In a sea of fifty-four gentlemen, nine distinctly handsome Filipinos have emerged victorious. Mister International Philippines 2023 culminated as the country’s newest representatives to different international male beauty pageants were chosen.
The pageant’s coronation night took place on June 28 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater in Resorts World Manila. A strong group of dashing Filipinos who hope to make the country proud, all eyes will definitely be on them.
As they prepare for their upcoming stints for both this year and the following year, let’s get to know them a little bit better.
Meet the winners of Mister International Philippines 2023
Mister International Philippines 2023
Taking home the titular title, Quezon City’s Austin Cabatana towers his competition by both his height and his presence. At 6’3”, the model and marketing student succeeds Mister International Philippines 2022 Myron Jude Ordillano.
Austin will serve as the host delegate in the homegrown Mister International 2023 which will take place in the Philippines this September. He will aim to win our second crown, and his chances of succeeding is certainly very high.
Mister National Universe Philippines 2023
Sending two candidates for Mister National Universe next year, the Philippines will definitely have an upper hand for the crown. Earning this recognition are Ruslan Kulikov and Kenneth Aniban.
Hailing from Batangas City, 23-year-old Ruslan is a Licensed Financial Consultant, Certified Investment Advisor as well as an entrepreneur. Meanwhile, Kenneth of Cavite City is 22 years old and is a sophomore International Tourism major, studying at the Lyceum of the Philippines University.
They succeed Mister National Universe Philippines 2022 and Mister National Universe 2023 3rd runner-up Michael Ver Comaling.
Mister Earth International Philippines 2024
Winning the title of Mister Earth International Philippines 2024 must be a call of fate for licensed mining engineer Nathaniel Tiu. With the pageant’s aims to enhance the preservation of Mother Earth and Ecology, this Cebuano hunk is currently taking his master’s degree in environmental studies, specializing in Industrial Ecology.
With a one-year preparation period, this gives Nathaniel the time to condition himself and be in his best fighting form. Outgoing titleholder, Mark Avendaño will represent the Philippines at Mister Earth International 2023 in Venezuela.
Mister Charm Philippines 2023
As he participates in the inaugural Mister Charm competition, 27-year-old Ryan Cruz of Cagayan Province has all the odds in his favor. With the pageant set to take place in the country early next year, this gives him the motivation to go big and make history.
Graduating with a degree in Medical Technology from the Medical Colleges of Northern Philippines, Ryan currently works as a Patient Care Specialist.
Mister Globe Philippines 2023
Flying to the French region of Martinique for Mister Globe 2023 is Gabriel Ira Bautista of Pasig City. A 22-year-old Accountancy student from the National College of Business and Arts, Gabriel is also a model and sports junkie.
Taking place in September 23, Mister Globe aims to promote Charity, Environment, and Tourism through its Mister with a cause projects.
Mister Beauté Internationale Philippines 2023
After last year’s debut win, Shawn Khrysler Sulit will try to achieve a back-to-back win at Mister Beauté Internationale 2023. A 21-year-old Human Resources Management student from Oriental Mindoro, Shawn stands at 6’1” and works as a model.
Heading to Türkiye for the competition, Shawn definitely has all the goods to follow up John Ernest Tanting’s winning performance.
Mister Tourism International Philippines 2023
Passing over his crown, Kitt Cortez welcomes Lhenard Cardozo as the new Mister Tourism International Philippines 2023. Representing Taguig at the national stage, the handsome 24-year-old wanderlust works as a Club junior manager.
With modelling and live streaming as his passions, Lhenard will surely have a productive reign as he waits for his upcoming competition.
Mister Teen International Philippines 2024
Another back-to-back candidate, Phil Tungul comes from Lubao, Pampanga where he juggles both his studies and modelling. The charming 19-year-old succeeds reigning Mister Teen International 2023, Robert Douglas Walcher IV.
With the pressure hanging on his back, Phil has to face the challenge head-on by training and working really hard. This will ensure that by the time he steps on the global stage, he will be unstoppable.
Congratulations to all the winners! May you all venture out to your respective competitions with successful outcomes and we assure you our undying support. Good luck and may the crowns be won!
Vee De Serra is a go-getter and a writer driven by passion. When in doubt, Vee believes that "Life isn't fair but it is up to you make it one." As a city and a beach person—when the sun is out—expect Vee to spend hours getting lost in the concrete jungle or laying by the shoreline with both finishing the day by watching a beautiful sunset.