Bea Rose Monterde Santiago (born in Alabang, Muntinlupa) is a Filipino Beauty Pageant Titleholder and Fashion Model who was crowned Miss International 2013 on December 17, 2013. Prior to her win at Binibining Pilipinas, she was a contender in Mutya ng Pilipinas 2011 who represented the Filipino Community in Canada. She was a fashion model for Elite Model Management before joining Binibining Pilipinas 2013.

Early Life

Santiago was born in Alabang, Muntinlupa, moved to Cataingan, Masbate and was raised by her grandparents.She is the eldest of three children. At 15, she and her family moved to Canada where she studied Communications and became a model under Elite Model Management.

Beauty Pageants

Mutya ng Pilipinas 2011

Santiago participated in the 2011 edition of Mutya ng Pilipinas, where she bagged the Mutya ng Pilipinas Overseas Communities title.

Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International 2012

Santiago represented the Philippines in Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International 2012, where she placed in the Top 10.

Binibining Pilipinas 2013

Santiago won Binibining Pilipinas-International and Binibing Avon. She was crowned by Binibining Pilipinas-International 2012 Nicole Schmitz at a pageant held at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on April 14, 2013. She was declared one of the winners along with Miss Universe Philippines, Ariella Arida; Binibining Pilipinas-Tourism, Joanna Cindy Miranda; Miss Supranational Philippines, Mutya Johanna Datul; and Runner-up Pia Wurtzbach.

Miss International 2013

22-year old Bea Rose Santiago represented the Philippines in the Miss International 2013 Beauty Pageant held in Tokyo, Japan on December 2013. She won beating 66 other contestants and became the fifth Filipina to win the title after Gemma Cruz-Araneta in 1964, Aurora Pijuan in 1970, Melanie Marquez in 1979 and Lara Quigaman in 2005.In an Interview after her Win, she dedicated her crown to the Victims of Typhoon Haiyan.

Miss Universe
Miss World
Miss Earth
Miss International