Golden Globe-nominated actor Lou Diamond Phillips is best known as Ritchie Valens from the film La Bamba. His performance in the Broadway revival of The King and I earned him a Tony nomination. He has also appeared in a string of TV and radio projects and participated in poker championships.
Daniel Padilla is a Filipino recording artist and actor. In 2015, Padilla became the first Pinoy artist to receive the Kids' Choice Award under the Global Slime Star category. He has also won several other awards, such as Myx Music Awards and Awit Awards. Also known for his philanthropic efforts, Padilla often participates in charity events.
Filipino comedian, talk show host, actor, and TV presenter Vice Ganda has appeared in some of the highest-grossing movies in Philippine cinema. As a comedian, he uses observational comedy, situational irony, and sarcasm in his routines. Also active on TV, he regularly hosts the noontime variety show It's Showtime. He is openly gay and is considered an LGBTQAI+ icon.
Coco Martin is a Filipino actor, director, and producer. He is best known for his lead role in the film Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin. He began acting in the early 2000s with small roles in TV shows. In the ensuing years, he moved on to more serious roles in TV series and films. He made his directorial debut in 2017.
Filipino-Australian actor-singer James Reid had been a talented gymnast and swimmer in childhood. He is best known for pairing up with Nadine Lustre in projects such as Diary Ng Panget and On the Wings of Love. Though he and Nadine dated later, they broke hearts with their split in 2020.
Also known as FPJ and Da King, Fernando Poe Jr. was a popular actor in the Philippines and won 5 FAMAS Best Actor awards. He later stepped into politics as a member of KNP, or the United Opposition. He is also known for testifying against the criminal gangs known as the Big Four.
While Filipino actor Paulo Avelino won an MMFF award for his performance in the film Fan Girl, a few pranksters posted a screenshot of him exposing himself, captured from the film, on various social-media platforms. He has previously gained fame with series such as Bridges Of Love.
Reggie Lee is a Philippine-American actor best known for his portrayal of Sgt. Drew Wu in the popular police procedural drama TV series, Grimm. He has also played important roles in popular films, such as The Fast and the Furious, The Dark Knight Rises, and the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.
Darren Espanto is a Filipino-Canadian actor and singer best known for his cover songs. He achieved popularity after appearing in the popular Philippine reality singing TV competition, The Voice Kids. Over the years, Darren Espanto has received several prestigious awards, such as Awit Awards, Box Office Entertainment Awards, Myx Music Awards, Wish Music Awards, and PMPC Star Awards for Music.
Former Filipino senate president Vicente Castelo Sotto III, also known as Tito Sotto or Tito Sen, was also a well-known musician and songwriter who had co-founded the band VST & Co. He had also co-hosted Eat Bulaga! And had represented the Philippine national bowling team in international tournaments.
Bailey May is a Filipino-British model, actor, television personality, and singer. He achieved popularity after appearing in the popular reality TV show, Pinoy Big Brother. Over the years, May has received several prestigious awards, such as RAWR Award, PMPC Star Award for Television, GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Award, MOR Choice Award, and Awit Award.
Juan Karlos Labajo is a Filipino actor, guitarist, television personality, and singer-songwriter. He is credited with founding Juan Karlos, a Filipino rock band named after him. He serves as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter, and rhythm guitarist for the band. Over the course of his career, Labajo has won many awards like Myx Music Awards and MOR Pinoy Music Awards.
Benjie Paras is a Filipino comedian, actor, and former professional basketball player. He is best known for his time with the Shell Turbo Chargers of the Philippine Basketball Association, where he played from 1989 to 2002. In 2013, Benjie Paras was inducted into the Philippine Basketball Association Hall of Fame. After retiring from basketball, Paras established himself as an actor.
Richard Gomez is a Filipino actor, director, television presenter, épée fencer, and politician. He is best known for his service as the Mayor of Ormoc from 2016 to 2022. He achieved popularity as a fencer in 2005, when he won a gold medal at the Southeast Asian Games. Gomez has also won many acting honors, including several Gawad Urian Awards.
Jake Cuenca is a Filipino-American model and actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Jake in a film titled Mulat, which earned him several awards, including the Best Actor award at the 2014 International Film Festival Manhattan. Jake Cuenca is also known for his performance in a period drama television series titled Ikaw Lamang.
Daniel Matsunaga is a Brazilian actor, model, host, professional football player, and businessman. Matsunaga is best known for his modeling and acting career. Apart from appearing in TV series and films, Daniel Matsunaga also competes in reality TV shows. As a footballer, Matsunaga has represented teams like Kaya, Pachanga Diliman Football Club, and Team Socceroo in the United Football League.
The nephew of Filipino action instructor Jess Lapid, Lito Lapid stepped into Philippine films as a stuntman and rose to be an actor. He then joined politics as a member of Lakas-CMD and then became an independent candidate. After serving as the governor of Pampanga, he became a senator of the Philippines.
Jinggoy Estrada is a Filipino politician, actor, and producer. He is currently serving as a Senator of the Philippines, having previously served in that position from 2004 to 2016. He also served as the Mayor of San Juan from 1992 to 2001. As an actor, Jinggoy Estrada is best known for his performance in a film titled Katas ng Saudi.
Eric Tai is a Tongan-born Filipino model, actor, comedian, TV host, rugby player, and professional esports player. He achieved popularity after hosting a noontime variety show titled It's Showtime. In 2016, he was featured on the cover of the Philippine version of Muscle & Fitness. As a rugby player, Tai played for the Philippines national team and the Alabang Eagles.
Filipino taekwondo practitioner Japoy Lizardo had earned a black belt in the sport before he stepped into his teens. The 2-time Southeast Asian Games champion also has 3 Asian Championship silver medals under his belt. He and his wife, taekwondo artist Janice Lagman, now co-own a taekwondo school.
Ron Josol is a Filipino Canadian stand-up comedian and actor. He is best known for his association with a show titled Video on Trial. In addition to appearing on the show, Ron Josol has also been contributing as a writer.