Born In: Santa Clara, California, United States
Hope Elizabeth ‘Liza’ Hanley Soberano is a Filipino-American actress and model best known for television series ‘Forevermore’ and films ‘Just The Way You Are’, ‘Everyday, I Love You’ and ‘My Ex and Whys’. This pretty and charming diva, counted among the most beautiful actresses in the Philippines, started getting modeling offers when she was just twelve. By the time she attained teenage she made her acting debut with the Philippine fantasy-drama, comedy anthology television series ‘Wansapanataym’ in 2011. Her breakthrough came with the ABS-CBN aired Philippine romantic drama television series ‘Forevermore’ (2014-2015) that established her hit pair with Filipino-Spanish actor and dancer Enrique Gil. The romantic reel pair, referred as LizQuen, was considered "Breakthrough Love Team of 2015" on Philippine primetime TV by ABS-CBN and Star Cinema. LizQuen then went on to feature in many other notable productions including in films ‘Just The Way You Are’ (2015), ‘Everyday, I Love You’ (2015), ‘My Ex and Whys’ (2017), and TV series ‘Dolce Amore’ (2016). She also starred in TV series ‘Bagani’ in 2018. She starred in a romantic comedy-drama series 'Make It with You' in 2020. She is quite popular on social media, especially on Instagram where she has over 18 million followers.
Nick Name: Liza
Also Known As: Hope Elizabeth Soberano
father: John Castillo Soberano
mother: Jacqulyn Elizabeth Hanley
siblings: Dustin David Nguyen, Jaden Parker Nguyen, Justin David Soberano, Kaycee Logan Nguyen, Leilani Sue Elizabeth Osorno, Nathaniel Larry Osorno, Rianne Soberano
Born Country: United States
Ancestry: Filipino American
U.S. State: California
She was interested in pursuing a degree in psychology before studying at a law school, but her packed showbiz pursuits led her to enrol at Southville International School affiliated with Foreign Universities and pursue an online business management course. However, she has not yet given up the idea of studying psychology and expressed to take-up a course whenever possible.
Following her relocation to Manila, Liza, merely twelve, started getting modelling offers for print advertisements. Her first on-screen feature was in a cameo as Barangay Audience in the Philippines’ longest running noontime television variety show ‘Eat Bulaga!’ in 2010.
She caught the attention of a talent scout at thirteen and got introduced to Filipino actor, comedian and show business reporter, Ogie Diaz. The latter is the present talent manager of Liza.
Her acting debut happened at thirteen with the October 2011 aired episode ‘Mac Ulit-Ulit’ of the Philippine fantasy-drama, comedy anthology television series ‘Wansapanataym’.
She made her feature film debut in 2013, in the supporting role of Angel Gomez in the Filipino coming-of-age rom-com ‘Must Be... Love’.
Other acting pursuits of Liza in 2013, included the supporting role of Gillian in Filipino romantic melodrama film ‘She's The One’, Dahlia in ‘Flores De Yayo’ episode of the TV series ‘Wansapanataym’ and Una in ‘Box’ episode of TV series ‘Maalaala Mo Kaya’.
She then went on to play the lead role of Audrey Locsin in the Mae Cruz-Alviar directed Filipino romantic-drama film ‘Everyday, I Love You’ that released on October 28, 2015, and emerged as a critical and commercial success. She starred alongside Gil and Gerald Anderson in the film and once again thrived in creating on-screen romantic chemistry with the former.
Liza signed as Maybelline’s new face in 2016, which was announced in August that year.
She recreated her on-screen chemistry with Gil in the television series ‘Bagani’ that premiered in 2018.
Liza’s on-screen love interest Enrique Gil admitted of having a feeling for her in January 2015. Later while giving an interview on ‘Tonight with Boy Abunda’ in 2016, he acknowledged the fact that the two have started treating each other as sweethearts. In February 2019, the couple confirmed that they had been in a relationship since 2014.
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