-They were just one of the Kapuso artists who strove hard to be considered and recognized.
-However, it seems as if their growth were restricted and vague.
-Who would have thought that these beautiful leading ladies can be more than meets the eye?
-They are more than just any other pretty faces.
-And no, they're not just any other ordinary artists.
-They are now five of the most sought actresses in the Philippine entertainment industry.
Let's take a look at their achievements when they transferred to the Kapamilya network.
KAMI spotted these five amazing Kapamilya stars who were once a Kapuso artist from the ABS-CBN News web page.
They're the top 5 most popular, well-celebrated, and most sought TV personalities and actresses in the Philippine entertainment industries who have several awards to brag.
5. Liza Soberano
Who doesn't know this pretty young lady? No one knew that she was previously signed up with the Kapuso, but still auditioned for the Kapamilya as she didn't feel at home as she is today.
Now, she's one of the most popular teens of her generation. Her name was the talk of the town recently, and the netizens couldn't help, but fuss about her as she took on the controversial role of the Miss Universe 2015, our very own Pia Wurtzbach, and not to mention, she's the new Darna.
She's the 2nd most followed Filipina actress on Instagram with 5.8 million followers.
This 19-year old stunner is definitely a force you wouldn't want to ignore as she will soar higher as she takes on the new Darna role.
Liza has won several awards from different award-giving bodies such as the 46th GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Most Female Promising Star of the Year and best actress awards from various schools' award-giving bodies.
Indeed, she made the right decision to transfer.
4. Iza Calzado
Iza's most popular role she played in one of the Kapuso's primetime TV series is probably Amihan of Encantadia. She was given several lead roles in the Kapuso network, but it seems as if her popularity was sort of limited.
When this 34-year old actress transferred to the Kapamily network, her career went boom as she starred alongside Piolo Pascual and Toni Gonzaga in the highly-acclaimed, super box office hit flim, Starting Over Again, and yes, she looks like Mother Mary. She even won at the 46th Guillermo Mendoza Box Office Entertainment Awards as Actress of the Year.
Now, she's one of the lead stars of the top Kapamilya primetime TV series, A Love To Last working with Ian Veneracion and Bea Alonzo.
Recently, she bagged an international award at the 12th Osaka Asian Film Festival as Yakushi Pearl Award for Best Performer.
3. Anne Curtis
This 32-year old actress tops the spot of the most followed Filipina actress with 7.2 million to brag. She's making an online buzz as she is vocal about her admiration for the Goblin lead star, Gong Yoo. She even went to Hong Kong just to see him in person. Hence, her fans, and the fans of the Gong Yoo created several memes of her and Gong Yoo. There's a recent report that she might get what she's dreaming of. According to the latest report, Viva her talent agency is in the works to make Anne's dream come true of working with Gong Yoo. Wouldn't it be great?
She was hailed as the 60th FAMAS Awards Best Actress for her movie No Other Woman. She's a regular on the Kapamilya noontime show, It's Showtime.
2. Angel Locsin
This 32-year old actress is the most followed Filipina actress in Twitter. She's famous for her role Darna, actually, it is just right to say that she is the most popular actress who took on the role of Darna as her stunts and fighting skills are superb.
She was used to be the queen of Kapuso network, but unexpected turn out of events happened, and she became a Kapamilya star.
Though, she's probably not regretting everything as she signed up for big Kapamilya TV primetime shows and movies that gave her several acting awards. Hence, she became a reputable best actress of the Philippine entertainment.
Currently, she's in the works for a new movie, a reunion movie with Richard Gutierrez and Angelica Panganiban, and she will also star in the highly anticipated primetime TV series of Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla, La Luna Sangre.
1. Toni Gonzaga
Toni Gonzaga's moved was probably one of the most highly talked about transfers of all time as she was dubbed and described with different hurtful words by the people she worked with previously. However, it didn't stop her from pursuing her dreams and the new opportunities that are open to her. She faced everyone with a forgiving heart and a determined mind and soul. She's enthusiastic, eager to learn more, and growing bigger than ever.
She was firmly focused on success, and so, it came to her in an enormous way. From the moment she transferred to Kapamilya, she was overwhelmed with a lot of projects and countless of awards from all media and award-giving bodies.
Her studio album became a certified platinum. Hence, she was dubbed as a Certified Recording Artist, and 6 out of her 7 studio albums received high acclaims with gold awards to boost.
However, she's more than that. She's ventured into series of premiere hosting, TV primetime series, endorsements, concert scenes, and super blockbuster hit movies. Thus, she was later on dubbed as The Ultimate Multimedia Star. She has done and did all that. She has won all kinds of awards from all award-giving bodies.
Well, she truly proved them wrong as she defied all the odds through her strong faith in God and her family.
Now, she's soaring higher than ever as she became a full pledged wife and mother. She can be seen in The Voice Teens Ph, ASAP, and Home Sweetie Home, and she's currently doing a new film with Piolo Pascual while doing extra works for ads and endorsements.
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