- Pinay celebrity Maine Mendoza brought pride again to Philippine showbiz
- Maine was hailed as the “Ultimate Asian Sweetheart of 2018” after topping the Online Poll
- She bested other Asian celebrities such as Jennie Kim of Blackpink
Kapuso actress Maine Mendoza brought another honor to the country and to the Philippine showbiz after being recognized as the “Ultimate Asian Sweetheart of 2018.”
KAMI learned that the Twitter’s fifth most buzzed-about celebrity in the world topped other candidates and celebrities in the whole Asian continent.
A month-long online poll was initiated by Starmometer.com where Maine became the only Filipina who made it to the top 5.
The 23-year-old actress garnered a total of 757,430 votes from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and also in the Online Poll.
Maine came on top of Brother of the Year star Urassaya Sperbund of Thailand (2nd), Bollywood actress Sanaya Irani of India (3rd), Blackpink’s Jennie Kim of South Korea (4th), and A Love So Beautiful star Shen Yue of China (5th).
She also competed against other TV series stars, sports personalities, K-Pop artists, film actresses, models, and beauty queens in Asia.
During the semifinals, Maine garnered an overwhelming 1,485,312 that helped her qualify for the final round.
In a previous article by KAMI, Maine and her on-screen partner Alden Richards also got recognized again by Guinness World Records for their #AlDubEBTamangPanahon.
The said hashtag made history as it was hailed as the most-used hashtag within 24 hours after garnering 40,706,392 times of use.
Maine is a Filipina actress and TV host who was dubbed as the “Dubsmash Queen of the Philippines.” She already starred in several movies such as My Bebe Love: #KiligPaMore, Imagine You and Me, and Meant to Beh.
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