Thursday, March 13, 2008

Judy Ann Santos/Judy Anne Lumagui Santos

Judy Ann Santos/Judy Anne Lumagui Santos

Judy Anne Lumagui Santos (screen name is Judy Ann Santos), popularly known as Juday (born May 11, 1978), is an award-winning and multi-nominated film and television actress in the Philippines. Santos was discovered during her 8th birthday, when she passed the audition for Regal Films' Kaming Mga Ulila, a project that became a tv series instead for GMA.

Early Life

Born May 11, 1978 in Manila, Philippines, Judy Anne Lumagui Santos (screen name: Judy Ann Santos) is an award-winning and multi-nominated film and television actress, a platinum-selling recording artist, a top celebrity endorser, a favorite magazine cover girl, and a chef-restaurateur in the Philippines.

Tagged by the press and the public as The Young Superstar due to her phenomenal success amongst the masses, Santos is fondly called Juday by family, friends, and peers.

Judy Ann Santos/Judy Anne Lumagui Santos
Santos is one of the granddaughters of the late businesswoman Mrs. Victoria Dayrit-Santos and 88-year old businessman Tatang Miguel Santos (proprietor of the defunct Victoria Supermarket; owners of the biggest Victoria Building located in Kalookan City which is now on its 38th anniversary; and landowners of a big farm in Rizal and one in Tarlac). She has an elder brother actor Jeffrey Santos and elder sister named Jackie. Her mother (of German blood) single-handedly raised them by working as a caregiver in Toronto, Canada. She also has half-siblings with her father who is now based in California, U.S.A.

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Saturday, March 8, 2008

Filipina Actress - Aiko Melendez

Aiko Shinoji, also known as Aiko Melendez, is a Filipino councilor and a former actress. Her father was an actor named Jim Melendez (born Jim Shinoji) who has Japanese and Spanish blood. In late 1980s, she was discovered by Regal Films where she signed a contact there and became one of Regal Babies. In 1995, his half-brother named Jam Melendez (son of Jim Melendez and Deborah Sun) also entered showbiz. She married Jomari Yllana in late 1990s and they were given a son named Andrei, but they were annulled a few years later. She candidated for councilor in barangay elections in Quezon City in 2003 and won in that position. 3 years later, she married Martin Jickain and given a daughter named Marthena. But in 2007, their relationship went on the rocks and they lived separately.

Monday, March 3, 2008

Filipina Celebrity - Pia Guanio (Liana Pia Coronado Guanio)

Filipina Celebrity - Pia Guanio (Liana Pia Coronado Guanio

Liana Pia Coronado Guanio, better known as Pia Guanio was born on October 24, 1974. She is currently a host of Eat Bulaga, 24 Oras & Showbiz Central. She transferred from ABS-CBN to the GMA Network last 2004.

Guanio began her career in entertainment as a lively traffic reporter for Jetti's RoadWatch in 1999. Pia Guanio caught the attention of travelogue channel Lakbay TV and her career has been on the move ever since.


* Mr. Suave (2003)
* Enteng Kabisote 3: Okay Ka, Fairy Ko the Legend Goes On and On and On


* Fulhaus (GMA 7)
* 24 Oras (GMA-7)
* Eat Bulaga (GMA-7)
* S-Files (GMA-7) replaced by Showbiz Central
* Ang Pinaka (QTV-11)
* Showbiz Central former S-Files (GMA-7)
* Eat Bulaga Lenten Drama Specials (GMA-7)
* Digital LG Quiz (GMA-7)
* Magandang Tanghali Bayan (ABS-CBN 2)
* Magandang Umaga Bayan (ABS-CBN 2)

Commercial Endorsements

* Alaska Milk
* Enervon C Tablets
* Nescafe
* Manels
* Paper Dolls
* Tokyo Fashion


* She's the original "Power Chopper" for Caltex's Roadwatch.
* She is currently actor Vic Sotto's girlfriend, another host of Eat Bulaga.
* She's a St. Scholastica's College Alumni.