Maine named Ultimate Asian Sweetheart 2018


Phenomenal Star Maine Mendoza has won the Ultimate Asian Sweetheart of 2018 title.

Starmometer announced the official results on Thursday, August 30 after a month-long poll.

The 23-year-old actress-host got a total of 757,430 votes on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

“Maine bested more than 120 nominated celebrities from the Asian continent which include TV series stars, K-pop artists, sports personalities, models, beauty queens and movie actresses,” Starmometer stated in an online article.

Even before the polls, Mendoza was recognized by Twitter Philippines as the most talked-about female celebrity for the months of January until June in 2018.

Mendoza rose to fame because of her Dubsmash videos and when she portrayed Yaya Dub in Eat Bulaga!’s “Kalyeserye” segment where she was paired with Alden Richards.

Other Asian female stars who made it to top five of 100 Asian Sweethearts are Urassaya Sperbund of Thailand (401,867 votes), Sanaya Irani of India (401,867 votes), Jennie Kim of South Korea (118,150 votes), and Shen Yue of China (39,587 votes).

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