Being in showbiz, having all the fame and riches, there is no doubt being in showbiz is something most of us dream.
Despite these, some celebrities chose to live away from the limelight.
These celebrities had been a part of blockbuster movies, high rating TV series and had TV commercials.
KAMI learned about the lives of these celebrities from PEP.ph.
Can you still recall their movies and TV series?
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She is known for her crystal clear voice.
The singer actress played the role of Melody, Nora Aunor's child in the TV series 'Bituin.'.
She started as a cute little girl in Ang TV.
She was also a part of Tabing Ilog and paired with Patrick Garcia.
After being married she focused on being a mother and also worked for their own agency.
Her most memorable role was in Home Along da riles with Comedy King Dolphy.
She is still doing teleseryes after being married and had been the number 1 councilor in Dagupan in 2010.
She has a daughter named Olivia.
Nancy had been a part of Starstruck with co-host Dingdong Dantes.
She also released an album but then decided to leave showbiz afterwards.
"Currently, I'm a mother to my twin boys Matteo and Joaquin and their baby sister Riley who is two years old. Professionally, I'm a Business Development Manager for a company called Sharp Insurance."
Sarah was a part of Berks with John Prats, Angelica Panganiban, and Heart Evangelista.
She migrated to Australia to pursue her studies.
"Naiisip ko din minsan kung ano ang mangyayari pag pinagtuloy ko."
"Nandito ang buong pamilya ko, nakapagtapos ako ng postgraduate, fulfilling yung trabaho ko na nakakatulong sa mga taong nangangailangan, nagbibisita ako ng iba't ibang bansa pag may time, at may na-meet akong Filipino dito na laki sa Canada, nine years na at ito napaka-in love pa rin!"
"Sa ngayon, di ko nakikita na babalik ako sa showbiz. I truly miss the Philippines especially the people. Filipinos are such warm, kind-hearted, generous people.
"Sometimes, my heart yearns for my other home. Dati, bumabalik ako every year tapos magstay ako ng one to two months. I decided I needed to see more of the world, Central and South America is next on my list.
"Babalik akong Pinas, di ko lang alam kung kailan."
She was first discovered in a TV commercial.
Tricia was also part of GMA's Click.
"I miss acting, making people happy, indirectly being part of their daily life and meeting new friends."
Even though she already left showbiz in 2007, Tricia has remained good friends with some of her batchmates in Click.
"We do see each other, especially if there are special occasions. Some of them our godparents of my children."
She is now a hands on mom to her kids.
He started his career in Gimik in the year1997.
He is now based in Guam.
"I am currently the Director of Red Dragon Agency for Sorensen Media Group, a local media company on Guam and Saipan that operates 5 radios stations (4 on Guam and 1 in Saipan) and the local affiliate of FOX6 and ABC7.
"RED DRAGON AGENCY is composed of Red Dragon Production that produces local TV programs & specials and Red Dragon Creative that handles the advertising side of the company and also is in-charge of events and promotion."
He was married for 15 years and was blessed with 2 kids.
He was paired with Carol Banawa in the TV series Bituin.
Josh was then introduced as a singer and he recorded Basta't Kasama Kita and the Tagalog version of Meteor Garden's theme song "Qing Fei Di Yi."
"My blessings were instantly doubled. These two songs brought me to the forefront of my showbiz race."
"I studied for NMAT and unexpectedly got a very good score. I took it as a sign for me to enter Med School. So I did!
"Last December 2016, I was conferred a Doctor of Medicine degree by my Alma Mater FEU-NRMF."
"I get a chance to serve those who need medical attention yet have limited financial capacity."
He recalled his last conversation with Carol Banawa through a composer who called him.
"He called me up and gave the phone to her. They asked me to guess who was on the phone. I said, 'Carol?' and she was laughing. She is still the nicest girl I've ever met in showbiz."