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13 things about Apriel Smith, beauty queen from Cebu, Philippines

Apriel Smith (©Miss Universe Philippines)

Apriel Smith (©Miss Universe Philippines)

  1. She was born in 1996. She is the youngest and only girl of four siblings. His brothers Michael, Daniel and Rafael are into music. His eldest brother is gay.
  2. Her late father Daryl Smith is from Atlanta, Georgia, United States. A former Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) import, he was playing basketball in Liloan, Cebu, Philippines on August 5, 2008 when he had a heart failure due to over fatigue. He was pronounced dead at the Mandaue City Hospital.
  3. She stands 5’8” ¾.
  4. In 2008, when she was in the sixth grade, Danny Booc of Ozar Models spotted her buying barbecue near her house. He became her manager and helped launch her career as a model.
  5. Miss Milo Little Olympics in 2010, an interschool beauty pageant with no question-and-answer portion.
  6. She was Miss Dumanjug 2011, her first pageant with a question-and-answer portion.
  7. In 2012, she was crowned Sinulog Festival Queen and Miss Cebu City Olympics.
  8. She was third runner-up in Miss Mandaue 2013.
  9. She was Miss Badian Tourism 2015.
  10. She finished in the Top 15 in Bb. Pilipinas 2016.
  11. In 2017, she was crowned Binibining Cebu, making her the inaugural winner of the title. In the same year, she was first runner-up in Reyna ng Aliwan 2017.
  12. She was Miss Isabel 2019.
  13. She worked as a part-time model while studying tourism at the University of San Carlos. She was a member of the university’s a member of the volleyball varsity team.

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