Aubrey Miles

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Aubrey Miles
Aubrey Miles.jpg
Miles, photographed in 2004
Born Aubrey Sandel[1][2]
(1980-03-16) March 16, 1980 (age 37)
Caloocan City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Occupation Actress, Model, Television host, Singer
Years active 1998–present
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)[3][4]
Partner(s) Troy Montero
Children 2

Aubrey Miles (born Aubrey Sandel[1][2][4] on March 16, 1982[5]) is a Filipino television host, singer, model, and actress.

Early life and education[edit]

Aubrey Sandel was born on March 16, 1982 in Caloocan City to Victorino Sandel and Maria Perla Santos.[1][4][5] She was the third child of the couple's four children. She was named after the song "Aubrey" by Bread.[5] Her parents separated when she was fifteen years old, and she stayed with her mother.[6]

At sixteen years old, Miles starred in GMA sitcoms Beh Bote Nga and German Moreno's Best Friends.[4][5] Between show business assignments, Miles joined beauty pageants which provided her with a steady income.[4][6]

She finished her secondary education at La Consolacion College - Caloocan. She then majored in voice and minored in piano at the University of Santo Tomas Conservatory of Music.[4][6] She dropped out during her sophomore year when film producer Dondon Monteverde signed her up to a three-year, eight-film contract with Regal Films.[4][5]

Career[edit]

Miles' stage surname was adopted from the song "Miles Away" by German Moreno.[6]

Miles' had her film debut as Ditas, a student who moonlights as a prostitute in the 2002 film Prosti directed by Erik Matti. Her role involved nudity and graphic sex scenes with her on-screen romantic interest, Jay Manalo.[4][5][7] Highly successful at the box office, the film grossed 29 million. To date, Prosti remains her highest-grossing movie. The success in the titular role led to other movie offers, as well as product endorsement deals from companies such as Bench (a clothing company in the Philippines).

After Prosti, Miles starred in the movie Xerex (based on a tabloid sex advice column), where she played three different roles. Miles' next movie, Sanib, saw her play a character who is possessed by demons.

Targeting multi-media exposure, Miles' manager secured her a contract with the ABS-CBN television network. She appeared as co-host of the daily noontime show Masayang Tanghali Bayan, and in several ABS-CBN sitcoms. As part of a strategy to build wider appeal, Miles also began appearing in more family friendly movie roles, in films like Sanib, A Beautiful Life, and Gagamboy – Regal Film's 2003 Metro Manila Film Festival entry – as actor Vhong Navarro's love interest.

Miles has three times appeared on the cover of FHM Philippines; she was a covergirl in 2002, 2004 – depicted covered in gold-paint for the magazine's 50th issue (it was "revived" in 15th anniversary of FHM in March 2015, portrayed by Fil-Malay model Nicole Alexandria), and in 2009.[8] Miles was also one of three FHM Calendar Girls along with Maui Taylor and Diana Zubiri for the FHM 2003 calendar.

Teaming up with real-life best friend Jacqueline Yu, Miles was a contestant in The Amazing Race Asia 1. They finished in 9th place out of the 10 teams.

She also joined Survivor Philippines: Celebrity Showdown and made it all the way to the end, Day 36 with Ervic Vijandre, Solenn Heussaff, and Akihiro Sato as the show's "Final Four". Her game play is compared to the game play of Parvati Shallow.[citation needed] She was voted out live and became the 7th member of the jury. She came in fourth place respectively. She is the only one survivor that was voted out after the game ended in all of Survivor history.[citation needed]

For 12 years, she still included to the FHM 100 Sexiest Woman, which Diana Zubiri for 13 years and Angel Locsin and Jennylyn Mercado in 11-year run.

Personal life[edit]

Miles has a son named John Maurie Sandel Obligacion, with her former boyfriend JP Obligacion.[9][10][11][12] She was 20 years old when Maurie was born.[3] Before a 2009 interview with Boy Abunda, she had hid her son from the public and consistently denied rumors to protect her career and sexy image.[13]

She is in a long-term relationship with actor Troy Montero with whom she has a son named Hunter Cody Sandel Miller, born on October 3, 2008.[10][11][14][15]

She operates a pawnshop business, A-MILES Pawnshop.[16][17]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year TV show Role Notes Network
2016 A1 Ko Sa 'Yo Precious GMA Network
Karelasyon: Tenant Tina
Karelasyon: Sabong Rheena
Maalaala Mo Kaya Rosalinda Episode: "Picture" ABS-CBN
2015 Pasión De Amor Rosario "Rio" Montes ABS-CBN
Aquino & Abunda Tonight Guest
2012 Maalaala Mo Kaya Sylvia Episode: "Tinapay"
2011 Survivor Philippines: Celebrity Doubles Showdown Herself/Guest/Co-Host GMA Network
2011 Amaya (TV series) Magwayen
2010 Survivor Philippines: Celebrity Showdown as a Castaway
2010 Showtime Guest Judge ABS-CBN
2007 Rounin Vega 2007 (TV miniseries)
2006 The Amazing Race Asia 1 as a Racer with partner Jacqueline Yu AXN
2003–2004 Masayang Tanghali Bayan Co-host ABS-CBN
Best Friends GMA Network
Beh Bote Nga Dion

Film[edit]

  • Super Noypi (2006)
  • Exodus: Tales from the Enchanted Kingdom (2005) as Bangkila
  • Bora (2005) (TV series)
  • Lisensyadong kamao (2005) as Fanie
  • Pa-siyam (2004) as Ruth
  • Beautiful Life (2004) as Daisy
  • Singles (2004) as Susie
  • Kuya (2004) as Chloe
  • Gagamboy (2004) as Liani
  • Xerex the Series First Edition (2004) (Video)
  • Home Along da Airport (2003-2005) (TV Series) as J.Lo
  • Sanib (2003) as Melissa
  • Xerex (2003) as Breezy/Marge/Jasmin
  • Prosti (2002) as Ditas

Movie grosses[edit]

All figures confirmed by Regal Films[citation needed]

  • Prosti 29,224,019 (lead role)
  • Xerex ₱13,314,445 (lead role)
  • Sanib ₱8,180,992 (lead role)
  • Gagamboy ₱24,293,004 (supporting role)
  • Kuya ₱7,118,036 (supporting role)
  • Singles ₱8,823,960 (co-lead)
  • A Beautiful Life ₱6,442,162 (supporting role)
  • Pa-siyam ₱22,400,351 (supporting role)
  • Super Noypi ₱19,000,000 (cameo appearance)
  • Si Agimat at si Enteng Kabisote (2011)
  • Gagamboy: Ang Pagbabalik (2011)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Abunda, Boy (April 6, 2011). "Get to know the stars' real names". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 27 November 2016. 
  2. ^ a b See, Aie Balagtas (July 14, 2009). "Perjury raps vs Ara, Maui, Aubrey dropped". GMA News. Retrieved 27 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "Aubrey Miles shares how she lost her pregnancy weight". GMA News. March 15, 2016. Retrieved 27 November 2016. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h Sicam, 2004
  5. ^ a b c d e f Unjieng, Philip Cu (September 29, 2002). "Aubrey Miles: A not-so-very ordinary AUBREY". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 28 November 2016. 
  6. ^ a b c d Lo, Ricky (September 29, 2002). "Aubrey: Not so very ordinary girl or name". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 28 November 2016. 
  7. ^ Rañoa-Bismark, Maridol (September 20, 2002). "Erik Matti minus the frills". The Philippine Star. 
  8. ^ "Interview | Profile: Aubrey Miles Archived June 18, 2008, at the Wayback Machine." FHM Philippines Summit Media
  9. ^ Alvarez, Trisha (April 13, 2009). "Aubrey Miles finally admits having son with former boyfriend JP Obligacion". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 28 November 2016. 
  10. ^ a b Mendoza, Ruel J. (October 15, 2015). "Aubrey Miles surprised to receive huge talent fee from longtime beau Troy Montero". GMA News. Retrieved 28 November 2016. 
  11. ^ a b "Aubrey Miles reveals why she can't marry partner Troy Montero yet". GMA News. February 2, 2012. Retrieved 28 November 2016. 
  12. ^ "The incredible relationship of Troy Montero to Aubrey Miles' teenage son Maurie". GMA News. September 28, 2016. 
  13. ^ "Aubrey Miles: I have an eight-year-old son". ABS-CBN News. April 13, 2009. Retrieved 28 November 2016. 
  14. ^ Santiago, Erwin (October 3, 2008). "Aubrey Miles gives birth to her son with boyfriend Troy Montero". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 30 November 2016. 
  15. ^ Garcia, Rose (January 27, 2009). "Aubrey Miles says being a mom completes her day". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 25 December 2016. 
  16. ^ Pangilinan, Robbie (December 16, 2013). "Aubrey is Miles ahead". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 30 November 2016. 
  17. ^ Sallan, Edwin P. (July 23, 2014). "Aubrey Miles stays fit through healthy living, happy life with Troy Montero". InterAksyon. Retrieved 30 November 2016. 

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