Their personal and professional lives rocked our world. And we found ourselves watching their every move. By making showbiz more exciting, they made our own lives a little more colorful as well.
Sir Chief and Maya - Richard Yap and Jodi Sta.Maria as Sir Chief and Maya as the widower and the nanny exchange meaningful glances and we swoon. They kiss, and it becomes a trending topic. Their teleserye, “Be Careful with My Heart,” has been lording over the ratings charts for almost a year. It has dislodged competitors in the morning slot and airtime has since been extended. Sir Chief and Maya even brought their show overseas, to the delight of OFWs following their teleserye via TFC.
Marian Rivera -
Year 2013 saw the Kapuso star winning her first Best Performance By an Actress in a Drama Series award from the Entertainment Press Inc. She won for portraying a powerful character in the epic series “Amaya.”
She also played the title role in the Regal film “My Lady Boss” and an indie, “Ekstra,” with Vilma Santos. She is now doing Kung Fu Divas with Ai Ai delas Alas.
Last April, Marian took a big step in her career by taking in a new manager in the person of APT Entertainment head Tony Tuviera.
- The Popstar Princess reinvented herself as the self-confident Laida Magtalas in “It Takes a Man and a Woman,” her reunion movie with John Lloyd Cruz, and the audience and the critics applauded. The movie has broken box-office records and has been attracting crowds even on its second week.
She acted as coach of The Voice Philippines, said good-bye to her Sunday musical variety show “Sarah G. Live,” which won a Golden Dove award in 2012.
Sarah has trended on Twitter and continues to have a lot of endorsements.
Angel Locsin - The Kapamilya actress’ biggest achievement in 2012 and 2013 was her Best Actress win for One More Try at the Star Awards, the Luna Awards and the FAMAS. She proved her versatility in the comedy “Unofficially Yours” with John Lloyd Cruz. Angel remains a top endorser of various popular products, with commercials to show for it. And, as her rock solid relationship with Phil Youghusband shows, Angel is just as successful in her personal life.
Anne Curtis - She’s everywhere – in billboards, TV commercials, TV shows and the movies. Her concert, “Annebisyosa” at the Big Dome, was a big hit. She wore a “provocative” outfit in “ASAP 18” and it becomes a trending topic on Twitter.
Anne’s performance of a spoiled heiress in “No Other Woman” won her a FAMAS Best Actress award. The actress-host’s bubbly personality perks up daily television via the noontime show “It’s Showtime” (Monday to Saturday) and “ASAP”.