Alden Richards, dubbed as Asia’s Multimedia Superstar and recently hailed as the Philippines’ New Box Office King is paired with Miss Eco International 2017 Thia Thomalla in GMA’s upcoming series “The Gift”.
While every fan is going gaga about Alden’s newest project, we can’t help but be curious about his leading lady. Some would even ask why her of all GMA’s loop of talents. Well, who wouldn’t when it’s Alden Richards we’re talking about, right? But, also – why not?
So for today, we have gathered a few facts about our former beauty queen who happens to be one of GMA’s rising stars. Read on and see for yourself:
1. She’s a Leytena.
Cynthia “Thia” Magpatoc Thomalla is a 24-year-old Pinay-German. She was born on February 25, 1995, and is from Macrohon, Southern Leyte. She took up Tourism at the STI Maasin, Southern Leyte.
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👑 CONGRATULATIONS TO @thia_thomalla on becoming the first ever representative from the Philippines to be crowned MISS ECO INTERNATIONAL in Egypt last week! Now that is what TRUE CHAMP🏆ONS can do! We at Raphael’s are proud to say that Miss Thia graced us with her presence at our venue for an exciting photoshoot we had last year. With that, we can’t congratulate her enough on this amazing achievement! 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 #MissEcoInternational #ThiaThomalla #Thia #Philippines #Eco #Egypt
2. She conquered Cebu’s Sinulog Festival.
In 2016, Thia bagged the Sinulog Festival Queen title when she represented Tribu Himag-ulaw. Apart from the said title, she won most of the Festival’s Special Awards as follows: Miss Photogenic, Miss Kokuryo Cosmetics, Miss OLX Philippines, Miss Yamaha Rev Queen, Miss Lecit-E and Best in Group Production Presentation. Indeed a stunner!
3. She ruled in the national pageantry stint.
Thia successfully continued to prove her beauty, charm, and wit when she got the Miss World Philippines title and made her qualify for an international pageant. Now, who wouldn’t be proud?
4. She wowed the international pageant crowd.
Moving forward with such grace and confidence, she clinched the Miss Eco International crown in Cairo, Egypt held on April 2017 thus making her the very first Pinay to win the said title. She definitely made the whole Philippines proud!