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|Beauty pageant titleholder|
May 8, 1984
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Title(s)||Miss Universe Indonesia 2006|
|Puteri Indonesia 2005 (winner)|
Nadine Chandrawinata (born May 8, 1984) was Puteri Indonesia (Miss Indonesia Universe) or literally Princess Of Indonesia 2005, and a delegate representing Indonesia in the 2006 Miss Universe Pageant. She was the second Miss Indonesia Universe to participate in the pageant (preceded by Artika Sari Devi) after a long hiatus in 1996. Her father is Chinese and her mother is German. She has two siblings, twins Marcel and Mischa, who are also models and actors. She measures 175 cm (5 feet 9 inches) in height and 60 kg (122 lb) in weight.
Many doubted her public speaking ability since she stuttered a lot during interviews. She has also repeatedly used incorrect words from time to time. Her English is limited, which was made obvious in an interview published in the Miss Universe 2006 website. For subsequent question and answer sessions, she used a translator.
On July 19, 2006, Nadine was reported to the police by the Islamic Front Defenders (Front Pembela Islam) for her involvement in the 2006 Miss Universe Pageant. She was accused of breaking the Code of Law 281, edict number 02/U/1984, regarding Cultural and Educational conduct. Indonesian law forbids any kind of involvement in beauty pageants and considers such to be indecency. Nadine was one of several people who were reported for this misdemeanor, and others included Miss Indonesia 2004 Artika Sari Devi and the Miss Indonesia Foundation. The issue, however, seemed to have fizzled out over time and nothing ever came of it. According to a Miss Universe 2006 interview, she considers Mother Teresa her idol and wants to work for UNICEF in the future. Despite all the controversy, she attained runner-up position for National Costume thanks to Anne Avantie, who designed kebaya Kencono Wungu. And because of her warm personality, she also reached runner-up for Miss Congeniality.
She starred in an Indonesian drama movie, Reality, Love, and Rock'n Roll, with fellow actor Herjunot Ali, who happens to be Agni Pratistha's boyfriend. She was an F1 ambassador for the 2006 Petronas Malaysian F1 Grand Prix. She is also a commercial star of Kiranti.
In July 14, 2011 Nadine Chandrawinata was promoted as Keke Bainena Mamuju (Miss Mamuju) for promoting Mamuju Regency Tourism Industry. She was chosen because of her integrity, and the fact that there were no negative issues during her run as Miss Indonesia.
- Close up interview at Miss Universe official website
- Profile at missosology.org
- Nadine Chandrawinata at the Internet Movie Database
- Nadia Chandrawinata - Puteri Indonesia 2005
|Awards and achievements|
Artika Sari Devi