The winner of Miss Universe 2015 is Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach. She was awarded the crown of December 20, 2015.
Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach (born September 24, 1989) is a Filipino-German actress, model, host, TV personality, chef, beauty writer, stylist, makeup artist and beauty pageant titleholder who won the Binibining Pilipinas 2015 national pageant as Miss Universe Philippines 2015.
Wurtzbach is of Filipino and German descent born on September 24, 1989 in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Her father, Klaus Uwe Wurtzbach, is German while her mother is a retired Filipino nurse based in London. She has one sister who is three years younger than her. She finished her secondary education at ABS-CBN Distance Learning School in Quezon City and studied Culinary Arts at the Center for Asian Culinary Studies in San Juan, Metro Manila.
Pia Wurtzbach is a professional model, actress, host and TV personality. She is also a Culinary Arts graduate from the Center for Culinary Studies. At age 4, under the name Pia Romero, she worked as an actress and was managed by ABS-CBN’s theatrical agency called Star Magic. Among her TV credits are the teen-oriented series K2BU, the concert variety program ASAP, the romance anthology Your Song, the sitcom show Bora, and the drama series Sa Piling Mo. She appeared in films such as Kung Ako Na Lang Sana (2003), All My Life (2004), and All About Love (2006). At present she is a stylist, makeup artist and beauty writer for Inquirer Lifestyle’s 2bU section.
As of 2015, Wurtzbach is romantically linked to Filipino president Benigno Aquino III.
The previous Miss Universe was Paulina Vega of Colombia who was crowned on 25 January 2015 in Doral, USA. Traditionally, Miss Universe lives in New York City during her reign.