Mister Korea Jin Wook Kim was crowned Man of the World 2023 on Friday night at the Samsung Performing Arts Theater in Makati City. He stood out with his beautiful face, well-toned body and good character, which you can tell as he was also voted Mister Congeniality by his fellow candidates.

Korea | FB/MAN of the WORLD Pageant
Korea | FB/MAN of the WORLD Pageant

Jin Wook Kim was crowned by last year’s winner, Aditya Khurana of India.

Hong Kong | FB/MAN of the WORLD Pageant

Hong Kong’s Henry Wong was 1st runner-up, while the Philippines’ James Reggie Vidal was named 2nd runner-up.

Philippines | FB/MAN of the WORLD Pageant

Philippines had the same placement last year, courtesy of Nadim Elzein.

Puerto Rico | FB/MAN of the WORLD Pageant

Mister Puerto Rico Robert Alexander Espaillat was named 3rd runner-up. He was the only non-Asian in the Top 5.

Vietnam | FB/MAN of the WORLD Pageant

Mister Vietnam Lam Kim Khanh was 5th runner-up.

Third runner-up Mister Puerto Rico was a fast track event winner. He won the People’s Choice award which made him automatically advance to the Top 17.

Another fast track winner was Mister Nepal. He was the Multimedia Award winner.

Nepal made as far as the Top 10 along with Czech Republic, Myanmar, Angola and Malaysia.

Meanwhile, Cape Verde, Cuba, Nigeria, Singapore, Spain, USA and Venezuela completed the Top 17.

Special Awards:

  • Best in Arrival Outfit – Dominican Republic
  • Press Favorite – Vietnam
  • Beat in National Costume – Indonesia
  • Mister Congeniality – Korea
  • Mister Photogenic – Hong Kong
  • Mister Personality – Nepal
  • Best in Fashion of the World – Philippines
  • Best Physique – Cape Verde
  • Best in Beachwear – Korea
  • Best in Swimwear – Czech Republic
  • Multimedia Award (fast track) – Nepal
  • People’s Choice (fast track) – Puerto Rico
  • Best in Formal Wear – Korea
  • Mister Holiday Inn Express Newport – Philippines