8 Pinoy Celebrities Who Had Regular Jobs Before Becoming Famous

8 Pinoy Celebrities Who Had Regular Jobs Before Becoming Famous

We are always inspired by rags-to-riches stories, most especially if it is about our favorite stars and idols. In some way, it makes us feel that we still have a chance at getting a great life no matter how poor we are today. Of course, being rich and famous is something that doesn’t happen overnight, unless you win the lottery. These actors and actresses had certainly gone through a lot to become the stars they are today. But it really is amazing to learn that before they made it big,…

Coco Martin Fulfills a Dying Grandma’s Wish, Visits Her at the Hospital after His Arrival from Canada

Coco Martin Fulfills a Dying Grandma’s Wish, Visits Her at the Hospital after His Arrival from Canada

Coco Martin is one of today’s best young stars in the Philippines – and he has proven yet again that he’s not just awesome on TV but he’s also great in real life! Early this month, a video went viral of a dying grandma’s wish to meet the actor in person. Lola Rosita Espiritu is one of Coco’s biggest fans but because she’s bed-ridden and has suffered from stroke for 7 times, she could no longer visit him on the set of his “Ang Probinsyano” TV series even if someone…

Filipino Dad Visiting Sister in Australia Loses Legs, Could Lose Both Arms after Getting Bitten by a Spider

Filipino Dad Visiting Sister in Australia Loses Legs, Could Lose Both Arms after Getting Bitten by a Spider

A Filipino father-of-two has lost both his legs and is in danger of also losing both his arms after getting bitten by a spider while visiting his siblings in Australia! Terry Pareja was just visiting his sister and her family in Birchip, Victoria in Australia when he was bitten by what was suspected to be a white-tailed spider last February 24. He didn’t mind the bite but his leg would soon swell up and he felt unwell later that day. “He (could) hardly walk on Saturday and on Sunday (his…

Girl Throws the Grandest 18th Birthday Party at MOA Arena, Family Spends Nearly Php5 Million for the Debut

Girl Throws the Grandest 18th Birthday Party at MOA Arena, Family Spends Nearly Php5 Million for the Debut

The arena at the Mall of Asia (MOA) has been used as venue for concerts and various public events but for the first time since it opened in 2006, a grand debut was held there! A venue as large and expensive as the MOA arena is definitely not the usual choice for a debut but Dian Seranilla and her family wanted a huge place where they can reconnect with everyone in their extended family. In the New York Fashion Week-themed celebration, everyone in the family was invited – and the…

Pinay in “The Voice” Season 12 Wins Knockouts Round, Advances to the Live Shows

Pinay in “The Voice” Season 12 Wins Knockouts Round, Advances to the Live Shows

Filipinos always get excited every time a ‘kababayan’ makes it to an international competition or some contest outside the country – and this is proven yet again when a Filipina makes it to “The Voice” Season 12. Anatalia Villaranda is an early favorite in the show, especially because she turned four chairs in the blind auditions and was among the artists featured during the show’s premiere episode. Anatalia has recently won the knockout round versus Dawson Coyle, advancing to the live shows where artists get to advance to the finals…

Albie Casiño’s Girlfriend, Crowned as First “Gandang Filipina” Winner

Albie Casiño’s Girlfriend, Crowned as First “Gandang Filipina” Winner

Albie Casiño has stayed out of the limelight and remained a gentleman throughout the controversies that hounded him in the past after he was mistakenly bashed by the public for supposedly abandoning Andi Eignemann and their baby; it later turned out that he wasn’t the child’s father as ‘hero’ Jake Ejercito who ‘saved’ Andi was actually the child’s real dad. Years after the controversy damaged his career, Albie is slowly getting back on his feet again and has begun receiving a number of projects. Perhaps learning from his previous mistake,…

LOOK: Sunshine Cruz Graduates from College!

LOOK: Sunshine Cruz Graduates from College!

A lot of actors and actresses who started out young do not often get the chance to graduate from college (or even in high school) on time because they were busy in their careers while others are busy in school. It’s a good thing that earning a degree does not really have a deadline – and everyone can get it no matter how old they might already be. Well, recently, Filipina actress Sunshine Cruz joined the roster of graduates, after completing a degree in psychology from Arellano University. Taken under…

Nurse-Turned-Cop from Tacloban Wins Miss PNP

Nurse-Turned-Cop from Tacloban Wins Miss PNP

PO1 Arla Ray Paciencia, a 24-year old registered nurse who became a cop, became the first ever titleholder of the Philippine National Police’s “Ganda Pulis: Miss PNP 2017” during the pageant’s coronation night held at Camp Crame. The lass from San Jose in Tacloban City, Leyte but currently assigned at the Eastern Visayas Police Regional Office (PRO-8), bested 26 candidates from other PNP offices. Completing the Ganda Pulis: Miss PNP 2017 top five are PO1 Nova Em Lago from Davao Police Regional Office, PO1 Leizel Abejero from Zamboanga Police Regional Office, PO1…

Boy Runs Away from Albay Home to Join “Tawag ng Tanghalan” in Metro Manila, Sings in Restaurants for Money

Boy Runs Away from Albay Home to Join “Tawag ng Tanghalan” in Metro Manila, Sings in Restaurants for Money

A boy who had dreams of making it big in “Tawag ng Tanghalan, Kids Edition” reportedly ran away from his home in Albay to reach Metro Manila where the show’s home network, ABS-CBN, is based; but after running out of money, he began singing in restaurants along the way – and had gone viral on social media for his golden voice! Zildjian James A. Parma hails from Polangui, Albay but the Grade VI student ran away from home, went to Bicol, and was headed to Metro Manila to live his…

Pinay Sings Her Way to Semi-Finals of Denmark’s Got Talent 2017

Pinay Sings Her Way to Semi-Finals of Denmark’s Got Talent 2017

Yet another Filipina has taken center stage in a talent competition, with a Davao native making it to the semi-finals of Denmark’s Got Talent 2017 (locally called “Danmark har Talent”). Already well known as a singer in the Filipino community in Copenhagen, Denmark, 33-year-old Jackie Pajo impressed all the judges during her audition for the reality talent competition; all four judges voted for her to be accepted in the show, much to her delight! Her family definitely loved seeing her on TV; although this was not her first time to…