On the 19th November 2021, Super Model Universe Malaysia 2021 finale was emceed by Super Model Universe 2019 Thalia Thin and Global Asia Model 2019 Melisha Lin at the Mutiara Ballroom, Royale Chulan Damansara in Mutiara Damansara. A total of 49 delegates from Malaysia and other countries had competed for a total of 25 awards. Melissa Tan Jia Ying, a 19-year-old student from Kuala Lumpur, and Jayden Tian Hang Shu, a 29-year-old fitness trainer from Penang, were crowned as the female and male champions.
As for International male and female categories, were Luliia Paivim, a 21-year-old student from Russia, and Owono Obono Raul Ncogo, also a 21-year-old student, from Equatorial Guinea were crowned as champions for these categories. Meanwhile, 10-year old Puteri Ieman Qharmieylla from Selangor emerged as champion in the kid’s category.
Both winner from local and international categories received a crown (female only), sash, a cash prize of RM 1,500.00, diamond earrings worth RM 6,000.00 from Diamonia Jewelry, 2-night stay at Barat Tioman Resort worth RM 1,000.00, XES Shoes worth RM 1,000, beauty & aesthetic treatments from Bellissima2U worth RM 3,000.00, personal training sessions from Target Fitness PJ worth RM 2,000. photoshoots by Bookd worth RM 699, Grande’ hamper and MD Pharma hamper among many other prizes. Not to miss out on the kid’s winner prize as they received home a crown, sash, cash prize of RM 500.00, a 0.5-carat diamond ring from Diamonia Jewelry and many more.
The winners were selected by recognized judges like:
- Simpson Wong, Founder & MD of XES Shoes
- Dato’ Sri Devan Vidondaraja, MD of GVE Asia,
- Bon Zainal Harun
- Prakash Subramaniam, MBDA Founder & Chairman
- Director of ERP Elite Model, Shingary,
- Diamonia Jewelry Founder, Carl Graham
- Bookd CEO & Founder, Previtha Rajah
- Super Model Universe Ambassador, Alex Lim
- La Mode Coiffure Group Founder, fashion designers Jonathan Kok & Farel Mikhail, Deejay Jeevan
- Director of urbandjz and International fashion & fitness model, Moslem Bouribandeh.
During the finale, national pageant director and licensee Ammetta Malhotra Bergin mentioned that “Super Model Universe provides the opportunity for fresh new talents to experience and discover runway experiences, not only in Malaysia but also at the world stage,”
“We are pleased to have discovered so many exciting & capable new talents over the last three years. Our first national winner Thalia went on to become the world champion, and many of our delegates have become sought after runway and commercial models, and also product ambassadors for well-known brands,” beamed a proud Malhotra.
Also crowned during the competition were various Super Model Universe Ambassadors that included Trini Wong (Fashion Ambassador), Mertinih Ivy Joklis (Elegant Ambassador), Jessie Gan (Wellness Ambassador), Dr Sudhashini Nair (Motivational Coach Ambassador), Marianny Ismail (Beauty & Aesthetic Ambassador) and Evelyn Nadal (Model & Rampwalk Ambassador), all of whom are prominent personalities in the industry.
Among the key sponsors and partners to the competition, this year include XES Shoes, Diamonia Jewelry, TBC Elektrik, ARP Elite Model, AVA Global Network, Bellissima2U, Grande’, urbandjz, Target Fitness, Virtual Event Space, UVeCare, Dancing Art Solutions, GVE Group, Bookd, Onpoint Fotography, Mandy and The Eighth Avenue.
The event was streamed live over official media partner Rentak Sejuta’s Facebook Page.