The 1990s see the rise of the last generation of the hottest stars in the mainstream media. Who can forget Rosanna Roces, Ara Mina, and Joyce Jimenez?
Hot films found fame in the 70s and 80s, carried to the 90s when censorship to bold films or "bomba" are loose. Below are the hottest films in the 90s and where they are now.
1. Cristina Gonzales
Cristina Gonzales, or fondly called "Kring Kring," starred in films like "Ang Katawan ni Sofia" (where she probably got the name of her daughter who cursed at presumptive vice president Leni Robredo). She married Bongbong Marcos' cousin and is the newly-elected Mayor of Tacloban, Leyte. She served the city as councilor for three terms.
2. Joyce Jimenez
Once named as the "Pantasya ng Bayan," Joyce Jimenez rise to the top of the list of stars with her films "Balahibong Pusa" and "Scorpio Nights 2". She is now happily married and a doting mom to her kid.
3. Ana Capri
Ana Capri championed her exotic features in the scene. She starred in movies "Pila-Balde" and "Hugot". She still continues with her career as an actress and takes minor roles in teleseryes. Last month, she claimed that she was molested in a club in Taguig.
4. Ina Raymundo
Ina Raymundo rose to fame after her stint in movie "Sabado Nights". She seemed to have made a comeback in the entertainment industry with a MILF image as she has maintained a great figure after five children.
5. Sunshine Cruz
Sunshine Cruz was part of the Cruz ladies who invaded the 90s with her cousins Donna, Sheryl and Geneva. She starred in films "Ekis" and "Ang Kabit ni Mrs. Montero". She married actor Cesar Montano, but annulled their marriage in 2013 after alleged cheating of Cesar with starlet Krista Miller.
6. Ara Mina
Ara Mina is a household name as a hot star because of her voluptuous figure. She starred in movies "Laro Sa Baga" and "Kalabit". After she was caught in a scandal with Jomari Yllana that led to the break up of Jomari and his wife Aiko Melendez, her fame became stale. In 2014, she gave birth to a daughter, Amanda Gabrielle Meneses, whose baby daddy is Patrick Meneses - who is also Aiko's ex-boyfriend.
7. Glydel Mercado
Glydel Mercado is one of the White Castle girls (girls in red swimsuit while riding a horse) and starred in hot film "Sidhi". She is now the wife of Tonton Gutierrez and still continue acting taking drama roles.
8. Priscilla Almeda
One of the fairest hot stars in their decade. She started as Abby Viduya and rose to fame as Priscilla Almeda when she starred in 1996 film "Sariwa". Rumors claimed that Priscilla went to Japan after her career dwindled and performed in nightclubs.
9. Klaudia Koronel
Klaudia Koronel became famous being an endowed hot actress. She headlined "Kesong Puti" and "Live Show". She reportedly moved to the United States and worked as a caregiver, then got married. Earlier this year, it was reported that she was diagnosed with a tumor in her uterus.
10. Rosanna Roces
The list of 90s bomba stars will never be complete with Rosanna "Osang" Roces. She is the icon of her time starring in numerous hot films. From a hot star, she transitioned to a character actress and improving her craft. She appeared in TV5 Mini Series "Sa Ngalan ng Ina" in 2011 with Nora Aunor.