Wurtzbach was born in the German city of Stuttgart to a German father and Filipino mother. Her middle name “Alonzo” is her mother’s maiden name which is a naming practice in the Philippines and based upon Spanish naming customs. From Iligan City, she later moved to Cagayan de Oro City in the country’s Northern Mindanao region where she attended kindergarten at Kong Hua School and primary school at Corpus Christi. Her parents separated when she was 11 years old and she became the family’s main money-earner until the age of 18 by doing modeling and actin Filipino-German Pia Wurtzbach See Hottest Pics
Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach (born September 24, 1989), known as Pia Romero,is a Filipino-German actress, TV Host, model and beauty queen who was crowned Miss Universe 2015 on December 20, 2015 after becoming Miss Universe Philippines 2015 at the Binibining Pilipinas 2015 pageant on March 15, 2015Wurtzbach joined the Binibining Pilipinas Pageant three times before winning the Binibining Pilipinas Universe title. During Binibining Pilipinas 2013, she was named as the first Runner-up because she took fifth place. She joined the Binibining Pilipinas 2014, but only placed in the top 15. A controversy erupted when she failed to win any title following her question-and-answer portion. She was asked a question in Tagalog by a Filipino judge, Senator Sonny Angara, which she answered in Tagalog.