Why: She represented the Philippines in the 2016 Miss Universe pageant and made it to the Top 6.
Why: The 32-year-old Israeli actress and former Miss Israel starred in one of the most successful DC movies ever, Wonder Woman.
Why: The GMA actress made headlines when she announced her engagement to Aljur Abrenica and her pregnancy with his child. She gave birth to their son Alas Joaquin in August.
Kim Tae Hee
Why: The Korean actress and wife of K-pop idol Rain gave birth to their first child in October.
Why: The 19-year-old Filipino-German model won the fifth cycle of Asia's Next Top Model.Continue reading below ↓
Lee Sung Kyung
Why: The lead actress of Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo had a brief romance with her leading man Nam Joo Hyuk. The two split in August.
Why: The all-girl group is dominating the world of K-pop with their latest album As If It's Your Last.
Mariel de Leon
Why: The Philippines' bet for the 2017 Miss International pageant made headlines for being outspoken about the country's social and political issues, including the current war on drugs.
Why: The Puerto Rican actress and Miss Universe 1993 made her big return to the country in January as a judge for the 2016 Miss Universe pageant.
Why: The Filipino-British beauty queen represented the Philippines in the 2017 Miss Universe pageant. She finished as part of the Top 10 in the competition.
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