- 51-year-old Pinay bags another international beauty pageant title
- Agnes Jakosalem was crowned as the new among 14 other candidates
- Jakosalem was the first Filipina to win the crown in the said pageant
People from all over the world witnessed the most anticipated Miss Universe pageant held at the Mall of Asia Arena. It was such a victorious event as Miss France Iris Mittenaere was crowned as the new Miss Universe.
Philippine's bet Maxine Medina, despite not bagging the crown, still made the Filipinos proud a she advanced to the top 6 of the competition.
As former Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach passed on her crown, another Filipina earned a beauty pageant title. And she is not your ordinary beauty queen, but she definitely nailed it!
The 51-year-old Agnes Jakosalem was hailed as the new Mrs. Grandma Universe 2017 as she stood out among 14 other candidates during the event held last January 22, 2017 in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Mrs. Grandma Universe, who has three children and one grandchild, arrived at the Mactan Cebu International Airport, Sunday night, and was happily greeted by her family.
It was such a surprise for Jakosalem as she shared that she has no experience in joining beauty contests. According to her, all he brought with her to win the title was her confidence and the Filipino pride.
Because of such, she was hailed as the first ever Filipina Mrs. Grandma Universe.
A day after Jakosalem's arrival, the Miss Universe pageant was held in the country where PH bet Maxine finished in the top 6.