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Anna Theresa Licaros (born August 10, 1984 in Mandaluyong City, Philippines),                    Anna Theresa Licaros
nicknamed Tere, is the Binibining Pilipinas-Universe 2007 titleholder.
                                                                                                  Beauty pageant titleholder

      Contents                                                                        Born              Anna Theresa Licaros
                                                                                                        Philippines
 1 Early life
 2 Beauty queen                                                                       Height            5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
 3 TV career                                                                          Hair color        Black
     3.1 TV Shows
                                                                                      Eye color         Black
 4 References
                                                                                      Title(s)          Bb Pilipinas-Universe 2007
 5 External links
                                                                                      Major          Binibining Pilipinas (winner)
                                                                                      competition(s) Miss Universe 2007
Early life                                                                                           (Photogenic)

Licaros was raised in Cainta, Rizal but traces her roots to Cuenca, Batangas. She
is the eldest in a brood that includes three brothers.
A consistent honor student, Licaros graduated with honors from elementary school in Assumption Antipolo, and as high school
valedictorian at the same school. In 2005, she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast
Communication at the University of the Philippines Diliman, garnering a General Weighted Average (GWA) of 1.161.
In 2009, she graduated salutatorian from the University of the Philippines College of Law. She took the 2009 Philippine Bar
Examinations in September and was one of 1451 examinees who passed out of 5,903 examinees when the results were
released on March 26, 2010. The national passing rate for that year's Bar Exams was 25%.

Beauty queen
Licaros was spotted by a talent agent during registration week in law school and was prodded to go to a talent agent for a
VTR. During the VTR, the agent broached the idea of her joining the Binibining Pilipinas beauty pageant. She signed up for
the contest and eventually captured the title of Binibining Pilipinas-Universe on March 3, 2007. She was the official
representative of the Philippines to the Miss Universe 2007 pageant held in Mexico City, Mexico. [1]
Standing at 5 feet 9 inches, Licaros bagged a number of special awards during pageant night, and her impressive answer to
the final question (where she was asked to choose between lovelife or the crown, and she chose the crown), enabled her to
win one of the pageant's three titles. [1]
In the Miss Universe 2007 pageant, she won the Miss Photogenic special award via a worldwide internet voting poll. She is
the seventh delegate from the Philippines to have won the special award. However, she did not place in the top fifteen
semifinalists.

TV career
In August 2007, she joined the on the GMA Network's reality show Celebrity Duets: Philippine Edition. She admitted being a
fan of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and jazz music, and stated that she would like to perform a rock number on TV. [2]
Licaros became one of the hosts in QTV 11's Fit and Fab.
Anna is now a mainstay of GMA 7's sitcom, Show Me Da Manny in 2010, this was her 2nd GMA show after Celebrity Duets
in 2007.

TV Shows
   Celebrity Duets (GMA)
     Fit And Fab (QTV)
     Quickfire with Chef Rosebud Benitez (QTV)
     Talentadong Pinoy (TV5) - guest judge
     Show Me Da Manny (GMA)

References
  1. ^ a b Binibining Pilipinas 2007 Press Release.
  2. ^ GMA NEWS.TV, Anna Theresa Licaros: RP's singing beauty queen

External links
     Missosology Philippines article on the pageant
     Missosology Philippines blog information
     Ms. Licaros' Valedictory Address, UP Pagtatapos 2005
     Anna Theresa Licaros, Summa Cum Laude, UP Pagtatapos 2005

                                      Preceded by   Binibining Pilipinas-Universe      Succeeded by
                                Lia Andrea Ramos                 2007               Jennifer Barrientos

 V   · T· E·                                          Binibining Pilipinas titleholders (2007)

                    Universe                                   World                                      International
               Anna Theresa Licaros                     Margaret Nales Wilson                         Nadia Lee Cien Shami



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