Megan Lynne Young is an actress and model. She is the first Filipina to win the title of Miss World. Megan was born in Alexandria, Virginia, USA to a Filipino mother and American father. She moved to Olongapo City, Zambales, Philippines at age ten. She is currently taking AB Digital Filmmaking at the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, Manila.
Young's first showbiz break was through the talent reality search, StarStruck, wherein she placed in the top six. After two years with GMA Artist Center, she moved to ABS-CBN.
Young first appeared in ABS-CBN in the youth oriented show "Star Magic Presents" Astigs and Abt Ur Luv. She also played the role of Shane in Kokey, opposite Zanjoe Marudo.
She became well known when she appeared as one of the celebrity housemates in Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition 2, dubbed as "The Princess of Charm". After PBB, she portrayed the villain Marcela in ABS-CBN's remake of I Love Betty La Fea opposite John Lloyd Cruz. In 2009, she was one of four personalities introduced as video jockeys for the relaunching of Channel [V] Philippines. Young also became an occasional host in several shows in Studio 23.
In 2012, Young had her big break as a lead actress in Hiyas, reuniting with Zanjoe Marudo as her love interest. In 2013, she appeared in TV5's dramas Never Say Goodbye and Misibis Bay.
Aside from television, Young has also starred in a few films, one of which was The Reunion, where she played Toyang, opposite Xian Lim.