Angelica Panganiban: The Versatile Actress

Angelica Panganiban

Angelica PanganibanAngelica Panganiban was born in Payatas on November 4, 1986 and was raised by an adoptive family. Her biological mother died in 2008. She recently got reconnected and met her estranged biological father who is an American from Iowa.

Panganiban finished elementary school in 1999 at St. Vincent in Teacher’s Village, Quezon City, and high school in 2003 at St. Vincent, West Avenue. She was the Junior-Senior Prom Princess in 2002 and Miss Junior and Senior Prom in 2003. She was a cheerleader and also a feature editor in her school newspaper. She attended college at Thames International Business School, majoring in Mass Communication.Angelica Panganiban’s started her showbiz career when she is just 6 years old, via the kiddie gag show Ang TV on ABS-CBN. She then appeared in numerous television programs in the Kapamilya network such as Familia Zaragoza, G-mik and Berks. By age 16, she was given lead roles in such drama series as Mangarap Ka with Piolo Pascual and Vietnam Rose with Maricel Soriano. Continue reading “Angelica Panganiban: The Versatile Actress”

Angeline Quinto: The Pop Superstar

Angeline Quinto

Angeline QuintoBorn on November 26, 1989 in Sampaloc, Manila, Angeline Quinto is a Filipina singer and actress. Her claim to fame is being the winner of the reality talent show, Star Power: Sharon’s Search for the Next Female Pop Superstar, in 2011.

Before winning big in Star Power, Angeline was a habitue in singing contests, be it in small barangays or in big television networks. In fact, she was among the grand finalists of Star For A Night in 2003, the batch where Sarah Geronimo took home the title. She also joined MTB Teen Popstar, a singing talent search segment of the Kapamilya noontime variety show MTB, where she was declared the champion in 2005. Continue reading “Angeline Quinto: The Pop Superstar”

Enchong Dee – The Heartthrob Champion

Enchong Dee

Enchong DeeEnchong Dee is a Filipino actor, model, and champion swimmer. He is the younger brother of former actor-model, AJ Dee. Enchong is currently part of ABS-CBN’s Star Magic, he played the roles of Blue in the teen-oriented show Abt Ur Luv, Jojo on the soap opera Katorse and Jomari Buenavista on the series Tanging Yaman.

Born Ernest Lorenzo Dee on November 05, 1989 in Naga City, Enchong finished secondary education at the Naga Hope Christian School and went to De La Salle University Manila- College of St. Benilde for college. He is a proficient swimmer, winning over 400 medals in various competitions. He was once part of the Philippine National Swim Team and has participated in the SEA Games and 2006 Asian Games. Continue reading “Enchong Dee – The Heartthrob Champion”

Cristine Reyes – Queen of Controversies

Cristine Reyes

Cristine ReyesAra Cristine Pascual Reyes, more popularly known as Cristine Reyes, was born on February 5, 1989 in Marikina City, Metro Manila. She is a younger sister to sexy star Ara Mina and entered show business via the reality TV show Starstruck on GMA. She later became a talent of the Kapuso network, starring in bit roles in the station’s ho-hum productions.

In 2008, Cristine Reyes transferred to ABS-CBN where she was given huge opportunities to shine. Her performance on Kapamilya network’s television shows such as Kahit Isang Saglit (which starred Jericho Rosales and Carmen Soo) and Banana Split (where she showed her comedic talents together with Pokwang, Angelica Panganiban, Zanjo Marudo, etc.) turned her into a household name. She was then given the opportunity to star in her very own teleserye, the hit Eva Fonda. In 2009, she starred in Precious Hearts Romances Presents series: My Cheating Heart opposite Jake Cuenca. Continue reading “Cristine Reyes – Queen of Controversies”

Kim Chiu: Teleserye Princess

Kim Chiu

Kim ChiuBorn Kimberly Sue Yap Chiu on April 19, 1990 in Tacloban City, Kim Chiu is one of the most sought-after leading ladies of her generation. She gained popularity when she joined and eventually won as the first winner of Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition (PBB) in 2006, earning a phenomenal 626,562 votes (41.4% of the total votes). She was the only housemate of that edition who was never nominated for eviction.

Immediately after winning in the PBB Teen Edition, Kim signed up as a talent of Star Magic – the talent management arm of ABS-CBN.  Together with PBB co-housemate Gerald Anderson, Kim Chiu appeared in Kapamilya network shows such as Love Spell and the sitcom Aalog-Alog. Chiu and Anderson also appeared in their first movie together as a love team in First Day High from Star Cinema. Continue reading “Kim Chiu: Teleserye Princess”

Coco Martin: Teleserye King

Coco Martin

Coco MartinCoco Martin, or Rodel Nacianceno in real life, was born on November 1, 1981. He started out in showbiz as one of the members of Star Magic’s Star Circle Batch 9 in ABS-CBN. His claim to fame are the indie films Masahista and Daybreak which earned him raves and awards here and abroad.

Coco’s first ever film appearance was a cameo role in the 2001 film Luv Txt starring Judy Ann Santos, where he was credited under his real name, Rodel Nacianceno. Continue reading “Coco Martin: Teleserye King”

KC Concepcion: The Mega Daughter

KC Concepcion

KC ConcepcionMaria Kristina Cassandra Cuneta Concepcion, more popularly known as KC Concepcion, was born on April 7, 1985.  Almost everybody knows her, except those who are living under a rock. She is the eldest daughter of Megastar Sharon Cuneta and 1980′s matinee idol Gabby Concepcion. The name Kristina was from her mom while Cassandra was from her biological dad who loved the movie Cassandra Crossing.

KC was estranged from her father for thirteen years following her parents annulment and his immigration to the United States in 1995. Her mother remarried and KC was eventually adopted by her stepfather Senator Kiko Pangilinan. Continue reading “KC Concepcion: The Mega Daughter”