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Lara Quigaman
Beauty pageant titleholder
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Birth name Precious Lara San Agustin Quigaman
Alias(es) Selda
Birthdate January 3, 1983 (1983-01-03) (age 27)
Birthplace Manila, Philippines
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Eye color Dark Brown
Hair color Black
Skin color Tan
Title(s) Bb. Pilipinas-International 2005
Miss International 2005

Precious Lara San Agustin Quigaman (January 3, 1983, Taguig, Philippines) is a model, host, freelance web page writer, and former beauty queen who won the 2005 Miss International beauty pageant held in Tokyo, Japan. She is the fourth Filipina to have won the crown, after Gemma Cruz in 1964, Aurora Pijuan in 1970, and Melanie Marquez in 1979. She was also the Binibining Pilipinas International title holder for 2005.




Based in Bristol, United Kingdom, Quigaman is the eldest of four children of the late Nelson Quigaman of Ligao City in the province of Albay and Princesita San Agustin, a registered nurse. She grew up in Biñan, Laguna, and eventually Bahrain, where her father worked. After five years, she returned to Biñan and finished high school at La Consolacion College. Before moving to Bahrain she studied for two years at the University of Santo Tomas in Manila. In England, she attended Filton College, where she studied Media Production and Communication. She also pursued a Bachelor of Arts in Childhood and Youth Studies at Bristol University.

In 2008, Quigaman became Nestle Philippines' Laki sa Gatas advocate for Bear Brand Milk. She joined the product's other endorsers, Batangas Governor and actress Vilma Santos, Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno, University of the Philippines Professor Jose Wendell Capili, singer Regine Velasquez and actress Eugene Domingo.

Lara Quigaman and her two beauty queen friends; Karen Loren Agustin (Bb. Pilipinas Universe 2002) and Denille Lou Valena Valmonte (Bb. Pilipinas 2006) organized a new national beauty pageant called the Turismo Pilipina, this pageant aims to promote the tourism industry of the Philippines. The finals of the first ever Turismo Pilipina 2008 was held on November 14 at AFP Theater.



Year Title Role Network
2009 - 2010 May Bukas Pa Selda (Main Cast) ABS-CBN
2008 Dyosa Gorga ABS-CBN
2008 Maalaala Mo Kaya: "Kandila" Laila ABS-CBN
2008 Kung Fu Kids Shen Li Liang (The Golden Statue) ABS-CBN
2007 That's My Doc Greta ABS-CBN
2007 Princess Sarah Sarah's mother (cameo role) ABS-CBN
2007 Your Song: "Salamat" Darlene ABS-CBN
2007 Wowowee co-host ABS-CBN
2007 Magpakailanman: "The Precious Lara Quigaman Story" Herself GMA 7
2007 Ang Mahiwagang Baul: "Alamat ng Lansones" GMA 7
2006 Aalog-Alog: "Mahal" Guest ABS-CBN
2006 Maalaala Mo Kaya: "Diary" Dalene ABS-CBN
2006 Love Spell: "Click na Click" ABS-CBN
2006 Encantadia: Pag-ibig Hanggang Wakas Cassandra GMA 7


  • Buenavista (Ang Kasaysayan ng Lucena) (2009) as Conchita
  • Kapag Tumibok ang Puso (Not once but Twice) (2006) (As Sarah)
  • Umaaraw, Umuulan


Bear Brand Milk Centrum Multi-vitamins


  • Local: Metro, People, Mirror, Exude, Mod, Woman's Journal (2x), Health Today, OFW Mag and Image Magazine, Woman Today
  • International: Play (USA, Europe), BF (Japan)

Awards and Achievements

  • People Asia Magazine: People of the Year- 2005
  • Presidential Order of Lakandula: Champion for Life (Alongside Manny Pacquiao given by President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo).
  • Nominee for 23rd PMPC Star Awards for Movie. New Actress Award 2007

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Preceded by
Margaret Ann Bayot
Binibining Pilipinas-International
Succeeded by
Denille Lou Valmonte
Preceded by
Jeymmy Vargas
Miss International
Succeeded by
Daniela di Giacomo



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