- JC Alcantara recalled how their home used to be "pinagtagpi-tagping yero"
- Now, the Hello, Stranger star was able to buy his family a home at the age of 17
- He started to earn from commercial gigs when he was 16 and was eventually able to build his family a home after a year of hard work
- The young actor recalled that he even surprised his parents with a television when he received his first pay from his commercial gig
"Hello, Stranger" star JC Alcantara, shared how their home used to be made up of "tagpi-tagping yero."
The actor shared this during a virutal press conference for the new series.
"Bahay namin dati pinagtagpi-tagping yero lang," said the actor.
He recounted how he used to take the bus from Nueva Ecija to Metro Manila just so he can audition for commercials.
When he landed his first commercial for a fast-food chain, offers subsequently followed.
He said, that when he received his first pay, he bought a TV and surprised his family with it, who in turn cried at a nice surprise.
"Seventeen years old ako no’ng nagpagawa ako ng bahay. Sobrang tapang ko no’n. Wala namang kasiguraduhan na kikita pa ako."
Now, he is paired with Tony Labrusca in "Hello, Stranger."
Although the pandemic has created a huge change in the entertainment industry, many celebs tried to get by. JC is one of the lucky ones who get to continue his projects.
Gloc-9, on the other hand, is a rapper who is proud of his rags to riches story. He is now selling foods online. He shared on social media how he was asked by someone, why he was doing what he did and he gave him a very inspirational answer.
Gladys Guevarra is a comedian and also a voice impersonator who previously worked in GMA Network, and was also the former lead vocalist of the band Gladys and the Boxers with K in which they were noted for their hit song Sasakyan Kita.
The COVID-19 outbreak started out in Wuhan, Hubei Province of China. Scientists believed that the virus came from an animal at one of Wuhan's wet markets. The Philippines has slowly eased quarantine measures and Filipinos are starting to adapt to the new normal.
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