Ethel Booba is a talented Filipino actress, comedian, and television personality. She has been in the entertainment industry for over 17 years now. She has managed to become a darling to many people in the country due to her humorous nature. However, who exactly is she? Well, she is among those few people that you cannot easily resist.
Ethel Booba seems to have entirely understood how to navigate through the Filipino entertainment industry more than any other person. Unlike some entertainers, she has managed to remain relevant for many years by mastering the essential aspects of it all: diligence and consistency. However, this would not have been possible without her family and other key people in her life.
Ethel Booba profile summary
- Full name: Ethyl Gabison
- Stage name: Ethel Booba
- Date of birth: 17th December 1976
- Place of birth: General Santos City, Philippines
- Occupations: Comedian, actress, TV personality, author
- Years active: 2001 – present
Ethel Booba's early life
Ethel Booba was born on 17th December 1976 in General Santos City in the Philippines. While there are few pieces of information about her father on the internet, it is in the public domain that her mother's name is Emy Gabison. Also, she has a sister by the name Emyrose, popularly known as 'Boobita'.
The star had a rough childhood experience. Her family used to sleep in closed eateries. At the age of 20, she decided to leave her country for Japan to find employment. After several years of making sacrifices, she managed to improve her family's welfare by building them a house. It is during her stay in Japan that she found her way into the showbiz industry.
Ethel Booba age
Fans are always curious to know her age. Well, currently, she is 42 years old. Ethel Booba birthday is set to occur again in a month. In other words, she will turn 43 years old on 17th December 2019.
Ethel Booba parents
Often, parents play an essential role in the development of their children, and this has not been different for Ethyl. Her mother, Emy Gabison, has always been supporting her throughout her career. Unfortunately, she does not talk much about her father. However, he is alive. In 2016, pep.ph reported that she reconciled with her estranged father who had been absent in her life for 15 years.
In 2018, she posted a picture of her parents on Instagram, congratulating them on their 40th wedding anniversary.
Unfortunately, information about Ethel Booba height is not yet available in the public domain.
Ethel Booba education
Ethel is a classic example of a woman with both beauty and brains. While she has managed to keep information about her level of education away from the limelight, it is evident she is an intellectual. Ethel Booba has not allowed her critics a chance to doubt her level of intellectuality. In 2016, she published her first book titled #Charotism: The Wit and Wisdom of Ethel Booba.
Ethel Booba singing career
Apart from being an actress, comedian, and author, Ethel also has a special love for music. In case you do not know, music largely contributed to her fame; this is where it all started.
Her career started when she competed in Sing Galing, a singing contest organized by ABC. She was not able to win the competition. However, due to her killer stint during the contest, she secured a contract with the GMA Network.
Mr. Wow is among the Ethel Booba songs enjoyed by many people in the Philippines. The song was featured in the Best of OPM Novelty Hits & Best of OPM Jukebox Hits in 2014.
Ethel Booba funny quotes
One can hardly watch Ethel Booba's performances on TV without laughing. The beauty has a unique way of making people laugh so hard whenever she gets a platform. For instance, her Twitter page is full of hilarious tweets about different aspects of life. Some of her funny quotes include:
- "You have the right to express your opinion, but we still have the right to think that you're gago. Charot!"
- "I personally like fake news because it tells me which Facebook friends are idiots. Charot!"
Ethel Booba latest news
This sensational Filipino beauty always finds a reason to be on the headlines. Recently, she hit the headlines for winning the Tawag ng Tanghalan contest. She managed to beat two worthy contestants in the competition, taking home a sum of P300,000 plus other goodies.
Also, Ethel has been recently rumored to have an interest in politics. She has also been accused of being paid to allegedly tarnish the names of some famous politicians in the country. The actress came out to address the rumors on the Tonight with Boy Abunda show during a segment known as Truth or Charot.
Ethel Booba is among the few Filipino female personalities worth celebrating. She has managed to beat the notion that women are inferior in society as compared to their male counterparts. Her witty personality keeps people smiling whenever she is on television. Judging from her achievements, she is a force to reckon with.
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