Gavintra Photijak (Thai: กวินตรา โพธิจักร; RTGSKawintra Phothichak), nicknamed Gam (Thai: แก้ม, RTGSKaem; born 24 December 1986 in Nongkhai, Thailand) is a Thai model and beauty pageant titleholder who has competed in the Miss Universe.

Gavintra Photijak
Gavintra Photijak

(1986-12-24) December 24, 1986 (age 37)
Nongkhai, Thailand
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Rachata Chaijan
(m. 2017)
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair colorBlack
Eye colorBlack
Miss Thailand Universe 2008
Miss Universe 2008
(Best National Costume)

On May 24, 2008, she competed in the Miss Thailand Universe 2008 pageant held in Bangkok where she won and was crowned by reigning Miss Thailand Universe 2007 Farung Yuthithum

She graduated bachelor's degree from Bangkok University.

Pageantry edit

She represented Thailand in the Miss Universe 2008 pageant held in Nha Trang, Vietnam, where her Muay Thai inspired costume won the Best National Costume Award. However, she did not place in the Top 15. The pageant was won by Dayana Mendoza, of Venezuela.

Photijak is the fourth Thai woman ever won the Best National Costume Award in the Miss Universe pageant, the first being Saengduan Manwong in 1969, Porntip Nakhirunkanok in 1988 and Chananporn Rosjan in 2005.

Screen credits edit

Television (Channel 7) edit

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Sao 5 (Saturday 5) Chonlada
2010 Nakkha Khonta-ngon (Touchy Lashes Killer) Dawan
2010 Naksoo Phankhaoniaw (Glutinous Rice Varieties Fighter) Som
2011 Sanei Bangkok (Bangkok Charm) Kaewthip
2011 Mooban Samranrak (Happy Love Village) Chomphoo
2011 Suea Sang Fa (Tiger Order Sky) Sriwan
2011 Sao 5 Ton Tabtim Sayarm (Saturday 5 Episode Siam Ruby) Chonlada
2012 Nangbab Khok Kra Don (Khok Kra Don Model) Poy
2013 Suea Sang Fa 2 Phayak Phayong (Tiger Order Sky 2 Swagger Tiger) Sriphrae
2013 Maya Seemook (Pearl Illusion) Nutchanart
2013 Dom Thong (Golden Dome) Usa

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Preceded by Miss Thailand Universe
Succeeded by