The 14 Ambitious Models Vying To Be Crowned Asia’s Next Top Model


The smash hit reality competition series Asia’s Next Top Model, Asia’s leading TV entertainment destination for chic and stylish women, is back with season 4 and ZALORA will be there for every step of their journey. Fourteen ambitious young models from all over Asia, including Hong Kong, Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, and Singapore will take on this once-in-a-lifetime challenge, dressed head-to-toe in ZALORA’s high street fashion must haves.

ZALORA will be joining a team of experts from across the global fashion scene including Cindy Bishop, the versatile and talented host of AsNTM, Kelly Tandiono, fierce model mentor of the show and Yu Tsai, famed fashion photographer and Creative Director all who will help guide the girls on their journey to becoming world-class modelling professionals.

The 14 contestants are:

Angie Watkins — Singapore

Angie is a Singaporean model who has shot for famous fashion brands such as Theory Of Seven and Abercrombie & Fitch, and is looking to kick-start her modelling career by joining Asia’s Next Top Model.

Ngo Thi Quynh Mai AKA Mai Ngo — Vietnam

The young Miss Universe Vietnam contestant joins Asia’s Next Top Model to be recognized as more than a pageant girl, but a model in the bustling industry.

Tugs Saruul — Mongolia

Tugs is the first Mongolian contestant on Asia’s Next Top Model, and as a tough single mum who is raising her 2 year old daughter, AsNTM 4 could be her first and last competition — can she make it to the top?

Jessica Lam — Hong Kong

Jessica began her journey into the modeling world during her final year of high school. Her mesmerising eyes have landed her a commercial with celebrity model Kendall Jenner. Her go-getter personality and polished modelling skills are traits every top model should have — can she trump the other contestants?

Gwendoline Ruais AKA Gwen — Philippines

Gwen is half-Filipino and half-French, as well as the winner of Miss World Philippines and 1st runner up for Miss World 2011. But as a pageant girl, she was never recognized as a legitimate fashion model. Her mother was also a supermodel in the Philippines, and is her inspiration for joining the show. It’s time for Gwen to prove herself to everyone and shine more than she already has!

Wanvisa Goldman AKA Maya — Thailand

Maya is a fiery Thai model who is looking to enhance her modelling career by joining the competition. Being 3rd place in Miss Universe Thailand has given her the drive and motivation to make it to the top.

That Htet Aung AKA May — Myanmar

May is the first Burmese contestant on AsNTM and one of the youngest competitors in the history of the show. She was also the winner of Miss Asia Pacific World 2014, but aspires to prove herself to become one of the successful Burmese models in the industry.

Patricia Gunawan — Indonesia

Patricia was in the top 15 girls of Miss Indonesia 2012 and was inspired to join AsNTM by Gani, the winner of AsNTM Cycle 3. She is already an experienced Indonesian host and actress, but one of her biggest dreams would be to be crowned the winner of AsNTM.

Jiratchaya Kedkong AKA Tawan- Thailand

Tawan is a professional model from Thailand who has shot for many Thai magazines. With her versatile appearance and strong walk, she has been signed by 3 model agencies, but feels winning AsNTM would be the jewel in her crown.

Julian Flores — Philippines

Julian is a goal-digger; she believes she’ll be able to make it to the top and be named Asia’s Next Top Model. Her sheer determination and persistence are sure to get her to the top.

Sang In Kim — South Korea

Sang In, the edgy girl with an attitude. As a girl who takes her career seriously, her end goal is to prove herself as a professional and successful model.

Aldilla Zahraa — Indonesia

Aldilla transformed herself from being a kid who loved to eat to an exotic model with a fierce face that leaves people with deep impressions. Her mixed ethnicity of British and Palestinian gives her a unique edge in the competition.

Alaiza Malinao — Philippines

A simple yet experienced professional Filipino model — Alaiza was named Cosmo Philippines’ Top 8 Sexiest Models for 2015. She doesn’t only want to be known as a sexy swimsuit model, but an editorial model as well.

Nuraini Noor AKA Tuti — Malaysia

Tuti’s expressive body movements and strong angles has made her seem aggressive and full of attitude. Being the winner of X Top Model Search Malaysia 2012 and winning X Walk, she has proven her worth as an edgy, editorial model. Joining the competition will be a piece of cake; but will she outshine the other girls?

Keep tuned to as we give you the inside gossip every week. Asia’s Next Top Model Season 4 will premiere on STAR WORLD on Wednesday, 9 March 2016 at 9pm.