The internal workings of the local show business were all too unfamiliar with the Kapamilya star when she started in the industry. Many of Liza Soberano's early acting stints with the network were mostly just small roles in TV segments. Now, Liza Soberano has become one of the most recognizable faces in the network, top-billing among veteran stars such as Cherie Gil and Sunshine Cruz. Read about her journey to stardom.
Would you like to know more about the stunning beauty, her early life, who her siblings are and what she is currently up to? Read on.
- Name: Hope Elizabeth Hanley Soberano
- Birthday: January 4, 1998 (age 21)
- Birth Place: Santa Clara, California
- Nationality: Philippine and American
- Parents: Jacqulyn Elizabeth Hanley and John Castillo Soberano
- Marital Status: Single
- Liza Soberano height: 169cm (5’ 7”)
- Net worth: $5M (approx.)
Liza Soberano age
Hope Elizabeth Hanley Soberano is a Filipina-American actress more popularly known as “Liza Soberano” since the dawn of her prominence in Philippine TV. She was born on January 4, 1998 in Santa Clara, California. As an actress, she has starred in several TV and movie projects under ABS-CBN Network. She rose to popularity with her roles on TV series “Forevermore” and “Dolce Amore”.
Liza Soberano siblings and early life
When she was 10, she moved to the Philippines to live with her Filipino father, John Castillo Soberano. She has seven siblings, namely Dustin David Nguyen, Jaden Parker Nguyen, Justin David Soberano, Kaycee Logan Nguyen, Leilani Sue Elizabeth Osorno, Nathaniel Larry Osorno, and Rianne Soberano.
In 2015, she graduated high school at St. Patrick's School in Quezon City. Currently, she is pursuing a degree in Psychology at Southville International School and Colleges while keeping her acting career in its peak. While her career in show business has gained undeniable recognition, she still wants to finish her university education.
Liza Soberano net worth and career
Because of her natural beauty and talent in show business, Liza had been eyed by many talent managers to model for print ads and infographics as soon as she hit her teenage years.
She was raised in California until the age of 10 before moving to Manila, where she found her calling. After her talent was discovered by her current talent manager, Ogie Diaz, he encouraged Liza to be fluent in Filipino so that her English upbringing will not keep her from landing more significant roles in TV and movies.
She currently has an estimated net worth of $5 million from being a renowned actress and singer.
Liza Soberano movies and TV shows
TV network ABS-CBN paved the way for most of Liza’s early acting projects. She made her acting debut in the fantasy-drama comedy anthology “Wansapanataym” (2011). She made her feature film debut in 2013 in “Must Be...Love”, where she co-starred with Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo.
In 2014, she was cast in a primetime television series “Got to Believe” as Daniel Padilla’s love interest.
Liza Soberano relationship
Her leading role in the romantic comedy series “Forevermore” (2014) was her first major breakthrough in television acting, where she starred as Enrique Gil’s love interest. Her character in the show is named “Maria Agnes”, a strawberry farmer who sparks a romantic relationship with Alexander Grande, heir of a hotel company. Because of the series’ extreme popularity among viewers, fans coined the term “LizQuen”, an abbreviated nickname for the couple Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil. The two began dating secretly in real life shortly after the show’s success.
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Following the massive hit “Forevermore”, Liza starred in primetime television romantic comedy show “Dolce Amore” (2016) alongside her popular male lead and real-life partner, Enrique Gil. The TV show’s high ratings further boosted her prominence in Philippine show business, leading her to become an in-demand endorser for many major brands such as Samsung, Birch Tree, Palmolive, among others. In 2016, she became the new face of Maybelline, a major American make-up brand.
Her latest primetime television show, “Bagani” (2018), earned the flak of Filipino netizens. Fans cited her and Enrique Gil's Caucasian descent as inappropriate for a show intended to portray the pre-colonial Philippines. Nevertheless, the show's high ratings and viewership proved that the couple's fanbase is just as eager as ever in their support of their projects.
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On the big screen
Till date, Liza Soberano is still one of the most sought after female actresses in Philippine cinema, having starred in many of Star Cinema’s romantic drama blockbusters such as “Everyday I Love You” (2015), “My Ex and Whys” (2017) and “Alone/Together” (2019). Her undisputed talent in portraying vulnerability and heartbreak is her distinctive feat, along with her naturally beautiful looks. In 2018, Liza ranked 4th on the “100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2018” list released by TC Candler's The Independent Critics organization.
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Liza Soberano Instagram
Liza's personal account on the social media platform Instagram currently has 10.8 million followers. She uses it to keep fans up-to-date with her interests, personal life and upcoming projects. She also often posts about LizQuen on the account.
Liza Soberano latest news
Liza Soberano was to star as the titular character in the upcoming retelling of iconic Filipino superheroine “Darna”, but dropped out of the project due to a finger injury. According to Liza’s Instagram, the injury was the result of a scene shot for “Bagani”.
While fans have expressed dismay over her withdrawal from the film, her talent manager revealed that she will be starring in another film with her long-time TV and real-life partner, Enrique Gil. Currently, the couple continues to dominate the local show business industry.
Liza Soberano is definitely a force to reckon with in the industry. May she continue enjoying the benefits of her hardwork.
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