Bea Saw

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Maria Beatriz Saw
Born Maria Beatriz Saw
(1985-11-17) November 17, 1985 (age 28)
Baao, Camarines Sur, Philippines
Other names Beatriz Saw, Bea Saw, Mommy Bei
Alma mater Ateneo de Naga University
Occupation Actress
Years active 2007–present

Maria Beatriz Saw (born November 17, 1985) or more popularly known as Beatriz Saw or Bea Saw is a Filipino actress with Chinese descent. She widely known as the Big Winner of the second season of Pinoy Big Brother.

Currently, she is a talent of Star Magic, ABS-CBN's talent management arm.

Early life[edit]

Maria Beatriz Saw was born on November 17, 1985 at Baao, Camarines Sur. She is a graduate of AB Development Communications at Ateneo de Naga University and was a former candidate of 2006 Miss Bicolandia. She is of Chinese descent. Prior to PBB, her family moved from place to place because of poverty. After some years together, her father currently works in Taiwan, while her mother goes around the country as a social worker, leaving her to act as a breadwinner for her sisters, who are staying with their aunt in Camarines Sur, while working as a resource associate in a consulting firm in Makati.[1]

Pinoy Big Brother[edit]

Saw entered the Pinoy Big Brother house on March 5, 2007 (Day 8) and was introduced as the Sassy Girl ng Camarines Sur. In the house she was well known for her natural charm, calm and diplomatic approach to different kind of situations, her loud laughter, her forgiveness with mistakes, and her happy disposition. She became more famous while inside the house when she and fellow housemate Maricris Dizon had a fight which led to the forced eviction of the latter after she threatened to kill Bea. She was again involved in another fight inside the house this time between fellow housemates Gee-Ann Abrahan and Wendy Valdez She is being called "Mommy Bei" by her housemates because of her caring and motherly character. Her aim in being inside the House is to reunite her scattered family. Her best friend in the house is Gee-Ann.[2] On June 30, 2007 (Day 126) after garnering about 1.5 million votes, or 30.29% of the total number of votes, Saw was proclaimed as the Big Winner of Pinoy Big Brother. Her record erases Kim Chiu's record for the most number of votes earned by a Big Winner. She received a million of pesos, and other prizes which includes a house and lot, a kitchen showcase, a brand new car, a business franchise and Asian package tour for two.[3][4]

After PBB[edit]

After winning the Pinoy Big Brother Season 2, she became a contract artist of ABS-CBN and Star Magic. She was seen in many of the television shows of ABS-CBN and films of Star Cinema.

On January 2012, she married her longtime boyfriend Rock Tan and she announced on Pinoy Big Brother: Unlimited that she is pregnant with her first child.[5] She gave birth on November 2012 to a baby girl named Arabella Tan.

Currently, she is busy being a mother to her daughter and she is also focused on their business right now.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2007 Pinoy Big Brother Season 2 Herself/Housemate/Big Winner ABS-CBN
ASAP Herself/Guest Performer
The Buzz Herself/Guest
Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition 2 Herself/Host
2008 Lobo Mitch
Lipgloss Mayumi Castro TV5
2009 Ang Lalaking Nagmahal Sa Akin Helen ABS-CBN
2009–2010 My Cheating Heart Pia
2010 High Five: The Big Five Years of Pinoy Big Brother Herself
Magkaribal Kate
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Gitara Dolores
2011 Your Song Presents Kim: If I Gave You My Heart Elaine
Mana Po Sugar
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Ice Cream Jaypee's Wife
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Kape Monette
2011–2012 My Binondo Girl Athea Demides
2012 Pinoy Big Brother: Unlimited Houseguest/Kuya's Fairy Godmother
2013 Toda Max Herself/Guest
2013–2014 Annaliza Ms. Fontanilla

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Producer
2007 One More Chance Anj Star Cinema
2008 For the First Time Selene
2010 My Amnesia Girl Peachy
Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last na 'To!) Cameo/Segment Producer
2012 My Cactus Heart Arianna Skylight Films
Star Cinema
2013 Status: It's Complicated Julie Regal Films

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Preceded by
Kim Chiu
Pinoy Big Brother
Big Winner

2007
Succeeded by
Ruben Gonzaga
Preceded by
Nene Tamayo
Pinoy Big Brother Regular Season
Big Winner

2007
Succeeded by
Melai Cantiveros