Ara Mina is a renowned movie actress, TV, and film actress, as well as a model and singer. Most people know her for her role as Luna in Minsan Pa, a 2004 drama.
She may also be remembered for her role in the 2002 film Mano Po, as well as from her contributions in the television series Wansapanataym. She is an accomplished and well-established actress.
- Name: Hazel Pascual Reyes
- Nickname: Ara Mina
- Date of birth: May 9, 1979
- Age: 40 years old
- Place of birth: Manila, Philippines
- Birth sign: Taurus
- Country: Philippines
- Profession: Movie Actress
Ara Mina family and early life
Ara Minas age in 2020 is 41 years old since she was born on May 9, 1979, in the Philippines. She is the daughter of Chuck Mathay, a Philippines politician. Ara Mina sister is also a famous TV star.
Mina's sister is the prominent Filipino television actress, Cristine Reyes. Although most actors and actresses are signed either by GMA or ABS-CBN Networks, Ara spent most of her early career bouncing between the too.
She debuted on GMA Network’s That’s Entertainment in 1986. She is considered one of the most successful movie actresses in the industry.
Mina is known for her acting and singing skills. She has excelled in both fields, appearing in several TV shows, and releasing a number of music songs. She works with the Star Music record label.
Ara Mina movies
Ara has featured in several productions which include:
- Unforgettable (III) - 2019
- Tadhana - 2017
- Maalaala mo kaya - 1991
- The Inmate - 2007
- Wansapanataym - 2010–2019
- Ang Probinsyano - 2015
- Ipaglaban mo - 2014
- My Ex and Whys - 2017
- Kalabit - 2003
- Karelasyon - 2015
- Phone Sex - 1999
- Magpakailanman - 2012
- Dear Uge - 2016
- Ang huling birhen sa lupa - 2003
- Gandang gabi Vice - 2011–2020
- Mulawin vs Ravena - 2017
- The Flor Contemplacion Story - 1995
- Mulawin - 2004
- Kadenang bulaklak - 1994
- Playing with Fire - 2000
- Ayos na... ang kasunod - 2000
- Nag-aapoy na laman - 2000
- Curacha ang babaeng walang pahinga - 1998
- Darna - 2005
- Two Timer - 2002
- Rosario - 2010
- Pahiram kahit sandali - 1998
- Prinsesa ng banyera - 2007
- Manchichiritchit - 1993
- Kung mawawala ka - 2001–2003
- That's Entertainment - 1986
- Alyas Pogi: Ang pagbabalik - 1999
- Rollerboys - 1995
- Diskarte - 2002
- Tasya Fantasya - 2016
- Bubble Gang - 1995
- This Time I'll Be Sweeter - 2017
- Pinoy/Blonde - 2005
- Singles - 2004
- Menor de Edad - 2013
- Shake Rattle & Roll 2k5 - 2005
Apart from her successful acting career, Mina has also made major strides in her music career. She has been doing well and has several albums to her name. These include Ara Mina, Heavenly, Got 2 Believe, Star Struck, and Vol. 3.
She also has a few popular songs including Sino Ba Talaga, Ay, Ay, Ay, Pag-Ibig, and Pag-Ibig Ko'y Ikaw, just to mention a few.
Awards and nominations
In 2002, she was nominated for a Metro Manila Film Festival Best Actress award for her role in Mano Po. She was then nominated for a PMPC Star Award as Best Drama Actress for her role in the television show Mulawin in 2005.
Dating and kids
She is currently single. It was no secret to the public that actress had a relationship with Mayor Patrick Meneses before. Their love for each other led them to have a daughter named Amanda Gabrielle Meneses in 2024. However, due to unsettled differences, the two public figures separated.
Ara has been in several relationships before. Below is a list of the people she dated before:
- Patrick Meneses (2012 - 2015)
- Raymond Yap (2010 - 2012)
- Polo Ravales (2006)
- Jomari Yllana (2002 - 2004)
- Keempee de Leon.
- Ara Mina also had an encounter with Manny Pacquiao in 2007.
Ara Mina Instagram
Ara Minas photos are all over her social media pages. Fans can catch her on Instagram, where she shares a lot about herself and her family. Most of her hot pics can be found on this page, where she also shares pics of her kid, and her work too.
Ara Mina net worth
Ara's net worth value is estimated to be between $1 million to $5 million.
Ara Mina latest news
The successful actress has made it to the news recently because of her kind philanthropic act. She joined others in helping curb the effects caused by the global pandemic when she donated a truckload of rice to families that were worst hit.
She had previously donated milk to children, as well as personal protective gear to front-line health professionals.
Ara Mina is one of the most accomplished actresses in the Philippines. She is also quite philanthropic and is known to share with those in need.