Maxine Medina

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Maria Mika Maxine Medina
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Medina in 2017
Maria Mika Maxine Perez Medina

(1990-05-09) May 9, 1990 (age 28)
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) [1]
TitleMiss Universe Philippines 2016
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair colorBlack
Eye colorBrown
Binibining Pilipinas 2016
(Winner - Miss Universe Philippines)
Miss Universe 2016
(Top 6)

Maria Mika Maxine Perez Medina also known as Maxine Medina is a Filipino designer, actress, model and beauty pageant titleholder.[2] Medina represented the Philippines at the 65th Miss Universe pageant and placed in the Top 6.

Early life and education[edit]

Medina was born on May 9, 1990 in Quezon City, Philippines.[3] She obtained a bachelor's degree in interior design from the Philippines School of Interior Design in De La Salle–College of Saint Benilde. Medina is a commercial print ad model and a senior member of Professional Models Association of the Philippines.[4] Dianne Medina is her cousin.[5] Medina is also the niece of former Binibining Pilipinas-Universe 1990 Germelina Padilla.



Year Title Role Producer
2014 Beauty in a Bottle Atty. Peaches Quantum Films/ Skylight Films/ ABS-CBN Film Productions, Inc.
2017 Spirit of the Glass 2: The Haunted Lisette OctoArts Films/ T-Rex Entertainment
2018 Kusina Kings Baby Girl Star Cinema


Year Title Role Network
2018 Hanggang Saan Atty. Georgette Sandiego ABS-CBN
It's Showtime Miss Q and A guest judge
Swak na Swak Herself/guest co-host
Ipaglaban Mo: Abogada Trina
Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Los Bastardos Isay


Binibining Pilipinas 2016[edit]

Medina joined Binibining Pilipinas 2016 on April 17, 2016 held at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, where she was crowned as Miss Universe Philippines 2016.[6] She succeeded outgoing Miss Universe Philippines 2015 and Miss Universe 2015, Pia Wurtzbach.[4][5]

Miss Universe 2016[edit]

Medina represented the Philippines at the Miss Universe 2016, and ended as Top 10 - 10th Place. With this, the Philippines placed in the semifinals for the seventh consecutive year and it placed in Top 10 for the second year[4]


  1. ^ By Request – Women. Professional Models Association of the Philippines.
  2. ^ "Maxine Medina". Retrieved 2019-02-27.
  3. ^ "Maxene Medina hopes for a back-to-back Miss Universe win". ABS-CBN Corporation. April 18, 2015. Retrieved January 23, 2017.
  4. ^ a b c Tan, Lara (July 28, 2016). "Know more about Miss Universe Philippines 2016 Maxine Medina". CNN Philippines. Retrieved January 22, 2017.
  5. ^ a b Dabu, Bianca Rose (April 22, 2016). "Get to know Binibining Pilipinas-Universe 2016 Maxine Medina". GMA News Online. Retrieved January 22, 2017.
  6. ^ "Binibining Pilipinas 2016 - Pageant Planet". Retrieved 2019-02-27.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Pia Wurtzbach
Miss Universe Philippines
Succeeded by
Rachel Peters