KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media
OutReach - 14 October
2019 - TV host and actress
Alexis SueAnn, 24, was crowned Miss World Malaysia 2019 on Sunday after
defeating 19 other contestants during the Miss World Malaysia 2019 Grand
Coronation Night held at Mega Star Arena, Kuala Lumpur.
A graduate with a degree in psychology, Alexis received the coveted
crown from Miss World Malaysia 2018 Larissa Ping and was awarded with RM30,000
cash, a CERES diamond ring worth RM20,000, a 1-year artiste management contract
and coaching sessions by renowned Malaysian model and actress Amber Chia. She also
won the People's Choice, Top Talent and Beauty With A Purpose Subsidiary Awards.
20 outstanding young ladies were shortlisted for the pageant final,
consisting of lawyers, teachers, actresses, entrepreneurs and even medical
doctors. Nisha Thayananthan and Amanda Hong, both medical doctors, made it to
top 6 positions during the Grand Final.
Sarawakian beauty queen Juliana Sambai Anak Sibat and Melissa Jespoh Raj
won the 1st Princess and 2nd Princess titles
"Taking inspiration from Miss World Organisation
Founder Mrs Julia Morley's Beauty With A Purpose charity mission, I hope to
provide a platform for beauty queens of Miss World Malaysia to contribute to
society by reaching out to disadvantaged families," said award-winning singer
songwriter Sean Wong, who has been appointed by Miss World Limited as the
National Director of Miss World Malaysia.
The finalists were each required to submit a Beauty With A Purpose
project proposal and the best projects could be adopted by the Miss World
Malaysia Organisation. This year, the Miss World Malaysia Organisation pledged
RM10,000 to support the National Autism Society of Malaysia (NASOM) and RM5,000
to Dignity For Children Foundation to support children's education.
"Miss World Malaysia is a truly unique platform that
could train and empower young women of Malaysia, instilling in them good life
values while nurturing them and strengthening their mindsets," said Eric Goh,
Managing Director of Fantastic Golden, the official licensee of the pageant.
Alexis will be representing Malaysia at Miss World 2019 Final which will
be held on 14 December 2019 in London. The annual event, participated by 130
countries and aired live to approximately 180 countries yearly, attracts more
than 1 billion viewers and consistently ranks among the most watched live
annual entertainment telecasts in the world.
Visit us at http://www.missworldmalaysia.org or our official
Facebook Page: Miss World - Malaysia.