Megan Lynne Young was born on 27th February 1990 to parents Victoria Talde and Calvin Cole Young III. Megan was born in Alexandria, Virginia. The family moved to the Olongapo city, Zambales, Philippines when Megan was 10 years old. Victoria Talde is a Filipino from Pandan, Antique. Megan completed her secondary education in 2005 and then moved to Manila to start her acting career. She is studying film making since 2011. Biography of Megan reveals that she has a sibling, sister Lauren who is an actress herself. Lauren was among the 20 new talents introduced as Star Magic Batch 13 by ABS-CBN's agency in 2006.
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Megan Young was crowned Miss World 2013 in Bali, Indonesia. She is the first Filipina to win the Miss World title. She won the 'Top Model' competition during the preliminary rounds, among other competitions. She won the Continental Queen of Beauty title as Miss World Asia 2013. On 8th November, 2013 Philippines was devastated by the typhoon Yolanda. The Miss World's Beauty with a Purpose organization did justice to raise funds for the victims of the typhoon. Megan went to different cities in the US and also countries like Hong Kong and Indonesia to collect funds. She personally went to Philippines to meet the victims and distribute the relief funds.
Megan Young has a Twitter account @meganbata that she uses to keep in touch with her fans. She used the medium to convey to her fellow Filipinos saying, 'No typhoon can bring Filipinos to their knees if we'll be united'. She also added 'Please hold on tight my dear Philippines '. Megan was prompt enough to thank all the countries that helped during this struggle. She said , 'Thank you so much for helping us get through this'.
Megan's Twitter account has over 1.67 million followers. She regularly updates her account with the happenings in her life. On December 31st, Megan wished all her followers a happy New Year. Her Decemeber 30th post about being productive with spring cleaning was liked by 120 followers . Megan also has an Instagram account with 1.3 million followers. You will find her latest pictures with Christmas being celebrated as the most recent ones. She also has an official Facebook page.
Megan Young was asked during one of her interviews about justice in the bill towards Reproductive Health. She claimed that she was against abortion as she was pro-life. In terms of contraception, she said she doesn't engage in stuff like that since she feels sex and marriage go together. Megan is against divorce as she feels marriage is a life long thing and if you marry someone you should be with that person for your whole life, through sickness, health, good and bad. She also mentioned that she has seen divorce happen in her own family and thats one of the reasons she is against it. Megan Young is the highest paid actress in the world today. She made $82 million in the year 2016 through her acting. Her net worth is $245 milion.
Last Modified: Apr 6, 2020