Janet Layug is a rare celebrity who is not in the most popular of professions but has been able to carve out a niche for herself in her field. She is a fitness model who has won several competitions among which is the IFBB Pro bikini competition – which she won four times in two years.
Professionally, as a fitness model, Janet models with emphasis on her physique and body which she keeps very fit through various exercises and proper diet. She also engages in modeling activities such as posing for photographs and walking the runway in pageantries often in bikinis. Asides being a fitness model, Janet is also a social media personality known for her fitness videos on Instagram and other social media platforms. find out more.
Janet Layug – Biography
Janet Layug was born on the 29th of December, 1988 in the exquisite city of Lakeland in Florida. Details about her childhood are unknown to the public, her elementary and secondary school education is also not known. However, it can be concluded that she went through both elementary and high school because she is a graduate of the University of Florida and is a registered nurse.
She doesn’t like aspects of her personal life being exposed to the public, hence, the lack of information about her parents. It isn’t known if she was raised by her biological parents, at a foster home or by some other guardian. It is also not known if she had or has any siblings.
Before Janet became a bikini fitness model, she worked in a retail store and soon after, became a waitress at Hooters. While at Hooters, she was also in college studying for her degree. She was a waitress at Hooters for seven years and while there, she competed for the International Swimsuit Competition several times. She also appeared on the company’s calendars and magazine cover. In 2014, she was crowned Miss Hooters.
Currently, Janet Layug is a professional Bikini competitor, fitness model, and sponsored athlete. She was said to have begun fitness modeling in 2013, it was also in the same year that she began competing at various fitness championships and tournaments.
She entered the NPC National Championships and came out 1st place. This brought her a lot of fame and recognition in the field and also earned her a Pro Card. She participated in several more competitions after that such as the International Federation of Body Builders (IFBB) Pro League bikini competition.
The IFBB (now International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness) is an international sport governing body that presides over many sport’s major international events, notably the World and Continental Championships. As its name affirms, it deals with bodybuilding and fitness for both male and female categories and is one of the largest bodybuilding sports body in the United States. Both in the NPC and IFBB championships, Janet has a record of 9 wins, two runner-ups, a third place, a fourth place, and an eighth-place finish. This is definitely an amazing record for a young fitness athlete. Asides her wins mentioned above, she has also come 2nd place twice in the 2014 and 2015 Bikini Olympia.
Going by her efforts, Janet Layug is very passionate about her work and she often looks forward to competition seasons. Her pain and dedication have not only brought her national fame but also international recognition and endorsement deals with top-notch brands.
Family Life – Daughter, Husband
The fitness model is blessed with a daughter named Briley Sage. Briley was born in 2008, however, it is not known who her father is as it is not clear if Janet Layug is in a relationship or married. One thing that is clear is that Briley and her mum share an intimate bond as Janet often admits her love for spending time with her daughter.
Other Facts About Janet Layug
At the age of seven, Layug’s daughter, Briley Sage started participating in the USTA tournaments.
One of the important details about an athlete like Janet is her height; being too short or too tall may have limited her in her career. According to research, Janet boasts of an average height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Another important detail for Janet Layug is her weight. Hence, the diet and exercise to keep her body in the right proportion. It was discovered that Janet weighs between 56 -58 kg.
Information recently gathered about the model reveals that she spends most of her time at photo shoots and recording fitness videos which she uploads on her Instagram and Twitter accounts. She has garnered a lot of followers on both social media platforms.