Michelle Dee is a Filipina actress, model, host, and beauty pageant winner who was awarded Miss Universe Philippines 2023. She will compete in the Miss Universe 2023 pageant in El Salvador. She was previously crowned Miss World Philippines 2019. She finished in the Top 12 in the Miss World 2019 competition in London, England. Here, we will discuss her career, net worth, and personal life.
|Name||Michelle Marquez Dee.|
|Date of Birth||April 24, 1996,|
|Birthplace||Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines|
|Profession||Actress, Athlete, Model,|
Who is Michelle Marquez Dee?
Michelle Dee is a Filipina actress, model, TV host, beauty pageant winner, and social media personality from Makati City, Metro Manila. She first got international prominence after being crowned Miss World Philippines 2019.
The event took held on September 15, 2019, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, Philippines. Furthermore, Dee was crowned Miss World Philippines 2018 by Katarina Sonja Rodriguez (VJ, athlete, model, and Miss World Philippines 2018).
Michelle is currently representing her country at the Miss World 2019 pageant. Furthermore, the ceremony will be held on December 14, 2019, at ExCeL London in London, UK. The actress finished in the Top 40 of the competition.
Michelle Dee is well-known for being the 2019 Miss World Philippines. Dee won her Head-to-Head duel against Turkey’s Simay Rasimolu. She made her film debut as Gianna in the film “Because I Love You.”
The film was released on June 26th, 2019. She also had her debut television appearance in the drama series “Love You Two.” In the program, she played Michaela “Mochi” Isidro, one of the recurrent characters.
Michelle Dee: Bio, Family, and Career
Michelle Daniela Marquez Dee was born on April 24, 1995, in Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines. She is the daughter of billionaire Frederick “Derek” Dee and actress, author, former supermodel, and Miss International 1979 Melanie Marquez.
She spent her childhood in the Philippines as well as in the Utah countryside. She is Filipino by nationality and of mixed undetermined ethnicity. In terms of education, she earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from De La Salle University in Manila, Philippines.
In addition, she began her modeling career as an internationally signed model. She is also an enthusiastic photographer. She has been a spokesman for autism since the age of sixteen after both of her siblings were diagnosed with the disorder.
On September 15, 2019, she was crowned Miss World Philippines 2019 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. Following that, she qualified to compete in the 2019 Miss World pageant, which will be held on December 14, 2019, at the ExCel Stadium in London, England. Despite not winning the title, she finished in the Top 40 of Top Model and the Top 20 of Beauty with a Purpose.
She then began her career in the Filipino entertainment industry. She made her acting debut in the 2019 Filipino feature film Because I Love You as Gianna.
In 2019, in Love You Two, she had her debut television appearance as Michaela “Mochi” Isidro. She has also appeared in various television shows such as One of the Baes, Agimat ng Agila, and I Left My Heart in Sorsogon.
Michelle Marquez’s Net Worth
Michelle Dee’s net worth is estimated to be in the $5 million range. Her primary source of income comes from her job as an actor, model, host, and beauty pageant contestant.
Michelle Dee’s monthly income and other job earnings total more than $350,000 USD per year. Her exceptional talents have won her a luxury lifestyle and vacations in expensive cars. She is the richest and most powerful beauty pageant queen in the Philippines. She is 1.78m tall and has a healthy body weight, which complements her personality.
Michelle Marquez’s Personal Life
In terms of her personal life, she has kept her private affairs private from the media. She is possibly single and unmarried at the moment. She was, however, rumored to be in a relationship with Filipino actress Mikee Quintos. They’ve been a rumor for a long time, but neither party has verified it. After a while, she revealed that they are high school classmates and just good friends.
Michelle Dee Philanthropy
Dee grew up with two brothers who were diagnosed with autism. Since she was sixteen, she has worked to raise awareness of autism and teach people about mental health.
She has been collaborating with the Center for Possibilities Incorporation, a foundation that assists and cares for children with special needs, and other organizations to spread more information on autism, assist those with a developmental disability—particularly young people—and raise awareness about autism and mental health.
Dee contributed a portion of her reward money after winning Miss World Philippines 2019 to those on the autistic spectrum who require medical care and other necessary help.
Michelle Dee also collaborates with the Autism Society Philippines to raise attention to the needs of individuals on the autism spectrum and their families, as well as to improve access to intervention facilities and services, particularly in rural regions.
She promotes autism advocacy programs such as art therapy, hippotherapy, and inclusive employment for persons on the autism spectrum. In January 2020, she was named a Goodwill Ambassador for the Autism Society Philippines. Dee is also an LGBT rights activist.