Miss Universe 2017 Catriona Gray made history when her Star on the Eastwood City Walk of Fame was unveiled in the Philippines on Sunday. She joined eight other celebrities also inducted into the 14th Walk of Fame class. Gray led this year’s list and was recognized for her work in the television industry in the Philippines.
This year’s German Moreno Walk of Fame Awardees included Catriona Gray, comedian Jo Koy, Nanette Inventor, Edu Manzano, Jun Banaag, Jiggy Manicad, Kim Atienza, Alex Gonzaga and Rachelle Ann Go. The Eastwood Walk of Fame is on the same scale as the Hollywood Walk of Fame reserved for the best of the best in their field and area of influence. This was the first year social media was included as an official category, allowing influencer Alex Gonzaga to be included this year’s list.
All nine of the inductees made significant contributions to the television, social media, music, movies, government, theater, news field with Gray’s work as Miss Universe helping to further lift the country’s presence in the pageant world. Her historic win provided the Philippines with their second Miss Universe crown in three years, after Pia Wurtzbach nabbed the title in 2015. Pia received her brass star in November 2018.
Watch the moment Cat’s star was unveiled below: