24-year-old Trịnh Văn Bảo from Vietnam bested 38 other contestants to win Mister International 2019 on February 24 at One Esplanade, in Pasay City, Philippines. He succeeded last year’s winner from Korea, Seung Hwan Lee.
Francesco Piscitelli from Venezuela and Waikin Kwan from Hong Kong were first and second runner-up, respectively. Jiří Kmoníček from Czech Republic and Mark Kevin Janda Baloaloa from the Philippines rounded out the Top 5 finalists.
Trịnh was originally from Trịnh and is currently living in Ho Chi Minh City. He’s a model and gym coach who loves beach soccer and swimming. With a background in music and drama, he hopes to pursue a career in acting, and eventually business. Before joining Mister International 2019, he joined Supermodel Vietnam 2018 and finished first runner-up.
It was the 13th edition of the competition and the first time for the Philippines as the host country.
The event was hosted by Michael Bristol.
Mister International 2019: Vietnam – Trịnh Văn Bảo
1st Runner-Up: Venezuela – Francesco Piscitelli
2nd Runner-Up: Hong Kong – Waikin Kwan
Czech Republic – Jiří Kmoníček
Philippines – Mark Kevin Janda Baloaloa
Dominican Republic – Arturo Paredes
Norway – Mathias Duma
Panama – Juan Ángel Barragán Gaviria
Puerto Rico – Julián Rivera
Thailand – Nick Nolte
Australia – Harrison Hans Luna
Japan – Tsuyoshi Takimura
Korea – Hwang Dae-woong
Peru – Duilio Vallebuona
Spain – Jesús Collado