You might recognize Alex Gonzaga from numerous appearances in popular television shows that air in the Philippines. Despite her being a familiar face in the Filipino showbiz industry, most people still ask questions about her. For example, numerous people have gone online in search of the answer to the question, 'How old is Alex Gonzaga?' What do you know about this Filipino star?
Alex Gonzaga is a popular actress, author, and television personality in the Philippines. Her versatility and talent have made her an inspiration to most young girls nationwide.
Alex Gonzaga profile summary
- Full name: Catherine Mae Cruz Gonzaga
- Nickname: Cathy, Alex
- Date of birth: 16th of January in 1988
- Birth sign: Capricorn
- Age: 31 years old
- Birthplace: Taytay, Rizal, Philippines
- Father: Carlito Gonzaga (Former Vice-mayor)
- Mother: Crisanta Gonzaga
- Sibling: Toni
- Height: 1.68m
- Education: University of Asia and the Pacific
- Course: Child Development and Education
Alex Gonzaga early life
Alex Gonzaga was born on the 16th of January in 1988 in Taytay, Rizal, Philippines. A lot of people tend to ask the question, 'What is Alex Gonzaga real name?' The beauty was born as Catherine Mae Cruz Gonzaga. However, in 2008, she decided to change her name to Alex Gonzaga officially. Alex Gonzaga birthday is celebrated on the 16th of January, and currently, she is 31 years old.
Her parents are Crisanta Gonzaga and the former vice-mayor of Rizal, Carlito Gonzaga. The 31-year-old was raised alongside her older sister, known as Toni Gonzaga. Toni has played a significant role in helping her sister venture in the showbiz industry. 'Where did Alex Gonzaga study?' many may ask.
This beautiful star went to the University of Asia and the Pacific. Here, the daughter of Crisanta and Carlito majored in Child Development and Education. Today, Alex Gonzaga is a well-known Filipino actress, author, singer, and television host.
Alex Gonzaga career
The 31-year-old made her debut on television after she earned a role in the ABS-CBN sitcom titled Let's Go. She played the character role of Alex, which ironically is the name that she would later officially adopt. The sitcom aired from 2006 to 2007. She starred in the sitcom until the fourth season of Let's Go.
After leaving this sitcom, this stunning actress became a cast member in various shows on the same network. Some of these shows are Your Song, Pangarap Na Bituin, and My Girl. Later on, this actress became part of TV5 and was among the main hosts of the famous talk show known as Juicy!
The beauty started gaining so much popularity and was on her way to stardom. Besides becoming a host of this talk show, Toni's sister also landed the leading role on the show entitled Babaeng Hampaslupa. In this series, the actress and television host played the character role of the title character.
Under this network, this 31-year-old also got to feature in television shows such as P.S. I Love You, Enchanted Garden, and BFGF. After a while, Alex transferred from the TV5 network and returned to her initial network, ABS-CBN. Here, she landed her first role of being the guest host of the 5th season of the Philippine adaption of the reality series known as Big Brother.
However, a few minutes before the launch night, it was revealed that the 31-year-old would be the third and final celebrity guest to enter the Big Brother house. The other two celebrity housemates were the gorgeous actress Jane Oineza and the athletic beauty Michele Gumabao. After two months of playing the game, Gonzaga left the Big Brother house on the 14th of June in 2014.
The author landed the role of co-hosting the first and second season of the Philippine adaption of the hit reality singing competition known as The Voice. She also landed the position of hosting the first season of the 2014 series known as The Voice Kids. Co-hosting these two reality television series made her gain so much popularity.
Due to her fantastic co-hosting skills depicted in The Voice Kids, this talented actress was in 2014 awarded with two PMPC Star Awards for Best Talent Search Program Hosts. However, she lost her role as co-host after being replaced by the internet star Cheridel Alejandrino, who used to refer to herself as 'Elevator Girl.'
Alex went on to star in films such as the 2014 film by Veronica B. Velasco, Paco Sta. Maria, and Mikey del Rosario entitled Pure Love. She also starred in the 2015 film by Pablo S. Gomez known as Inday Bote. These are among the most loved Alex Gonzaga movies. Later on, this television host and actress featured in the ABS-CBN comedy television series known as Banana Split. She was the main cast member of this comedy gag TV series.
One of the most significant Alex Gonzaga TV shows after her return to the network was the Philippine adaption of the South Korean drama known as 49 Days. After showcasing her tremendous acting skills in this film, she took a turn from acting and released her novel under ABS-CBN Publishing, Inc.
Her debut novel was known as Dear Alex, Break na Kami. Paano? Love Catherine. The storyline of the book revolved around the 'break up concept.' Fans and critics were impressed by the novel, and they consequently praised Gonzaga for her exemplary humor and excellent work in the story.
It is said that a film adaptation of the novel will be released soon. It is reported that Alex has set her eyes on John Lloyd Cruz, Luis Manzano, and Piolo Pascual to cast in her film adaption of Dear Alex, Break na Kami. Paano? Love Catherine.
The star landed her first role under Star Cinema in the 2014 film titled The Amazing Praybeyt Benjamin. This film was among the official entries of the fortieth Metro Manila Film Festival. The film was very successful, to the point of earning the title of the highest-grossing local film of all time in the Philippines. Following this success of the film this author starred in, she released her debut studio album in 2015 known as I Am Alex G.
The album had hits such as Panaginip Lang, which was released under Star Music. On the 22nd of March in 2015, this songstress launched this studio album at Eastwood Central Plaza. She also held the AG from the East: The Unexpected Concert at the Araneta Coliseum on the 25th of March in 2015 to support this album.
Over time, this versatile actress, author, and singer has managed to release various incredible projects. She is also known for projects such as the 2018 film known as Mary, Marry Me, and the 2011 movies entitled Babaeng Hampaslupa and Untitled Dear Alex Adaptation.
Alex Gonzaga height
This Filipino television star and author stands at 1.68 meters.
Alex Gonzaga dating history
Alex Gonzaga used to date Kean Cipriano from 2010 to 2011. After they broke up, this author and actress took some time off relationships. However, in 2013, she began dating Jed Lim, but they eventually broke up. As of now, Alex Gonzaga boyfriend is unknown, and it is believed that this author is possibly single.
Alex Gonzaga net worth
Most people speculate that Alex has a huge net worth. Her fans believe that she makes a lot of money from Alex Gonzaga vlog, the sales of her novel, her acting and singing career. All these sources have people believing that her net worth stands at an imposing figure. At the moment, the actress's net worth is estimated to be $100,000 – $1million.
Her excellent hosting skills matched with her tremendous acting skills have won the hearts of numerous people in the Philippines. Alex Gonzaga is a great role model for aspiring authors, singers, and actresses.