When you talk about ambitions, passion, and beauty in the movie industry, then you are talking about Angelica Panganiban. From being adopted to meeting her biological father after 24 years, Angelica has seen it all. She first appeared on TV at six and that marked the beginning of a great career.
Angelica Panganiban's rise to great heights has been steady despite the difficulties she faced. She has remained relevant to the industry for decades, winning award after award. She is a top Filipino actress and comedian. Her net worth as of 2018 was $3 million. How did she manage to earn this?
Angelica Panganiban profile summary
- Full name: Angelica Charlson
- Place of birth: Payatas, Quezon City
- Date of birth: November 4th, 1986
- Age: 32 years
- Height: 5ft 6in
- Profession: Actor, comedian
Angelica Panganiban early life and family
Angelica Panganiban age is 32. The beauty was born on November 4th, 1986 in Payatas, Quezon City, Philippines. Angelica Panganiban real name is Angelica Charlson. However, she was named Panganiban by her adoptive mother. She was born to a Filipina and an American father. Her biological mother died in 2008 while her adoptive mother, Melania David Panganiban, passed away in 2013.
Angelica Panganiban sister
Angelica reunited with her biological father, Mark Charlson, a former member of the US Navy after 24 years.
He had moved on and started another family in the US. Angelica has brothers and a sister from her father’s other family.
During an interview in 2011, Mark Charlson said that Angelica had earlier met with her sister and brothers. He said she and her sister have the same teeth and the same shape of feet.
Is there an Angelica Panganiban husband?
Rumors have it that she is currently dating actor Cholo Barretto.
Angelica Panganiban movies
This icon has been on TV since she was 6. She has acted in both lead and supporting roles in popular movies that include;
- Separada (1994)
- Sarah... ang munting prinsesa (1995)
- Ama, ina, anak (1996)
- Hanggang kailan kita mamahalin? (1997)
- Santa santita (2004)
- A Love Story (2007)
- Banana Split (2008)
- I Love You Goodbye (2009)
- Here Comes the Bride (2010)
- Segunda mano (2011
- Banana Split: Extra Scoop (2011)
- One More Try (2012)
- Alamat ni China Doll (2013)
- That Thing Called Tadhana (2014)
- The Unmarried Wife (2016)
- Exes Baggage (2018)
She is set to star in Antoinette Jadaone's Boldstar
Angelica Panganiban awards
Angelica has been nominated and won top movie awards both locally and internationally. From FAMAS to the Golden Screens, she has proven her talent.
1. FAMAS Awards
In 1995, she won the FAMAS award for the Best Child Actress following her role in the 1994 movie Separada. She was the Best Child Actress nominee for three years running from 1996 to 1998 for her roles in Sarah... ang munting prinsesa, and Ama, ina, anak, and Hanggang kailan kita mamahalin? respectively.
As she advanced with age, she started featuring in more advanced roles. Angelica was nominated again for the Best Actress award in 2005 and 2010 after she starred in Santa santita, and I Love You Goodbye. In 2012, her role in Segunda mano made her FAMAS Awards' Best Supporting Actress before she was nominated again in 2013 for the Best Actress award for playing in One More Try.
She won the Best Actress Award in 2017 after starring in The Unmarried Wife, and she is not stopping any time soon as she is the nominee for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role this year for the lead role in Exes Baggage.
2. FAP Awards, Philippines
Panganiban has been nominated twice for the Best Actress award in 2013 and 2016. The nominations came due to her role in the 2012 movie Every Breath You Take, and the 2014 movie That Thing Called Tadhana. In 2008, she won the Best Supporting Actress award for featuring in A Love Story in 2007.
3. Gawad Urian Awards
With Gawad Urian Awards, she has been nominated once for the Best Actress (Pinakamahusay na Pangunahing Aktres) award for the role she played in one of her best movies, That Thing Called Tadhana.
4. Golden Screen Awards, Philippines
Golden Screen has nominated this top actor twice. The first one was for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Drama) for playing in Santa sanita in 2005, followed by the nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Drama, Musical or Comedy) in 2008 following her role in the 2007 film A Love Story and then the last one was in 2013 for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Drama) for starring in One More Try.
In 2011, she won the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Musical or Comedy) award for her performance in Here Comes the Bride (2010).
5. Metro Manila Film Festival and Guam International Film Festival
She was nominated by the Metro Manila Film Festival in 2012 for the Best Actress award after playing a lead role in One More Try.
In 2015, Guam International Film Festival nominated her for the Achievement in Acting award
6. Golden Screen TV Awards, Philippines
Golden Screen TV Awards has also rewarded her efforts in the film industry with one nomination for the Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Gag/Comedy Program slot and an award for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Gag/Comedy Program in 2014 and 2013 respectively.
Both followed her respective roles in the 2011 film Banana Split: Extra Scoop and the 2008 film Banana Split.
7. Cinema One Originals Digital Film Festival
She was voted the Best Actress - Cinema One Plus due to her exemplary role in the movies Alamat ni China Doll
Angelica Panganiban short hair
She is not shy when it comes to donning new hairstyles. Her natural beauty allows her to do it anyway. She has rocked long, wavy tresses, and edgy pixie cuts in the past. In several Pinterest, Bing, and social media posts this year, the actress has been seen severally in short hairstyles. She certainly looks gorgeous in them.
Angelica Panganiban house
With a net worth of more than $3 million as of 2018, she deserves a luxurious place to stay. Angelica's home is one of the few in the Philippines that has elevators. She had her home renovated and fitted with Victorian and modern styled interiors.
Angelica Panganiban's real name was given to her by her adoptive mother. She is a real example of sheer hard work and focus. From 6 years old, Angelica Panganiban began her journey in the entertainment industry. She kept rising and is still going up.