Carmina Villaroel

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Carmina Villaroel-Legazpi
Born María Carmina Muñiz Villaroel
(1975-08-17) August 17, 1975 (age 38)
Laguna, Philippines
Occupation Television presenter, actress, model
Years active 1984-present
Spouse(s) Rustom Padilla (m. 1994–2002)
Zoren Legazpi (m. 2012-present)

Carmina Villaroel Legazpi (born María Carmina Muñiz Villaroel on 17 August 1975 in Laguna, Philippines) is a Filipina actress, television presenter, and former model.

Career[edit]

Villaroel was with Regal Entertainment in the early 1980s, and had several movies with the film production company. In the mid-1990s, she moved to Viva Films.

She was a presenter on the breakfast television programme Morning Girls on ABS-CBN 2, and starred in the teleserye Recuerdo de Amor ("Memory of Love") from 2001 to 2003. Villaroel switched to rival network GMA 7, hosting the breakfast television show SiS in 2003 and in 2010, she co-hosted Love ni Mister, Love ni Misis on GMA with her husband, Zoren Legaspi.[1]

She returned to ABS-CBN in January 2012 to star in Lorenzo's Time. Villaroel also hosts the weekend entertainment news programme Showbiz Inside Report with Janice de Belen.

Television[edit]

Television
Year Title Role Network
2014 The Ryzza Mae Show Herself / With her Children and Zoren Legaspi GMA Network
2013/2014 Got to Believe Juliana San Juan-Manansala ABS-CBN
2013 Buzz ng Bayan Herself / Host
Kris TV Herself / Occasionally Guest Co-Host
May Isang Pangarap Vanessa "Nessa" Francisco
2012/2013 Showbiz Inside Report Herself / Host
2012 Wansapanataym: Perfect Gift Joanna
Zoren-Carmina: Always Forever, A Wedding Like No Other Herself
Toda Max Chef Mina
Lorenzo's Time Kathy Gonzales
It's Showtime Herself / Guest Co-host
2011 Pahiram ng Isang Ina Emily Martinez GMA Network
2010 Pepito Manaloto Maricar Del Valle
The Last Prince Lamara
2009 Sana Ngayong Pasko Young Remedios
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Reseta Judith ABS-CBN
2008 Codename: Asero Sandy 'Lady Q' Quintana GMA Network
2007 Mga Mata ni Anghelita Cristina Manresa
MariMar Rhia Concepcion
Princess Charming Mabel
2006 Majika Ayessa
2005 Mars Ravelo's Darna Sabrina / Sulfura
2004 Mulawin Ina
2003 Narito Ang Puso Ko Ava 'Primavera' Grande
2003/2010 SiS (TV series) Host
2002 !Oka Tokat Carmela ABS-CBN
Oki Doki Doc Dyords / George
Mana / Mana Mana Tammy
2001/2003 Recuerdo de Amor Luisa Arellano / Rebecca Stuart
1997/1999 Esperanza Cynthia Salazar / Rosella Salgado
1999 Halik Sa Apoy Celine GMA Network
1998 Ganyan Kita Kamahal Eloisa Espiritu
1992 Tropang Trumpo Herself ABC
1991 Abangan Ang Susunod Na Kabanata Elizabeth ABS-CBN
Palibhasa Lalake Cathy
1989/1995 Eat Bulaga Co-host
1986/1996 That's Entertainment Herself GMA Network

Film[edit]

Movies
Year Title Role
2012 One More Try Dr. Chesca
2011 The Road Carmela
2010 Shake, Rattle and Roll 12 Head Nurse
2006 Tulay
2003 Mano Po 2: My Home Janet
2002 Cass & Cary: Who Wants To Be A Billionaire? Michelle
2001 Super Idol Jenny
2000 Minsan Ko Lang Sasabihin Monique
2000 Minsan Minahal Kita Jackie
1999 Esperanza: The Movie Cynthia Salazar
1999 Lalaban Ako Hanggang Sa Huling Hininga
1999 Sumigaw Ka Hanggang Gusto Mo
1998 Ang Erpat Kong Astig Celia
1998 Kahit Mabuhay Kang Muli Gel
1998 Buhawi Jack Vera
1997 Ipaglaban Mo: The Movie Part 2 Belen
1996 Oki Doki Doc: The Movie George
1996 Maruja Maruja Isabel Sevilla/Nina Concepcion
1996 Maginoong Barumbado
1996 Bayarang Puso Christine Sanvictores
1994 Wating
1993 Tom & Jerry: Hindi Kaming Hayop
1993 Hindi Kita Malilimutan
1992 Guwapings: The First Adventure
1992 Hanggang May Buhay Joy
1992 Iisa Pa Lamang Cynthia
1992 Yakapin Mo Akong Muli
1991 Anak ni Janice
1991 Underage Too
1991 Dr. Potpot Travels to the Moon
1991 Kailan Ka Magiging Akin Tess
1991 Secrets of Pura
1990 Shake, Rattle & Roll 2 Tiffany
1990 Hindi Magbabago
1990 Tora Tora, Bang Bang Bang
1990 Lover's Delight
1990 Kapag Langit ang Humatol Bernadette
1990 Dyesebel Young Dyesebel
1990 Student Body
1989 Supermouse and the Roborats Juliets
1989 Regal Shocker: The Movie
1988 Tiyanak Monica
1988 Babaing Hampaslupa Fe
1987 Bobo Cop
1987 Kapag Puso Ang Naghari
1987 Pinulot Ka Lang Sa Lupa Young Angel

Awards[edit]

  • Gawad Urian
    • Best Actress - Watíng (nominated)
  • Best Supporting Actress - Bayaráng Puso (won)
  • Star Awards for Television 2009
    • Best Single Performance by an Actress - Maalaala Mo Kaya, 'Reseta' episode (won)
    • Best Reality Program - Day Off (won)
    • Best Celebrity Talk Show - SiS (won)

Personal life[edit]

Villaroel was previously married to Rustom Padilla (later BB Gandanghari) in 1994, but filed for annulment several years after, which was granted in June 2012.[2]

Villaroel married her partner Legaspi on 15 November 2012; the couple had their twins Maverick Peter and María Cassandra in 2002. Legaspi planned the surprise proposal and civil wedding with the help of their families and the network. The ceremony was later aired the following Saturday as the television special Zoren-Carmina: Always Forever, A Wedding Like No Other.[3][4][5][6] The idea of a surprise proposal followed by a flashmob-style instant wedding was inspired by a remarkably similar episode of the US television programme Mobbed, hosted by Howie Mandel.[7]

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