Bianca Gonzalez

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Bianca Gonzalez
Born Bianca Monica Malasmas Gonzalez
(1983-03-11) March 11, 1983 (age 31)
Manila, Philippines
Ethnicity Filipino
Years active 2001-present
Modeling information
Height 5 ft 4.5 in (1.64 m)
Hair color Black
Eye color Brown

Bianca Gonzalez (born March 11, 1983) is a Filipina TV host[1] and model.

Writer[edit]

Her first job in ABS-CBN was with production, where she was a brainstormer for the Creative Development Group. Currently, she is the editor-at-large at Meg Magazine and holds a Sunday lifestyle column, Ten Things You Should Know About at Philippine Star.

Hosting career[edit]

Gonzalez first hosted GameChannel Extreme with Iya Villania, Chase Tinio and Aaron Mempin. Her first ever on-cam career in ABS-CBN network however was for the now defunct show, Review Night which she hosted with Ryan Agoncillo in Cinema One. For a little less than a year, she got her Studio 23 stint as a tadjock for Wazzup Wazzup. She also co-hosted MTV U-Break.

In 2001, she hosted Studio 23's Gameplan then transferred to Cinema One's Review Night with Ryan Agoncillo. She also became part of a Studio 23 morning show, Breakfast and later moved to the mother network to co-host Magandang Umaga, Pilipinas and StarDance, the director of which was Lino Cayetano.

Her career was boosted after an invitation to join Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition where she landed at 3rd place garnering 245,594 votes or 19% of the total votes and got major breaks afterwards. Aside from hosting Y Speak, she also landed a hosting job for Pinoy Big Brother Teen Edition UpLate and as the resident campus VJ for Pinoy Dream Academy's Update and UpLate shows.

She also hosted the The Filipino Channel show, TFC Connect, where she discusses Filipino issues abroad.[citation needed]

Currently, she continues to host and produce Y Speak. She also hosted the now defunct showbiz-oriented news show Blog: Barkada Log, and the showbiz show Entertainment Live, but ended on January 28, 2012, and together with her co-hosts in Pinoy Big Brother, Toni Gonzaga and Mariel Rodriguez. She reprised her role as one of the hosts of Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition 2 in a brand new "spin-off" show called Über. She hosts Cinema News Alert: Weekend Edition and a Cinema Jock features movie of the day on Cinema One.[citation needed]

On Tuesday nights, she takes us on a journey of discovering the "Ninoys" of the new generation, I Am Ninoy, founded on the popular campaign that is now developed for TV. The show started airing November 25, marking the would-have-been 76th birthday of Ninoy Aquino, and formerly aired on TV5.

Last December 14, 2011 Gonzalez signed a 2-year Contract with ABS-CBN. Present during Gonzalez' contract signing were ABS-CBN executives including president Charo Santos Concio. She is currently hosting a morning show, Umagang Kay Ganda and a reality show Pinoy Big Brother:Unlimited and future editions of Pinoy Big Brother.

UNICEF supporter[edit]

On 11 February 2010, Bianca Gonzalez was appointed a UNICEF Philippines Child Rights Supporter. She has supported UNICEF in a personal capacity since 2007, including fundraising for education activities. In December 2007, she raised PHP 36,000 through her blog website for UNICEF’s 100-book library program.

Personal life[edit]

As of March 2014, she is engaged to PBA player JC Intal.[2]

Discography[edit]

TV Shows[edit]

Year Title Role Network
Game Channel Extreme ABC 5
Review Night Cinema One
2001-2002 Breakfast Host Studio 23
Wazzup Wazzup TadJock Studio 23
MTV U-Break MTV Philippines
2002-2006 Magandang Umaga, Pilipinas Host ABS-CBN
2003-2010 Y Speak Host ABS-CBN and Studio 23
2004 Star Dance Co-Host ABS-CBN
2006 Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition 1 Housemate (3rd Place) ABS-CBN
2006 BLOG: Barkada Log Host Studio 23
2006 Pinoy Dream Academy Season 1 Saturday Gala Night Host ABS-CBN
2007 Pinoy Big Brother Season 2 Update Host ABS-CBN
2007-2012 Entertainment Live Host ABS-CBN
2008 Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition Plus Update Host ABS-CBN
2009-2010 Pinoy Big Brother: Double Up Update Host/UpLate Host ABS-CBN
2010 Melason In Love Host ABS-CBN and Studio 23
2010-2011 SNN: Showbiz News Ngayon Host ABS-CBN
2010 Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Clash 2010 Co-Host ABS-CBN
2011-2012 Pinoy Big Brother: Unlimited Co-Host/UnliDay Host ABS-CBN
2011 In Da Loop (Ur The Star) Guest CgeTV
2012 Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition 4 Host ABS-CBN
2012–present Umagang Kay Ganda Host ABS-CBN

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
2008 Meg Teen Choice Awards Favorite Female Host Won
UP Gandingan Best Panel Discussion Host Y Speak Won
2010 24th PMPC Star Awards Best Female Showbiz-Oriented Talk Show Host E-Live Won

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