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 for the petroleum industry.[12] She has an older sister named Vanessa and a younger brother named Erwan .[13]


After graduating from Eurocampus (European International School of Manila), Solenn 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.


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. 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 the winner.

As an Actress[edit]

Right after Survivor Philippines, GMA Network already had several projects lined up for her. She became one of Richard Gutierrez's leading ladies in the movie My Valentine Girls alongside Lovi Poe. In the movie, 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 started airing on March 2011. She currently has a makeover show on GMA News TV which also started airing on the same month and year. 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 which she starred alongside Marian Rivera, Heart Evangelista, Lovi Poe and Rufa Mae Quinto.

Music career[edit]

Heussaff released her first self-titled 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 the 25th 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]



Year Title Role Network
2014 Ilustrado GMA Network / GMA News TV
2013 Adarna Ibong Adarna II 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


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


Awards & Nominations[edit]

  • Gawad Urian Awards
    • 2011: Best Supporting Actress: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow - "Nominated"
  • MYX Music Awards
    • 2012: Favorite New Artist - Nominated
    • 2012: Favorite Remake: Fire - Nominated
  • PMPC Star Award for Music
    • 2012: New Female Recording Artist of the Year - Won
  • Yahoo! OMG Awards
    • 2012: Best Female Newcomer - Won
  • Box-Office Entertainment Awards
    • 2012: Most Promising Female Star of the Year - Won[17]
  • PMPC Star Awards for Movies
    • 2011: New Movie Actress - Won
  • ENPRESS Golden Screen TV Awards
    • 2011: Outstanding Breakthrough Performance by an Actress - Nominated


  1. ^ Solenn Heussaff page at Retrieved October 9, 2011.
  2. ^ "The French Connection". 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". Retrieved June 25, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Designer Spotlight: Solenn Heussaff for TAN-GAN". StyleBible.Ph. Retrieved April 19, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Solenn Heussaff: The Painter". Retrieved October 29, 2010. 
  8. ^ "The Next Make-up Artist: Solenn Heussaff". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved October 3, 2008. 
  9. ^ "Solenn Heussaff signs contracts with Regal Films and MCA Universal". Retrieved December 2, 2010. 
  10. ^ "Solenn Heussaff, Bianca King and Magalona siblings sign up with GMA Artist Center". 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. 
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  17. ^ "Vice Ganda named Phenomenal Box-Office Star; Derek Ramsay is Box-Office King while Anne Curtis and Cristine Reyes share Box-Office Queen title". Retrieved 2014-05-20.

External links[edit]

Year Brands
2014 Colgate Optic White
2010 CreamSilk
2006 Kotex with Dennis Trillo
2003 Pop Cola
Name Heussaff, Solenn Marie
Alternative names
Short description Filipino actor, model and singer
Date of birth July 20, 1985
Place of birth
Date of death
Place of death