May 2011 FHM Cover
Richell Pacaldo Angalot, the eldest child of Richard Angalot and Melinda Pacaldo of Bohol District, was 15 years old when she first joined a beauty pageant representing Tagbilaran City Schools Division in the Miss Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (CVRAA) 2004 in Danao City, Cebu. She won third runner-up, Miss Talent and the Best in Fun Wear trophy. She was one of the sagalas of the Santacruzan 2004 and was chosen as muse of Bohol Lions during the Lions District Convention in 2004. Later that year, Asuncion was declared Female Grand Champion in Island City Mall's Campus Discovery Model Quest 2004. In September 2007, Rich Asuncion became a Regal Films contract star.