The much-awaited Cycle 2 of Philippines' Next Top Model premiered last night on TV5, where host and former FHM cover girl Maggie Wilson-Consunji and judges Rapha Kiefer, Rainer Dagala and Miss International 2016 Kylie Verzosa finally introduced the final 12 contestants who passed the auditions held in Mandaluyong, Baguio, Cebu, and Davao last January.
Wasting no time, your ever-hardworking FHM pals began "researching" about this diverse set of stunning women the very night after the announcement. From ex-beauty queens to seasoned models, all these ladies have the charisma, drive, and uniqueness to carve out their place in glitzy yet cutthroat world of modeling.
1) Petche Ann Vale
Having two years of modeling experience under her belt, Ann was a contestant in last year's Mutya ng Pilipinas.
2) Janilyn Medina
The freelance model is also an aspiring singer and hip-hop dancer. A mom and a self-confessed bisexual, she hopes to make the LGBTQ community proud if she wins.
3) Ina Dominica Guerrero
4) Adela Mae Marshall
This Filipino-British looker is also a musician.
5) Jan Helen Villanueva
Jan has been in the pageant circuit since she was 16 years old and was a part of Binibining Pilipinas 2013.
6) Kimberly Naomi Valies
Kim bears a striking resemblance to supermodel Tyra Banks, host of the original America’s Next Top Model.
7) Blaise Marie Buendia
Blaise is the team captain of the Ateneo Blue Babble Battalion that competed in last year’s UAAP Cheerdance Competition.
8) Angela Lehmann
Though little is known about this half-Swiss model, her IG games looks to be quite on point.
9) Shekinah Danquah
Bullies didn't stop Shekie from modeling, which she has been doing for five years now.
10) Aivie Phan
This Canada-born headturner is the reigning Miss Beautiful Planet Philippines.
11) Sarah Jane Edwards
Sarah is hoping to translate her success as a commercial and events model into the big time.
12) Janelle Olafson
The former beauty queen had also been a radio DJ in the past.
Philippines’ Next Top Model: High Street airs every Tuesday at 8:10PM on TV5