Gwendoline Ruais

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Gwendoline Ruais
Beauty pageant titleholder
Gwendoline Ruais Miss World 2011 1st Princess.jpg
Born Gwendoline Gaelle Sandrine Ramos Ruais
(1989-12-11) December 11, 1989 (age 27)
Muntinlupa City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Hair color Black
Eye color Black
Title(s) Miss World Philippines 2011
Binibining Pilipinas 2010
(Top 10)
Miss World Philippines 2011
Miss World 2011
(1st Runner-up)
Asia's Next Top Model 2016
(11th Place)

Gwendoline Gaelle Sandrine Ramos Ruais[1][2] (born December 11, 1989)[3] is a French-Filipino beauty queen, fashion model, actress and TV presenter who was crowned Miss World Philippines 2011. Ruais represented the Philippines at the Miss World 2011 pageant in London, England, where she was placed as the 1st Runner-up.


Ruais is half-Filipino and half-French, has a Business Management degree, and majored in Marketing in Southville Foreign University. Ruais has a sister who is also a beauty queen, Gwennaelle Ruais, who competed in Miss Philippines Earth 2010 and finished as the 3rd runner-up.


Binibining Pilipinas[edit]

Ruais first joined Binibining Pilipinas 2010 and placed as a top 10 semifinalist. The eventual winners were (Binibining Pilipinas International 2010) Krista Kleiner, (Binibining Pilipinas World 2010) Czarina Gatbonton, and (Binibining Pilipinas Universe 2010) Venus Raj.

Miss World Philippines[edit]

Ruais joined the first edition of CQGQ's Miss World Philippines in 2011 where she was victorious. She was crowned by Miss World 2010 Alexandra Mills in the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on 18 September 2011. She represented the Philippines in the Miss World 2011 pageant.[4]

Miss World 2011[edit]

In the Miss World finals night, Ruais was crowned as the 1st Princess, with Ivian Sarcos of Venezuela being crowned as the winner. This was the Philippines' first high place in Miss World since Evangeline Pascual placed as 1st Runner-up in 1973 and Ruffa Gutierrez, who placed as 2nd Runner-up in 1993.


After Miss World 2011, Ruais became a regular performer at Party Pilipinas and had a hosting stint at Unang Hirit on GMA Network in 2012. In 2016, she was a contestant on the fourth cycle of Asia's Next Top Model, where she finished 11th place along with Alaiza Malinao.[5]



Year Program Role Network
2012-13 Party Pilipinas Co-Host/Performer GMA Network
2012 Unang Hirit Co-Host
2013 Gusto Kong Maging Beauty Queen Host Studio 23
Miss World 2013 Pageant Reporter GMA Network
2014 Sunday All Stars Performer GMA Network
2016 Asia's Next Top Model (cycle 4) Contestant Star World


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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
China Tang Xiao
Miss World Asia & Oceania
Succeeded by
China Yu Wenxia
Preceded by
Miss World Philippines
Succeeded by
Queneerich Rehman