Place of birth: Cabuyao, Laguna, The Philippines
She is the first Asian in 25 year history of the Ford Supermodel of the World Search to have been selected from the far east. She was described by Bill Ford as, “that unique look from the Philippines”.
At 17 years old, Ronquillo joined and won the Ford Supermodel of the World Philippines 2005 Search. She went on to represent the Philippines at the Supermodel World Finals 2006 in New York City and placed 3rd with a $100,000 contract with Ford Models.
Since her win, Ronquillo appeared on the catwalks of New York Fashion Week, modeling for labels and designers including Lacoste, Lela Rose, Nanette Lapore, Zero Maria Cornejo, Tory Burch, Antonio Berardi, Kenneth Cole, Mac Cosmetics Barbie Collection, Zaldy by Gwen Stefani, BCBG, Sisley and Benetton New York fashion Week F/W 2009-2010 for Elie Tahari and Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture FW 2011-2012 for Julien Fournié and Eric Tibusch. She was one of Chloe Dao‘s models on the finale of Project Runwayseason 2. She also appeared on numerous fashion and beauty editorials for Spanish Vogue, Indian Vogue, Teen Vogue, Marie Claire Paris and US, ELLE Vietnam, Cosmopolitan US and Glamour. She has appeared in advertisements for Old Navy, Macy’s, and Sak’s Fifth Avenue.