Be careful who you bully. Who knows they are just late bloomers. Wait until puberty hits them – from ugly duckling to beautiful swan – change has come to these celebrities you never thought would be exceptionally gorgeous!
1. Toni Gonzaga
Celestine Cruz Gonzaga-Soriano started showbiz as early as 13 years old. She was a contestant in Metropop Star Search, a singing bout that aired on GMA in 1997.
In 2001, she had one of her biggest breaks in the industry when she appeared in Sprite commercial along with Piolo Pascual.
2. Rhian Ramos
Rhian Denise Ramos Howell has landed lead roles in GMA Network’s Sinungaling Mong Puso, Genesis, Indio, Stairway to Heaven, Zorro, Lalola, Lupin, My Only Love, Captain Barbell and the like.
Her most challenging performance so far, was portraying the role of Jade Tanchingco, a closet lesbian whose love interest was the character of Glaiza De Castro in The Rich Man’s Daughter.
3. Georgina Wilson
Georgina Ashley Diaz Wilson-Burnand was born on February 12, 1986 to a British father and a Filipino mother.
She is the cousin of Isabelle Daza and the niece of the 1969 Miss Universe Gloria Diaz through her mom Aurora Diaz.
4. Iza Calzado
Born on August 12, 1982, Maria Izadora Calzado Ussher was one of GMA network’s home-grown talents before he transferred to ABS-CBN after a decade.
She had her first soap opera in Te Amo, Maging Sino Ka Man where she starred along with Segundo Cernadas, an Argentinean actor.
The former dubber played the character of Amihan in GMA Network’s grandest fantasy-themed series Encantadia in 2005.
5. Kim Chiu
The Chinita actress who won in the reality show Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition in 2006 was the only housemate who never got into a nomination for eviction then.
Kimberly Sue Yap Chiu was born to a Chinese father and a Filipino mother.
6. Solenn Heussaff
Solenn Marie Adea Heussaff-Bolzico was born to a French father and a Filipino mother.
The 31-year-old model-turned-actress was part of GMA Network’s Survivor Philippines: Celebrity Showdown and made it to the top three.
7. Maine Mendoza
Nicomaine Dei Capili Mendoza was an internet sensation first because of her Dubsmash videos that went viral before she becomes Yaya Dub. She was accidentally discovered in Kalyeserye, a segment of the longest running noontime show Eat Bulaga, where she was paired with Alden Richards. Thus, marks the birth of the phenomenal love team – AlDub.
Mendoza already had two movies with Richards, namely Imagine You & Me and My Bebe Love where she was awarded as best supporting actress in the 41 Metro Manila Film Festival last year. - Kami Media