Gazini Ganados aka Gazini Christiana Jordi Acopiado Ganados was born on December 26, 1995, and from Dapitan City, Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines. She is a Filipino fashion model and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Universe Philippines 2019.
She will represent the Philippines at the Miss Universe 2019 competition slated 8 December at the Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, the United States. Can Gazini follow in the footsteps of the current Miss Universe Catriona Gray? If Gazini Ganados wins the 2019 pageant, it would be only the second time in its 68-year history that the same country has won back to back titles.
As Miss Universe Philippines 2019, Ganados will represent the Philippines in the Miss Universe 2019 competition slated 8 December at the Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, the United States, where Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray, also from the Philippines, will crown her successor.
She started Modelling at the age of 15 and was scouted by Sven Chua of Origin Model & Martist Management company. She is a graduate of the University of San Jose Recoletos, having studied a degree in tourism and a degree in Health Care Services NCII.
Later, Gazini Ganados signed with Chua and won several titles as a teenager, including Miss Milo Little Olympics 2011, Miss Cesafi 2016, and came in as second runner-up in the Reyna ng Aliwan 2015, and was Miss Cesafi 2016.
In 2019 Miss Philippines was crowned Miss Universe Philippines 2019. During the final of the contest, she said: “If I win the crown tonight, what I will do is to promote my advocacy. My advocacy is for us women to fight for our rights and elderly care and for us to be able to know that someone is loving and someone is pushing us to whatever ambitions that we have. We will be able to rise from our decisions to whatever dreams that we have, the goals that we have, and we will achieve it because of those values, that wisdom that they gave us.” Reports TheNational.
How old is Gazini Ganados? She was born on December 26, 1995, and from Dapitan City, Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines and she are 24 years old as of 2019. She has never met her biological father and was raised by her maternal grandparents.
Her father is Palestinian and she was raised by her Filipino mother, Carmencita Ganados, and her maternal grandparents in Talisay City in the Cebu province. In an Interview with Manila’s ABS-CBN channel, Gazini shared her hopes of one day meeting her Palestinian father. According to her, she has never known her father from the day she was born.
“I’m in no rush of meeting him. But someday, finally, I will have the time to complete myself, my soul, and to thank him for the genes.”
Apart from this Gazini Ganados is an LGBTQIA Ally and on an Instagram, she posted on June 29, 2019, she wrote “Happy Pride Month to one of the most accepting and embracing communities, LGBTQIA+ community and allies! Let this celebration serve as a reminder that, while the fight for equality and acceptance may be far from over, we can stand up for our rights, take the baton and join the generation of brave LGBTQIA+ warriors. Raise Your (Pride) Flag!.”
Estimated Net Worth of her is $210K USD as of 2019. She stands 5 feet 7 inch tall and weighs around 54 KG.