The 14 Contenders:
Filantropi Witoko of Indonesia
Helena Chan of Hong Kong
Jee Choi of Korea
Jessica Amornkuldilok of Thailand
Kate Ma of Taiwan
Kyla Tan of Singapore
Monica Benjaratjarunun of Thailand
Rachel Erasmus of India
Sofia Wakabayashi of Japan
Stephanie Retuya of the Philippines
Aastha Pokharel of Nepal
Melissa Th’ng of Malaysia
Thuy Trang Nguyen of Vietnam
Bei Si Liu of China
The Judges of “Asia’s Next Top Model” are: (L-R) Daniel Boey, Nadya Hutagalung, Todd Anthony Tyler and Pinay top model Joey Mead King.
Meet Stephanie, the Philippine bet in “Asia’s Next Top Model”;
Stephanie is a part-time model and a full-time mother to a baby girl. She only started modeling about a year ago, and discovered that modeling is not work to her because she feels completely in her element. Her budding modeling career was soon interrupted because she got pregnant, and she now feels that surge of desire to continue pursuing what she believes is meant for her. For someone who is very passive and shy, she is busting a big move to fulfill her dream by taking part in this reality TV competition. She has never travelled outside of her country, and grew up thinking she was freakishly tall and did not talk much to people.
“Asia’s Next Top Model” will premiere on Star World tonight at 8:55pm (Manila time).
Watch the trailer here:
Photos: Star World