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Paolo Avelino – Breakthrough Actor

Paolo Avelino

Paolo AvelinoPaolo Avelino, Michael Paulo Lingbanan Avelino in real life, was born on May 13, 1988 in Baguio City. He started his showbiz career when he joined the reality talent show StarStruck on GMA Network in 2006. After StarStruck, he signed an exclusive contract with GMA where he played various supporting roles for the network.

In 2011, he transferred to ABS-CBN where he gained his current popularity. He got noticed for his role as Nathan Montenegro in the 2012 drama series Walang Hanggan. Continue reading “Paolo Avelino – Breakthrough Actor”

Kristine Hermosa: More Than Just a Beautiful Face

kristine hermosa

kristine hermosaKristine Hermosa, born Kristine Hermosa Orille on September 9, 1983 in Quezon City, Philippines, is one of the most beautiful actresses in the Philippines. She is well known for portraying the role of Yna Macaspac in the primetime drama series, Pangako sa ‘Yo in 200. She is currently under Star Magic but has lied low in show business after getting married in 2011.

Kristine is the second of four children in the family. Her mother is of Spanish descent and her father is Filipino. One of her siblings is actress Kathleen Hermosa. She went to Batino Elementary School. When her family moved to Laguna, she then enrolled at Colegio de San Pedro, in San Pedro, Laguna near Pacita Complex to continue her remaining years in grade school and eventually her first year in high school. She then pursued her studies at ABS-CBN Learning Center after they moved back to Manila. Continue reading “Kristine Hermosa: More Than Just a Beautiful Face”

Rocco Nacino – Versatile Actor

rocco nacino

rocco nacinoBorn Enrico Raphael Quiogue Nacino on March 21, 1987 in Baguio City, Benguet, Philippines, Rocco Nacino is one of the most talented Filipino actors of his generation. He rose to fame after joining the fifth season of StarStruck, a defunct reality show on GMA Network. He was declared the Second Prince of that season. Before joining Starstruck V, Rocco Nacino tried his luck in the Myx VJ Search but failed.

Rocco Nacino spent most of his younger years in Singapore where he studied Nursery up to Primary 6. When he returned to the Philippines, he went to Makati Hope Christian School for his secondary education and in Mapúa Institute of Technology for college. He took up Nursing in Mapua and eventually passed the Board Exam, making him a registered nurse. Continue reading “Rocco Nacino – Versatile Actor”

Angel Aquino: Underrated Actress

Angel Aquino

Angel AquinoBorn Angelita Velasquez Aquino on born February 7, 1973, Angel Aquino is one of the Philippines’ most beautiful and talented actresses. She finished Bachelor of Arts in Journalism at the University of the Philippines Baguio City.

Angel started out as a fashion and commercial model before entering show business. She first appeared in the film, Mumbaki, in 1996 and was cast as one of the lead characters in Goodbye America (1997), a film about how the closing of the U.S. naval base at Subic Bay affected the Filipinos and Americans who served there. Continue reading “Angel Aquino: Underrated Actress”