Jaymee Joaquin

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Jaymee Joaquin
Born
Jaymee Geronimo Topacio

(1984-07-27) July 27, 1984 (age 34)
OccupationTV & Events Presenter, Supporting Actress, Commercial Talent, Conversations Mentor, Awareness Advocate
Years active1998–2010, 2016–present
AgentStar Magic (2004–2010)

Jaymee Joaquin (born as Jaymee Geronimo Topacio in San Juan, Metro Manila on July 27, 1984) is a Filipina actress, model, and host. She made a career in the Philippines as a TV and print commercial model during her younger years and ventured in events promotion and hosting on the side.

After years of auditioning in the modeling scene, she became a part of ABSCBN Star Magic, an artist management firm owned by one of the largest television networks in the Philippines, ABSCBN Broadcasting Corporation. Joaquin landed supporting roles for movies, soap operas, sitcoms, and various TV programs for the said network.

But it was her hosting stint that started in 2006 as the game show anchor for the daily midnight show Games Uplate Live that gave her the recognition. She was known from her tagline "Kabagang!" Joaquin was nominated as "Best Game Show Host" for the PMPC Star Awards in 2007. Along with it, she was known to host various live events and became the darling of local men's magazines. Jaymee was chosen as the September 2008 cover girl of Playboy Philippines. For 5 consecutive years (2006–2010), she was hailed one of the country's sexiest celebrities by FHM Philippines.

Jaymee left her showbiz career in 2010 to study a Communications & Tourism course in Sydney, Australia for almost 2 years. Then she lived in Madrid, Spain for 4 years to work as an English (as foreign language) teacher known as "Teacher Jaymee" from 2011 to 2015. She also did some commercial modeling on the side while exploring various cities in Europe. In mid-2015, she got based in San Diego, California involved in the hotel industry while working her way towards pursuing a career in media.

Last October 2016, she was diagnosed with early stage breast cancer and got treatment in 2017 in UCSD Moores Cancer Center. She documents her life journey on social media with a new name "Jaymee Wins" to seek support, arouse awareness and bring inspiration to the general public. She has been on remission since June 2017 and working her way as a social media influencer, commercial talent and performing media artist.

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