Matteo Guidicelli

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{{Infobox person | name = Matteo Guidicelli | image = Matteo Guidicelli at the KC Concepcion US Concert, November 2010.jpg | image size = 220px | caption = Guidicelli at the KC Concepcion US Concert, November 2010 | birth_name = Gianmatteo Vittorio Fernan Guidicelli | birth_date = (1990-03-26) March 26, 1990 (age 24) | birth_place = Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines | nationality = Filipino-Italian

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Gianmatteo Fernan Guidicelli, better known as Matteo Guidicelli[1] (born on March 26, 1990),[2] is a Filipino-Italian actor, model, racer and singer.

Early life[edit]

Gianmatteo Vittorio Fernan Guidicelli was born in Cebu City. He is one of the three children of Gianluca Guidicelli, who was Italian, and Glenna Fernan, a Filipino.[3] His grandfather is the late Senator and Chief Justice Marcelo Fernan.[4]

Career[edit]

Guidicelli was initially known from his racing career, having started at an early age of 11.[3] He has won numerous awards including being a three-time winner of the Karter of the Year award.

He took an interest in acting upon taking workshops at the New York Academy. As soon as he came back to the Philippines, he went to take up theatre courses in Brent International School and began to participate in plays. He also attended Columbia College in Chicago for two years to pursue a B.A. in performing arts in the field of musical theater.[3]

His acting career started when he became a part of the sitcom Go Kada Go. He appeared in Kung Fu Kids. The next year, he was cast in the soap opera Ligaw na Bulaklak.

Guidicelli is currently a member ABS-CBN's Star Magic. In 2010, he got his biggest role in the now defunct ABS-CBN primetime fantasy television series Agua Bendita.

Guidicelli also pursued a career in singing. Star Records released Guidicelli's first single "Someone Like You" as an internet download.[5]

In 2011, he became one of the hosts of the noon-time show Happy Yipee Yehey!, which was cancelled a year later. Guidicelli also played Vito in Catch Me, I'm in Love.[6] He played Trevor Wu, one of Kim Chiu's leading men in My Binondo Girl.[7] In 2012, he starred in his first movie role in My Cactus Heart.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2007 Go Kada Go Matteo ABS-CBN
Your Song: Bakit Labis Kitang Mahal Mark
Kung Fu Kids Gian Marasigan Fernandez
2008 Ligaw na Bulaklak Michael Espiritu
2009 All My Life Matt GMA Network
SOP Fully Charged Himself
2010 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Piano Joseph ABS-CBN
Agua Bendita Ronnie Aguirre
Wansapanataym: Inday Sa Balitaw Gorio
Your Song Presents: Andi JM Velasco
2011 Your Song Presents: Kim Julius Javier
Mara Clara Cameo Appearance
Happy, Yipee, Yehey! Himself/Co-host
My Binondo Girl Trevor Wu
2012 Toda Max Matt Alvarado
2012–present ASAP Himself and Host
2012–2013 Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Paraiso Brennan Galang
2013 Promil Pre-School I-Shine Talent Camp 2 Host
2013-2014 Jim Fernandez's Galema, Anak Ni Zuma Morgan Villalobos
2014 The Biggest Loser Pinoy Edition: Doubles Himself Co-Host
2015 Pablo S. Gomez's Inday Bote TBA

Movies[edit]

Year Title Role Studio
2011 Catch Me, I'm in Love Vito Star Cinema, Viva Films
2012 My Cactus Heart Carlo Star Cinema, Skylight Films
2014 Somebody To Love Regal Films
2014 Shake, Rattle & Roll XV Dave Regal Films
2014 Moron 5.2 The Transformation Michael Angelo Marcos Viva Films

Endorsements[edit]

Year Brand Company
2013 Line NHN Corporation

Awards[edit]

Year Award-Giving Body Category Work Result
2011 GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Most Promising Male Star of the Year[8] Won

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