Andi Eigenmann

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Andi Eigenmann
Born Andrea Nicole Guck Eigenmann
(1990-06-25) 25 June 1990 (age 24)
Marikina City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Other names Andrea, Andi
Education Miriam College
De La Salle–College of Saint Benilde
Occupation actress, commercial model
Years active 2007–present
Agent Star Magic (2007–2012)
Viva Artists Agency (2012–present)
Family Mark Gil (father)
Jaclyn Jose (mother)
Sid Lucero (half-brother)
Gabby Eigenmann (half-brother)
Eddie Mesa (grandfather)
Rosemarie Gil (grandmother)
Michael de Mesa (uncle)
Cherie Gil (aunt)
Geoff Eigenmann (cousin)

Andrea Nicole Guck Eigenmann (born 25 June 1990), best known as Andi Eigenmann, is an actress and model from the Philippines.

Early life[edit]

Her descent and family[edit]

Eigenmann is of Kapampangan, Swiss-German, and Spanish descent.[1][2] She is the daughter of actors Mark Gil and Jaclyn Jose, and is a half-sister of Sid Lucero and Gabby Eigenmann.

Education[edit]

She graduated Elementary in 2004 and High School in 2008 at Miriam College in Katipunan, Quezon City. She is a college student at De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde in Taft Avenue Manila.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

In 2007, Eigenmann started her showbiz career in a soap opera Prinsesa ng Banyera on ABS-CBN, where she played the role of Sandy. In 2008, she appeared in the reality show Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition Plus. She was the second house player to enter the house and was evicted on day 53. In 2009, she was one of the 12 finalists of the MYX VJ Search 2009. In 2010, she played the lead and title role in the fantasy drama series, Agua Bendita, in which she played a dual role; Agua and Bendita, twin sisters.[3]

Eigenmann later starred on eight episodes of Your Song presents, playing different characters. Also in 2010, she starred in two films under Regal Films; Mamarazzi and Shake, Rattle and Roll 12. In 2011, Eigenmann played the role of Gabrielle "Gabby" Marcelo in the critically acclaimed family military drama series Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin, together with Maja Salvador and Coco Martin.[3]

After giving birth, Eigenmann returned to acting via Kahit Puso'y Masugatan in 2012, along with Gabby Concepcion, Jake Cuenca and Iza Calzado. In the same year, she also starred in a horror film Pridyider with Janice de Belen and JM de Guzman under Regal Films, and in a romantic drama film A Secret Affair with Derek Ramsay and Anne Curtis produced by Viva Films. In 2013, she topbilled the daytime fantasy horror drama series Galema: Anak ni Zuma, and later played an antagonist role in the 2014 fantasy drama series Dyesebel.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Talks about Eigenmann being pregnant began after a blind item appeared in a blog on 23 June 2011. A few days later, discussions in Twitter pointed out that Eigenmmann was the topic of the blind item.[4] When the news of Andi's pregnancy broke out, Eigenmann and Ejercito trended in Twitter worldwide.[5]

In a live interview with Mario Dumaual in TV Patrol which aired on 29 June, Andi's mother confirmed her daughter's pregnancy.[6][7]

On 23 November 2011, Eigenmann gave birth to a baby girl via Caesarean section.[8]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2007 ASAP Fanatic Herself/performer ABS-CBN
2007 Prinsesa ng Banyera Sandy
2007–2011 ASAP Herself/performer
2008 Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition Plus[9] Herself/house player
2009 Family Feud Herself/contestant GMA Network
2010 Rod Santiago's Agua Bendita Agua Cristi / Bendita Cristi ABS-CBN
2010 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Piano Christine
2010 Your Song Presents: Andi Multiple characters
2010 Showtime Herself
2011 Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin Gabrielle "Gabby" Marcelo
2012 Gandang Gabi Vice Herself (guest)
2012–2013 Kahit Puso'y Masugatan Veronica Salvacion
2012 Kapamilya Deal or No Deal Guest celebrity player
2013 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Altar Lyka
2013 Gandang Gabi Vice Herself (guest)
2013–2014 Jim Fernandez's Galema, Anak ni Zuma Galema Castillo
2014 Mars Ravelo's Dyesebel Betty Reyes

Movies[edit]

Year Title Role Production Company
2014 Bob Ong's ABNKKBSNPLAko? The Movie Special someone Viva Films & MVP Entertainment
2013 When the Love is Gone Jenny
Momzillas Rina Star Cinema & Viva Films
Coming Soon Monica Viva Films
2012 A Secret Affair Samantha 'Sam' Montinola
Pridyider Tina Benitez Regal Entertainment
2010 Shake, Rattle & Roll XII[10][11] Andrea
Mamarazzi[10] Strawberry / Peachy

Awards[edit]

Year Award Giving Body/Critics Award/Nomination Result
2010 Juicy! (TV5) 2010's Most Promising Young Star (#1) Won
2010 Juicy! (TV5) 2010's Breakthrough Artists (#5) Won
2010 58th FAMAS Awards German Moreno Youth Achievement Award Won
2010 YES! Magazine's 100 Beautiful Stars 71st Most Beautiful Star Won
2010 42nd Guillermo Box Office Awards Most Promising Female Star of the Year[12] Won
2011 Studio 23 Barkada Choice Awards Breakthrough Artist of the Year Nominated
2014 MEGA Magazine's 10 Most Beautiful Most Beautiful Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile, fhm.com.ph; accessed 4 September 2014.
  2. ^ http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/257045/rp-movie-industry-not-dead-just-comatose
  3. ^ a b c Andi Eigenmann at the Internet Movie Database
  4. ^ Santiago, Erwin (27 June 2011). "Is Andi Eigenmann pregnant?". News. The Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 29 June 2011. 
  5. ^ Villena, Glenda (29 June 2011). "Tearful Jaclyn confirms Andi's pregnancy". News. Yahoo! OMG! Philippines. Retrieved 30 June 2011. 
  6. ^ Mario Dumaual (29 June 2011). "Andi Eigenmann is pregnant, confirms mom". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved 29 June 2011. 
  7. ^ Santiago, Erwin (29 June 2011). "Jaclyn Jose confirms Andi Eigenmann's pregnancy: "Yes, it's true, my daughter's pregnant.". News. The Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 29 June 2011. 
  8. ^ "Andi Eigenmann gives birth to baby girl". ABS-CBN News. 24 November 2011. Retrieved 10 December 2011. 
  9. ^ Santos, Manila P. (2 October 2008). "Andi Eigenmann grows up". ABS-CBN. Archived from the original on 7 April 2010. Retrieved 8 March 2010. 
  10. ^ a b Dumaual, Mario (20 April 2010). "Andi Eigenmann signs non-exclusive deal with Regal". ABS-CBN. non-exclusive-deal-regal Archived from the original on 23 April 2010. Retrieved 5 June 2010. 
  11. ^ "Andi Eigenmann now a Regal baby". The Philippine Star. 17 May 2010. Retrieved 5 June 2010. 
  12. ^ "42nd Box-Office Entertainment Awards honors outstanding actors and actresses of 2010". Pep.ph; retrieved 21 May 2014.

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