Venus Raj Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Facts, Biography

Venus Raj Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Facts, Biography
Venus Raj Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 56 kg
Date of Birth July 7, 1988
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Eye Color Dark Brown

Venus Raj is a Filipino-Indian actress, model, and beauty pageant titleholder who rose to fame after being crowned Binibining Pilipinas Universe 2010. From there, she went on to represent her country at the Miss Universe 2010 beauty pageant and attained 4th Runner-Up.

Born Name

Maria Venus Bayonito Raj

Nick Name

Venus

Venus Raj as seen in a picture that was taken in May 2018
Venus Raj as seen in a picture that was taken in May 2018 (Venus Raj / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Doha, Qatar

Nationality

Filipino

Education

Venus attended Evansville Day School, Evansville, Indiana.

She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Latin honors (cum laude) in Communication Arts, majoring in journalism, at Bicol University. Then Venus went on to attain her Master’s degree in Community Development from the University of the Philippines Diliman.

Venus took a short course at Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics (OCCA), Oxford, England.

Occupation

Actress, Model, Beauty Pageant Titleholder

Family

  • Father – Vincent Raj
  • Mother – Ester Landagan Talagtag
  • Siblings – Venus has 4 older siblings.
  • Others – Ambrocio Talagtag y Galón (Maternal Grandfather), Socorro Acido Landagan (Maternal Grandmother), Graciano Talagtag (Maternal Great-Grandfather), Basilia Galón (Maternal Great-Grandmother), Rio Dela Cruz (Cousin) (Actor)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

56 kg or 123.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Note: Venus had once stated in an interview that she had been in a relationship with a 28-year-old man when she was just 16 years old.

Venus Raj as seen in a picture that was taken on Japan Airlines in September 2017
Venus Raj as seen in a picture that was taken on Japan Airlines in September 2017 (Venus Raj / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (White and Asian)

Venus has Filipino (Bicolano) ancestry on her mother’s side and Indian and American ancestry on her father’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Well-toned physical appearance
  • Raised eyebrows

Brand Endorsements

Venus has appeared in commercials for several brands such as –

  • Pizza Hut
  • Cream Silk
  • KFC
  • MX3 Natural Supplements

Through her social media, Venus has either endorsed or promoted various brands such as –

  • DR’s Secret
  • Aerian Essentials

Religion

Christianity

Venus Raj as seen in a selfie that was taken in July 2018
Venus Raj as seen in a selfie that was taken in July 2018 (Venus Raj / Instagram)

Venus Raj Facts

  1. She spent the first 21 years in Doha, Qatar before relocating to Bato, Camarines Sur in the Bicolandia.
  2. Venus had started taking part in beauty pageants and oratorical contests while attending Evansville Day School where she was coached by her English teacher.
  3. Her mother Ester is originally from Bato, Camarines Sur.
  4. She made her debut TV show appearance as a Kapamilya Challenger in I Dare You in 2011. Later, in 2012, she was cast in her first theatrical film as Celine in Pridyider.
  5. The earliest post that Venus uploaded to her Instagram account was on May 13, 2012.
  6. According to her Instagram handle, Venus is a community worker and youth advocate.
  7. She is very fond of the taste of cinnamon rolls and coffee.
  8. Venus was given a scholarship from the Francis Papica Foundation to study at Bicol University.
  9. Venus made her professional beauty pageant debut at the Miss Philippines Earth 2008 where she won the title of Miss Eco-Tourism 2008 in the preliminary rounds. After that, she started working as an Information Assistant for the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in the Bicol Region. However, Venus returned to competing in beauty pageants winning the Binibining Pilipinas Universe 2010 contest on March 6.
  10. She represented the Philippines at the 2010 Miss Universe pageant in Las Vegas, Nevada attaining 4th runner up.
  11. Over the years, Venus has won several well-known awards including the 25th PMPC Star Awards for TV, 26th PMPC Star Awards for TV, and 27th PMPC Star Awards for TV.

Featured Image By Venus Raj / Instagram

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