Biography for Ariella Arida
Born Ariella "Ara" Arida
Alaminos, Laguna, Philippines
Alma mater University of the Philippines Los Baños
Agency Binibining Pilipinas Charities, Inc.
Height 5 ft 7.5 in (1.71 m)
Hair color Black
Eye color Brown
Title(s) Miss Universe-Philippines 2013
competition(s) Miss Philippines Earth 2012
Binibining Pilipinas 2013
Miss Universe 2013
Ariella Arida was the overall winner of Binibining Pilipinas 2013 and was crowned Miss Universe Philippines 2013 at the end of the national finals held on April 14, 2013 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City, Philippines. Ariella is 24 years old and stands 1.71 m. She will represent the Philippines in the Miss Universe 2013 beauty pageant.
Arida is a 24-year-old Chemistry graduate of University of the Philippines Los Baños from Alaminos, Laguna. A sportswoman who loves the outdoors, especially the beach, Arida was also judged best in swimsuit in the 50th anniversary of the country’s popular beauty pageant. Prior to winning the title, Ara competed at Miss Philippines Earth 2012 and was a former Mutya ng Laguna titleholder. Additionally, Ariella is a member of Iglesia Ni Cristo, a highly recognized church in the Philippines.