Andrew James Estrella Arellano, also known as Drew Arellano (born January 16, 1980) is a Filipino actor and host. He is one of the traveling hosts of the daily morning show, Unang Hirit and the former show Coca Cola's Ride To Fame shown by GMA Network, he is also the host of Balik-Bayan and Biyahe ni Drew in QTV (Now GMA News TV)
|Born||Andrew James Estrella Arellano
January 16, 1980
|Spouse(s)||Iya Villania-Arellano (m. 2014-present)|
Early Life & Career
Andre James Estrella Arellano or Drew Arellano was born on January 16, 1980 in California, U.S.A., he was a Filipino-American Actor, Host, Triathlete & Endorser, Drew has four brothers. He graduated High School at Xavier School Manila in March 1997, and he graduated Marketing management at De La Salle University in October 2001 (also the same university of his wife Iya Villania-Arellano). Drew formerly worked as an Advertising Agency before he began his showbiz career. Drew's 1st career on showbiz on TV was a youth-oriented show called Click, with longtime girlfriend now wife Iya Villania. Drew won his 1st solo award from PMPC Star Awards For TV were he won as Best Travel Show Host for Balikbayan formerly aired on QTV 11 (now GMA News TV 11), and a year later he won again in a same category. He also won with the Unang Hirit Barkada for Unang Hirit as Best Morning Show Hosts also on PMPC Star Awards For TV 3 times in a row.
He's currently hosted a travel show was Biyahe Ni Drew on GMA News TV 11 and the longest running Morning Show on TV was Unang Hirit on GMA 7. Drew recently guested in a talk show The Ryza Mae Show on GMA.
Sports & Hobbies
Drew is also enthusiast in sports like Basketball, and now current sport is Triathlon which he won a various medals in a Triathlon competitions held every year. Drew is also a vegetarian.
Drew also owns a hair barber shop called Gruppo Barbero, a Barber Shop for all boys and men alike, he's a manager of the shop.
- Tunay Na Buhay (GMA Network) (2014)
- 300 Kilometro: Isang Paglalakbay (GMA Network) (2013)
- The Ryzza Mae Show (GMA Network) (2013)
- Weekend Getaway (GMA News TV) (2011)
- Biyahe ni Drew (2013- present)
- Puso ng Pasko: Artista Challenge (GMA Network) (November 2010)
- Survivor Philippines: Celebrity Showdown (GMA Network) (2010) (Guest Host)
- AHA! (GMA Network) (2010-present)
- Stoplight TV (TV5) (2009)
- Paghilom (ABC "now TV5") (2008)
- Art Angel (GMA Network) (2008) (Guest 1 Episode)
- Pinoy Meets World England Episode (GMA Network) (2008)
- Coca Cola's Ride To Fame (GMA Network)
- Balikbayan (QTV "now GMA News TV")
- Bahay Mo Ba 'To? (GMA Network) (2005) (Guest 1 episode)
- Maynila (GMA Network)
- Unang Hirit (GMA Network)(2004-2013)
- Auto Extreme (RPN 9 "now SOLAR TV)
- Wazzup Wazzup (Studio 23 "now ABS-CBN Sports + Action")
- All Together Now (GMA Network)
- CLICK Barkada Hunt (GMA Network)
- Click (GMA Network)
- Spirit Of The Glass
- My First Romance (Star Cinema)
- Winner, Best Travel Host "Balikbayan" Qtv 11, 2009 & 2010 PMPC Star Awards for TV.
- Winner, Best Morning Show Hosts (Unang Hirit Barkada) "Unang Hirit", 2008 PMPC Star Awards for TV.
- Nominated, Best Travel Show Host "Balikbayan" Qtv 11, 2008 PMPC Star Awards for TV.
- Nominated, Best Talent Search Program (with Karel Marquez) "Coca Cola's Ride To Fame Yes To Dream, 2008 PMPC Star Awards for TV.
- Nominated, Best Morning Show Hosts (Unang Hirit Barkada) "Unang Hirit", PMPC Star Awards for TV 2005-2007.