Zorayda Andam

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Zorayda Andam
Born Zorayda Ruth Blanco Andam
(1976-09-05) September 5, 1976 (age 41)
Philippines
Title Binibining Pilipinas Universe 2001
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair color Black
Eye color Black
Major
competition(s)
Binibining Pilipinas 2001
(Winner- Binibining Pilipinas Universe 2001)
Miss Universe 2001
(1st Runner-up for Best National Costume)

Zorayda Ruth Blanco Andam (born c. 1980) is a Filipino lawyer, beauty queen, television host and news anchor. She won the title of Binibining Pilipinas Universe 2001.[1]

Career[edit]

Andam hails from Baguio City. She finished her High School studies at Baguio City High School. She was a cum laude graduate of the University of the Philippines School of Economics. She entered the University of the Philippines College of Law, where she obtained her law degree in 2004. She was the recipient of the Dean's Medal for Academic Excellence upon graduation from law school.[1] She took the annual Philippine Bar Exams in September 2004 and was admitted to the Philippine bar in May 2005. She currently practices law in Manila.

She hosted the television show Good Take, which aired on IBC-13. From November 2, 2009, she replaced Thea Gavino as the news anchor of IBC News Tonight until she was replaced by Joee Guilas in 2010.

Pageantry[edit]

Binibining Pilipinas 2001[edit]

On March 10, 2001 Andam was crowned Binibining Pilipinas Universe 2001, gaining the right to represent the Philippines at Miss Universe 2001.

Miss Universe 2001[edit]

As the reigning Binibining Pilipinas Universe, Andam represented the Philippines Miss Universe 2001 in Bayamón, Puerto Rico where she failed to enter the Top 10 but won 1st Runner-up for Best National Costume.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lat, Ma. Tanya Karina A.; Gamez, Maria Gracia R.; Bagares, Romel R.; Manait, Marilyn S.; Tonson, Marlon Anthony R. (2005). Bar Blues: or everything you want to know about the bar exams but are too busy to ask. Manila, Philippines: Centralbooks. p. 157. 

References[edit]

  • Lat, Ma. Tanya Karina A.; Gamez, Maria Gracia R.; Bagares, Romel R.; Manait, Marilyn S.; Tonson, Marlon Anthony R. (2005). Bar Blues: or everything you want to know about the bar exams but are too busy to ask. Manila, Philippines: Centralbooks. p. 157. 

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Nina Ricci Alagao
Miss Universe Philippines
2001
Succeeded by
Karen Loren Agustin