Gelli de Belen

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Gelli De Belen-Rivera
Born
Anna Gianelli Yap De Belen-Rivera

(1973-05-25) May 25, 1973 (age 46)
NationalityFilipino
Other namesG.D.B., Ateng Gelli
OccupationActress
Years active1987–present
AgentAsian Artists Agency
Star Magic (1995–2001)
TelevisionABS-CBN (2015–2018; 2019–present)
Talent5 (1994–1998; 2011–2015)
GMA Artist Center (2001–2011; 2018–2019)
GMA Network (2018–2019)
Spouse(s)
Ariel Rivera (m. 1997)
RelativesSusan de Belen (mother)
Janice de Belen (sister)

Anna Gianelli Yap De Belen-Rivera, more popularly known as Gelli De Belen-Rivera (born May 25, 1973) is a Filipina actress and former child star.

She starred with her husband Ariel Rivera in Ikaw Pala Ang Mahal Ko under Star Cinema. In 2001, she hosted SiS. A daytime television program until 2010 which ended its run on GMA Network.

Early life[edit]

Born Anna Gianelli de Belen, she is the younger sister of actress and television presenter Janice de Belen.[1][2] De Belen began her career in show business at the age of 8. From 1995-2001, De Belen has starred in numerous sitcoms dramas on ABS-CBN and in 2001-2010 with GMA-7 until she transferred to TV5 and then ABS-CBN and GMA-7 for a daytime soap, Ika-5 Utos.

On March 19, 2016, her mother Susan de Belen, died of cardiac arrest at the age of 71.

Awards[edit]

The film Gagay: Prinsesa ng brownout has earned her a Best Actress Nomination in the Manila Film Festival. In 1995, Gelli won the Gawad Urian Award for Best Actress for her role of Sarah Jane Salazar in the movie The Secrets of Sarah Jane: Sana'y Mapatawad Mo, a biographical film about the story of AIDS activist Sarah Jane Salazar and her death from AIDS.

Filmography[edit]

Movies[edit]

Title Year Role
Puto 1987 Mindy
I Love You 3X a Day 1988 Doro/Dora
Ang Lahat ng Ito Pati Na ang Langit 1989
Bondying: The Little Big Boy 1989
Aso't Pusa 1989
Estudyante Blues 1989
Dear Diary 1989 Grace
Wooly Booly: Ang Classmate Kong Alien 1989 Girlie
Imortal 1989
Tootsie-Wootsie: Ang Bandang Walang Atrasan 1990
Love at First Sight 1990
Paikot-Ikot 1990
Tiny Terrestrial: The Three Professors 1990 Nancy
Petrang Kabayo 2: Ang Ganda-Ganda Mo 1990 Cynthia
Rocky n Rolly: Suntok Sabay Takbo 1990
Pitong Gamol 1991 Susan
Andrew Ford Medina: Huwag Kang Gamol 1991 Janice
Magnong Rehas 1992 Abigail
Apoy sa Puso 1992
Astig 1993 Jessa
Gagay: Prinsesa ng Brownout 1993 Gagay/Ringga
Makuha Ka Sa Tingin: Kung Puede Lang 1993 Ana
Pusoy Dos 1994
Iligpit si Victor Suzara 1994
Ober Da Bakod: Da Movie 1994 Honey Grace
The Secrets of Sarah Jane: Sana'y Mapatawad Mo 1994 Sarah Jane
Asero 1995
Batas Ko ang Katapat Ko 1995
Ikaw Lang ang Mamahalin (Camiguin) 1995
Impakto 1996 Rodora/Dora
Taguan 1996 Yoyah
Radio Romance 1996
Ten Little Indians 1996 Jeannie
Ober Da Bakod 2: Da Treasure Adventure 1996 Honey Grace
Iskalawag 1997 Grace
Ikaw Pala ang Mahal Ko 1997 Ria
Sarraza 1997
Ayos Lang Pare Ko 1997 Chayong
Walang Katumbas Ang Dugo 1998
Mahal Kita, Walang Iwanan 2000 Cecille
Ang Sikreto ng Piso 2019

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2019 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Simbahan Agnes ABS-CBN
Magandang Buhay Herself/Guest
Tonight with Boy Abunda
2018–2019 Ika-5 Utos Kelly San Diego-Manupil GMA Network
2018 Idol sa Kusina Herself/Guest GMA News TV
Sunday PinaSaya GMA Network
Sarap, 'Di Ba?
Tadhana: Masahol Pa sa Hayop Carla
2017–2018 La Luna Sangre Beatrice "Betty" Toralba-Domingo ABS-CBN
It's Showtime Herself/Guest Hurado
2016 Magpahanggang Wakas Jenna Celis-Lozado
Magandang Buhay Herself/Guest
Wansapanataym: That's My Toy, That's My Boy Lena De Castro
Celebrity Playtime Celebrity Player of Team 90s
FPJ's: Ang Probinsyano Belinda Ojeda
2015 Kapamilya, Deal or No Deal Herself - Celebrity Player
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Parol III Renita
Tonight with Boy Abunda Herself/Guest
Kris TV
Misterless Misis Lisa TV5
Solved na Solved Herself/Hostess
2014 Confessions of a Torpe Luzviminda "Luz" Mabuti
2013–2015 Tropa Mo Ko Unli Various
2013–2014 Face the People Herself/Hostess
2013 The Ryzza Mae Show Herself/Guest GMA Network
2012 Face to Face Herself/Hostess TV5
Third Eye ---
Game 'N Go Herself/Hostess
Nandito Ako Teresa Dionisio
2011 Glamorosa Caroline
Gellicious Herself/Hostess
Spooky Nights: Bampirella Mitch / Mamitch GMA Network
Tweetbiz Insiders Herself GMA News TV
2010–2011 Bantatay Marcella Enriquez-Razon GMA Network
2010 Jejemom Bunny Castro
Zooperstars Herself/Hostess
Panday Kids Rosanna
2009 All My Life Amelia Estrada
2008 Spoon Herself/Guest Net 25
2007–2008 Impostora Adelle Carreon GMA Network
2003–2006 Nuts Entertainment Herself
2001–2010 SiS Herself/Hostess
1995–1998 'Sang Linggo nAPO Sila ABS-CBN
1994–1998 Tropang Trumpo Herself ABC

Discography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JANICE AND GELLI DE BELEN Show hosts, sisters, mothers, friends". Philippine Daily Inquirer. January 28, 2002. Retrieved June 26, 2010.
  2. ^ "Janice: No awkwardness in playing Ariel's wife". Journal Online. October 5, 2012. Archived from the original on November 2, 2012. Retrieved January 16, 2013.

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