Miss Universe Philippines 2022 Top 50: Michelle Marquez Dee

09 Mar 2022 | Priya Bhardwaj

Miss Universe Philippines 2022, the 3rd edition of the Miss Universe Philippines, will be held on 30th April 2022 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Bay City, Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines. Beatrice Luigi Gomez of Cebu City will crown her successor at the end of the event finale.

Michelle Daniela Dee has made it to the Top 50 at the national pageant and the pageant fanatics are way too excited. An actress, athlete and model, Michelle is also the daughter of supermodel and Miss International 1979 Melanie Marquez.



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She attended the De La Salle University in Manila, Philippines and graduated with a degree in psychology. The 26-year-old beauty queen is also an LGBTQIA+ rights advocate and speaks for autism awareness.  

Not new to the pageant world, Michelle Dee was crowned Miss World Philippines 2019 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. As the representative of Philippines at Miss World 2019, Dee competed at the international pageant held at the ExCel Stadium in London, England, United Kingdom on 14th December 2019. She ultimately placed in Top 12 at the end of the event finale.




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Michelle has a long list of achievements in the film and tv industry; she starred in ‘Because I Love You’ where she played Gianna (2019) and G! LU in the same year. In television, she starred in ‘I Left My Heart in Sorsogon’ where she played Hazelyn ‘Hazel’ Pangan (2021), Agimat ng Agila where she played Serpenta (2021), One of the Baes where she played young Alona Aragoza (2019), Love You Two where she played Michaela "Mochi" Isidro (2019), Glow Up which she hosted in 2019 and Celebrity Bluff where she was the celebrity guest (2018).



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Dee has been an advocate for autism awareness and mental health education since she was sixteen years old as she grew up with two of her siblings who were diagnosed with autism. Her strong advocacy, her stunning beauty and strong personality, Dee is definitely the front-runner for Miss Universe Philippines 2022 crown.