Aljur Abrenica

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Aljur Abrenica
Born Aljur Guiang Abrenica
(1990-03-24) March 24, 1990 (age 27)
Angeles City, Pampanga, Philippines
Occupation Actor, singer, model, dancer
Agent GMA Artist Center (2006-2017)
Star Magic (2017-present)
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)[1]
Partner(s) Kylie Padilla (e. 2017)
Children 1
Relatives Vin Abrenica (brother)
Musical career
Genres Pop
Instruments Vocals, Guitar
Years active 2006–-present
Labels GMA Records

Aljur Mikael Guiang Abrenica[2] (born March 24, 1990) is a Filipino actor, dancer, model and singer. He appeared on the fourth season of StarStruck.[3]

Early life and education[edit]

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.[2]


In 2006, he joined reality-based talent search show, StarStruck, and won the "Ultimate Hunk" title. As of September 1, 2007, Abrenica was signed with Regal Films.[4] 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.[5]

Abrenica played Miguelito "Lito" Sanchez in the afternoon drama, Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin?. He also starred in the film Nandito Ako...Nagmamahal Sa'Yo, produced by Regal Films. He appeared in All My Life in 2009 and in the television series The Last Prince in January 2010, which was followed by Ilumina in October 2010, Machete and Amaya in 2011.

Abrenica joined in a GMA Christmas Reality show, Puso Ng Pasko: Artista Challenge in December 2010 and stars in the GMA horror comedy anthology, Spooky Nights Presents: The Ringtone which premiered April 2011, And Spooky Valentine Presents: Manibela which premiered February 2012.

Abrenica officially ended his contract with GMA Network in March 2017. His last appearances were off-contract guest roles on shows like Bubble Gang.

In August 2017, Abrenica signed an exclusive contract with Star Magic.

Personal life[edit]

Abrenica is the brother of Vin Abrenica.[2] Abrenica became engaged to actress Kylie Padilla by late January 2017,[6] with whom he has a child, a boy, born on August 4, 2017.[7][8] The two dated from 2011 to 2014.[9] They dated again in September 2016.[10]

Abrenica is a practicing Catholic.[11]


Television drama[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2007 Boys Nxt Door Migs
GMA Network
2007–2008 Zaido: Pulis Pangkalawakan Cervano / Red Zaido
2008 Mars Ravelo's Dyesebel Paolo Legaspi
2008–2009 Luna Mystica Libado
2009 Sine Novela: Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin? Miguelito "Lito" Sanchez
All My Life Jules Romualdez
2010 The Last Prince Prinsepe Almiro / Haring Almiro
Ilumina Yñigo Salcedo
2011 Pablo S. Gomez' Machete Machete / Dakila Romero
2011–2012 Amaya Dayaw
2012 Together Forever Santiago "Yago" Carion
Coffee Prince Arthur Ochoa
2013 Indio Bagandi
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
2017 FPJ's Ang Probinsyano Miguel Enriquez ABS-CBN
2018 Asintado TBA

Drama anthology[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2007 Mga Kuwento ni Lola Basyang Carlos / Pedro
GMA Network
2009 Dear Friend Alfred
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
2015 Wagas Edwin
Maynila: Dead na Dead Sayo Popoy
Maynila: Happily Ever After Raymond
Karelasyon: Karma Marco/Jericho
2016 Wagas April Boy Regino GMA News TV
2017 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Tungkod Anton ABS-CBN
Wansapanataym: Louie's Biton Ralph Lorenzo

Variety and reality shows[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2006-2007 StarStruck: The Next Level Himself / Contestant / Ultimate Hunk
GMA Network
2007-2010 SOP Co-Host / Performer
2010–2013 Party Pilipinas
2011 Follow That Star Host/Himself
2013–2015 Sunday All Stars Co-Host / Performer
GMA Network
2017–present ASAP Co-Host / Himself / Performer


Year Title Role Studio
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[12]
2016 Ang Hapis at Himagsik ni Hermano Puli Hermano Puli T-Rex Entertainment Productions


Studio album[edit]

Year Title Label
2010 Aljur Abrenica – Sayang Sayang GMA Records, Sony Music

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nomination Result
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
Year Award-Giving Body Category Result
2009 GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Most Promising Male Star of Movies & TV[13] Won
2011 Yahoo! OMG! Awards Philippines Hottest Actor of the Year Nominated


  1. ^ Lo, Ricky (August 18, 2008). "Body Talk with Aljur Abrenica". The Philippine Star. Retrieved June 21, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c Carballo, Bibsy M. (April 29, 2015). "Abrenica bros protect each other". The Philippine Star. Retrieved June 21, 2017. 
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  4. ^ "Four StarStruck 4 graduates are now certified Regal Babies". GMA News Online. September 1, 2007. Retrieved November 21, 2013. 
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  6. ^ "Kylie Padilla engaged to Aljur Abrenica". GMA Network. January 24, 2017. 
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  8. ^ "'Little prince' ni Kylie Padilla, isinilang na". GMA News and Public Affairs (in Filipino). August 5, 2017. Retrieved August 5, 2017. 
  9. ^ Serato, Arnel (January 25, 2017). "PEP LOOKBACK: The Aljur Abrenica-Kylie Padilla love story". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved January 28, 2017. 
  10. ^ "PEP EXCLUSIVE. Aljur Abrenica confirms rekindled relationship with Kylie Padilla" (in Filipino). Philippine Entertainment Portal. November 4, 2016. Retrieved January 28, 2017. 
  11. ^ Mendoza, Ruel J. (July 8, 2012). "Aljur Abrenica wants to spend more time with Rachelle Ann Go: "I want to get to know Rachelle more."". Philippine Entertainment Portal (in Filipino). Retrieved September 8, 2017. 
  12. ^ "EXPRESSWAY". Sinag Maynila Film Festival. 1 April 2016. Retrieved 6 April 2016. 
  13. ^ "40th Box Office Entertainment Awards given out". Retrieved 2014-05-21.

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