Vũ Hoàng My

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Vũ Hoàng My
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hoang My in Mot Magazine
Born (1988-06-25) 25 June 1988 (age 29)
Đồng Nai Province, Vietnam
Alma mater RMIT International University, Vietnam (2011), Multimedia Design
New York Film Academy, Universal Studio, U.S, BFA in Filmmaking.
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)[1]
Measurements Bust: 88 cm (34.6 in)[2]
Waist:60 cm (23.6 in)[2]
Hips: 90 cm (35.4 in)[2]
Hair color Dark brown
Eye color Brown
Title(s) Miss Vietnam 2010
Major
competition(s)
Miss Universe 2011
Miss World 2012

Vũ Thị Hoàng My (born 25 June 1988, in Đồng Nai Province) is a Vietnamese beauty queen, an athlete, a humanitarian activist and a filmmaker. She is the first and only Vietnamese beauty pageant titleholder to be chosen to represent the 2 biggest beauty pageants in the world: Miss Universe 2011 and Miss World 2012 and was the strongest representative of Vietnam (2011). Hoang My is an icon of healthy lifestyle for young generation, is successful as model, host, copy writer, and a dancer. She is consulting for beauty pageants, sport projects, NGO organisations and film projects. As a filmmaker, she produce both fiction and documentary features. She speaks fluently Vietnamese and English.

Early life and family[edit]

Vũ Hoàng My, which translates in English to "A Golden Feather of a Bird", was born into a family of headmasters, educators, architects and agriculturalists. Her beauty is considered ethnically Viet. Her early life was spent at Đồng Nai Province in southeastern Vietnam, where foreign investment in the primary and secondary sectors of the economy has been heavy since the Đổi Mới economic policy of the late 1980s. As a high school student, she sat as a representative on social committees and the governing student body at Thống Nhất A High School. She was a multimedia design student at RMIT University (2011), Saigon South Campus [3] and a BFA in filmmaking student at New York Film Academy, Universal Studio, LA, USA.

Pageantry[edit]

Miss Vietnam 2010[edit]

Vu Hoang My in evening gown at Miss Universe 2011, São Paulo, Brazil

In the first year she participated, Vu Hoang My became the first runner-up of Miss Vietnam 2010, answering the question about Halong Bay:

  • Final Question: What do you know about Halong Bay, where the Miss Vietnam Pageant is happening?
  • Answer: Halong Bay is the intersection of the earth, the sky and the ocean. It has an imposing beauty and its impression can touch our hearts easily. Halong Bay was voted one of the New7Wonders of Nature. To me, after several years, now that I have come back, Halong Bay makes me feel like I am seeing my old soulmate.

Miss Universe 2011[edit]

Vũ Hoàng My was selected by Unicorp - the franchise holder - to represent Vietnam in the Miss Universe 2011 competition in São Paulo, Brazil in August and September 2011.[4] In the opinion of some critics, she was one of the best Vietnamese representatives ever[5] to participate in the international beauty pageant cirrcut.

Miss World 2012[edit]

Vu Hoang My in Miss Sport at Miss World 2012

Hoang My was recommended by Elite Vietnam - the franchise holder - to be the official representative of Vietnam at Miss World 2012 in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China. She brought a strong image of Vietnam and impressed her fans and followers by her clips:

  • Vu Hoang My - Interview at Miss World[6]
  • Vu Hoang My - Miss World 2012 - PROFILE - Vietnam[7]
  • Vu Hoang My - Miss World 2012 - BEAUTY WITH A PURPOSE[8]
  • Vu Hoang My - MY BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY[9]

Hoang My was always voted into the top 3 in Miss Media and received the biggest support from her fans (43,321 likes on 'Miss World - Vietnam')[10] Facebook Fan Page during 1 month of Miss World 2012.

Hoang My was in top beach beauty[11] of Miss World 2012.

Experience[edit]

  • 01/2016 - Producer, director of documentary 'Decoding Israeli Intelligence'
  • 10/2015 - Partnership Director of Miss Universe Vietnam 2015
  • 09/2015 - Ambassador of Vietnam Mountain Marathon 2015
  • 05/2015 - Ambassador of VNG Ironman 70.3 Vietnam 2015
  • 01/2014 - BFA in Filmmaking - New York Film Academy - Scholarship.
  • 11/2013 - Interviewing stars and director of '47 Ronin' - Tokyo, Japan.
  • 01/2013 - 1 Year Acting For Film Attending - New York Film Academy, LA - scholarship.
  • 09/2012 - Co-host of reality show. Martin Yan - Taste Of Vietnam.
  • 05/2012 - Attending 65th Cannes Film Festival in France.
  • 04/2012 - Interviewing Super Stars and Director of the blockbuster, The Avengers in 2012 in Hollywood.[12][13][14][15]
  • 03/2012 - Dancing With The Stars Vietnam 2012.
  • 08/2012 - Miss World 2012 in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China.
  • 08/2011 - Miss Universe 2011 in São Paulo, Brazil.
  • 08/2010 - Miss Vietnam 2010 in Halong Bay, Vietnam.

Humanitarian work and social activities[edit]

Vu Hoang My has exhibited passion to improve the education for children in Vietnam. She is affiliated with various charities, including:

  • Tiền Phong Study Encouragement Fund[16] (2010).
  • Endorsing and supporting scholarship funds for underprivileged children through Nguyễn Thượng Hiền secondary school in her hometown, Đồng Nai.[17][18] (2010).
  • Fundraiser for Quảng Bình flood victims in 2010.[19]
  • Universe Ambassador Operation Smile Vietnam that helps children with cleft lips and palate in Vietnam (2011-now)
  • Founder of Run For Knowledge - to build libraries for children [8] (2012-now)
  • Ambassador of 'Case For Girls' Campaign' of OneVietnam Organization - to build a network of Vietnamese living all over the world and exposing them to the problems, and solutions, facing the Vietnamese community at home and abroad.[20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Á hậu Hoàng My: "Tôi vui mừng đến nghẹt thở"" (in Vietnamese). Dantri. 2011-05-14. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  2. ^ a b c Mai Huong (2011-05-14). "Hoang My to take part in Miss Universe 2011". Vnexpress. BaoMoi.com. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  3. ^ "Hoàng My sang Hollywood học diễn xuất" (in Vietnamese). Vnexpress. 2013-01-02. Retrieved 2013-06-11. 
  4. ^ "MISS UNIVERSE 2011 - Vietnam". YouTube. 2011-08-28. Retrieved 2017-03-17. 
  5. ^ [1][dead link]
  6. ^ Miss World 2012 Profile - Vietnam on YouTube
  7. ^ "Vũ Hoàng My giới thiệu bản thân Miss World 2012.mp4 - YouTube". M.youtube.com. 2012-07-19. Retrieved 2017-03-17. 
  8. ^ a b "VU HOANG MY - MISS WORLD 2012 - BEAUTY WITH A PURPOSE". YouTube. 2012-08-12. Retrieved 2017-03-17. 
  9. ^ "Vũ Hoàng My giới thiệu nét đẹp cảnh sắc và văn hóa Việt Nam". YouTube. 2012-07-20. Retrieved 2017-03-17. 
  10. ^ "Security Check Required". Facebook. Retrieved 2017-03-17. 
  11. ^ [2][dead link]
  12. ^ "The Avengers - Hoàng My Phỏng vấn Scarlett Johansson và Jeremy Renner- MegaStar Cineplex". YouTube. 2012-04-28. Retrieved 2017-03-17. 
  13. ^ "The Avengers - Hoàng My phỏng vấn Tom Hiddleston - MegaStar Cineplex". YouTube. 2012-04-28. Retrieved 2017-03-17. 
  14. ^ "The Avengers-Hoàng My phỏng vấn Chris hemsworth và Chris Evans- MegaStar Cineplex". YouTube. 2012-04-28. Retrieved 2017-03-17. 
  15. ^ "The Avengers- Hoàng My phỏng vấn Mark Ruffalo - MegaStar Cineplex". YouTube. 2012-04-28. Retrieved 2017-03-17. 
  16. ^ "Hoa hậu, Á hậu thăm báo Tiền Phong - 17-08-2010 | Văn nghệ | Báo điện tử Tiền Phong". Tienphong.vn. Retrieved 2017-03-17. 
  17. ^ [3][dead link]
  18. ^ "Á hậu Hoàng My về thăm lại trường xưa". Dantri.com.vn. 2013-09-16. Retrieved 2017-03-17. 
  19. ^ "Hoàng My kêu gọi nghệ sĩ chụp ảnh làm từ thiện - VnExpress Giải Trí". Vnexpress.net. Retrieved 2017-03-17. 
  20. ^ "Education gave Hoang My the freedom and... - OneVietnam Network". Facebook. 2014-05-28. Retrieved 2017-03-17. 
Preceded by
Võ Hoàng Yến
Miss Universe Vietnam
2011
Succeeded by
Luu Thi Diem Huong