Zanjoe Marudo is the newest heartthrob in Philippines after Sam Milby . This former
Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition housemate, Zanjoe managed to be part of the
BIG 4 with housemates Bianca Gonzalez , John Prats , and the Winner Keanna Reeves.
Born Zanjoe Acuesta Marudo on July 23, 1982, in Tanauan, Batangas, he is the
third of six siblings. He belongs to a middle class background, his father works
as a chef in New Jersey, his mother is a housewife in Philippines. A favourite
child, Zanjoe grew up idolizing his father who is also his best friend. However,
Zanjoe had to struggle to get through college due to lack of funds. He took
advantage of his height and became a basketball player at the varsity level.
In college, he enrolled for a course in IT at Mapua and allowed for his prowess
in basketball to pay his tuition fees.
Ferdinand Hipolito Navarro, more popularly known as Vhong, is an actor, singer,
dancer, TV host, and product endorser. He is best known for his comedic performances
as well as beguiling dance moves as part of the Streeboys. He was discovered,
and continues to be managed by, Chito S. Roño. He has more than 35 movies
and TV shows in lead and supporting roles to his name.
Funny Man Vic Sotto is likely the only actor candidate to be the next King of
Comedy in the Philippines. Aside from consistently in show business for 3 decades
now, he had numerous box office hit movies (and keeps on producing) under his
belt. Now, he is also producing his own comedy TV shows that are highly rated
and remain as one of the pillars of longest running noontime “Eat…Bulaga!”
Yet, Vic is quick to withdraw from being the next King, as he would like to have
an identity of his own.
Belonging to a family with 4 older brothers, Val (an actor), Tito (actor/politician)
and Maru, Marivic Sotto or simply known as Vic Sotto, grew up as a quiet and
solitary young man. That did not last too long though when he embark the entertainment
Victor Basa first caught the public’s eye as a commercial and print model.
He then ventured into acting and is now part of Star Magic, the talent development
arm of ABS-CBN.
As part of Star Magic, Victor frequently makes guest appearances in noontime
variety shows like ASAP and other youth-oriented programs. In 2006, he became
a regular member of ASAP’s Coverboys, an all-male group of mostly model-turned-actors
who sings and dances and generally serves as eye candy to female viewers. Victor’s
co-members are Zanjoe Marudo , Jake Cuenca, Rafael Rosell, Will Devaughn, John
James Uy, Ron Morales, and Jon Avila.
He may not be the most handsome guy in tinseltown, but he definitely knows how
to sweep girls off their feet with just a glance and manly performances. It’s
one of the secrets why Victor Neri still remains grounded and around after so
many years in show business.
The Hunkiness of TJ Trinidad
Raul Fenstad Trinidad Jr., or TJ Trinidad, was born on January 22, 1976. He’s
an actor , singer , commercial and image model.
Ever since, TJ knew that he wanted to become an actor. But obedient child
as he is, he opted to grant his parents’ requests of him finishing his
education. During his elementary and high school years, he was enrolled in Colegio
de San Agustin. At De La Salle University, meanwhile, he earned his Bachelor
of Science in Commerce degree, majoring in Marketing Management in 1999.
He then found himself working in business sector. His first job was in All
Asia Capital as money market trader. He then later brought his expertise to
the United States. He was also one of the pioneers of a newly opened company
called E-Pay. It primarily distributes electronic prepaid cards. Unfortunately,
the company didn’t last long.
At first glance, Raymond Oliver Cruz may be just one of the young men gifted
with good looks and nothing more. Well, as he aged in show business, he is proving
his critics wrong.
Rayver Cruz was born on July 20, 1989, in Manila Philippines. He’s one
of the sons of Elizabeth Cruz-Ilustre and Rodolfo Ilustre Sr. He has two brothers,
namely, Rodolfo Junior, also known as Rodjun, and Omar. The former is also a
famous dancer, having recently won the first round in You Can Dance, a weekend
Richard Gomez has always been the talk of the town. He is, after all, every woman’s
dream. He is someone who fits the top three male descriptions: tall, dark, and
extremely handsome. He is armed with the good looks, acting prowess, and business
as well as sports acumen. Anybody could say that he surely has it all and much
young and talented Richard Gutierrez has spent much of his life in front of the
camera as a model and actor, and even formed his own music production company.
He comes from a family of talented performers, and is currently the highest paid
young actor in the Philippines. With a combined total of 27 movie and television
credits aired as of this writing, as well as several awards, it’s no wonder.