Wendy Kristy from Rotterdam was crowned Miss Netherlands Earth 2013 in the pageant held recently. The 25-year-old model and television presenter will represent Netherlands in the upcoming Miss Earth 2013 pageant, scheduled for later this year.
Wendy Kristy (second from left) was crowned Miss Netherlands Earth 2013. Photo courtesy of Miss Netherlands Earth twitter.
Miss Netherlands Earth 2013 Wendy Kristy. She will compete in the Miss Earth 2013 pageant later this year.
The the pageant’s official twitter account, Wendy is describes as Real Estate Developer, TV host national television, Master Marketing and Ambassador of Humana.
Her full name is Wendy Kristy Hoogerbrugge. She studied real estate and brokerage at Rotterdam University and received her master’s degree in Business Administration in Marketing Management at Erasmus University.
She has been a fashion model since the age of fourteenth. Besides cat-walking for Paul Schulten, Mart Visser, Monique Collignon, Sheila de Vries and Stephan Badal, she was seen in Project Catwalk RTL 5 at the Amsterdam International Fashion Week. She has also worked as a model in Asia, Morocco and Paris and was depicted in such Beau Monde, LXRY, FHM, Veronica Magazine and Luxsure. She has been appearing in commercials for Philips, Samsung, Vodafone and NS. She also writes about fashion-related articles on the website of Fashion Television.
They presented the RTL 4 program Lifestyle Xperience Plus on Saturday, as well as the regular broadcast Lifestyle Xperience on Sunday. She currently presents on Sunday the SBS 6 program Nice Nice Life.
She is also an ambassador for her hometown Rotterdam and works for the development organization Humana.
In April 2012, Hoogerbrugge was named Catwalk Model of the Year. The same year she was crowned Miss South Holland 2012. She competed in the Miss Netherlands Earth 2013 pageant in August 2013 and won the title.
Miss Netherlands Earth is a national beauty pageant which selects the national Dutch representative for the Miss Earth beauty pageant. The pageant uses the theme: “Beauties for a Cause”, the same theme as the international Miss Earth pageant.
The Miss Netherlands Earth pageant was held in the years 2004,2005 and 2006. The year 2006 marked the end of the Miss Netherlands Earth pageant as the pageant director Stephanie Moreel launched the Miss BeNeLux pageant in which the Dutch representatives for Miss Earth were chosen in 2007, 2008 and 2009.
Since 2010, the Miss Earth Netherlands are chosen in the national pageant Miss Nederland under the director Kim Kötter. This is the same pageant where the Miss Universe Netherlands and Miss World Netherlands are also chosen.