Ecuador’s Angela Bonilla was named Miss Global 2016 at the pageant’s coronation night at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on Saturday.
The 24-year-old beauty from San Miguel de Urcuquí, Imbabura beat 39 other country representatives to become the fourth Miss Global, succeeding Australian Jessica Peart.
The Philippines’ Camille Hirro was first runner-up.
At the event, Senator Manny Pacquiao, who was one of the judges, posed at the end with the winners and even helped out with Miss Iran’s magic trick beforehand.
The Miss Global pageant was established in Los Angeles in 2013. The winners so far are Canadian Emily Kiss in 2013, her compatriot Ela Mino in 2014, Peart in 2015 and Bonilla this year.
Miss Universe 2005 Natalie Glebova was one of the pageant’s hosts.
This year’s pageant will air on GMANews TV channel 11 on October 9, 9 p.m. — BM, GMA News