Pia Wurtzbach is a Filipino-German beauty queen who participated in the 64th Miss Universe pageant where she was crowned Miss Universe 2015. Wurtzbach is also a model, actress, and TV personality; she had to quit her showbusiness career temporarily to participate in the beauty pageant. She is also an advocate for gender equality and works towards raising awareness of HIV.
Alice Dixson is a Filipino-American model, actress, and former beauty queen. Dixson, who represented the Philippines at the Miss International beauty pageant in 1986, became a household name the following year when she appeared in Palmolive soap TV advertisement. Alice Dixson has also won many awards as an actress including the Gawad Tanglaw Film Acting Award.
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.
Filipino actor, model, and dancer Cristine Reyes is also known as the Ultimate Star in the Philippines. She soared to fame with the reality show StarStruck and later starred in hit films such as Seven Sundays and No Other Woman. She has also been part of series such as Mulawin.
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.
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.
A former broadcast journalist, Loren Legarda was known for anchoring shows such as The World Tonight, before she stepped into politics and rose to be the President pro tempore of the Senate of the Philippines. The former senator is also a prominent environmental activist.
Empress Schuck is a Filipino actress, singer, dancer, model, and fashion designer. Empress is best known for her work as a child actor. In 2003, she was named the Best Child Actress at the Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences Awards for her portrayal of Sandy del Rosario in her debut film 9 Mornings at the age of nine.
Filipina model Patricia Tumulak has won pageants such as Miss Philippines Fire 2009 and Miss Multiuniverse International 2014. Equipped with a degree in child development, she had been a volunteer teacher before stepping into modeling. She has also hosted shows such as Eat Bulaga! and Wowowin.
Maika Rivera is a Filipino model, professional tennis player, and actress. She is one of the few professional tennis players from the Philippines to have achieved success. Maika Rivera has also achieved immense popularity as an actress; she has played important roles in popular TV series like Wildflower, The Blood Sisters, and Sandugo.
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.