Joyce Jimenez

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Joyce Jimenez
Born Joyce Herrín Reintegrado-Egbalic
(1978-03-21) March 21, 1978 (age 36)[1]
Los Angeles, California[1]
Other names Joyce Jimenez
Years active 1996-present

Joyce Herrín Reintegrado-Egbalic, popularly known by her screen name Joyce Jimenez (born March 21, 1978) is a Filipino actress who mainly stars in movies in the Philippines.

Biography[edit]

Joyce Jimenez was born in Los Angeles, California to Filipino migrant parents. Her real name is Joyce Herrín Reintegrado-Egbalic. Jimenez grew up in the Los Ángeles area where she studied at Bishop Amat High School in La Puente, California. She was accepted to UCLA but decided to forgo schooling to move to the Philippines; most recently she finished a college degree at a university in Australia.

In 1996, Jimenez participated in the Miss Taguig - Hollywood pageant. Although she did not win the title, she did win the Miss Photogenic title.

Jimenez started to venture out from films and into business. She owns Skin-Private Joyce, which specializes in bath and beauty products. She also opened a lingerie line Private Joyce Intimate Collection partnership with Ever Bilena Cosmetics Inc.[2][3] Jimenez married Filipino-American Paul Ely Egbalic from Vallejo, CA on August 23, 2008, at Walnut, California[4] and on October 16, 2009, Joyce & Paul welcomed their first baby girl named "Jorja".

On September 29, 2008, Jimenez suffered serious injuries in a car accident in Urdaneta City, Pangasinan (coming from a Baguio City taping for ABC TV5's "Philippine’s Scariest Challenge"). Avoiding a truck, her Toyota 4Runner flipped four times and was totally wrecked when it rolled over in a rice field. She was treated at the Urdaneta City Sacred Heart Hospital and transferred to Medical City, Pasig City. Her legs were badly injured, she had minor bruises, had to wear a brace on her neck, and had minor stitches on her face.

Partial filmography[edit]

  • Lupin (2007–2008) GMA-7
  • Nuts Entertainment (2007) GMA-7
  • Da Adventures of Pedro Penduko(TV Series)(2006)
  • Birhen ng Manaoag (2005)
  • Sex in Philippine Cinema (2004)
  • Pinay Pie (2003)
  • Lapu-Lapu (2002)
  • Ang Galing Galing Mo, Babes (2002)
  • I Think I'm In Love (2002)
  • Balahibong Pusa (2001)
  • Narinig Mo na Ba Ang L8est (2001)
  • Ano bang meron ka? (2001)
  • Biyaheng langit (2000)
  • Halik Sa Apoy (1998–1999) GMA-7
  • Linlang (1999)
  • Scorpio Nights 2 (1999)
  • Bilib Ako Sa'yo (1999)
  • Warat 1999
  • Sumigaw Ka Hanggang Gusto Mo 1998

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