Here are some foreigners who were given a break and became famous celebrities in the Philippines.


The Philippines’ natural beauty and the people’s hospitality inspire many tourists to visit the country. There are even those who choose to stay and pursue their dream career. This is why there is nothing new is seeing half-Pinoys or even foreigners on television today. 

Here are some foreigners who have become famous celebrities in the Philippines:

1. Alexander Lee – The “My Korean Jagiya” lead star has Korean, Portugues, and Chinese blood in him. He used to be a member of the K-Pop group, “U-Kiss.”

Mga Banyagang Celebrities Na Sobrang Sikat Sa Pilipinas Pero Walang Dugong Pilipino

2. Marc Saw Nelson – The sports enthusiast has Burmese, Thai, and Australian blood. He had lived in different countries throughout the years. Marc had gone to Tanzania, Kenya, Hong Kong, Canada and Australia, but has found home in the Philippines.

Mga Banyagang Celebrities Na Sobrang Sikat Sa Pilipinas Pero Walang Dugong Pilipino

3. Jinri Park – In May 2011, the Korean star first made an appearance on the cover of famous men’s magazine, FHM. She was also featured in the August issue of the same year and the March issue of the following year.

Mga Banyagang Celebrities Na Sobrang Sikat Sa Pilipinas Pero Walang Dugong Pilipino

4. Daniel Matsunaga – The actor-model is half-Brazilian and half-Japanese. He was given acting roles in the leading networks of the country. Also, in 2014, he bagged the Big Winner title of “Pinoy Big Brother: All In.”

Mga Banyagang Celebrities Na Sobrang Sikat Sa Pilipinas Pero Walang Dugong Pilipino

5. Natalia Moon – The actress-DJ played the role of a maid in Kapuso sitcom, “Ismol Family.”

Mga Banyagang Celebrities Na Sobrang Sikat Sa Pilipinas Pero Walang Dugong Pilipino

6. Nico Bolzico – The Argentine model-businessman played for KAYA FC during the United Football League of the Philippines. He is the husband of Solenn Heussaff.

Mga Banyagang Celebrities Na Sobrang Sikat Sa Pilipinas Pero Walang Dugong Pilipino

7. Dasuri Choi – The Korean dancer-host landed 2nd runner-up in the “You’re My Foreignay” segment of long-running noontime show, “Eat Bulaga.”

Mga Banyagang Celebrities Na Sobrang Sikat Sa Pilipinas Pero Walang Dugong Pilipino

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