Danica Flores Magpantay won the Ford Supermodel of the World 2011. She is the very first Filipina to win the title, though Charo Ronquillo was 2nd Runner-up Ford Supermodel of the World 2006 and Charlene Almarvez was the 1st Runner-up in Ford Supermodel of the World 2010.
Danica bagged the title as Ford Supermodel of the World-Philippines October of last year which made her way to the prestigious Ford Supermodel of the World held in New York City last Saturday (Sunday in Manila). Models from over 50 countries join the competition. Danica, a 17 year old UP Fine Arts student, won a $250,000 modeling contract with Ford Models. On the other hand, the Litihuanian 1st runner up was awarded a $150 modeling contract, then the 2nd runner up from Poland got a $100,000 modeling contract.
For those who doesn't know Danica Magpantay yet, she is the daughter of Milagros "Lala" Flores, a former Supermodel of the World Philippines 1990, now a renowned make up artist herself. She who won the Crest Best Smile Award at the international competition.
Congratulations Danica! I hope more and more Filipino models out there will also make it to the top just like where you are now.