Matteo Guidicelli – Fil-Italian Hearththrob

Matteo GuidicelliGianmatteo Fernan Guidicelli, better known as Matteo Guidicelli (born March 26, 1990), is a Filipino-Italian actor, television host, model, and triathlete. He was initially known from his racing career which earned him numerous awards, including Karter of the Year for three times.

He took an interest in the performing arts and attended Columbia College in Chicago for two years to pursue a course in musical theater. He eventually returned to the Philippines to try his luck in show business which was not difficult due to his good looks and charm. Continue reading “Matteo Guidicelli – Fil-Italian Hearththrob”

Andi Eigenmann – Heiress of Drama

Andi Eigenmann

Andi EigenmannAndi Eigenmann, born Andrea Nicole Guck Eigenmann on June 25, 1990, is one of the most sought after actresses of her generation. She hails from a prominent showbiz clan, with actors Mark Gil and Jaclyn Jose as parents. She is related to some of the country’s most respected actors including Eddie Mesa (grandfather), Rosemarie Gil (grandmother), Michael de Mesa (uncle) and Cherie Gil (aunt). Her half-brothers, Sid Lucero and Gabby Eigenmann, are also actors.

She started her showbiz career by playing support in the Kapamilya afternoon soap opera, Prinsesa ng Banyera, in 2007. The following year, she joined the reality show Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition Plus, as a “house player.” However, she opted for voluntary exit after 53 days due to severe homesickness. Continue reading “Andi Eigenmann – Heiress of Drama”

Enrique Gil – The Next Ultimate Leading Man

Enrique Gil

Enrique GilEnrique Gil, born Enrique Mari Bacay Gil on March 30, 1992 in Cebu City, is a fast rising Filipino actor, recording artist and model. He started his showbiz career as a commercial model when he was just 16 years old.

In 2008, Quen, as he is fondly called by fans, was launched as part of ABS-CBN’s Star Magic Circle Batch 16 and eventually cast in small roles in various Kapamilya shows such as Pieta, I Love Betty la Fea, George and Cecil, and Rosalka. He also got his first hosting job in Shoutout! and showcased his dancing skills on ASAP. Continue reading “Enrique Gil – The Next Ultimate Leading Man”

Billy Crawford – International Pop Star

Billy Crawford

Billy CrawfordBilly Crawford, born William Ledesma Crawford on May 16, 1982 in Manila, is one of the most popular Filipino artists of his generation. He was born to a Filipina mother and American father. Billy started his showbiz career at the age of three after being discovered in a bowling alley frequented by his mother. At age four, he became the youngest member of the popular youth-oriented variety show, That’s Entertainment, under the screen name, Billy Joe Crawford.

He acted in several movies as a child star before moving to the US with his family when he was 11 years old. Billy continued his singing career in the US as a teenager, performing mostly in the United Kingdom and France, as well as in Asia. He also legally changed his name to Billy Crawford during this time. Continue reading “Billy Crawford – International Pop Star”

Dimples Romana – Bankable Actress

Dimples Romana

Dimples RomanaDimples Romana, born Dianne Marie Romana on November 13, 1984 in ParaƱaque, Metro Manila, is a Filipina actress and commercial model. She can portray all sort of characters with ease, be it the protagonist’s best friend or an evil villainess. Because of her impeccable acting abilities, Dimples has become one of the most bankable supporting actresses of her generation.

She took up Bachelor of Science in Tourism in the University of Sto. Tomas and also finished International Hospitality Management Major in Culinary Arts at Enderun College. Continue reading “Dimples Romana – Bankable Actress”

Robi Domingo – The Good Boy

Robi Domingo

Robi DomingoRobert Marion Eusebio Domingo (born September 27, 1989), more popularly known as Robi Domingo, is a former VJ, actor, dancer, and host. He was catapulted into fame when he joined and ended up as the first runner up of the hit television reality show Pinoy Big Brother Teen Edition Plus in 2008, where he was noticed not only for his good looks but also for his intelligence and refined attitude.

Born to an affluent family (his parents are both doctors), Robi Domingo is a true blue Atenean. He attended Ateneo for his elementary, secondary and pre-med studies. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences in 2012 but decided to give some time for showbusiness before going to Med school. He has a younger brother nicknamed Maro. Continue reading “Robi Domingo – The Good Boy”

Richard Yap – The Late Bloomer

richard yap

richard yapWho says stardom is only for the young? Up-and-comer Richard Yap is proof that anyone can make it big in show business, regardless of age, as long as he or she has the talent and looks for it. At 45 years old (born May 18, 1967), and practically a new-comer in Philippine show business, Yap is now one of the most recognizable faces on local television with a huge fan base consisted of teen-age girls, mothers and even lolas.

For Yap, entering showbiz was purely incidental. He was just an ordinary Filipino-Chinese born and raised in Cebu City, graduated from De La Salle University, raised a family (he has two kids with his wife of 18 years) and started up his own business. He was then offered to appear in a televison commercial for a Chinese fastfood chain. He remained virtually unknown despite portraying a chef for the food chain’s ads for 7 years. Continue reading “Richard Yap – The Late Bloomer”

Julia Barretto – The Rising Star

Julia Barretto

Julia BarrettoJulia Francesca Barretto Baldivia, better known as Julia Barretto, is the 17-year-old daughter of comedian Dennis Padilla and former actress Marjorie Barretto. She is also the niece of two famous actresses, Claudine Barretto and Gretchen Barretto.

Julia is also one of the most sought after celebrity teen endorsers today. Some of her endorsements include Palmolive, Ponds, Cherifer, Modess, and SM Accessories. Continue reading “Julia Barretto – The Rising Star”