In the digital age, when the size and reach of social media platforms can turn YouTubers, Viners, Instagrammers and SnapChatters into superstars overnight, it’s clear that our definitions of what is a celebrity are changing.
Still, the rules are basically the same. You need to have the talent, the pleasing personality, and the looks. Of course, this includes the ability to withstand criticism and bashing.
In a macho society such as the one we have in the Philippines, some celebrities are based for looking effeminate/ Check out who is on the list!
YUL SERVO - he is a known actor for TV, movies and indie films. He is now a politician.
WOWIE DE GUZMAN - he was one of the top matinee idols from the 1990s. He even became famous as a part of the dance group UMD.
WALLY BAYOLA - he is one of the co-hosts of GMA's "Eat Bulaga" and known for his humor.
FRANZEN FAJARDO - he was part of the "Pinoy Big Brother" very first edition.
RAINIER CASTILLO - he was one of the first joiners of "Starstruck".
PAUL SALAS - his dad is a dancer and he is also first known as a child actor before becoming a model.
NATHAN LOPEZ - he became notable for his gay role in "Be Careful With My Heart".
MICHAEL PANGILINAN - he is a recording artist who joined "Your Face Sounds Familiar Season 2".
ZAIJAN JARANILLA- he became famous as a child star in "May Bukas Pa" and was known as Santino.
JOSEPH BITANGCOL - he joined the first "Star Circle Quest" and was also the ex-boyfriend of Sandara Park.
GERALD SANTOS - he was the grand champion of Pinoy Pop Superstar (Season 2).
GABB DRILON - he was a talent of Star Magic and appeared in different shows of ABS-CBN with minor roles.
ERIC QUIZON - he is the 12th son of Dolphy and last seen in ABS-CBN's "My Dear Heart".
EPY QUIZON - he is also a son of Dolphy and was believed to be the closest to follow his footsteps.
ENCHONG DEE - he is a Star Magic actor who currently appears in "A Love To Last". Aside from this, he is also a sports enthusiast.
ELMO MAGALONA - He is the son of the Master Rapper Francis Magalona and currently appears as a Kapamilya star.
EDGAR ALLAN GUZMAN - he is better known as EA and won as the Mr. Pogi 2006 in 'Eat Bulaga".
DINGDONG AVANZADO - he is a singer and actor turned politician.
DARREN ESPANTO - he became popular after joining the first season of "The Voice Kids".
JED MADELA - he is one of the world champions from WCOPA.
MARK BAUTISTA - he is a singer who was discovered along with Sarah Geronimo in "Star For A Night".
CHRISTIAN BAUTISTA - he is a balladeer who was discovered in "Star In A Million".
CHRIS TIU - he is a basketball superstar who eventually ventured into the show business.
JUAN KARLOS LABAJO - he was part of the Bamboo's Kamp Kawayan in the first season of "The Voice Kids".
ARJO ATAYDE - he is the son of Sylvia Sanchez and was better known as Joaquin in "FPJ's Ang Probinsyano".
ERIK SANTOS - he was the champion of "Star In A Million" and he has produced record-breaking hits.
SAM MILBY - he was discovered after joining the first season of "Pinoy Big Brother".
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