Gretchen Ho

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Gretchen Ho
Personal information
NicknameGretch
BornGretchen Ong Ho
(1990-04-19) April 19, 1990 (age 29)
Manila, Philippines
College(s)Ateneo De Manila University
Volleyball information
PositionMiddle Blocker / Open Spiker
Current clubPetron Blaze Spikers
Number3
Gretchen Ho
EducationAteneo De Manila University Double Major in BS Management Engineering and AB Communication; Minor in Development Management
OccupationTV Host, Athlete, Speaker, Advocate
Years active2010–present
AgentStar Magic, Cornerstone Talent Management Center
Websitewww.gretchenho.com

Gretchen Ong Ho (born April 19, 1990) is a Filipino volleyball player and television host. She played for the Ateneo Lady Eagles from 2008-2013. She was a member of Fab 5 together with Ailysse Nacachi, Dzi Gervacio, Jem Ferrer and Fille Cainglet, who brought the Ateneo Lady Eagles to their first back-to-back UAAP appearances in 34 years.

After graduating with a double degree in management engineering and communications and a minor in development management from Ateneo de Manila University, Ho moved on to television work. She debuted as one of the hosts of "Gameday Weekend," a sports magazine show on Balls Channel and ABS-CBN Sports+Action, with Boom Gonzalez and Mia Cabalfin.

She is now an anchor, segment host and field reporter for various ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs programs, such as Umagang Kay Ganda and TV Patrol for ABS-CBN and The Score and University Town for ABS-CBN Sports+Action.

Career[edit]

Volleyball[edit]

She played varsity volleyball in high school for Immaculate Conception Academy-Greenhills. While in college, she played for Ateneo De Manila University (ADMU). With Petron XCS, she played the Philippine Super Liga Beach Volleyball Cup in 2015. She is the co-founder of the Beach Volleyball Republic.[1]

Clubs[edit]

Television[edit]

TV Specials[edit]

Recognition[edit]

  • 2018 PMPC Star Awards for TV – Best Lifestyle Show and Best Morning Show Hosts UKG Barkada Winner (Umagang Kay Ganda)
  • 2016 PMPC Star Awards for TV – Best Lifestyle Show and Best Morning Show Hosts UKG Barkada Winner (Umagang Kay Ganda)
  • Halalan 2016 "Bayan Mo, iPatrol Mo" Ambassador[9]
  • 2016 USTv XII Awards—Student's Choice of Personality for Social Media Development, Ranked No. 61[10]
  • 2015 PMPC Star Awards for TV – Best Lifestyle Show and Best Lifestyle Show Host Nominee (ChinoyTV)[11]
  • Hall of Famer – First Philippine Superliga Ambassadress[12]
  • Female Hothlete of the Year – Yahoo Celebrity Awards 2014[13]
  • FHM Philippines 100 Sexiest Women 2014, Ranked No. 100[14]
  • FHM Philippines 100 Sexiest Women 2015, Ranked No. 61[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lozada, Mei-Lin (December 22, 2015). "Gretchen Ho bares busy BVR season amid spike in beach volleyball popularity". Spin. Retrieved October 3, 2016.
  2. ^ Gretchen Ho begins hosting career with sports show, abs-cbnnews.com; accessed March 31, 2015.
  3. ^ TV docu show co-hosted by Piolo Pascual, Gerald Anderson to aid rise of future sports stars, spin.ph; accessed March 31, 2015.
  4. ^ Why men can’t intimidate Gretchen Ho, philstar.com; accessed March 31, 2015.
  5. ^ Gretchen Ho: Spiking Her Way To Success, imoney.ph; accessed April 6, 2015.
  6. ^ "LOOK: Gretchen Ho's TV Patrol debut". ABS-CBN News.
  7. ^ a b "David Celdran joins Mornings at ANC; Gretchen Ho presents The Daily Serve". pep.ph. October 23, 2015.
  8. ^ "Lifestyle's New Magazine Talk Show Modern Girls To Premiere on May 28". orangemagazine.ph. May 24, 2016.
  9. ^ "Gretchen Ho named "Bayan Mo, iPatrol Mo Ambassador". abscbnpr.com.
  10. ^ "ABS-CBN shows and celebrities, big winner sa USTV Students' Choice Awards". abs-cbn.com.
  11. ^ "FULL LIST: Winners, 2015 PMPC Star Awards for TV". Rappler.
  12. ^ "Richard "Goma" Gomez". richardgomez.com.ph.
  13. ^ "Stunners at #YahooAwards 2014". yahoo.com.
  14. ^ "FHM 100 Sexiest Woman in the World 2014". July 1, 2015.
  15. ^ "FHM 100 Sexiest Woman in the World 2015". July 1, 2015.