Filipino boxing fans recently rejoiced following the world boxing champ Manny Pacquiao’s recent win over Argentian boxer Lucas Matthysse. The “Pambansang Kamao” wowed everyone watching his match by bringing home bacon. There is another person however, the surely caught the hearts of the viewers. That is Ali Forbes.
According to ABS-CBN, Manny himself picked the former beauty queen to sing the Philippine national anthem before his match. Obviously, the 24-year-old actress agreed to the senator’s request and gave an amazing performance with The Word Choir.
The young actress shared a photo of herself on board a plane flying to Malaysia. She also posted a photo of herself in the Filipinana gown she wore during her performance. Naturally, many people send out their praises for her amazing rendition of the “Lupang Hinirang.”
In 2012, Ali won first runner-up at the Binibining Pilipinas Beauty Pageant. The following year, she placed third runner-up for the 2013 Miss Grand International.
Apart from being a beauty queen, Ali Forbes also dabbled in show business. She joined the hit reality competition “Pinoy Big Brother” in 2016 as the “Rampa Rakitera ng Bulacan.” Unfortunately, she was evicted from the competition.
Despite this, Ali continues her career. Her fans can still see her on the small screen as Tisay Tabayoyong in Sana Dalawa Ang Puso.