A few days ago, we released a list of former child stars that started out as cute little boys who have now become insanely gwapo. Now we bring you the female version of that list!
Here are some of your most favorite stars that have started young in the industry. Some of them have been successful now that they’re older, while some focused on other things like academics. Nonetheless, they’ve all grown up and they’re not just cute anymore, they’re very pretty!
1. Michelle Vito
She started out in the showbiz industry in the year 2011, but switched to ABS-CBN a year after. Since then, she has been doing projects like Someone to Watch me and Luv U under ABS-CBN.
2. Sharlene San Pedro
Sharlene was discovered in the Star Circle Quest: Kids Edition and was cast into Goin' Bulilit after that. Since then, through hard work and dedication, she has stayed with ABS-CBN with many movie and television projects on her resume.
3. Franchesca salcedo
Franchesca started out in GMA Network's Marimar. After that she has been taking many projects from TV 5 and GMA 7.
4. Sabrina Man
This chinay star started out in the beauty pageant scene before entering the world of showbiz.
5. Jazz Ocampo
Jazz was discovered in TV 5's Star Factor, but she eventually moved to GMA Network.
6. Miles Ocampo
Miles has proven time and time again that she's a talented person; from acting, singing, and even modeling, she has it all.
7. Alexa Ilacad
Alexa is also a Goin' Bulilit graduate who's now taken more on bigger roles in ABS-CBN. She's frequently partnered with former child star Nash Aguas.
8. Ella Guevara
This 18-year-old star was in the showbiz industry from 2004 to 2011. However, she also stopped acting and focused on her studies.
9. Nicole Dulalia
Nicole is a Kapuso actress by heart. She was cast for kiddie roles in shows like Marimar and Super Twins.
10. Samantha Bumatay
Sam won the Starstruck Kids during her time but she didn't continue her showbiz career after 2007. Now, she's focusing on her studies.
11. Sophia Baars
She's a former Goin' Bulilit graduate who had many TV and movie projects under her ABS-CBN contract.
12. Barbie Forteza
Barbie is a 19-year-old Kapuso actress, recording actress, and commercial model. Lately, she has shown that she can do comedy by impersonating Kris Aquino.
13. Bea Binene
Bea is an actress and host from GMA network who was discovered through Starstruck Kids. She has been in the showbiz industry for about 12 years already.
14. Bianca Umali
This Kapuso star may just be 16 years old but she has proven that she's a loyal and talented girl. At the age of 2, she has already been cast as a commercial model and since then, she has been in the showbiz industry.
15. Kathryn Bernardo
Kathryn has been acting since 2003. She has put in the hard work and now, she's one of ABS-CBN's biggest stars.
16. Janella Salvador
Janella started out in the noon time hit Be Careful with My Heart as a rebellious entitled teen. Slowly, through the years, as she gets older, her roles also become more complex. She has shone her great acting skills and also her singing skills that sets her apart from other teen stars out there.
17. Andrea Brillantes
Andrea Brillantes has grown up quite fast! From her Goin' Bulilit days to her latest supporting role in Pangako Sa 'Yo remake as an angsty teen. She was cute back then but she's only getting more gorgeous by the day.
18. Sofia Andres
Sofia recently turned 18 last month. Now that she's older, she can take on more mature roles. Back then she was a commercial model for KFC and Angel Evaporada where she was a perfect little cute girl.
19. Julia Montes
Can you believe that Julia was once part of Goin' Bulilit? Who knew that a bulilit like her would someday become a big star! She has been industry since 2001 but she started out with small roles slowly working her way up the ladder.
20. Liza Soberano
And of course, everyone's favorite (even International stars adore her!) girl is Liza Soberano. She started at the age of 12 and she's been a loyal Kapamilya star and she also has many nominations and awards under her belt.