Aljur Abrenica

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This is a Filipino name: the first, maternal family name or middle name is Guiang, while the second, paternal family name or surname is Abrenica.
Aljur Abrenica
Birth name Aljur Mikael Guiang Abrenica
Also known as Aljur, Machete
Born (1990-03-24) March 24, 1990 (age 25)
Angeles City, Pampanga
Origin Angeles City, Pampanga, Philippines
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Actor, Singer, Model, Dancer
Instruments Vocals, Guitar
Years active 2006—present
Labels GMA Records
Notable instruments

Aljur Mikael Guiang Abrenica (born March 24, 1990), commonly known as Aljur Abrenica, is a Filipino actor, dancer, model and singer. He appeared on the fourth season of StarStruck.[1]


Born Aljur Mikael Guiang Abrenica, he was raised in Angeles City, Pampanga and attended Don Bosco Academy in high school. In 2006, he joined reality-based talent search show, StarStruck, and won the "Ultimate Hunk" title. As of September 1, 2007, Abrenica signed a contract for Regal Films.[2] 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 Yes Magazine's Next Big Male Star.[3]

Abrenica played Miguelito "Lito" Sanchez in the afternoon drama, Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin?. He also starred in the film Nandito Ako...Nagmamahal Sa'Yo, a film 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 & 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.

He is the brother of Vin Abrenica, a contestant of TV5's Artista Academy.


Television drama
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 †
2015 Dangwa Lorenzo"Renz"

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 Karelasyon: Karma  ?????


Year Title Role Network
2010 Bubble Gang Guest
GMA Network
2010 Comedy Bar Guest
2011 Spooky Nights Presents: The Ringtone Brix
2013 Pepito Manaloto Guest
2015 Sabado Badoo Guest

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–present Sunday All Stars Co-Host / Performer
GMA Network


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
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 Ang Hapis at Himagsik ni Hermano Puli Apolinario dela Cruz/ 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[4] Won
2011 Yahoo! OMG! Awards Philippines Hottest Actor of the Year Nominated


  1. ^, Aljur Abrenica's star profile
  2. ^ "Four StarStruck 4 graduates are now certified Regal Babies". GMA News Online. September 1, 2007. Retrieved 21 November 2013. 
  3. ^ 25 Stars to Watch from YES! Magazine’s "The Next Big Thing" List
  4. ^ "40th Box Office Entertainment Awards given out". Retrieved 2014-05-21.

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