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Queen Corazon Ugalde Yellen at 76th International Cannes Film Festival



World Class Movie Stars Magazine would like to welcome amazing model and World Class Legend Queen Corazon Ugalde Yellen.


Name: Corazon Ugalde Yellen

Model IG: @BeautyQueenCorazonYellen

Height: 5’7”

Eye Color: Hazel Brown

Hair Color: Light Brown

Bust (in inches): 37 inches

Waist: 26 inches

Hips: 37 inches

Shoe size: 8 1/2

Age: Timeless

Zodiac sign: Gemini

Hobbies: Doll collecting, dancing, singing, traveling the world

Years modeling: Since I was 13 years old

Countries visited: The seven continents of the world, Visited more than 100 countries.

Likes: Beautiful life, love and positive thinking

Dislikes: Hypocrisy, negativity

Status: World Class Legend, World Class Woman of the Year 2021


World Class Movie Stars Magazine: You just came back from Cannes Film Festival. Please tell us about your experience.

I just came back from the 76 th International Cannes Film Festival which started May 16 and ended May 27, 2023. I spent 14 glorious days in Cannes from May 15 to May 29, 2023 and I had the time of my life! It was an amazing and unforgettable experience of my life!


World Class Movie Stars Magazine: Please tell us about yourself.

Queen Corazon Ugalde Yellen Armenta was born and raised in the Philippines, the youngest daughter of former Philippine Air Force Brigadier General Aurelio Ugalde and Chony Ugalde. Her name “Corazon” means “Heart” in Spanish, a name that fits her persona to a T. Her heritage is a unique blend of Filipino, Malaysian, Polynesian and Spanish. Her exotic look and extraordinary talent put her in a class of her own. Growing up in Quezon City, Manila, Philippines, she was proving to be a natural entertainer, performing in school dances and plays while accumulating titles throughout her formative years from Miss Primary to Homecoming Queen. Corazon continued her academics by graduating from Siena College to University of Santo Thomas. At the age of 13, she started modeling. Corazon appeared in print advertising and TV commercials for Pepsi Cola, Firestone Tires, Macy’s Department Store, King’s Hawaiian Bread, Western Airlines and San Miguel Beer. In addition, she has become an internationally published Cover Girl who has graced the Covers of 37 magazines - World Class Beauty Queens, World Class American Royalty, WC Queens of Asia, World Class Paris Fashion, Fashionista, Elegance, Asian Glamour, Haute Couture, Studio, Aliwan, Asian Panorama, Asia Star, Regal Beauty, Pilipinas Ngayon Na, Chic Compass, Limelight, Manila Up, Hollywood Star in Paris, Celebrity World Paris, Magic Image Hollywood, Wow and I Magazine. Appearing in front of a camera was only the tip of the iceberg.

Corazon commanded the runway for numerous Fashion Shows with International Fashion Designers - Anne Fontaine, Kenneth Barlis, Paulette Mouquet, Diem Ngoc Nguyen, Goulee Gorozpe, Emil Valdes, Katrina Ponce Enrile, Baby de Claro, Rene Factora, Zassy Designs, Shail K, Ximena Valero, Marvin Bendana and Mary Jane Okiya. During luncheons at The Excelsior Restaurant on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, she modeled designed ensembles for Yves St. Laurent, Gianni Versace, Lanvin and Celine. She has modeled in the Philippines, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, New York City, Puerto Rico, Mexico and France.

Corazon modeled for four International French Fashion Designers- Luxury ReadyLady Paris by Paulette Mouquet, Bintou Kimberley Assoni, Emeline K and Mem Clah Marque during the Fashion Show at The International Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, French Riviera in France! On October 4, 2021, she walked the runway, modeling for Fashion Designer Kenneth Barlis during the prestigious Paris Fashion Week at The Normandy Hotel in Paris, France. She wowed the audience with her elegance and grace! Corazon is a member of Screen Actors Guild, SAG/AFTRA. She had roles in several Films and TV projects – The OJ Simpson Civil Trial Reenactment for E! Entertainment, Days of our Lives, Dangerous Man, The Fortune Teller, Black Sheep, Behind the Dark, Botyok sa America and “Corazon” Filipino TV series. She starred in numerous stage plays and musical plays -Balikbayan, New Yorker in Tondo, Blind Curves, The Legend of Queen Puso produced by Manila Actors Studio and East West Players. She won Best Actress at the Virgo Awards for her role in There Was a Soldier. She co hosted the Filipino TV show Entra Pinoy. She is one of the Stars of the Reality TV Series Hollywood Star in Paris by Producer P. Mouquet. She was in several episodes filmed on location in Hollywood, California, Paris and Cannes, France in Europe. She is the Brand Ambassador of Luxury ReadyLady Paris Fashion and Cosmetics. She will walk the runway to model Ms. Mouquet latest designs during the Couture Fashion Show of The International Celebrity Awards in Paris, France on May 8, 2022! She was the Founder and President of the Beverly Hills Barbie Doll Club, with 1000 dolls in her collection and was dubbed The Living Doll as she modeled Life size Barbie doll Outfits for several Barbie Doll Conventions throughout the United States and Germany! Corazon is an author of a book, Total Beauty and Life -The Natural Way. She wrote her second book - Total Beauty and Life - A Beauty Queen’s Perspective. Her book is about women empowerment, inspiring and motivating women to be the best they can physically and spiritually. Her World Tour Book Launching, Autograph signing in Paris, France was a successful event. It was held at Figuig Restaurant near the Champs Elysees.

She also launched her book with autograph signing at the Cannes Film Festival on July 14, 2021, at The Samba Restaurant, in Redondo Beach, California on September 5, 2021 and in fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada on October 24, 2021! Part of the proceeds will go to The Lighthouse Organization, a non profit group for domestic abuse awareness. She founded her own company Corazon Productions for her love and support for the Arts and Culture. As a philanthropist, her company will further her cause and advocacy to produce stage plays and fashion shows to promote talents. Part of proceeds go to Gasa Charities Inc. Corazon was the first Filipina to model for a major mannequin manufacturer. They sculpted her face and made a face mask to be immortalized as an Asian Mannequin for several department stores in the U.S.A., Asia and Europe. She has acquired 20 Beauty Queen Titles - America’s Ms. Charisma, Ms. Travel of the World, Ms. Gandang Pilipina USA, Ms Travel & Trade Love of Country Ambassador, Mrs. Philippines, Ms. Amerasia International , Ms. InterContinental Universe, Ms. Global America World, Ms Gawad America Universe, Ms. Cyberspace Global, Mrs. Asia USA California, Ms. Asia Glamour by Virgelia Productions, Ms Paris International Universe by Multiface Paris, Ms. All Women Rock Global Elite by CEO Dr. Carl Wilson, Ms. Fashion Queen, Ms. Noble Global Model, Ms Wow Universe, Noble Queen of the Universe Classic, World Class Beauty Queens USA Ambassador, World Class Woman of the Year 2021 by Derek Tokarzewski, owner and Pageant director. She had an amazing journey as an International Model, Actress, Author, Entrepreneur, World Traveler, Philanthropist, Beauty Queen and had been busy with Guest Appearances, Fashion Shows, photoshoots, attending Fundraising events and giving her time for charity work. Cancer Hope Village was one of the Organizations that she was filmed for a commercial in Thailand to promote Cancer awareness. Corazon also takes the time with other organizations to feed the homeless, donate goods, attends barbecues for US Military veterans and visit sick US Veterans in the US Military Hospital to give balloons to cheer them up. She believes in giving back to the community. Her Queen Corazon Beauty Products partial proceeds go to Gasa Charities and other charitable groups. She has donated to Share the Blessings Feeding Program in the Philippines and Africa, Gawad Amerika Foundation, Asian American International Foundation, Cyberspace Foundation, Artista of the Heart Foundation for disabled artists, and Noble Queen of the Universe Ltd. charitable causes. She is the international TV Host of Queen Corazon Limelight TV Podcast , which partly benefits the establishment of a Communal Garden Livelihood Project and Feeding Program in Caloocan City and Bohol in the Philippines for planting trees, vegetables and medicinal plants for the residents. Last year, she received an award from World Elite Foundation as Humanitarian of the Year. This year, she received an award from Artista of the Heart Foundation as Philanthropist of the Year. She has traveled extensively to the seven continents of the world and the seven wonders of the world, having visited 100 countries worldwide. She resides in Los Angeles, California with her family, which she considers her greatest achievement in life!

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: What other Film Festivals have you attended?

I have attended several Film Festivals in the past. I attended my first International Cannes Film Festival two years ago in 2021. The most important and unforgettable experience I had, was the World Premiere of the award winning movie “The Success” which I co starred with producer, actress Rachanaa Jain, on February 24, 2023, held at the famous, iconic TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood during the Golden State Film Festival. The theatre was full and well attended. It was indeed a Success! The movie is now available in Amazon Prime.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: What red carpet events did you attend and what was your experience?

I attended several Red Carpet events in Cannes, France. The first one was held at Skyfall Events Center on May 20, produced by CEO Producer Alain Zirah and Anne Gomis of Off des Cannes Organization. I also walked the runway modeling for International Fashion Designers Enoka Fonseka and Charlene Assoni during the Fashion Show. My friend and co star Rachanaa Jain and I also promoted the award winning short film “The Success”. I spent my birthday May 22, in Cannes by having lunch at the French Riviera Cote D’Azur Beach restaurant and attended the Superstar Award and Off des Cannes Charity Red Carpet event at the Villa Cannes. I am honored that I received a Special Award as Ambassador of Superstar Art Foundation and Off des Cannes Organization. Another Red Carpet Event was held at the Venus Villa on May 23, and on May 25, I attended the Short Film Gala and Red Carpet at the famous Carlton Hotel. My most memorable experience in Cannes was walking the iconic Red Carpet Event and World Premiere of the movie “ Il Sol Dell Avvenire “ by renowned Italian Producer Nanni Moretti. It was incredibly fascinating!

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: Can you tell us about your background and experience as an actress?

I started my modeling career when I was 13 years old. My acting career started when I was 22 years old in New York City. I attended the Herbert Berghof Studio Acting School in New York City and Professional Artists Group in Los Angeles, California. I had several leading roles in Theatre stage plays, musical plays, Drama, Comedy, Documentary drama films, Television Commercials, Music Videos, TV Series, TV Movies and several feature films.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: What inspired you to pursue a career in acting?

My oldest sister Cynthia Ugalde Tan, was a model, beauty queen and actress. She was my inspiration.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: What do you find most challenging about being an actress in the industry?

The most challenging part is finding an interesting role that I like.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: How do you prepare for auditions or roles?

I prefer “Method Acting”. I always prepare for auditions and for my roles. First thing is to study my character and my role and build around that character, so I can truly feel the core character and be that character.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: Can you share a memorable experience from a past acting project?

My most memorable experience from acting was from my role as Luisa, a poor prostitute from a small province in the Philippines during war time. I was the lead actress for the award winning play entitled “There was a Soldier”. It was my character’s memory of my encounter with a soldier. I played the daughter of a rebel who was killed by soldiers, therefore my hatred for soldiers. My character was tormented between the war, tragedy and this particular soldier. I gave my everything to this character and I won the Best Actress award by Virgo Productions among other great 6 actresses. It was a very rewarding and unforgettable experience for me.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: How do you handle rejection or criticism in your acting career?

I handle rejection and criticism very well. I just focus on all my positive blessings in life.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: What kind of roles do you enjoy playing the most and why?

I enjoy both dramatic and comedic roles. But I prefer comedies because it is light and fun!

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: How do you stay motivated and focused in such a competitive industry?

I always stay motivated and focused because acting is not the only thing going on with my life. I am also busy with my modeling career, my philanthropic works, different advocacies as a beauty queen. In between, I love traveling the world and live life the fullest. Life is a beautiful and wonderful adventure!

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: Have you ever had to portray a character that was significantly different from your own personality?

Yes, as I mentioned, I played the role of a rebellious prostitute which is the opposite of the real me. How did you approach it? I studied the character and applied “method acting” technique.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: How do you collaborate with directors and fellow actors to bring a character to life?

Most of the time, we spend time together to get to know each other better.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: What techniques or methods do you use to get into character?

I use the “Method Acting” technique. This acting technique works best for me.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: How do you handle the pressure and demands of a busy shooting schedule?

I prepare to make sure my schedule has no conflicts with my other modeling schedule and appearances. I like to meditate for relaxation and do some yoga. I work out regularly and eat a very healthy diet. I believe in a healthy and happy lifestyle.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: Can you share a time when you had to improvise on set? How did it turn out?

Yes sometimes, it is a good idea to improvise on a set. I played the role of Miss Samantha Davis, head of the Drug Cartel’s Real estate acquisitions, and one of the Bosses of a sophisticated organized crime for the TV Movie Action Series Secret Agent Mike Jones, starring Danny Gabb. I had, a couple times, improvised my own lines for my character and to the Director’s delight, it worked very well.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: Are there any specific actors or actresses who have influenced your style or approach to acting?

I admire several actors and actresses, and they surely influenced me in my acting techniques. I love Anne Hathaway and for her award winning role in Les Miserables. I also admire multi awarded Best Actress Kate Winslet, Meryl Streep, Daniel Craig and Leonardo di Caprio.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: How do you balance your personal life with your acting career?

I try to balance everything in my life, my modeling, acting, philanthropic works and appearances. I am good in scheduling and organizing.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: What do you think sets you apart from other actresses in the industry?

I am a unique and confident person. I always believe in woman empowerment, spirituality and positivity in life. I believe in God and trust in God.I am thankful and grateful for all my abundant blessings. I feel so blessed. I feel happy. I am thankful for all these blessings and gratitude to my family and friends and above all, to God. This is what sets me apart from other actresses in the industry.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: Can you describe a time when you had to work with difficult or challenging co-stars? How did you handle the situation?

I just ignored them and focused on my role. I do not like negativity.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: How do you continue to grow and develop as an actress?

I continue to grow and develop as an actress by always having an open mind. An open mind to observe more and learn more in life. There is always room for positivity and new horizon in life.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: Where do you see yourself in your acting career five years from now?

This October 2023, I am going to Manila, Philippines. My co producer Roy Rodrigazo Luga will film me in my ancestral home and other parts of the Philippines for the Documentary Film about my Life in the Philippines and the USA. It will have a World Premiere in Los Angeles, California, Las Vegas, Nevada and Manila, Philippines. This will be my first produced film as a film maker and an actress. I also have other film projects this year and next year 2024. I see that my future will be incredible and amazing! And I look forward to this! God Bless.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: You also modeled during Budapest Fashion Week. Please tell us about the Fashion Show you modeled in?

I modeled for Fashion Designer Mitch Desunia during the Fashion Show for Budapest Fashion Week that was held at the iconic Varosligeti Mujegpalya venue in the heart of Budapest. The 3 day fashion show was sold out. It was a fabulous show with wonderful entertainment organized by owner and producer Balazs Kenguru Mayer.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: What is your first impression of Budapest Fashion Week?

My first impression of Budapest Fashion Week is phenomenal! It is well organized and the fashion designers are remarkable!

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: How does it differ from the other Fashion Weeks around the World you participated in?

I have walked the runway, modeling for several international fashion designers during New York Fashion Week, Paris Fashion Week, London Fashion Week, Milan Fashion Week and now Budapest Fashion Week. Budapest, Hungary is located in Central Europe and I can feel the difference between Western, Central and Eastern Europe. Although European fashion is similar, I think Hungarian Fashion Week is more organized and eclectic. The owner organizer Blazs Kenguru Mayer did an excellent job!

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: Tell us about the dresses you wear during the show.

I wore and modeled an exquisite dark blue green transparent gown adorned with beautiful same color beads and ostrich feathers. It felt wonderful walking the runway, doing my catwalk wearing this gorgeous gown by Designer Mitch Desunia.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: What surprised you the most about Budapest Fashion Week?

What surprised me the most about Budapest Fashion Week was the eclectic and avant garde designs of some of the Fashion Designers.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: Tell us about the Cover Photoshoot.

The Cover Photoshoot was fabulous! I love the style and passion of Hungarian photographer Fruzsina Varsanyi with the direction and assistance of producer Blazs Kenguru. I wore three beautiful gowns by Designer Mitch Desunia. The photoshoot started at the iconic Heroes Square, then just a walking distance was the romantic Vajdahurnyad Castle. The third location was the famous Parliament Building. There were so many incredible shots on a beautiful sunny, atmosphere! What a memorable accomplished day!

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: What was your impression of Budapest itself?

My impression of Budapest itself is phenomenal! I love Budapest! It is my second visit here. The first time, I visited as a tourist. This time I am here as a professional international fashion model. The second time is more special because I appreciated more the city itself. There are many beautiful places to see, the authentic food is delicious and the Hungarian people are very friendly and gracious.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: How was your World Class Legend and World Class Model of the Year 2023 titles received in Budapest?

My titles World Class Legend and World Class Model of the Year was received very well in Budapest. I wore proudly my crown and sash during the photoshoots as well.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: Did you do any interviews?

Currently, I am the international TV Host for the Queen Corazon Limelight TV Show by Fil Am TV with 19 million viewers worldwide shown at Channel 26.8, Roku, Amazon Prime, You Tube, Hero Go TV, Facebook and many other platforms. I have a Travel segment and Events segment for the TV Show. I covered the top tourist destinations and I also interviewed Fashion Designer Mitch Desunia and other models during our dinner cruise along the Danube River to see the spectacular city of Budapest at night!

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: How was the red carpet?

Red carpet was fabulous! Special guests, fashion designers and international models paraded their best gowns!

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: Any fun adventures you want to share with us?

Yes, Budapest is also known as the City of Baths, its thermal baths are naturally fed by 120 Hot Springs. I enjoyed myself submerged in the medicinal, rich in mineral hot springs. Szechenyi Thermal bath, built in 1913, is housed in a magnificent Neo-Baroque Palace, the largest thermal bath complex. It was a relaxing and exhilarating day. I wore my favorite swimsuit by Fashion Designer Lilly Pulitzer.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: Please tell us how did it come about for you to model during London Fashion Week?

I walked the runway and modeled for Fashion Designer Mitch Desunia at The Element Hotel in New York City during New York Fashion Week. So he also invited me to model for him for the London Fashion Week.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: What does it mean to you to model during London Fashion Week?

For me, to model during London Fashion Week is one of my most memorable and awesome experiences in my modeling career.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: Please tell us about the fashion show you've modeled in during London Fashion Week.

I have walked the runway, modeling for Fashion Designer Mitch Desunia during the Fashion Show at London Fashion Week, at Doubletree Hilton London Docklands Riverside, London, United Kingdom.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: Please tell us about the designer you've modeled for during London Fashion Week.

I modeled a beautiful blue and black satin evening gown by Fashion Designer Mitch Desunia. Mitch lived in Manila and London, where he took his Fashion Design studies.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: Please tell us about the dresses you've modeled in during London Fashion Week.

I modeled a beautiful blue and black satin evening gown during the Fashion Show. For the London Photo Shoots, I modeled a fabulous light green lace dress and an exquisite black and red appliqued flower design gown.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: How would you describe the difference between LA Fashion shows versus London Fashion shows from your perspective.

From my perspective, the fashion shows are similar except for the audience which has a difference in response to the Designers collections. There is also a difference in the Fashion Designer’s presentations and themes.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: You just came back from Milan Fashion Week. What is the difference between Milan and London Fashion Week.

It was similar. They were both beautiful and amazing Fashion Shows!

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: You also did Paris Fashion Week. What are the differences between London and Paris Fashion Week?

I walked the runway, modeling for Fashion Designer Kenneth Barlis during Paris Fashion Week. It was a magical theme! While the theme with Mitch Desunia’s London Fashion Week was classic and elegance theme.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: Now that you've done all those Fashion Weeks. Which one is your favorite?

My favorites are Paris Fashion Week and London Fashion Week. I have wonderful memories and a grand time during Paris and London Fashion Week!

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: Tell us about the appearances you've done during London Fashion Week as World Class Woman of the Year.

I attended the Red Carpet Event and also had photoshoot with my crown and sash as World Class Beauty Queens USA Ambassador and World Class Woman of the Year.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: You've also done some photoshoots in London.  Tell us about the experience.

It was a fabulous experience! The Fashion photographer Ram Eagle was awesome. He took photos and videos in front of the iconic Tower Bridge in London and St Paul’s Cathedral, where Prince Charles and Princess Diana got married in the 1980’s.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: Was London Fashion Week experience everything you've imagined it to be?

I would say Yes, it is everything I have imagined it to be! It was definitely an awesome and exciting experience!

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: Are you excited to go back for next season?

Yes I am excited to go back for next season.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: Which shows, designers and dresses would you like to model for next time you are in London?

I would like to model again for Fashion Designer Mitch Desunia and other Fashion Designers.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: What would you like to experience next time you are in London?

I would like to explore more of London’s tourist attractions.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: What would be your dream London photoshoot?

My dream London photoshoot will be to have more location photoshoot in iconic places like Buckingham Palace.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: What advice would you give to Models who would like to model in London Fashion Week?

I will advice Models to be prepared and be organized. To have relaxation and enjoy the moment!

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: Which Fashion Week would you like to experience next?

I would love to walk the runway during Dubai Fashion Week. I have visited Dubai as a tourist and I would love to experience Dubai as an International Model!

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: Please tell us about your national modeling experience.

During luncheons at The Excelsior Restaurant on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California. I modeled Couture Fashions for Yves St. Laurent, Gianni Versace, Celine and Lanvin. In Manhattan, New York City, I walked the runway for Fashion Designer Renee Factora, did a TV commercial for Macy’s Departments Stores and did several print ads. In Las Vegas, I had a fabulous time walking the runway for Designers Juhi Jagiasi and Diem Ngoc Nguyen for the Ifab Awards at The South Point Resort Hotel. I had a wonderful time modeling for Designer Anne Fontaine at The Crystals in City Center, Las Vegas. In Los Angeles, I modeled for several Fashion Designers - Katrina Ponce Enrile, Boy Lizaso, Baby de Claro, Zazzy Designs, Shail K, Ximena Valero, Danny Felipe, Richard of Corros, Designs by Cely, Marvin Bendana, Yamani Caliwara, Fernando Manila, Mary Jane Okiya for their Fashion Shows in different venues - The Biltmore Hotel, The Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles Hilton, The Bonaventure Hotel, International Celebrity Center, Star on Brand to name a few. I did print ads for King’s Hawaiian Sweet Bread, Western Airlines and San Miguel Beer. In San Diego, California, I walked the runway for Fashion Designer Kenneth Barlis.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: Please tell us about your international modeling experience.

I started modeling at age 13 in Manila Philippines. I did print ads and TV Commercials for Pepsi Cola, Firestone Tires, Frigidaire, Jo Ann Drew and Fil Hispano Tiles. I walked the runway for Fashion Designers Goulee Gorozpe and Emil Valdez at The Hilton Hotel in Manila. I modeled for Designer Sofia Rivera at the El San Juan Hotel in Puerto Rico and Mexico. In July 2021, I attended the 74th International Cannes Film Festival and walked the runway for four French Fashion Designers Luxury ReadyLady Paris by Paulette Mouquet, Designers Bintou Kimberley Assoni, Emeline K and Mem Clah Marque during the Fashion Show at The Palace Clement Massier in Cannes, French Riviera. One of the most exciting experiences I’ve had was walking the runway, modeling for Fashion Designer Kenneth Barlis during the Paris Fashion Week held at The Normandie Hotel in Paris France, on October 4, 2021!

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: You've modeled for some amazing designers in USA. Please tell the readers the story behind those experiences. How you met them and your journey with them as a model.

Yes, I have modeled for some amazing designers in USA! Fashion Designers Maryjane Okiya, Shail K and Kenneth Barlis to name a few. I met Maryjane Okiya through Galina Capanni, an event producer in Los Angeles. I modeled for her several times for her Fashion Show and I was selected to be Ms Noble Global Model USA 2021 -2022 at the Stars on Brand in Glendale.I met Kimi Verma, the Fashion Designer and owner of Shail K Fashion during our pageant days for Virgelia Productions. She won Mrs. India USA and I won Mrs Asia Glamour 2018-2019. Ever since, I walked the runway for her Fashion Shows on several occasions. With Kenneth Barlis, we had several mutual friends and we met at one of the Charity Event Gala in Los Angeles. Ever since, we have become friends. I modeled for him in San Diego and recently during the Paris Fashion Week.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: What's the difference between modeling in California vs Paris?

I have modeled several times in California both doing print ads, commercials and Fashion Shows for several Fashion Designers. I have been a long time resident in Los Angeles so modeling in my hometown seems more casual and normal. But modeling in Paris for me has a little bit more excitement since I am not familiar with all the locations. There are so many beautiful, historical places in Paris. I am the Brand Ambassador of Luxury ReadyLady Paris Fashion and Cosmetics by Fashion Designer Paulette Mouquet. We shot on location in front of the majestic Eiffel Tower, Pont Alexandre III Bridge and the Amazing Louvre Museum for Magazine Covers. It was awesome! I also walked the runway for Fashion Designer Kenneth Barlis at the Normandie Hotel in Paris during Paris Fashion Week! It was epic!

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: Which USA designer or designers would you like to work with next?

I would like to continue modeling for some of my favorite Fashion Designers this year. There is no particular Designer that I have plans to work with in the near future.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: You worked with some amazing photographers over the years. Tell us about your favorite ones.

I have few favorite photographers - Kiel Mercado Ortega, Lex Fontenay and Leonato August. They are all awesome. I love their photography style!

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: As a experienced model. What do you look for in a photographer?

I look for the creativity and artistic ability of the photographer. A good photographer can see in his eyes and his lens the best pose and the best shot! He knows how to use his camera and create effects that he wants!

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: When you make it to Paris Fashion Week you are made as a model. Tell us about the story and your experience during Paris Fashion Week.

When Fashion Designer Kenneth Barlis told me that I would walk the runway and model for him during Paris Fashion Week, I was ecstatic! It is every models dream! At that very moment, when I was actually walking the runway with the famous song “The Impossible Dream” I was totally overjoyed and felt accomplished as a Model! It was one of my most awesome and memorable experiences in life!

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: You also been part of Cannes Film Festival. How was that experience?

The experience of attending the 74th International Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France was wonderful! It was exciting to model for four French Fashion Designers at The Palace Clement Massier! I was filmed for several episodes in Paris and in Cannes for the “Hollywood Star in Paris” Reality TV Series, produced by Fashion Designer Paulette Mouquet. We stayed at an elegant villa and toured around the city. It was an amazing journey!

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: Any other modeling experiences would you like to share with us?

I was the Founder and President of the Beverly Hills Barbie Doll Club, with 1,000 dolls in my collection. I was dubbed “The Living Doll” as I walked the runway modeling Life Size Barbie Doll outfits for several Barbie Doll Conventions throughout the United States and Germany! I modeled for a major mannequin manufacturer Greneker Inc. They sculpted my face and made a face mask to be immortalized as an Asian Mannequin for several Department stores and boutiques in the USA, Asia and Europe.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: What made you decide to become a model?

I started modeling when I was 13 years old. My inspiration was my oldest sister Cynthia, who was a beauty queen, actress and model.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: How were you discovered?

My sister knew a lot of people in the modeling industry. They were looking for models for TV Commercials for Pepsi Cola and I got the job. After that, I walked the runway for Fashion Designer Emil Valdes at The Hilton Hotel, followed by many other modeling jobs.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: What is your favorite style of modeling and why?

My favorite style of modeling is High Fashion. I always admired exquisite and delicate designs. I love doing the catwalk, walking the runway for Haute Couture Fashion Shows.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: Do you have agency or do you freelance? Tell us why.

I have worked with several modeling agencies in the past, Mary Webb Davis, Judith Fontaine, Grimme, Orients Modeling Agency and Professional Models Group. Now I freelance.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: What would you consider your biggest achievement as a model so far?

Some of my biggest achievements in modeling so far is walking the runway for Fashion Designer Kenneth Barlis during Paris Fashion Week and modeling for four French Designers - Paulette Mouquet, Bintou Kimberley Assoni, Emeline K, and Mem Clah Marque during the International Cannes Film Festival in France.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: How do you prepare for a photoshoot?

I prepare for a photoshoot the day before. I have a checklist for what I need and organize everything. I choose the shoes and accessories needed. I make sure I get a lot of rest and relaxation so I look fresh and the feel the very best. I always prepare and leave earlier so I am always on time.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: Any modeling tips for girls that would like to model in your area?

Find a good modeling agency if you are new in the business. Have amazing photographs by your favorite photographer. Always post beautiful photos and videos on all you social media sites. Be confident and be the very best that you can be.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: What is your personal fashion style?

My personal fashion style is classic and elegance. It will never go out of style.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: What are some of your non modeling achievements?

I have 20 Beauty Queen Titles and I am an author of two books “Total Beauty and Life, The Natural Way” and “Total Beauty and Life, A Beauty Queen’s Perspective”. Recently I had my World Tour Book Launching and Autograph Signing in Cannes, Paris in France, Los Angeles and Las Vegas in the US. Part of proceeds were donated to The Lighthouse Organization. I also co authored a book “Red Blazer of Achievement and Excellence”. I am an international TV Host of my own show “Queen Corazon Limelight TV Podcast Show”.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: Do you volunteer for any cause?

Yes I volunteer for several causes. I have fed the homeless and have given the homeless blankets and clothing. I am one of the ambassadors for the Lighthouse Organization, a domestic abuse awareness charity non profit group that I volunteer for. I am also involved in philanthropic work in Communal Garden and Feeding Program Livelihood Project in Manila, Philippines.

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: What would be your ultimate modeling dream job?

My ultimate modeling dream job would be to continue to model here in the USA and foreign countries because my passion in life is modeling and traveling. To have new, exciting adventures!

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: Where can we learn more about your work?

On social media - Facebook, instagram, TikTok, YouTube

World Class Movie Stars Magazine: How can someone hire you for modeling jobs?

They can contact me at instagram - @BeautyQueenCorazonYellen - Facebook - Beauty Queen Corazon Yellen Armenta - email at corazon22@aol.com - YouTube Channel - Beauty Queen Corazon Ugalde Yellen Armenta - TikTok - @Queen Corazon22

World Class Movie Stars Magazine would like to thank you for this wonderful interview.


Interview by Derek Tokarzewski Owner/Editor in Chief of World Class Movie Stars Magazine.


Queen Corazon Ugalde Yellen at 76th International Cannes Film Festival, World Class Movie Stars Magazine, Gown by Fashion Designer Marvin Bendana, Photo by Lex Fontenay



Interview by Derek Tokarzewski Owner/Editor in Chief Mr WorldClass 2023 Mr United Nations 2018 Platform: Women Empowerment Ambassador to International Foundation for Orphans iffocares.org



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