Belinda Panelo

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Belinda Panelo
Birth name Belinda Panelo[fn 1]
Also known as Boo-Joo[1]
Born (1974-06-22) June 22, 1974 (age 42)
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Occupation(s) Actress, spokesperson

Belinda Jay Panelo[fn 1] is a Filipino American actress and former commercial model who became an MTV VJ after winning the MTV VJ Hunt in 1999, along with K. C. Montero. She is the daughter of U.S. vet, Salvador Sauza Panelo (not to be confused with the Filipino lawyer with same name). She made her mark in MTV as one of the funniest and wackiest MTV VJs ever, especially in her regular shows Classic MTV and MTV Mush.

Personal life[edit]

Belinda left MTV in 2003 and has since married her longtime boyfriend Joseph whom she has a baby boy with. The family relocated to New York, NY.[2]


  1. ^ a b Belinda Panelo was born in the United States. Thus, she does not possess her mother's maiden name.

External links[edit]


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  2. ^ "Where is BELINDA PANELO now?". PinoyExchange. Retrieved 2010-10-06.