Solenn Heussaff

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Solenn Heusaff
Born Solenn Heusaff
(1985-07-20) 20 July 1985 (age 29)
Makati City, Philippines[1]
Ethnicity Filipino-French
Occupation VJ, actress, fashion designer, model, make-up artist, TV host, recording artist
Years active 2010–present
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)

Solenn Heusaff[2] (born on July 20, 1985) is a Filipina VJ,[3] actress, TV host, model,[4] singer,[5] fashion designer,[6] painter,[7] and professional make-up artist.[8] She was one of the official castaways of Survivor Philippines: Celebrity Showdown which aired from August 30 to December 3, 2010 on GMA Network. She made it to the Final Three. In December 2010, she signed a recording contract with MCA Universal Philippines, a movie contract with Regal Entertainment,[9] and a television contract with GMA Network and GMA Artist Center.[10]

Early life[edit]

Solenn Heussaff is the second child of Cynthia Adea, a Filipina, and Louis Paul Heussaff, a former French Marine of Breton descent,[11] who is now the head of a service company SOS, for the petroleum industry.[12] She has an older sister named Vanessa and a younger brother named Erwan.[13]

Education[edit]

After graduating from Eurocampus (European International School of Manila), Heussaff went on to study fashion design in Studio Berçot, Paris for three years. She also took a 6-month course in basic beauty/fashion make-up, body painting and prosthetics at Ecole Fleurimont, Paris. She then proceeded further studies at the Make Up Forever Academy.

Career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Before she entered showbiz, she was an endorser of several products in and outside the country. She is currently endorsing Vitress Hair Solutions, Asian Secrets, Argentina, Century Tuna, Greenwich Pasta and Robinsons Land Corporation.

Survivor Philippines: Celebrity Showdown[edit]

Solenn Heusaff became one of the fan favorites in the reality show Survivor Philippines: Celebrity Showdown. She was also one of the most controversial castaways and even became one of the trending topics on Facebook and other social networking sites during the airing of the show. She ended up being one of the top three finalists alongside Ervic Vijandre and Akihiro Sato. The latter was declared winner.

Acting career[edit]

After Survivor Philippines, GMA Network already had several projects lined up for her. She became one of Richard Gutierrez's leading ladies in the film My Valentine Girls alongside Lovi Poe. In the film, she played the role of Richard's best friend who later became his girlfriend.

She was also chosen as one of the leading ladies of Richard Gutierrez in the telefantasya Captain Barbell, which aired in March 2011. She currently has a makeover show on GMA News TV which also started airing in March 2011. Her role was that of a reporter named "Janna". She had a limited airing time in the show because of other projects such as Temptation Island in which she starred alongside Marian Rivera, Heart Evangelista, Lovi Poe and Rufa Mae Quinto.

Music career[edit]

Heussaff released her self-titled debut album on July 17, 2011 on Party Pilipinas. She then had her first autograph signing at SM Mall and Astroplus The Block on the same day. She held her first major concert from August 19 to 26, 2011 at Teatrino Promenade, Greenhills.

She released her second album entitled SOS on August 23, 2013.[14][15] On August 25 after Heussaff performed her latest single, "Diva" featuring Ron Henley from her sophomore album, she was awarded her first platinum award for her self-titled album.[16]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2014 Ilustrado Nellie Boustead GMA Network
GMA News TV
2013 Adarna Ibong Adarna II / Daiana GMA Network
Akin Pa Rin ang Bukas Jade Carmelo
Genesis Lorraine
Sunday All Stars Herself
Indio Lalahon
2012 Taste Buddies Host GMA News TV
Eat Bulaga! Co-host GMA Network
Legacy Chloe Martin
2011/2014 Fashbook Host GMA News TV
2011/2012 Bubble Gang Herself GMA Network
2011 Spooky Nights Presents: Da Mami Beth
Captain Barbell Janna Rahmani
2010 Survivor Philippines: Celebrity Showdown Herself
2010/2013 Party Pilipinas Co-host / performer

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Film Production
2014 Da Possessed Anna Star Cinema and Regal Films
Mumbai Love Ella Capestone Pictures
2013 Status: It's Complicated Sylvia Regal Films
Seduction Sophia
2012 Sosy Problems Margaux Bertrand GMA Films
D' Kilabots Pogi Brothers Weh?! Lulu APT Entertainment/ M-Zet Productions
Boy Pick-Up: The Movie Angel GMA Films and Regal Films
2011 Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow Selene Regal Films
Temptation Island Pura K. GMA Films and Regal Films
My Valentine Girls Andie GMA Films

Commercials[edit]

Year Brands
2014 Colgate Optic White
2012
2010 CreamSilk
2006 Kotex with Dennis Trillo
2003 Pop Cola

Awards, Nominations and Achievements[edit]

Year Notable Works Category Result Ref.
2014
FHM UK
Top 10 Hottest Nations in the World
Top 5 (with Kathryn Bernardo)
[17][18]
2013
PMPC Star Awards for Television
Best Lifestyle Show Host: Fashbook
Won
2012
Box-Office Entertainment Awards
Most Promising Female Star of the Year
Won
[19]
Yahoo! Philippines OMG! Awards
Best Female Newcomer
Won
PMPC Star Awards for Music
New Female Recording Artist of the Year
Won
MYX Music Awards
Favorite New Artist
Nominated
Favorite Remake: Fire
Nominated
2011
Gawad Urian Awards
Best Supporting Actress: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Nominated
PMPC Star Awards for Movies
New Movie Actress
Won
ENPRESS Golden Screen TV Awards
Outstanding Breakthrough Performance by an Actress
Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Solenn Heussaff page at iGMA.tv. Retrieved October 9, 2011.
  2. ^ "The French Connection". rogue.ph. Retrieved October 24, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Channel V PH: VJ Solenn". Channel V Philippines. Retrieved February 13, 2011. 
  4. ^ "WTalent Management Profile: Solenn Heussaff". WTalent Management. Retrieved February 20, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Solenn Heusaff signs three-year, three-album contract with MCA Music". pep.ph. Retrieved June 25, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Designer Spotlight: Solenn Heussaff for TAN-GAN". StyleBible.Ph. Retrieved April 19, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Solenn Heussaff: The Painter". Pelicola.tv. Retrieved October 29, 2010. 
  8. ^ "The Next Make-up Artist: Solenn Heussaff". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved October 3, 2008. 
  9. ^ spot.ph "Solenn Heussaff signs contracts with Regal Films and MCA Universal". spot.ph. Retrieved December 2, 2010. 
  10. ^ "Solenn Heussaff, Bianca King and Magalona siblings sign up with GMA Artist Center". pep.ph. Retrieved December 3, 2010. 
  11. ^ "Louis-Paul Heussaff. Le Breton Manila". Le Telegramme. Retrieved August 24, 2008. 
  12. ^ "Supply Oilfield Services (SOS): Chairman's Message". Retrieved April 20, 2011. 
  13. ^ "Body Talk with Solenn Heussaff". The Philippine Star. Retrieved September 8, 2010. 
  14. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/ph/album/sos/id686532538vvvg
  15. ^ http://www.myxph.com/videos/4160/video-solenn-heussaff-in-studs-and-spikes-for-sos-album-photoshoot/
  16. ^ http://www.cosmo.ph/lifestyle/entertainment/solenn-heussaff-releases-her-new-single-diva/
  17. ^ http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/entertainment/07/25/14/kathryn-solenn-put-ph-list-worlds-hottest-nations
  18. ^ http://www.jamesbangfiles.com/2014/07/kathryn-bernardo-in-fhm-uk-puts.html
  19. ^ http://www.pep.ph/news/33760/this-week-in-photo-news/1/1#focus

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