Two days later, on 23 January 2016, she arrived in the Philippines for a week-long homecoming celebration with visits to the cities of Manila, Makati, Pasay and Quezon City.She also had courtesy calls to the Congress of the Philippines, Senate of the Philippines and Malacañang Palace.
On 29 January 2017, Wurtzbach revealed that she has signed a contract with WME/IMG's IMG Universe division where she will continue to work with the Miss Universe Organization as an HIV/AIDS awareness advocate after her reign.
On 5 May, she is reportedly set to costar with Vice Ganda and Daniel Padilla in a film under production of Star Cinema.
Managed by ABS-CBN Corporation's talent agency, Star Magic, she was included on the Star Circle Batch 11.
Among her TV credits are the teen-oriented series K2BU, the concert variety program ASAP, the romance anthology Your Song, the sitcom show Bora, and the drama series Sa Piling Mo.
is a Filipino beauty pageant titleholder, model and actress who was crowned Miss Universe 2015 on 20 December 2015 after becoming Miss Universe Philippines 2015 at the Binibining Pilipinas 2015 pageant on 15 March 2015.
She is a UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador for Asia & the Pacific since 2016.However, after Gutiérrez's crowning, Harvey returned to the stage and stated that he had misread the results and that Wurtzbach was really Miss Universe 2015.Paulina Vega (Miss Universe 2014) then removed the crown from Gutiérrez's head and placed it on Wurtzbach's head.She also met and gave some advice to the contestants of Miss Universe Canada 2016.On 25 March 2016, Wurtzbach returned to the Philippines for an unannounced visit to take care of some personal things including renewing her Philippine passport, charity works and film a new commercial for Philippine Airlines.We were colonized by the Americans and we have their culture in our traditions even up to this day and I think that we're very welcoming with the Americans and I don't see any problem with that at all.