The Filipino-Australian celebrity Ylona Garcia has been in the limelight for a while now. Her impressive career is an envy of many artists all over the world. At her tender age, she has accomplished a lot that several people of her age or older are yet to achieve.
She is famously known from the Pinoy Big Brother, where she appeared as a housemate and emerged as second runners-up. She has also acted in several television dramas and released songs.
Ylona Garcia profile summary
- Birth name: Ylona Jade Navalle Garcia
- Commonly used name: Ylona Garcia
- Date of birth: February 28th, 2002
- Ylona Garcia age: 18 years
- Ylona Garcia birthday: February 28th
- Zodiac sign: Pisces
- Place of birth: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- Nationality: Filipino-Australia
- Current residence: Manila
- Ethnicity: Asian
- Gender: Female
- Occupation: Singer, songwriter, actress, model, and product endorser
- Agent: Star Magic
- Year active: 2014 to present
- S*xual orientation: Straight
- Hair color: Black
- Eye color: Black
- Ylona Garcia height: 5 ft 2 inches of 157 cm
- Marital status: Not married
- Ylona Garcia parents: Peter Garcia and Caridad Navalle
Ylona Garcia biography
Ylona Garcia was born on February 28th, 2002, in Sydney, Australia, to Filipino parents. She is the daughter of Peter Garcia and Caridad Navalle. Both parents are practitioners in the medical field based in Australia.
She is the third born in a family of five siblings. Having been born in Australia, she holds both the Philippines and Australian citizenship. Ylona studies at the Angelicum College.
Her passion for singing manifested clearly at a very young age. She began performing as a front act for several Filipino singers and songwriters. Among the artists she has performed for, are Martin Nievera, Bamboo Manalac, and Sarah Geronimo.
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She also performed in numerous singing competitions and won some. In 2014, she received the Most Promising Talent Award after emerging the winner during the Urban Star Sydney Championship.
Ylona Garcia successfully auditioned to become a housemate for the Pinoy Big Brother. She won the hearts of the judges with her spectacular singing voice, dancing demonstrations, and acting. Her confidence and candid remarks were also fantastic.
Despite entering the competition the second day, the multi-talented artist managed to survive four evictions and was part of the four finalists. She also managed to write two songs Magmahal Muli and Win the Fight.
She left the house but came back for the second part of the season alongside Franco Rodriguez, Bailey May, and Jimboy Martin. Jimboy Martin won the season while she emerged the second runners-up.
After PBB, Garcia acted as Audrey Oliver in ABS-CBN's television series named On the Wings of Love. The series aired between 2015 to 2016. Additionally, she has been hosting ABS-CBN’s musical variety television show ASAP.
Throughout her illustrious career, the artist has released songs as well as featured in numerous movies.
Ylona Garcia movies and television series
She has featured in the following movies and television shows.
- Pinoy Big Brother: 737 in 2015 as a housemate and 2nd Teen Big Placer.
- Trending: Love in 2015 as Sophie Mendoza.
- ASAP from 2015 to present as a performer and member of ASAP BFF's and ASAP G!.
- It's Showtime in 2015 as a guest and performer.
- On the Wings of Love between 2015 and 2016 as Audrey Olivar.
- Myx in 2016 as Celebrity VJ.
- We Love OPM in 2016 as a member of Oh My Girls.
- Sana Dalawa ang Puso in 2018 as Tadhana Tabayoyong.
- Coke Studio PH: My Feels in 2019 as the host.
Ylona Garcia songs
She has released an album dubbed My name is Ylona Garcia. Some of her singles are as follows.
- Each Day
- Win The Fight
- Dahan Dahan Dahan Lang
- My Name Is Ylona Garcia
- Stop The Bully
- Not Yo Bae
- Stop Think
- Don't Say Goodbye
- Fly Tonight
She has also collaborated with other artists to produce other songs.
- Win The Fight with Jimboy Martin
- O Pag-ibig with Bailey May
- Magmahal Muli with Bailey May
Awards and achievements
As a singer and actress, Ylona Garcia has won numerous awards and nominations in her career. Some of these recognitions are as follows.
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- In 2015, she won the 2nd Big Placer Award after emerging as a finalist during the Pinoy Big Brother: 737.
- She also won the Most Promising TV Star Award during the Star Cinema Awards in 2015.
- She was as well nominated for the Favorite TV Loveteam Award alongside Bailey May and the Trending Sensation Award in 2015 during the Star Cinema Awards.
- In 2016, she won the MYX Best Music Video Award, Onemusic.ph favorite interpreter award, MOR Choice Award, and TFC Global Choice Award during the Himig Handog PPop Lovesong Awards for her notable role in O Pag-ibig.
- In 2016, she also won the Push Gram Newcome Award and the Push Play Newcomer Award during the Push Awards.
- In 2017, during MOR Choice Awards, the celebrated actress won the Female Artist of the Year Award and the LSS Hit of the Year Award for her role in Dahan dahan dahan lang and O Pag-ibig respectively.
- She also won the Best Performance by a New Female Artist and Best Pop Recording for Win The Fight and O Pag-ibig during the 30th Awit Awards in 2017.
- In 2018, she won the Wish Young Artist of the Year during Wish 107.5 Music Awards.
As a celebrity, Ylona Garcia has landed numerous endorsement deals. She has endorsed the following brands.
- Clean & Clear
- Instax Film
- SM Parisian
- Swiss Miss
- Huawei Phones
- Estee Lauder
Who is Ylona Garcia dating?
Ylona Garcia is currently not dating anyone. She is firmly focused on self-growth and self-discovery. However, in the past, rumors had it that she was dating Bailey May. However, the talk turned out to be false, as was later clarified by Bailey in an interview.
Social media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube
As a celebrity, Ylona enjoys an incredible following on various social media platforms. If you wish to keep informed about her projects, updates as well as Ylona Garcia photos, you can follow her using the links below.
- Instagram page: @ylonagarcia
- Twitter account: @ylona_garcia
- Facebook page: @Ylona Garcia
- YouTube channel: @Ylona Garcia
Ylona Garcia has greatly enjoyed an illustrious career as a singer, actress, and product endorser. Her determination has not earned her fame as well as a considerable amount of wealth. She enjoys a massive following on her social media platforms and has a positive influence on young and upcoming artists.
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