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Over the period of time, little did we notice that there have been several big winners of Pinoy Big Brother. Some of these winners came out extremely successful in the showbiz industry, leaving wonderful marks in acting, and some of them prefer the humble and quiet life outside the glitz and glamour.
James Reid and Kim Chiu are previous big winners of PBB who are now making great waves in the Philippine industry. The latter has won several acting awards since she came out as a winner from the Pinoy Big Brother House. James, on the other hand, left showbiz for a while as his team up with Devon Seron didn't blossom into a huge following that he and Nadine Lustre are now experiencing.
Let's round up the top 10 previous winners of PBB, and let's find out what they are doing now.
10. PBB:TEEN EDITION 4 in 2012 - Big Winner
Currently, Myrtle whose real name is Myrtle Abigail Porlucas Sarrosa came back in the limelight, and she's considerably popular as she has her own following. She's also a singer and a cosplayer. During those times that she's not visible on TV, Myrtle was immensely busy with her studies. Thus, she graduated receiving the 2nd highest honor with a degree in mass communication at the University of the Philippines. She will be turning 23 this December 7.
9. PBB UNLIMITED EDITION in 2012 - Big Winner
Slater Young whose real name is Jan Slater Lee Young hails from Cebu, and after a few TV projects, he was no longer seen on the television as he moved back to his hometown where he concentrates as an entrepreneur. He will be turning 30 this December 19.
8. PBB TEEN CLASH in 2010 - Big Winner
Robert James Reid or better known in the showbiz world as James Reid is one of the most popular actors of his generation. After leaving show business, he came back winning with his effective JaDine team up.
Nadine Lustre could probably be his lucky charm as both of their careers zoom up. They're two of the biggest stars with a massive following. He just turned 24 last May 11 of this year.
7. PBB DOUBLE UP EDITION in 2009 - Big Winner
Melisa Cantiveros-Francisco or popularly known as Melai Cantiveros is already a mother of 2 and a wife to her fellow PBB housemate, Jason Francisco. Her showbiz career has been stable since she came out from the PBB house. She's currently one of the main hosts of ABS-CBN morning show, Magandang Buhay. She just turned 29 last April 6.
6.PBB: TEEN EDITION PLUS in 2008 - Big Winner
Edward Jake "Ejay" Lasap Falcon or better known in the showbiz industry as Ejay Falcon. Since he came out as the big winner of PBB, his career has blossomed and can be seen regularly in various Kapamilya shows. He will be turning 28 this November 21.
5. PBB CELEBRITY EDITION 2 in 2007 - Big Winner
Ruben Gonzaga may have the same last name of the Ultimate Multimedia Superstar and the main host of the Pinoy Big Brother, but they are not related. He may not be visible on the big screen or on the national TV viewing, but he's doing great with his own show on ABS-CBN regional channel. He is hosting a regional livelihood show, Agri Tayo. He just turned 35 last March 16.
4. PBB 2ND REGULAR SEASON in 2007 - Big Winner
Maria Beatriz Saw who is well-known in the showbiz industry as Bea Saw has been in several movies and television shows. Now, she's married and has 2 lovely daughters. She is still active in showbiz, and the last TV project she did was We Will Survive. She will be 32 this November 17.
3. PBB TEEN EDITION in 2006 - First Teen Big Winner
Kimberly Sue Yap Chiu who is popularly known by his massive followers as Kim Chiu has been a household name since she joined Star Magic. She has numerous box office hit films and television series. She has won several acting awards. She just turned 27 last April.
2. PBB CELEBRITY EDITION in 20016 - Big Winner
Janet Duterte or Keanna Reeves as she is known is showbiz can still be seen as she takes on extra roles on TV guesting. Though, she may not be extremely visible on the screen. You can see her active in social media. She'll be turning 47 this September 24.
1. PBB FIRST SEASON - First PBB Big Winner
Jennivev Tamayo or better known as Nene Tamayo was the first ever PBB big winner. After joining few shows, she decided to leave show business and start her new business which is now known as Nene Prime Foods. She sells homemade food products. She will turn 36 this 27 of September.