MISS F UNIVERSE
2020 - Stanley Martin Obeja Doroteo
Stanley Martin Obeja Doroteo aka Stacey Lopez, 23, is a pageant veteran from Pasig City. An entrepreneurship major from Polytechnic University of the Philippines, who is now working as a technical support representative.
Doroteo belongs to a pageant power house of Lopez Circle of Elite.
Doroteo finished first place against Yoniel Acebuche in Miss F Universe 2019 coronation night. It was his third attempt. Prior to this, he competed in several F pageants but failed. Doroteo only landed as finalist. However, due to the pandemic, all pageant brands of Fahrenheit were postponed for entire 2020. Therefore, Doroteo was asked to assume the title as the 18th Miss F Universe of 2020.
This will be the first time, that two reigning queens, both Yoniel Acebuche of 2019 and Doroteo will share appearances on a music video promo.
Doroteo loves playing volleyball and surfing the net.
2019 - Yoniel Torayno Acebuche
Yoniel Torayno Acebuche, 21, an English major in National Univesity from Mandaluyong City.
He was a chairperson of the student council for National University Student Government. Acebuche considers himself as an achiever in academics and other social platforms within his campus. He was even featured in documentary about being a student body council. He also competed for the It’s Showtime’s Miss Q & A, however he did not advance.
It was his 4th attempt when he won Miss F Universe 2019. Being a pageant veteran, it wasn’t easy journey for him; competing against other pageant veterans at that time. But with her soft and feminine attributes, that night was shone upon him.
After his coronation night, “Ang Barbie Ng Pasko” courtesy of Domz Ramos, pageant’s main charity partner invited Yoniel for an outreach that was held in Bataan. Giving toys with the indigenous community of the Aetas.
Due to the pandemic, 2020 pageants were postponed. Acebuche’s first runner up, Stacey Lopez assumed the 2020 title. And for the first time in history, both of them will bid their farewell together and will perform in one music video promo.
Acebuche is the ambassador for Sexuality And Gender Alliance at her school. He is also modeling for a food supplement brand.
2018 - Aaron James Martinez
Martinez entered Miss F pageant with a secured parental consent letter, because he was a minor, at the age of 15. When he won, he became the youngest Miss F, before his predecessor, Ralph Lawrence Mago.
During the coronation night, the sashes were undelivered from its Cebu manufacturer, and didn’t make it on time, due to an aircraft accident. Martinez was the only queen that was not sashed.
Few weeks later, Martinez was invited in a basket ball game for gay men; as their official muse. He paraded with the players finally wearing his Miss F sash and crown for the first time.
He was also featured in a Pantene Ad, along with Miss Queen International, Kevin Balot, entitled ‘Stronger Now’. He portrayed a young man finding his own true sexual identity.
His music video is from Rachel Pattern’s ‘Fight Song’. A slower pace song compared to the previous music used. Its objective is to inspire and empower young people to do great things within challenges ahead.
Martinez portrayed as an aspirant ballerina, who tried to audition for a role. Although, without proper training, his courage and determination pushed him to pursue it, with the help of a mentor, played by Fahrenheit Look Of The Year 2012, Randy Chester Narvaez.
The scenes were taken in the KF camp in Quezon City. And there was brief cameo of Miss F director, Rodgil Flores, of Kagandahang Flores.
2017 - Ralph Lawrence Mago
Ralph Lawrence Mago is an Ilocano and a Math major, from Bangar, La Union.
He was the first transitioning gay man ever crowned. Prior to his victory, he joined several times, but only landed as runner up. He won 50,000 pesos and one year Fahrenheit contract.
Just to get by, he joined numerous local pageants; and that made him a household name in gay pageant circuit.
Ma-go’s Wonder Woman’s costume was made by his handler. Ma-go was an early favorite. He defeated the other contestants with his gorgeous angelic face, height and his soft spoken personality.
During his reign, Ma-go joined two major gay competitions on television: Miss Q and A and Super Sereyna. Only the latter, made him to the finale.
His music video is a paid homage to the cult classic, Mean Girls movie, starring Lindsay Lohan. He portrayed Lohan’s iconic scenes from the film.
Along with the other F Luminaries: Miss Earth Fahrenheit 2015 as Gretchen Weiners; Miss Earth Fahrenheit 2017 as Karen Smith; Fahrenheit Look Of The Year 2009 as Regina George; and Mr. Fahrenheit 2018 as Aaron Samuels.
Ma-go was the youngest candidate ever crowned at 19 years old
2016 - Vergel Jimenez
2015 - Patrick Isorena
2014 - Eumir Cortes
2013 - Vicente Fernandez
2012 - John Carlo Cruz
2011 - Niccolo Peñafiel
2010 - Eric Del Rosario
2009 - Jake Armocilla
2008 - Prince Louis Stanislao
2007 - Angelo Camaya
2006 - Greg Marzan
2005 - Marky Fausto
Fausto was discovered in a local pageant in Pasay City. and was asked to join 2004 Miss F pageant. He competed against that year’s winner, CJ Angeles.
Although Fausto didn’t win, he made his second attempt and won a year after. He bagged numerous awards.
Fausto always came well prepared. Due to the fact that he came from a notable pageant circuit in his community. He was the first outsider who won in any Fahrenheit pageants. Fausto won a round trip ticket to Singapore.
Before, there was a strict rule that all reigning titleholders are not allowed to join in any other pageants that would compromise the brand of their titles. Fausto managed to sneaked in, to compete other pageants during his reign.
His music video was taken in a deserted area of Tarlac. It was a two day shoot. Unfortunately the second day’s video footage was corrupted. Fausto was asked to wear a traditional Ethiopian ensemble, a country he represented when he won, and lip synched the tune of, Vanessa Amorosi’s, Absolutely Everybody.
When his video was posted, for the first time on Youtube. There were mixed reaction especially from the Ethiopian netizens.
When pageant producer in Ethiopia saw the video, the organizer hired the video editor, to provide them the editing services, needed for The Miss Tourism of the Millennium 2007, which was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Fausto, a Pasay resident, is now working as a travel counselor.
He was the first luminary to lip synched in an official music video.
2004 - CJ Angeles
After joining 2003 Miss Earth Fahrenheit, Angeles was immediately asked to compete for Miss F Universe of 2004.
A San Beda graduate; Angeles was sassy-vivacious person with stunning looks and spunky personality. Angeles captured the eyes of the judges and proclaimed him as the second Miss F Universe aside from bagging Lady Look Award.
He is remembered by reading his opening spiel written in his held mask, during the National Costume round. People went crazy. He also revolutionized the use of inflated condoms with water inserted in his bra, to make his bust visually bigger and bouncier.
He chose to represent the Seychelles to corresponds with his drag name, Sishi Shelby.
Angeles music video was taken in TROAN BEACH Resort in Lian, Batangas. Perfect for a tropical concept. He was asked to dance from the tune of, Sweet Freedom, by Safri Duo, featuring, Michael McDonald. The production crew waited for the sunset to capture the perfect opening spiel scene, where, Angeles shouted, “Who will be Fahrenheit’s, next queen of the universe?”.
2004 was the year when the club started recruiting outsiders to compete, to garner bigger audience and mileage.
Angeles has been traveling around the world from Greece to Turkey and resided in Dubai for quite sometime.
2003 - Al Balan
Balan first joined Mr. Fahrenheit 2003 and made it to the semi-finals. He bagged the congeniality award. However , it was Louie Gonzalez won that pageant.
After the success of Mr. Fahrenheit, the clubs owner, Wilbert Tolentino decided to come up of a Miss Universe inspired pageant, for the members to participate. Therefore, the creation of Miss F Universe.
It started as an experiment that hurdled its way to many challenges. Convincing closeted members of the club to crossdress and to compete with live audience was a thing of a taboo back then.
However, the club managed to signed in 20 members, and Balan was one of them.
It was an easy streak for Balan. With his slender body, wit and charm; He became the first Miss F Universe of 2003.
Balan’s music video was very basic and had few exposures of him. Due to the fact, the club had to prioritize the 2004’s candidates. From the track, entitled, Victory by Bond, was used as its scoring.
Balan performed, Gloria Estefan’s “The Rhythm Is Gonna Get You”. As 2004’s Miss F, opening number.
Few years ago, Balan decided to transform himself into a transgendered woman. Coming from a Muslim family, it wasn’t’ easy for him.
He changed his name from Al, to Hidee, and happily married with an American spouse. Living in Georgia, USA.
Balans country of representation was – Puerto Rico.