The world of entertainment in the Philippines is home to hundreds of celebrities, each equipped with different talents and their own unique charms. If you are wondering who are the top ten most beautiful celebrities in that country the read on and find out more about these belles:
Top Ten Most Beautiful Celebrities in the Philippines
10. KC Concepcion
Maria Kristina Cassandra “KC” Concepcion is the daughter of renowned celebrities Gabby Concepcion and Sharon Cuneta. The 31 year old actress first had her exposure in her mother’s shows and concerts followed by working as a VJ for MTV Philippines in the early 2000s. She appeared in various television series and hosted reality shows. For six years straight she is part of the hosts in the musical variety show ASAP. Concepcion is also an accomplished singer with two chart-topping studio albums.
9. Kim Chiu
Born on April 19, 1990, Kimberly Sue Yap Chiu first appeared as the winner of the first season of Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition. She appeared first in television series like Star Magic Presents and Love Spell, and she is also a co-hostess of ASAP since 2006. Her film debut was in the 2006 comedy First Day High and since then she’s become a regular in romantic movies. Chiu released two music albums and has sung the soundtracks of some of her films and series. Her philanthropic endeavors support causes like the Philippine National Red Cross, pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline, and PETA.
8. Liza Soberano
Hope Elizabeth Soberano was born on January 04, 1998, in Santa Clara, California to an American mother and Filipino father. She moved to the Philippines in 2010 and first found exposure in modeling. Her debut in acting was in the 2011 fantasy anthology Wansapanataym. Four years later she had her first leading role in the romcom Just the Way You Are. Her pairing with actor Enrique Gil in the 2014 romcom series Forevermore had both of them labeled as a love team and since then they were frequently paired in future films and shows.
7. Cristine Reyes
Ara Marie Cristine Reyes was part of the Final 14 Survivors in the first season of talent series StarStruck in 2003. She usually took on antagonistic roles such as the mutant Molecula in Darna, and later on she portrayed more provocative characters like in Eva Fonda. Reyes consistently appeared in the 100 Sexiest Women list of magazine FHM Philippines from 2008 to 2014, and she was crowned at the top spot in their 2009 list. The 27 year old actress gave birth to her first daughter last February 2015, and the next year she got married to MMA fighter Ali Khatibi.
6. Kathryn Bernardo
The 20 year old “Teen Queen of the Philippines” Kathryn Chandria Bernardo started her acting career at the tender age of seven with appearances in series like Vietnam Rose and It Might Be You. 2011 saw her take on a lead role as the protagonist Mara David in the drama series Mara Clara. The series raked in high ratings and showcased Bernardo’s talents in acting. She would later star in other series that are consistently primetime hits, while her work on the big screen received critical praise. For her efforts Bernardo has received accolades and nominations, including being #17 in the 2015 FHM Philippines Sexiest Women list. Bernardo also ventured in the realm of music with her 2014 studio album Kathryn and, like Soberano, Bernardo is also paired with another actor named Daniel Padilla.
5. Maja Salvador
The Philippine “Dance Princess” Maja Ross Salvador was born in October 05, 1988. She started out with guest appearances and supporting roles until she landed a lead role in 2004 at the supernatural series Spirits. Her film debut in the 2006 horror Sukob earned her awards and nominations, and the same goes for her 2011 film Thelma which she also produced. Salvador was cast in highly-acclaimed television series namely Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin and The Legal Wife. Aside from acting Salvador has released two Platinum certified studio albums and is frequently featured with her ‘sizzling’ dance moves. She is related to two high-profile celebrities namely Jon Hernandez and Philip Salvador.
4. Coleen Garcia
Danielle Claudine Ortega Garcia had her first taste of exposure through appearances in product commercials, starting out as early as two years old back in 1994. Her first lead role in a series was in the 2011 musical anthology Good Vibes, while her debut as a lead role in film came in the 2015 romantic film Ex with Benefits. Her longest work in television involved being one of the hosts in the noontime variety show It’s Showtime from 2012 to 2016, leaving only to focus on her career in acting. In 2015 she was ranked as the 12th Sexiest Woman in FHM Philippines.
3. Angel Locsin
A talent scout discovered Angelica Locsin Colmenares in a Quezon City shopping mall. She first appeared in the teen drama series Click in 2002 and in the melodrama Ang Iibigin Ay Ikaw during the same year. Her rise to prominence started in 2004 when Locsin was cast as a main protagonist in the fantasy series Mulawin. She would later be cast in fantasy-themed shows namely Majika, Darna, and Lobo and its sequel Imortal. Much of her works, both in TV and in film, are award-winning performances coupled with dozens of nominations. The 31 year old actress was crowned #1 in the Sexiest Women list of FHM Philippines in 2005 and 2010.
2. Anne Curtis-Smith
Anne Ojales Curtis-Smith originally hailed from the Australian town of Yarrawonga, Victoria where her Australian father and Filipina mother lived. She was born on February 17, 1985 and her family made it a habit to visit the Philippines to see her mother’s relatives. In 1997, while in the Philippines, Curtis was discovered after joining a beauty contest and was offered a chance in acting. Curtis had to study Filipino as she was not familiar with the language. She started out with supporting roles in films and series until her debut as a lead character in the 2005 fantasy series Kampanerang Kuba. Her hosting duties started in that same year in ASAP. As the years passed by Curtis demonstrated her prowess through award-winning performances, three studio albums, and being featured six times in the FHM Philippines Sexiest Women list.
1. Marian Rivera
Marian Gracia y Rivera was born to a Filipina mother and a Spanish father in Madrid, Spain. In 1986, while she was two years old, her mother took her to the Philippines after her parents split. She was left under the care of her grandmother as her mother had to go back to Spain. Rivera started her career through modeling until she was discovered and eventually given supporting roles in films and afternoon shows. Her big break came in 2007 when she bagged the leading role in the Philippine adaptation of a Mexican telenovela named Marimar. She co-starred with actor Dingdong Dantes who would later become her husband and the father to her first daughter Maria Letizia. Since then Rivera’s career skyrocketed with accolades, new roles and award-winning performances, and product endorsements. On the side she did hosting duties and also tried her hand in music with two albums. She got the top spot of the FHM Philippines Sexiest Women list three times (2008, 2013, 2014), not to mention her five other appearances in that list albeit in lower ranks. She’s among the most in-demand celebrity endorsers in the country and is a frequent face on many magazine covers, and Rivera is the only Asian to appear in the Top Ten International Beauties list of website TopTenz in 2012.
There we go with the top ten most beautiful celebrities in the Philippines. Are you a fan of these beauties? Do you know other celebrities who fit the bill? Let us know in the comments below.