FROM A TEACHER TO A MILLIONAIRE ENTERTAINER
PHOTO CREDIT TO ABS CBN
MANILA (MDN National News digital, August 4) – Yamyam Gucong, a student from the province of Bohol was proclaimed as the Pinoy Big Brother (PBB) Otso Big Winner during Sunday night's awarding ceremony held in Imus, Cavite.
Gucong, 25-year-old, and tagged as the "Iskulit Bai ng Bohol" bested three other contenders with 58.52 percent from the total number of public votes, making him the ultimate winner of ABS CBN's reality show franchise.
Yamyam'S top prizes:
1. 2 Million Pesos being the Grand Winner
2. A condo unit in Metro Manila
3. P800,000 worth of business water purifying business package
4. P300,000 vacation package
Second place went to Kiara Takahashi with her total public votes of 30.29 percent. She received P500,000 and a condo unit, while the 3rd the 4th places received P300,000 and P200,000 respectively.
In his speech right after he was proclaimed winner, Gucong said everything is possible for a dreamer to dream big. It doesn't matter who a person is and where his place is, as long as "you have big dreams and you will continue dreaming no matter what.
"Ngayon napatunayan ko sa sarili ko na walang impossible sa taong mataas ang pangarap. Ipaglaban natin ito hanggang dulo at makakamtan natin ang mga pinapangarap natin," Gucong, the pride of Bohol said as he broke in tears.
During his stay at the PBB House, Yamyam showed his versatility in all tasks and how he mingle with the people around with different types of personality. He showed his perseverance, and a positive attitude on all matters inside the House of Kuya.