Dubbed as the “Sporty Mom,” , Maria Nona “NiÃ±a” Ortiz, an Operations Manager of a company and a mother of three is one of the 18 castaways of GMA Network’s Survivor Philippines.
“Every year kasi I promised pag birthday ko, I’ll try something new. Since dumating yung opportunity di ba, sabi ko sige something extreme who knows baka makapasok ako di ba so yun nag-try ako ng Survivor. It’s the next big challenge.” said NiÃ±a on the pilot episode. She belongs to the Naak tribe.