Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao WON Total Knock Out (TKO) from Oscar “Golden Boy” de la Hoya in 8 rounds of their “Dream Match”. Manny Pacquiao, 29 years old, and champion of four weight divisions, proved De la Hoya why he has been proclaimed by many as the best pound-for-pound fighter.
Due to lack of money Philippine celebrity Zanjoe Marudo had to struggle to get through college. He took benefit of his height and became a basketball player at the varsity level. He belongs to a middle class background wherein his father works as a chef in New Jersey and his mother as a housewife in Philippines. Zanjoe is a favorite child who grew up idolizing his father who is also his best friend.
Luis Manzano is of Spanish descent and the only child of actors Edu Manzano (TV host and actor) and Vilma Santos (Governor of Batangas Province). He was able to have two serious girlfriends: Nicollete Lacson, who’s in the U.S. now and the other was Nancy Castiliogne.
John Lloyd Cruz is popularly known as the Philippine’s Boz Office King. John Lloyd never truly wanted to be an actor because all he wanted was to travel the world as a pilot. Since he is a good and obedient boy, he helped his family by joining show business. He was only going around malls when he found himself being chased by his discoverer who was steadfast in bringing him to ABS-CBN.
Jericho Rosales fame started when he won at “MR. POGI” (Eat Bulaga) last 1996.He is also an avid surfer and into photography. He is an actor, dancer, singer and known for her nickname ECHO. Philippine celebrity Jericho Rosales also had a relationship before with Heart Evangelista and dedicated the song “You’re Beautiful” to her.
Jake Cuenca grew up in San Jose, California. Jake Cuenca’s career started in the Philippines when he was discovered by a talent scout for Cosmo Modeling Agency at the age of nine. Jake Cuenca said that he easily gets attracted to women who know exactly what they want in life. He also said that he would give 110% of myself to the woman he loves.
Gerald Anderson was discovered by Joross Gamboa, who then introduced him to his manager Jun Reyes who brought him to ABS-CBN, where Gerald then joined Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition. After finding fame on the show Philippine celebrity Gerald was partnered up with his fellow house mate, Kim Chiu, who then became his “love team” for shows, movies, and endorsements.
Gabby Concepcion is a model, television and film actor and director. What led Gabby Concepcion to become a movie star as “Regal baby” with “Katorse” and earned him a Matinee Idol status was when his fame began when he first appeared in a Close-Up commercial.
Diether Ocampo also dips into photography and even took up classical guitar lessons at the Yamaha School of Music. He started in show-business as a member of ABS CBN’s circle of homegrown talents named Star Magic.
Ruffa Gutierrez is a Filipina actress, Fashionista, TV Host, Entrepreneur, Mother, Endorser, model and a former beauty queen. She also underwent a lot of controversies which includes the MMFF scandal, her parents tax evasion case and the Brunei scandal.