Debra Jeanne Poh crowned Miss Grand Malaysia 2018

14 May 2018 | Irina Silva

The grand coronation of Miss Grand Malaysia 2018 took place at the Evolve Concept Mall at Jaya, Malaysia on 12th May 2018. 24 finalists fought for the chance to win the title of Miss Grand Malaysia, and the chance to represent Malaysia at the Miss Grand International 2018 finale.  

Miss Grand Malaysia 2017 Sanjeda John crowned her successor at the coronation night of Miss Grand Malaysia. Debra Jeanne Poh was crowned Miss Grand Malaysia and will represent Malaysia at the Miss Grand International 2018 competition where Maria Jose Lora will crown her successor. The first runner-up, Kate Cantwell, was crowned Miss Intercontinental Malaysia 2018, and the second runner-up Scarlet Megan was crowned Miss Globe Malaysia 2018.


Debra Jeanne Poh crowned Miss Grand Malaysia 2018


The Top 12 semi-finalists were Caithlin, Debra, Ellna, Jaspreet, Kate, Khai, Chin, Lekha, Megan, Nanthini, Rachel, Rheanna, and Taanusiya. The Top 5 finalists were:

Winner - Debra

1st Runner-Up (Miss Intercontinental Malaysia) Kate Cantwell

2nd Runner-Up (Miss Global Malaysia) Scarlet Megan

Third Runner-Up - Taanusiya

Fourth Runner-Up – Rachel

The National Director Advocacy Excellence Award was given to Debra, Caithlin, and Kate for their outstanding advocacy achievement throughout the journey to the National Pageant.

Miss Grand Malaysia 2018 Subsidiary Award Winners:

Miss Social Media - Kate

Best in Swimwear - Megan

Best in Evening Gown - Rachel

Miss Popular Vote (by Public) - Megan

Miss Popular Vote (by MGM) - Jaspreet

The aim of Miss Grand International (MGI) Beauty Pageant, through its STOP THE WAR and VIOLENCE campaign, is to deliver this message globally, at regional, national, and international events, through all media channels. Miss Grand Malaysia (MGMO) supports this aim and strives to deliver opportunities, provide a platform for young Malaysian women and at the same time become the relevant voice of the future.

National Director, Jude Benjamin, and Pageant Advisor, Santhawan Boonratana are responsible for MGMO growth and presence in Malaysia.