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Aljur Guiang Abrenica
March 24, 1990
|Occupation||Actor, singer, model, dancer|
|Agent||GMA Artist Center (2006–2017)|
Dreamscape Entertainment (2017–present)
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Spouse(s)||Kylie Padilla (m. 2018)|
|Relatives||Vin Abrenica (brother)|
Early and personal life
His father, Alfonso Abrenica Jr., was a musician, and his mother, Amor Guiang, was a member of a band. Abrenica attended Don Bosco Academy, Pampanga in high school and has said that he aspired to become a pilot by pursuing aeronautics.
Abrenica is the brother of Vin Abrenica. Abrenica became engaged to actress Kylie Padilla by late January 2017, with whom he has child, a son, born on August 4, 2017. The two dated from 2011 to 2014. They dated again in September 2016.
In 2006, he joined reality-based talent search show, StarStruck, and won the "Ultimate Hunk" title. As of September 2007, Abrenica was signed with Regal Films. Abrenica played Cervano/Zaido in Zaido: Pulis Pangkalawakan. He has also appeared in Dyesebel and Boys Nxt Door, Luna Mystica and SOP Rules. He is also named the "Next Big Male Star" by Yes! Magazine.
Throughout his career in GMA, he was part of the lead cast of All My Life, The Last Prince and Machete, among others. He also starred in the film Nandito Ako...Nagmamahal Sa'Yo, produced by Regal Films. Abrenica joined in a GMA Christmas Reality show, Puso Ng Pasko: Artista Challenge.
In July 2014, Abrenica filed for a petition before the court to be released from GMA Network, stating that the direction of his career does not align with original plans. Despite this, he was still given lead roles in Kambal Sirena and Once Again. He was let go of his home network when his contract expired in March 2017. His last appearances were off-contract guest roles on shows like Bubble Gang.
|2007||Boys Nxt Door||Migs|
|2007–2008||Zaido: Pulis Pangkalawakan||Cervano / Red Zaido|
|2008||Mars Ravelo's Dyesebel||Paolo Legaspi|
|2009||Sine Novela: Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin?||Miguelito "Lito" Sanchez|
|All My Life||Jules Romualdez|
|2010||The Last Prince||Prinsepe Almiro / Haring Almiro|
|2011||Pablo S. Gomez' Machete||Machete / Dakila Romero|
|2012||Together Forever||Santiago "Yago" Carion|
|Coffee Prince||Arthur Ochoa|
|Prinsesa ng Buhay Ko||Nicolo 'Nick' Grande|
|2014||Kambal Sirena||Kevin Villanueva|
|2015||The Half Sisters||Malcolm Angeles|
|Dangwa||Lorenzo "Renz" Arguente|
|2016||Once Again||Edgardo "Edgar" Del Mundo / Aldrin Sanchez|
|Usapang Real Love||Kiso|
|2017||FPJ's Ang Probinsyano||Miguel Enriquez||ABS-CBN|
|2018||Asintado||Alexander "Xander" Guerrero|
|Home Sweetie Home||Armando|
|2019-2020||Sandugo||Aristotle "Aris" Reyes / Leo Balthazar|
|2007||Mga Kuwento ni Lola Basyang||Carlos / Pedro||GMA Network|
|2011||Spooky Nights Presents: The Ringtone||Brix|
|2012||Spooky Valentine Presents: Manibela||Ariel|
|2013||Magpakailanman: Bayarang Adonis||Kristopher King|
|2014||Magpakailanman: Gas Mo Bukas Ko||Joel Javier|
|Maynila: Dead na Dead Sayo||Popoy|
|Maynila: Happily Ever After||Raymond|
|2016||Wagas||April Boy Regino||GMA News TV|
|Karelasyon: Bilin||Joseph||GMA Network|
|2017||Maalaala Mo Kaya: Tungkod||Anton||ABS-CBN|
|Wansapanataym: Louie's Biton||Ralph Lorenzo|
|2018||Ipaglaban Mo!: Diploma||Richard Domingo|
|Ipaglaban Mo: Dalisay||Vince Hernandez|
Variety and reality shows
|2006-2007||StarStruck: The Next Level||Himself / Contestant / Ultimate Hunk|
|2007-2010||SOP||Co-Host / Performer|
|2011||Follow That Star||Host/Himself|
|2013–2015||Sunday All Stars||Co-Host / Performer|
|2019||Pinoy Big Brother: Otso||Celebrity Star Player|
|2008||Loving You||Ryan Peyra||Regal Entertainment|
|2008||I.T.A.L.Y.||Budoy Pinlac||GMA Films|
|2009||Nandito Ako Nagmamahal Sa'Yo||Lorenzo "Tata" Lugod||Regal Entertainment|
|2011||Temptation Island||Alfredo||Regal Entertainment and GMA Films|
|2012||My Kontrabida Girl||Chris Bernal||GMA Films|
|2012||D' Kilabots Pogi Brothers Weh?!||Police Officer||APT Entertainment|
|2012||Sossy Problems||Benjo||GMA Films|
|2014||Sa Ngalan ng Ama, Ina, at mga Anak||Ka-Dorio||Star Cinema (Aljur's 1st Star Cinema Movie)|
|2016||Expressway||Sinag Maynila Film Festival|
|2016||Ang Hapis at Himagsik ni Hermano Puli||Hermano Puli||T-Rex Entertainment Productions|
|2010||Aljur Abrenica – Sayang Sayang||GMA Records, Sony Music|
Awards and nominations
|2013||1st Sunday All Stars Awards||Stand Out Season Performer||None||Won|
|2012||100 Sexiest Men in the Philippines||Sexiest Filipino Men||None||Ranked # 2|
|2011||Ranked # 11|
|2010||Rank # 4|
|2009||Rank # 1|
|2006||Starstruck Season 4||Starstruck Ultimate Hunk||Won|
|2009||GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards||Most Promising Male Star of Movies & TV||Won|
|2011||Yahoo! OMG! Awards Philippines||Hottest Actor of the Year||Nominated|
- "Aljur 'speechless and honored' to be part of ABS-CBN". ABS-CBN News. August 1, 2017. Retrieved April 13, 2018.
- Lo, Ricky (August 18, 2008). "Body Talk with Aljur Abrenica". The Philippine Star. Retrieved June 21, 2017.
- Carballo, Bibsy M. (April 29, 2015). "Abrenica bros protect each other". The Philippine Star. Archived from the original on September 16, 2017. Retrieved June 21, 2017.
- "Celebrity Life | GMA Entertainment - Online Home of Kapuso Shows and Stars". GMA Network.
- "Kylie Padilla engaged to Aljur Abrenica". GMA News. GMA Network. January 24, 2017.
- "Kylie Padilla gives birth to baby boy". ABS-CBN News.
- "'Little prince' ni Kylie Padilla, isinilang na". GMA News and Public Affairs (in Filipino). August 5, 2017. Retrieved August 5, 2017.
- Serato, Arnel (January 25, 2017). "PEP LOOKBACK: The Aljur Abrenica-Kylie Padilla love story". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved January 28, 2017.
- "PEP EXCLUSIVE. Aljur Abrenica confirms rekindled relationship with Kylie Padilla". Philippine Entertainment Portal (in Filipino). November 4, 2016. Retrieved January 28, 2017.
- Lo, Ricardo F. (February 21, 2018). "Tuloy ang Kasal!". The Philippine Star. Retrieved July 11, 2019.
- "Four StarStruck 4 graduates are now certified Regal Babies". GMA News. September 1, 2007. Retrieved November 21, 2013.
- "25 Stars to Watch from YES! Magazine's 'The Next Big Thing' List". Femalenetwork.com.
- "Boy in trouble: Aljur Abrenica's contract expires, mother network lets him go". Philippine Daily Inquirer. March 29, 2017. Retrieved January 31, 2019.
- "EKSKLUSIBO: Paano ba naging Kapamilya si Aljur Abrenica". ABS-CBN News (in Tagalog). August 3, 2017. Retrieved February 14, 2018.
- "Aljur Abrenica now a Kapamilya!". August 1, 2017. Retrieved February 14, 2018.
- "EXPRESSWAY". Sinag Maynila Film Festival. April 1, 2016. Retrieved April 6, 2016.
- "40th Box Office Entertainment Awards given out". Pep.ph. Retrieved May 21, 2014.
|Awards and achievements|
2006 (season 4)