Andi Eigenmann

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Andrea "Andi" Eigenmann
Born Andrea Nicole Guck Eigenmann
(1990-06-25) June 25, 1990 (age 24)
Marikina City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Other names Andrea, Andi
Occupation actress, commercial model
Years active 2007–present

Andrea Nicole Guck "Andi" Eigenmann (born June 25, 1990) is an actress and model from the Philippines. Eigenmann is currently a contract artist under ABS-CBN's Star Magic.[1]

Early life[edit]

Her descent and family[edit]

Eigenmann is of Kapampangan, American, German, and Spanish descent.[2][3] She is the daughter of actors Mark Gil and Jaclyn Jose, and is a half-sister of Sid Lucero, Gabby Eigenmann, Ira Eigenmann and Maxene 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.

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.

The year 2010, marked Eigenmann's turning point in her career when she played the lead and title role in the fantasy drama series, Agua Bendita. In this series, she played a dual role; Agua and Bendita. Agua Bendita follows the story of twin sisters; Bendita was normal, while Agua was born with a physical defect.

After Agua Bendita, Eigenmann starred on 8 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.

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.

Personal life[edit]

Talks about Eigenmann's alleged pregnancy started surfacing after a blind item appeared in a blog on June 23, 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 June 29, Eigenmann's mother, Jaclyn Jose, confirmed the pregnancy. Jose also stated that her daughter is 18 weeks and two days pregnant and that she was proud of her daughter's decision to keep the baby.[6] When asked about the father of the child, Jose only stated that it was Eigenmann's first boyfriend. The boyfriend allegedly left after getting Eigenmann pregnant. Names of the alleged father include Albie Casiño and Jake Ejercito, a son of former Philippine president Joseph Estrada.[1] Ejercito denied being Eigenmann's boyfriend and being the father of the child in a post on his Twitter page.[7] A day later, Eigenmann tweeted denying Ejercito as the father of the child.[8]

In September 2011, Eigenmann revealed on her Posterous blog that the father of her child is Albie Casiño.[9]

On November 23, 2011, Eigenmann gave birth to a baby girl at St. Luke's Medical Center. She gave birth through a Caesarean section. The baby girl was named Adrianna Gabrielle "Ellie".[10]

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[11] 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
2013–2014 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[12][13] Andrea
Mamarazzi[12] 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[14] Won
2011 Studio 23 Barkada Choice Awards Breakthrough Artist of the Year Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Santiago, Erwin (June 29, 2011). "Jaclyn Jose confirms Andi Eigenmann's pregnancy: "Yes, it's true, my daughter's pregnant.". News. The Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved June 29, 2011. 
  2. ^ http://www.fhm.com.ph/fhm-babes/cover-babe/2749/maxene-eigenmann
  3. ^ http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/257045/rp-movie-industry-not-dead-just-comatose
  4. ^ Santiago, Erwin (June 27, 2011). "Is Andi Eigenmann pregnant?". News. The Philippine Entertainmetn Portal. Retrieved June 29, 2011. 
  5. ^ Villena, Glenda (June 29, 2011). "Tearful Jaclyn confirms Andi's pregnancy". News. Yahoo! OMG! Philippines. Retrieved June 30, 2011. 
  6. ^ Mario Dumaual (June 29, 2011). "Andi Eigenmann is pregnant, confirms mom". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved June 29, 2011. 
  7. ^ Jake Ejercito (@unoemilio) (June 29, 2011). "Ejercito denies". Twitter. Retrieved June 29, 2011. 
  8. ^ Santiago, Erwin (June 30, 2011). "Andi Eigenmann breaks silence about the identity of her child's father on Twitter". News. The Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved June 30, 2011. 
  9. ^ Jimenez, Jocelyn (September 5, 2011). "Andi Eigenmann names Albie Casiño as the father of her child". News. The Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved September 6, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Andi Eigenmann gives birth to baby girl". ABS-CBN News. November 24, 2011. Retrieved December 10, 2011. 
  11. ^ Santos, Manila P. (2 October 2008). "Andi Eigenmann grows up". ABS-CBN. Archived from the original on 7 April 2010. Retrieved 8 March 2010. 
  12. ^ 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. 
  13. ^ "Andi Eigenmann now a Regal baby". The Philippine Star. 17 May 2010. Retrieved 5 June 2010. 
  14. ^ "42nd Box-Office Entertainment Awards honors outstanding actors and actresses of 2010". Pep.ph. Retrieved 2014-05-21.

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