Ivana Alawi – Playboy Philippines newest cover girl

Recently, a fresh face graced the cover of Playboy magazine’s Entertainment issue — none other than the newcomer sexy star Ivana Alawi. The 21-year-old Star Magic talent took an alluring image to become the next Ellen Adarna.


Some of you may not be familiar with who Ivana Alawi is. In that case, you are seriously missing out on a superb person to follow on social media platforms like Instagram, and on Philippine TV.

Going over her Instagram account, you’ll notice that she loves going to different beaches in the Philippines,  flaunting her sexy body in skimpy swimwear, and roamed around various countries, complementing the postcard-perfect views with her trendy outfits and modelesque poses.

Lunch before the Press Con

Hosted by Mr. Kristian Marfori

Ivana first appeared and known as Miriam Al Alawi, an aspirant in the reality and talent show “Startruck 6.” She’s the older sister of Mona Louise Rey, a Kapuso child star.

Apparently, the model and actress served as her inspiration and now she wanted to follow the same steps. She really admired the open-mindedness of Ellen. According to her:

“Gusto ko yung sobrang pagiging open-minded ni Ellen. Yung wala akong pakialam sa mga sasabihin nila. (I like Ellen’s open-mindedness. I do not care about what will others say)”, she stated during the press launch of the said magazine on October 17.

She also stated that her mom is super supportive of her career as well as her sister. In fact, Ivana’s goal is to make a significant comeback in showbiz with a daring image especially of she aimed to be a sexy actress.

Apart from that, Ivana admits that she’s now more confident on herself. According to her, sexy “means being comfortable in your own skin and loving yourself; being comfortable. and the most important rule is wala kang pakialam sa sasabihin ibang tao; you can’t please everyone so just love yourself.”

Aside from debuting in Playboy, Ivana also had a pictorial for the digital issue of FHM Magazine. As soon as her photos surfaced, she revealed during the press con that she’s been receiving several indecent proposals. One of them even offered her a house and lot, which of course, she turned down.

Meanwhile, she happily shared that her career has been doing good right now. She continuously received projects from the ABS-CBN Network.

After becoming part of the afternoon series “Araw Gabi”, Ivana will be working on another teleserye entitled “Mea Culpa”. In this show, she will be paired up with Kit Thompson. Truly, Ivana is someone the public should watch out for.

Additional Information:

  • According to Urban Dicitionary, her screen name “Ivana” is a Russian and Serbian name which pertains to “girls looking gorgeous, sexy, hot, dark eyes, great character, and charisma” who can turn everyone’s heads wherever they go. And she undeniably belongs to the bevy, right?
  • Her dream leading man is Coco Martin.
  • The sexiest part of her body is her butt

Thanks Playboy Family for inviting me for the press launch

Grab your copies now on iplayboyph.com or on the Playboy PH app (available on Google Play), or in any 7-Eleven Philippines branch near you!

Jacquelou Colitoy
Jacquelou Colitoy is one of the founders of buzzsetter.com. She is a Nurse by profession and has been blogging since 2008. At the age of 20, she started exploring instagrammable places, discovering fascinating cultures, trying various cuisines, and taking amazing photos from local and international travel destinations.
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