to represent the Philippines at Global Beauty Queen 2018 in South Korea, which should have been her first international beauty pageant, but it was cancelled due to the tension in the Middle East at the time.
  8. In 2019, she was appointed as an ambassador of Yellow Boat Hope (BH), a foundation that works on the ground to improve children’s access to education and make it easier for them to go to school fast, safe and dry.
  9. When the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic started in 2020, she launched a campaign called Hope in the Box. She donated boxes that contained coloring books, face masks, powdered milk and fruits to children in Bohol.
  10. She previously worked as a retail and sales consultant at CWC Interiors in Taguig, Metro Manila. In February 2020, she attended the annual CWC golf tournament at the Manila Golf and Country Club in Makati City, Metro Manila.
  11. On October 25, 2020, she represented Bohol at Miss Universe Philippines 2020 and competed against 45 other candidates in Baguio City. She was third runner-up to Rabiya Mateo, who finished in the Top 21 at Miss Universe 2020.
  12. On April 30, 2022, she represented Bohol at Miss Universe Philippines 2022 and competed against 30 other candidates at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. She ranked third, winning the non-competing title Miss Universe Philippines Charity 2022.
  13. She was 27 years old when she became a Miss Universe Philippines 2023 candidate on February 18, 2023.

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