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Sharmaine Ruffa Rama Gutierrez (born June 24, 1974) is a Filipino model, beauty queen, host and actress. She was the 1992 Look of the Year-Philippines, Binibining Pilipinas World 1993 and Second Runner-up to Miss World 1993.

Ruffa Gutierrez
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Ruffa Gutierrez in 2009.
Sharmaine Ruffa Rama Gutiérrez

(1974-06-24) June 24, 1974 (age 45)
OccupationActress, Model, Host
Years active1986, 1989-present
TitleBinibining Pilipinas World 1993
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair colorBlack
Eye colorBrown
Look of the Year 1992
Binibining Pilipinas 1993
(Winner- Binibining Pilipinas World 1993)
Miss World 1993
(2nd Runner-up and Miss World Asia & Oceania)

Early lifeEdit

Gutierrez began acting as a teen in the 1980s, under BMG Films. She became part of German Moreno's That's Entertainment in the early 1990s before becoming a beauty queen in 1993.

As the official representative of her country to the 1993 Miss World pageant held in Sun City, South Africa on November 27, Gutierrez placed Second Runner-up to winner, Lisa Hanna of Jamaica.[1]

In 1993 Gutierrez was linked to the Brunei beauties affair.[2]

In the late 80’s and 90’s she did multiple films each year from 1987-1998 with Regal Films she ventured into TV again as a replacement and regular TV host on The Buzz a Sunday TV Talk show and then in 2010 with Paparazzi on rival station TV 5

Personal lifeEdit

She is the only daughter of actor, Eddie Gutierrez and talent manager, Annabelle Rama. She has two half-brothers, Tonton Gutierrez and Ramon Christopher, from her father's previous relationships. She has five brothers: Elvis Gutierrez, Rocky Gutierrez, Ritchie Paul Gutierrez and Raymond Gutierrez and Richard Gutierrez.

In 2003, she married Yilmaz Bektas, Turkish businessman. They had two children, Lorin Gabriella and Venezia Loran. They announced their separation through a joint statement on May 8, 2007.[3]



Year Title Role Network Type of role
2019 Love Thy Woman ABS-CBN
2018 Daddy's Gurl Ruffa Mae Mendoza GMA Network Guest Cast
2018 Ngayon at Kailanman Loreta ABS-CBN Special Participation
2017 Celebrity Bluff Herself/ Player GMA Network Guest role
Dear Uge Jona Guest appearance
Eat Bulaga! Herself/Jackpot En Poy Referee Guest minor role
2016 Kalyeserye Herself Guest Cast
Bakit Manipis ang Ulap? Alicia TV5 Main Cast / Antagonist
2015 Wansapanataym: Raprap's Wrapper Connie ABS-CBN Protagonist
Misterless Misis Diana TV5 Supporting role / Antagonist
2014 It Takes Gutz to Be a Gutierrez [4] Herself E! South East Asia The Filipino Channel Minor role
The Ryzza Mae Show Guest GMA Network Guest role
Home Sweetie Home Cristina ABS-CBN Minor role / Antagonist
2013 Toda Max Susie Supporting role / Antagonist
2012 Enchanted Garden Diwani Valeriana TV5 Main Cast / Antagonist
2011 Glamorosa Naomi Malandrino Lead Cast / Antagonist
Regal Shocker: Red Shoes Karina Antagonist
Mga Nagbabagang Bulaklak Orchidia Ortega a.k.a. Ms. O Supporting character
2010 Paparazzi Herself / Host Guest role
2009 Ruffa & Ai ABS-CBN
2008 I Love Betty La Fea Daniella Valencia Co-lead role / Antagonist
2007/2010 The Buzz Herself / Host Guest role
2007 Philippines' Next Top Model Host / Judge RPN
Kokey Trining Calugdan ABS-CBN Main role / Protagonist
2006 Bahay Mo Ba 'To Doktora Fanikera Grabe GMA Network Supporting role / Antagonist
2002 Habang Kapiling Ka Venus Paraiso Main Cast / Antagonist
1995/1998 Eat Bulaga! Herself / Host Guest role
1986/1989-1996 That's Entertainment Herself / Host Host


Year Title Role Producer
2014 Maybe This Time Monica T. Valencia Star Cinema, VIVA Films
2013 Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy Marie Star Cinema, VIVA Films
2012 Sosy Problems Luca GMA Films
The Mommy Returns Catherine Laurel-Martirez Regal Entertainment
2010 Working Girls Marilou Cobarrubias GMA Films, VIVA Films, Unitel Pictures
2009 Shake, Rattle & Roll 11 Kayla Regal Entertainment
2008 Desperadas 2 Isabelle Regal Entertainment
My Monster Mom Abby Gail Fajardo GMA Films, Regal Entertainment
2007 Desperadas Isabelle Regal Entertainment
1996 Ang Pinakamagandang Hayop sa Balat ng Lupa Isabel VIVA Films
1994 Shake, Rattle & Roll V Laurie Regal Entertainment
Lab Kita Bilib Ka Ba? Gema Moviestars Films
1993 Dunkin Donato Susan Moviestars Production Inc.
1991 Underage Too Ruffa Regal Entertainment
1990 Tora Tora, Bang Bang Bang
Last 2 Minutes Ruffa Regal Entertainment
1987 Takbo, Bilis... Takboooo! Golden Lion Films


  1. ^ "Miss Jamaica wins Miss World title". The Deseret News. November 28, 1993. Retrieved 9 November 2010.
  2. ^ Salanga, Elyas Isabelo (2 June 2009). "Looking Back: Showbiz scandals that raised public outcry". PEP. Retrieved 21 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Turkish newspaper reports wedding of Yilmaz Bektas and former Miss Universe Zuleyka Rivera". blogphilippines. 25 March 2010. Archived from the original on 27 May 2010.
  4. ^ "'It Takes guts to be a Gutierrez' on the E! channel". Yahoo! Philippines. Retrieved 2014-06-02.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
  Metinee Kingpayome
Miss World Asia & Oceania
Succeeded by
  Aishwarya Rai
Preceded by
Marilen Espino
Binibining Pilipinas World
Succeeded by
Caroline Subijano