Beauty pageant titlists venturing into joining showbiz is not so uncommon. For the past decades, there have been countless beauty queens who have successfully crossed over to show business. To name a few, we have Miss Universe 1969 Gloria Diaz, Miss International 1979 Melanie Marquez, 1994 Bb. Pilipinas-Universe Charlene Gonzales, and 1999 Miss Universe 1st runner-up Miriam Quiambao.
Meanwhile, there also have been showbiz personalities, who have ventured in beauty pageants. The downside of this is that the pressure on them to win is higher since they are celebrities.
So far, there have been a number of celebrities-turned-beauty-queens, who have fared well in pageant contents both local and international.