Do you know that lots of today’s Pinoy celebrities dabble in different areas as well? That’s right; they don’t just act and perform onscreen. They can also do other things like wushu, painting, playing sports, drumming, and even script writing.
YouTube user ‘Dalton Channel’ shared a video report that pertains to the “hidden” talents of some Pinoy celebrities.
1. Angel Locsin – Fashion Design
In an interview with Philippine Entertainment Portal in 2007, Angel revealed that she likes to study fashion design in London.
2. Bangs Garcia – Painting
ABS-CBN News reported that Bangs is an “amazing visual artist.” She has artworks in the style of realism, impressionism, and surrealism.
3. Bea Binene – Wushu
Philippine Star reported that Bea is also a wushu athlete. She’s also the celebrity ambassador of The Wushu Federation of the Philippines.
4. Cesar Montano – Painting
Yes, even Cesar paints as well. According to Philippine Star, he does oil painting. In fact, in April 2016, he exhibited his artworks in a pugon-style bakery in Kamuning, Quezon City.
5. Daniel Padilla – Bass Guitar
Daniel doesn’t just act; he also plays the bass guitar as well. In an interview with Philippine Star, he revealed that love interest Kathryn Bernardo gave him an Ernie Ball Stingray bass guitar.
6. Evangeline Pascual – Visual Arts
Former beauty queen Evangeline is also an accomplished visual artist. According to Philippine Entertainment Portal, one of her artworks got displayed in the Art and Beauty exhibit in August 2014.
7. Francis Magalona – Photography
The former rapper also dabbled in photography as well. In a report by GMA Entertainment in October 2007, he said, “Nag-start ako nung 1998. May na-meet ako na balikbayan tapos na-inspire ako sa gawa niya.”
8. Gelli de Belen – Rapping
No verified sources claim that Gelli is a rapper but she has a ditty with well-known rapper Andrew E, titled “Mr. DJ” (Cassette/ 1991). YouTube channel ‘mmpfd3’ released the audio of it on their channel.
9. Heart Evangelista – Painting
In case you don’t know yet, Heart is also an extremely accomplished artist. According to Philippine Star, she got drawn to it because of “love and sadness.”
10. Ian Veneracion – Painting
ABS-CBN News reported that Ian has also held solo art exhibits because his dad inspired him to paint. In an interview, he said, “My dad helped me become an artist but never really forced me to become one.”
11. Ivan Mayrina – Guitar
The video report showed a picture of him holding the guitar with child actress Ryzza Mae Dizon, while the latter was singing.
12. Jack Lou Blanco – Bodybuilding
According to Philippine Daily Inquirer, she won the Slimmer’s World Great Bodies competition in 2001.
13. Jao Mapa – Painting
Philippine Daily Inquirer also reported that Jao is a painter who uses acrylic and oil on canvas.
14. Joey de Leon – Painting
Manila Standard reported that he’s one of the initial GMA artists who has chosen painting as an alternative career before Ryza Cenon and Heart took the scene.
15. Julia Barretto – Volleyball
ABS-CBN News reported that the actress was named as a volleyball MVP (most valuable player) in 2013.
16. Maine Mendoza – Poetry
GMA News Online revealed that the “Dubsmash” queen wrote a poem for the World Poetry Day in March 2017.
17. Manny Pacquiao - Basketball
The boxer is not just strong with his fists; he’s also a basketball player as well. According to Newsday, he also coaches Kia Carnival of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA).
18. Maria Isabel Lopez – Fine Arts
She’s a Fine Arts graduate so it doesn’t come as a surprise that she knows how to paint as well.
19. Marian Rivera – Beatboxing
In a video report uploaded by GMA News on their official YouTube account, they stated that Marian can beatbox as well. She showed this during the program “Bet ng Bayan.”
20. Michael V – Portraits
GMA Entertainment reported that the comedian is also good with drawing portraits of people. The source noted that he drew a sketch of Bob Marley under an impressive time of 15 minutes only.
Watch the video report below to find out the whole list!
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