Find out the real names of your favorite Filipino celebrities here.
Phylbert Angelie Ranollo Fagestrom is the real name of Kapamilya actress and TV host Bea Alonzo. She was born in the Philippines to a Filipino mother and British father.
Vice is Jose Marie Borja Viceral in real life. Coming all the way from Tondo, Vice Ganda started working in comedy bars before he appeared on TV.
Love Marie Payawal Ongpauco is the real name of Kapuso actresss Heart Evangelista..
Coco Martin got his name from his talent manager, who combined Coco Rocha and Ricky Martin’s names. But, in real life, he is Rodel Luis Nacianceno from Novaliches, Quezon City.
Maria Olivia Daytia is the real name of Isabel Oli. A Filipina with Spanish descent,
Kapuso acrtorl Dennis Trillo is legitimately known as Abelardo Dennis Florencio Trillo Ho.
Star Circle Quest grand winner Erika Chryselle Gonzales Gancayco is commonly known as Erich Gonzales in Philippine TV. Born in Cebu, Erich Gonzales grew up in Davao City and made movies in the country and abroad.
Piolo Jose Nonato Pascual or Piolo Pascual, as everyone calls him, is a talented actor, musician, model and producer. Piolo is a Filipino with Spanish and German descents, who worked as an ER representative in the US before going back to the Philippines to pursue his acting career.
Actress Iza Calzado is Maria Isadora Ussher Calzado in real life. She was named after the dancer Isadora Duncan. Her father is a Filipino, while her mother is an Irish-Spanish-Filipina.
Samantha Llyod Lacia Milby is known as Sam Milby in the world of entertainment. Sam Milby is a Filipino-American citizen who rose to his fame after his participation in Pinoy Big Brother in 2005
Kristine Hermosa-Sotto was born as Anne Kirsten Esmeralde Hermosa Orille. Kristine is the oldest among four siblings. Her father is a Filipino, while her mother is half Spanish and half Filipina.
Action star Cesar Montano is Cesar Manhilot in real life. A multi-awarded Filipino actor and film director,
Mariel Rodriguez- Padilla
Ma. Erlinda Lucille Sazon Termulo is the real name of actress Mariel Rodriguez. Now married to Robinhood Ferdinand Cariño Padilla or Robin Padilla,
Comedian Michael V or Bitoy is actually Beethoven Bunagan. His father named him after Ludwig van Beethoven, a classic composer and pianist.
Actress Dawn Zulueta in real life is Marie Rachel Salman Taleon whose father hailed from Bethlehem.
Ferdinand Hipolito Navarro is the real name of Vhong Navarro. The Kapamilya actor, host, comedian and dancer, who rose to fame as one of the members of Streetboys.