Monday, January 10, 2011


Shaina García Magdayao (born in Quezon City, Philippines), is a Filipina actress, model and singer.

Shaina Magdayao began her acting career when she was cast, at age seven, in the Philippine drama series Lyra, playing the lead character. Magdayao was included in the cast of the Ang TV show, Kaybol. She then starred in ABS-CBN's afternoon drama series Marinella, playing the role of Rina.
In 2000, when Magdayao was 11 years old, she released a self-titled debut album with Star Records. The carrier single was "Sayaw Sweet Lullabye".
Magdayao has also played daughter in a number of roles, including 2003's Laurice Guillien project Tanging Yaman, for which she won a Best Child Actress award from the Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences Awards, and Most popular Child Actress Award from the 2002 Guillermo Mendoza Awards. She has also received an award-winning role in Ang Tanging Ina. She had also previously received the Best Child Performer award from the Parangal ng Bayan in 1999, and Best New TV Personality in the 1999 Star Awards.
In 2002, she starred in a weekend afternoon series, called K2BU and appeared in several drama series and sitcoms, while going to school. She started to participate school at home in late 2004.
In 2005, she was included in the cast of the Philippine primetime drama series Ikaw Ang Lahat Sa Akin. She was also one of the lead casts of Erik Matti's television series, Rounin, under Chito Rono's direction, via ABS-CBN in 2006. She is part of the regular cast at ABS-CBN's Sunday afternoon show, ASAP. She starred in Kambal sa Uma, an afternoon drama series on ABS-CBN. She's now currently in the no. 1 afternoon soap opera Alyna.
Magdayao began modeling for children's products including children's clothing company, Garfield as well as appearing in television commercials for Magnolia Chocolait, Lemon Squares Products and Goldilocks. She was also one of the youngest models ever for Ben Chan's clothing company Bench. She now models for the women's line of the same clothing company. She currently owns a branch of the family business Ystilo Salon, and a 20-door apartment complex.[citation needed]
 Personal life
She is the youngest daughter of Enrique and Deanne Magdayao from Bogo City, Cebu and is the youngest sister of Vina Morales. She also has two other sisters named Sheila and Sheryl. She studied high school at the Angelicum College in Sto. Domingo, Quezon City.


Rhian Ramos (born Rhian Denise Ramos Howell on October 3, 1990 in Makati City, Philippines) is a Filipina actress, commercial model and singer. She first starred in the television series Captain Barbell and in Stairway to Heaven. She is the niece of Assistant Vice President of GMA Network, Ida Ramos Henares.
Ramos started working in commercials including an appearance in a McDonald's McJelly Duo advert. She was cast as the female lead of the telefantasya Captain Barbell, in 2006, and in Lupin the following year. She has played the lead role in My Only Love.
In 2007, Ramos had her film debut in The Promise. She also starred in the horror film Ouija. In 2008, Ramos was chosen to host Pinoy Idol Extra, the daily update edition of Pinoy Idol. Ramos also starred in two Philippine dramas, Codename: Asero, and in LaLola, a remake of a telenovela. By the end of the year, Ramos finished two feature films, My Monster Mom and I.T.A.L.Y..
LaLola ended in February 2009. She starred in the suspense-thriller film Sundo that came out the following month. In 2009, she starred in two Philippine dramas: Zorro, and Stairway to Heaven.
She also released her debut dance-music album Audition Dance Battle under Universal Records.
Ramos starred in the fantasy film Ang Panday ...


Anne Ojales Curtis-Smith, also known as Anne Curtis (born on 17 February 1985 in Yarrawonga, Victoria, Australia) is a Filipino-Australian actress, model, television host, and VJ.
Born Anne Ojales Curtis-Smith is the eldest daughter of Carmen Ojales, a Filipina and James Curtis-Smith, an Australian lawyer. She is the older sister of actress Jasmine Curtis. She also has a brother named Thomas. She is presently managed by Viva Artists Agency.

Personal life
Curtis' high profile relationships began when she entered showbiz and dated Oyo Boy Sotto, son of actors Vic Sotto and Dina Bonnevie. After her first relationship, Curtis had also dated actor Richard Gutierrez in 2004, business elite Paolo Araneta in 2005, and actor Sam Milby in 2007. She is currently dating Filipino-French businessman Erwann Heussaff.


Celestine Cruz Gonzaga (known by her screen name Toni Gonzaga), is a Filipino actress, TV host, dancer and singer. She started her career with GMA Network but later moved ABS-CBN where she became a host of Pinoy Big Brother. She is a former host for the Saturday talk show Entertainment Live but now currently hosts the Sunday talk show The Buzz along with the music variety show ASAP.

Toni started in show business at age 13 where she joined a singing contest with Kyla and Faith Cuneta.

Toni starred on the film You Got Me! with Sam Milby and Zanjoe Marudo.

Toni is featured on the compilation album H.O.P. E. (Healing of Pain and Enlightenment) of the Pinky Cares Foundation. She sang the song "Count On Me" for the album.

Toni starred in her first Maalaala Mo Kaya episode entitled "Pendant" with Jason Abalos and Ryan Eigenmann. She had her concert tour in Canada for the month of March titled "Perfect Combination" with Erik Santos. Toni Gonzaga also had her provincial concert tour entitled "Level Up, Toni Gonzaga". She made her return to television, this time partnering with Derek Ramsay for Precious Heart Romances episode entitled "Ang Lalaking Nagmahal Sa Akin". Gonzaga also hosted Pinoy Big Brother Double Up, the third season of Big Brother in the Philippines.Toni also released her album entitled "Love Duets" with Sam Milby under Star Records.

Toni starred on the film Ang Tanging Pamilya: A Marry Go Round under Star Cinema with Joseph Estrada, Ai-Ai de las Alas and Sam Milby. She won as Best female talk show host on 23rd PMPC Star Awards for Television,Anak TV seal Makabata Roster award and ASAP 24k Gold Award.

Toni is also featured in the compilation album I Move, I Give, I Love of the Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC). She sang the PNRC's theme song "Bagong Umaga", featured in the album.

Personal life

Toni Gonzaga was born on January 20, 1984, to Methodist parents, Carlito and Crisanta Gonzaga. She has a younger sister, also and actress, who changed her name from Catherine to Alex Gonzaga. She collects designer shoes by Christian Louboutin. 

Toni is also a supporter of the Philippine National Red Cross. She is named as one of PNRC's "singing ambassadors" in 2009.She's in a relationship with the director Paul Soriano

Thursday, December 30, 2010


Jennylyn Anne Pineda Mercado (born May 15, 1987 in Las Piñas City, Metro Manila, Philippines) is a Filipina actress and singer. She was the winner of the first season of StarStruck, a reality-based talent search show of GMA Network in the Philippines.
Jennylyn started out as a recording artist, in 1999, with Alpha Records through the recommendation of her voice coach Susanna Pichay. She was with the singing group G4 of Nonoy Tan. Unfortunately, two of the co-members did not continue on so the group and the planned album was scrapped. But the group was able to record two songs. After G4, she went into modeling and landed an endorsing stint with Bambini cologne and a Ponds television advertisement. She also made it to the elite Circle of 10 modeling search along with fellow StarStruck member, Dion Ignacio winning the Ms. Photogenic title. Prior to joining StarStruck.
In 2003, Mercado joined the reality show StarStruck and together with Mark Herras were proclaimed the winners of the show. Each of them received one million pesos plus exclusive contracts from GMA Network. After winning StarStruck, she has appeared in several films including So Happy Together and the teen-flick Let the Love Begin. In television, she has appeared in the fantasy soap opera Encantadia, I Luv NY, Now and Forever, entitled Dangal, Super Twins, Sine Novela: Paano Ba Ang Mangarap?, SRO Cinemaserye: Suspetsa, Ikaw Sana and Sine Novela: Gumapang Ka Sa Lusak (TV Series).
She released her first album living the Dream containing original compositions by composer Vehnee Saturno and a carrier single titled "Kahit Sandali". In May 2006, Mercado released her second album, Letting Go which included the single "Sa Aking Panaginip" by Vehnee Saturno.Her first major concert was held on May 15, 2006 at the Music Museum in Greenhills. In January 2010, under VIVA Records, she released her third album titled, "Love Is... Jennylyn Mercado".
Last May 15, 2009, she had her birthday concert at The Music Museum, entitled, I Am Woman with guest stars Ogie Alcasid, Janno Gibbs, Richard Poon and Mark Herras. The concert ran for three hours and it was a Sold Out affair.
Jennylyn's acting career is being handled by Becky Aguila and VIVA Entertainment, Inc. While her singing career is managed by VIVA Records alone. 

Personal life
On May 4, 1991, when she was nearly four years old, she made headlines as a battered child. Her assailant was her stepfather, who burned her skin with cigarette butts and whacked her back with a flat iron. Her mother, who was then in Dubai working as a domestic helper, immediately came home. She came not to take care of her daughter, however, but to bail out her partner, who was in detention. Mercado's life story was featured in the weekly drama anthology Magpakailanman on October 14, 2004. She is now the official spokesperson of the Bata Foundation (Christian Mission Services), a non-governmental organization.
She is the former girlfriend of co-StarStruck survivor Mark Herras. They started dating on April 29, 2004 and broke up on September 2005.
She then got pregnant by her ex-boyfriend Patrick Garcia, who, reportedly, has distanced himself upon learning about the pregnancy. On August 16, 2008, she gave birth, via Caesarian section (8-9 p.m.) to an 8.12 pound (3.68 kg) baby boy at St. Luke's Hospital, Quezon City. Her child's name is Alex Jazz "AJ" Mercado.
On April 9, 2010, Jennylyn Mercado and actor, Dennis Trillo, admitted that they are "exclusiveyl dating" after a Philippine Tabloid released photos of them holding hands while strolling in a shopping center in Hong Kong.
Last October 28, 2010, Jennylyn was reportedly rushed to the hospital due to a minor heart attack.