Barbie Forteza at the Meant to Be production presentation, in November 2016
|Born||Barbara Ambas Forteza
31 July 1997
Biñan City, Laguna, Philippines
|Other names||Barbie, Kizzy, Krissy|
|Agent||GMA Artist Center|
She is known for her roles such as young Jodi in GMA Network's remake of the 2003 South Korean television drama series Stairway to Heaven and Cyndi Gomez in First Time. Forteza also appeared in several movies such as: Tween Academy: Class of 2012, The Road and the indie film, Puntod in which she won as New Movie Actress of the Year in the 26th PMPC Star Awards for Movies. In April 2013, Forteza released her self-titled album, Barbie Forteza under MCA Records with the carrier single, Meron Ba which was used as the theme song for GMA Network's koreanovela, Big.
In August 2014, she won the Best Supporting Actress award in the new breed category at the 10th Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival, for the film Mariquina, portraying a teenage version of Mylene Dizon's character Imelda.
|2009||Stairway to Heaven||Young Jodi|
|Dear Friend: My Christmas List||Abby / Abegail|
|2009–10||SOP Fully Charged||Herself / Performer|
|2010||First Time||Cyndi Gomez|
|Pilyang Kerubin||Charity Santos / Charity Dimaano|
|Reel Love Presents: Tween Hearts||Barbara "Bambi" Fortez|
|2010–11||Jillian: Namamasko Po||Maggie Molina|
|2011–13||Party Pilipinas||Herself / Performer|
|2011||Nita Negrita||Antoinette / Nita Raymundo / Nita Negrita / Netnet|
|Spooky Nights||Various Roles|
|2011–12||Ikaw Lang ang Mamahalin||Katherine Somera / Mylene Fuentebella|
|2012||Tweets For My Sweet||Adele Reyes|
|Luna Blanca Book 2||Teenage Blanca|
|Magpakailanman: The Maricel Apatan Story||Young Maricel Apatan|
|2012–13||Paroa: Ang Kuwento ni Mariposa||Mariposa De Guzman / Princess Aira|
|2013||Vampire Ang Daddy Ko||Boyong / Girlie|
|Anna KareNina||Anna Karenina "Karen" Villarama Zamora|
|Magpakailanman: Kambal na Sapi||Kristine|
|2013–15||Sunday All Stars||Herself / Performer|
|2014–16||The Half Sisters||Diana M. Valdicañas-Alcantara|
|2015–present||Sunday PinaSaya||Herself / Mainstay|
|2015||Dangwa||Mary / Yaya May Flower Catacutan|
|Maynila: Felingera na Assumera Pa||Phoebe|
|Maynila: Status: It's Complicated||Janice|
|Maynila: Finding Mr. Right||Marivic|
|2016||That's My Amboy||Maria Rosario 'Maru' Carreon|
|Magpakailanman: Anak sa Mundo ng Droga||Ava|
|2017||Meant to Be||Maria Belinda "Billie" Bendiola|
|2018||Inday Will Always Love You||Happylou "Inday" Magtibay|
|Ang Darling Kong Aswang||Aileen|
|2010||Si Agimat at Si Enteng Kabisote||Bratty|
|2011||Tween Academy: Class of 2012||Kara|
|Ang Panday 2||Bilara|
|Si Agimat, si Enteng Kabisote at si Ako||Cameo|
|2013||My Little Bossings||Rosy|
|2015||Saranghaeyo #ewankosau||Calixta "Kai" Luna|
|2013||Barbie Forteza||MCA Music||TBD|
Awards and recognition
- PEP.ph (10 September 2009). "Stairway to Heaven will air pilot episode on September 14 - PEP.ph: The Number One Site for Philippine Showbiz". pep.ph.
- Tuason, Doods (June 2010), "Today's Most Influential Kids, Tweens, and Teens", Star Studio: Guam Edition, Barrigada, GU: Yellow Pages Ink, 1 (7), pp. 20–21
- PEP.ph (5 June 2013). "Barbie Forteza releases her self-titled debut album - PEP.ph: The Number One Site for Philippine Showbiz". pep.ph.
- PEP.ph (10 August 2014). "Nora Aunor leads winners of Cinemalaya 2014 - PEP.ph: The Number One Site for Philippine Showbiz". pep.ph.
- PEP.ph (23 May 2014). "Barbie Forteza and Thea Tolentino to face off in The Half Sisters - PEP.ph: The Number One Site for Philippine Showbiz". pep.ph.
- Rappler (20 July 2017). "FULL LIST: Winners & Nominees Gawad Urian Awards 2017". Rappler. Retrieved 21 July 2017.
- "Jaclyn Jose, Paolo Ballesteros, Barbie Forteza, and Therese Malvar to be honored at the 9th Ani ng Dangal Awards". gmanetwork.com. GMA Network. Retrieved 13 February 2017.
- "Barbie Forteza wins Best Actress award for indie film 'Laut' at an International Film Festival". www.gmanetwork.com. Retrieved 20 May 2018.
- "FULL LIST: Winners, Gawad Urian Awards 2015". Retrieved 20 May 2018.
- "Winners of Cinemalaya Film Festival announced". GMA News Online.
- GMA New Media, Inc. "Barbie Forteza on what she'll miss the most in 'Anna Karenina'". gmanetwork.com.