Her bright smile, simple yet remarkable looks, and great love for acting set the actress apart among the talents of the Kapuso GMA-7 network. Thea Tolentino is loved by many for her role in The Half Sisters as well as her appearance in the drama Teen Gen. However, how much do you really know about the actress?
Thea's career as an actress started from humble beginnings. With the continuous support of her fans and family, she was able to achieve her dreams while at the same time working hard on her education. How exactly did she find her spot in the industry?
- Full name: Thea Loise Señerez Tolentino
- Thea Tolentino birthday: August 13, 1996
- Birthplace: Calamba, Laguna, Philippines
- Thea Tolentino age: 23 years old
- Zodiac sign: Leo
- Nationality: Filipino
- Thea Tolentino height: 157 cm or 5'2"
- Occupation: Actress
- Mother: Lea Tolentino
- Father: Nestor Tolentino
- Special skills: Acting (drama), singing, playing the guitar
- Hobbies: Drawing and playing volleyball
Who is Thea Tolentino?
Born on the 13th of August in 1996, Thea enjoyed a simple life in Calamba Laguna, Philippines. In 2012, her life changed when she joined the TV talent search show Protégé: The Battle For The Big Artista Break. She was mentored by Gawad Urian Award-winning actress Gina Alajar throughout the season wherein, in the end, she won the grand title of Ultimate Female Protégé.
From there, it was the start of her time in the entertainment industry spotlight as a proud Kapuso television star.
TV series and movies
Here is a list of the actress' TV shows throughout her career:
- Teen Gen (2012)
- Love & Lies (2013)
- Anna Karenina (2013)
- Pyra: Ang Babaeng Apoy (2013)
- Kambal Sirena (2014)
- Wagas (2015)
- Dangwa (2015)
- Once again (2016)
- Karelasyon (2016)
- The Half Sisters (2014-2016)
- Hahamakin ang Lahat (2016-2017)
- Destined to Be Yours (2017)
- Haplos (2017-2018)
- Inday Will Always Love You (2018)
- Stories for the Soul (2018)
- Asawa Ko, Karibal Ko (2018-2019)
- Magpakailanman (2013-2019)
- Daddy's Gurl (2019)
- Tadhana (2019)
- Daig Kayo ng Lola Ko (2017-2019)
- Maynila (2019)
- Dear Uge (2019)
- Madrasta (2019)
- This Time I'll Be Sweeter (2017)
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Most prominent acting roles
Thea, who usually plays the villain roles, is well-recognized for her fiery acting as the 'kontrabida'. One of her well known antagonistic roles is when she played Ashley Mercado-Alcantara, the evil sister in the well-acclaimed Kapuso family drama, The Half Sisters.
Again on the show Hahamakin Ang Lahat, she proves her talent as the main antagonist. Even if she is the network's kontrabida queen, she still manages to prove her versatility in acting when she bagged the lead role in Pyra: Ang Babaeng Apoy. This was her first big project after winning the talent show.
Thea Tolentino parents and family
Supporting her throughout her journey in showbiz, Thea's mother, Lea Tolentino, and father Nestor Tolentino have always got their daughter's back. She often posts about them on her Instagram which shows just how much she appreciates them. On Mother's Day 2015, Thea sweetly shares her plans to buy her mother a new bag as a gift.
Meanwhile, the following year, both her parents proudly accompanied the actress on her Once Again press conference. The husband and wife extremely happy and all-smiles their daughter's accomplishment as she goes on to play an even 'meaner' role.
Aside from her parents, the Kapuso actress also has two younger brothers namely Terrence Louie Tolentino and Tobbie Tolentino.
Thea Tolentino education
Despite the hectic life and schedule of being an actress, Thea holds her education as a huge priority in life. The actress is taking up the course Business Administration wherein she majors in Public Administration at the Trinity University of Asia in Quezon City.
With the nature of her course, will a career in politics be waiting for the actress in the future? Well, Thea reveals that it may be possible if she pursues it but the many responsibilities of politics prove as a challenge. In her words, learning policy-making in her studies made her head hurt.
In 2018, the GMA-7 personality was a fourth-year student. Because she can not take full-loads of subjects, it may take her two or three semesters to be graduating. Additionally, she also has plans on taking up a Masters's degree.
Thea Tolentino Instagram and other social media
Want to know more about Thea and from the actress herself? Follow her social media accounts! The Kapuso personality is active on online platforms and even has an officially verified Facebook fan page. Follow her latest thoughts and musings on her Twitter and check out her gorgeous photos on her Instagram, which has a whopping following of 658 thousand followers!
Although unverified, fans can now follow the actress on her YouTube channel, which has three vlogs created and posted all in 2019. Here are her social media accounts below:
Instagram page: @theatolentino
Facebook page: @TheaTolentinoFP
Twitter page: @TheaTolentino13
YouTube channel: Thea Tolentino
Thea Tolentino latest news: love life
This 2019, the Madrasta actress admits in being in an open relationship with current partner Mikoy Morales. The two had started dating in 2013 but broke up in 2017. After a year of being apart, they reconciled and reunited in 2018.
She considers Mikoy to be her best friend and that their relationship always had no label. She firmly believes that as long as they understand each other it would be okay for them. Additionally, for the actress, their open relationship status allows them to openly experience things, especially since the pair is not thinking about marriage yet.
Thea Tolentino net worth
At just 23 years old, the young actress has already accomplished a lot in the entertainment industry and has become a mainstay on television programs. Coming from a TV talent search competition, she has truly shined throughout her years on-screen. With this, the actress' net worth in 2019 is estimated to be worth around $48 million.
Loved and admired by many, Thea Tolentino is a star with huge potential in taking over the acting industry. As an active Kapuso star with exceptional acting prowess, infinite possibilities await the actress.