Born : 31 August 1987 Canada
Title : Miss Earth Canada 2006, Miss World Canada 2011
Riza Santos born August 31, 1987 is a Canadian television personality and beauty queen of Filipino, Spanish, and Chinese ancestry. She competed and won Miss Earth Canada 2006 and Miss World Canada 2011. She competed in the Miss Earth 2006 pageant, in which she was given the Miss Photogenic and Miss Fontana awards. She also competed in Miss World 2011 contest. During her participation with Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition 2, she played for Bantay Bata, ABS-CBN Foundation's charitable institution. On Day 84, she was proclaimed the second place winner of the show. In 2008 and 2009, she hosted the Asian Poker Tour. She also landed at number 18 in the FHM's 100 Sexiest Women in 2008.
Santos parents are from Bataan and Bulacan in the Philippines but she was raised in Canada. She studied Biological Science at the University of Calgary. Her grandparents influenced her in pursuing a career in the military in which she completed training with the Canadian military forces and became a news reporter for the Army News. Santos returned to Canada in 2009. She is currently studying engineering at the University of Calgary's Schulic School of Engineering, and is "working as an engineering student" at the Provident Energy Ltd. in Environment Health and Safety.
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