For the first time, a Filipino model from Batangas was crowned winner of Manhunt International 2012. June Macasaet representing the Philippines has won the coveted title of Manhunt International 2012 held at the Scala Theatre, Siam Square, Bangkok, Thailand on November 9, 2012.
June bested 52 other men representing different countries and territories around the world. He was also hailed as the Newest Urban Male Ambassador.
June will receive a cash prize of USD 10,000.00, a modeling contract, USD 25,000.00 Aesthetics treatments, Photographic Portfolios worth USD 5,000.00 and several other prizes worth more than USD 40,000.00.
Sweden’s Bo Peter Jonsson was the first runner-up while Macau’s candidate, Martin Wang, came in second. Latin America’s rep from Puerto Rico, Jimmy Perez Rivera, was third and another Asian candidate from Singapore was the fourth runner-up.
Completing the Top 15 were candidates from (USA) Andres Giraldo, (Colombia) Jorge Perez, (Denmark) Alexander Bach (Dominican Republic) Joel Perez, (Greece) Thomas Gabriel, (India) Arry Dabas, (Latvia) Ivans Jevstignejevs, (Switzerland) Lavdrim Sylejmani, (Thailand) Mookkapon Posakabuth and (Venezuela) Jeyco Estaba.
THE SPECIAL AWARDS Best National Costume – Hong Kong, Guo Chuang Tao 1st Runner Up – Vietnam, Nguyen Quang Huân 2nd Runner Up -Venezuela, Jeyco Estaba New Urban Male Award – Philippines, June Macasaet Best Runway Model – Latvia, Ivans Jevstignejevs Face of the Year – Puerto Rico, Jimmy Perez Rivera Mr. Physique – Macau, Martin Wang Mr. Photogenic – India, Arry Dabas Mr. Personality – Bahamas, Drew Palacious Mr. Friendship – Denmark, Alexander Bach Mr. Internet Popularity – Singapore, Jason Chee