Saturday, May 21, 2011

Riza Santos wins 'Miss World Canada 2011'

Riza Santos, the former Pinoy Big Brother housemate, was crowned as Miss World Canada 2011 at the River Rock Show Theater in Richmond, Canada. The 24 year-old Filipino-Canadian beauty will be representing Canada in the Miss World 2011 beauty pageant which will be held in London on November 8.

Newly-crowned Miss Canada World 2011 Riza Santos, teary-eyed after winning the title | Photo source:

Riza Santos previously competed in Miss Earth held in the Philippines in 2006 where she bagged the Miss Photogenic and Miss Fontana awards.

Santos became more popular to Filipinos when she joined the Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition 2. After her second place win in the reality show, she appeared on a number of TV shows and movies in the country. She was also linked to singer Mark Bautista.