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Catriona Gray :: The Miss Universe 2018 Chronicles (The Birthday Girl)

Catriona Elisa Magnayon Gray was born on January 6, 1994 in Cairns, Queensland, Australia.

Twenty four years later, just days before her 25th birthday, she was crowned as the new Miss Universe. And just one day before the start of fulfilling her duties as the new Miss Universe, she celebrated her birthday by watching the Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen (when a friend gifted her with a front row ticket), food trip and going to Hillsong.

Her friends in both the Philippines and the United States also celebrated her special day with her in their own special way.

©️ Catriona's Instagram: @catriona_gray

©️ Jolo Luarca's Instagram Story: @jololuarca

©️ Esther Swan's Instagram: @swanbirdnyc

©️ Esther Swan's Instagram Story: @swanbirdnyc

Just before the day ends, the Miss Universe Organization announced in social media that Catriona will start her NYC Media Tour on the following day, January 7. Catriona also mentioned this in her own Instagram: "Tomorrow my @missuniverse duties officially start with the beginning of media week!".

©️ Miss Universe's Instagram: @missuniverse

For Catriona, being the new Miss Universe might have not been sinking in yet. But she is a well-loved Miss Universe not only in the Philippines but in the whole world. Proof? She just reached 4M Instagram followers, from barely 1M before the pageant, on her birthday.

Catriona is the 4th Filipina Miss Universe.

You may also follow Catriona's blog at: http://cat-elle.com

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