Jennica Garcia

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Jennica Garcia Uytingco
Born Jennica Alexis Garcia
(1989-12-26) December 26, 1989 (age 25)
Quezon City, Philippines
Nationality Philippines Filipino
Other names Jen, Nic-Nic
Occupation Actress, director
Years active 2007 - present
Spouse(s) Alwyn Uytingco

Jennica Alexis Garcia Uytingco (born on December 26, 1989 in Quezon City, Philippines) is a Filipina actress and the daughter of Jean Garcia. She has a former GMA Network artist contract and now a current ABS-CBN artist contract.

Biography[edit]

Jennica Garcia is the only daughter of Jean Garcia and Jigo Garcia. She started her career when she got the role of Karen Manansala in Impostora, her first GMA show. She landed her first movie role in Regal Films' Hide and Seek. She has paired with Mart Escudero, who won StarStruck's Ultimate Loveteam (with Kris Bernal), in her shows in GMA. It was also said that she dated Mart. The cause of their break-up was because of a third party, and one of the people involved was JC Tuiseco whom Jennica worked with in one episode of Maynila. The actress and Mart denied and would not give the reason of why they broke up. They broke up early 2009. Her biggest break was her role of Eliza in Ako si Kim Samsoon. She is Regal Films' contract star as one of the Regal Babies.

After Kim Samsoon, Jennica joined the cast of Gagambino.[1] She has worked with her mother since Impostora and paired again with Escudero on different projects. This is Jennica's first telefantasya break. After Gagambino, Jennica was one of the four leading cast members in Adik Sa'Yo, pairing up with actor Dennis Trillo, which was aired June 8, 2009. Adik Sa'Yo ended September 11, 2009 and garnered high TV ratings. She received a lot of good reviews for portraying the role of Karen in the show because of the fresh candor she showed — especially the scenes where she runs after Ruben (Trillo).[2] She did an SRO Cinemaserye series called Reunion with Sheena Halili and her ex-boyfriend Mart Escudero; it premiered September 17, 2009.

Jennica and her family was saved from floods at the height of Typhoon Ketsana (locally known as Ondoy) September 26, 2009. That was the second time their house destroyed since 2003.

She is recently seen in her second Sine Novela Ina, Kasusuklaman Ba Kita? with her mother, Jean Garcia.[3]

Jennica was recently seen in her sixth drama, Pilyang Kerubin aired on GMA Network. She is now seen in her very first sitcom, Jejemom, which premiered August 2010, and in Bantatay, which premiered September 20, 2010.

After a five-month rest from drama, she appeared on a sitcom Show Me Da Manny on April 17, 2010 with boxing champion Cong. Manny Pacquiao & Marian Rivera-Dantes. The following month she appeared on Mind Master (May 7). She is back in drama on Captain Barbell; during the taping of the show she fainted and was rumored to be pregnant. She has denied the rumor. She is now seen in various teleseryes in ABS-CBN, GMA Network's rival station. She will appear as recurring cast in the teleseryes Pangako Sa 'Yo and Pasión de Amor.

She confirmed that she is already married to Alwyn Uytingco early in February 2014.

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Network
2015 Pasión de Amor TBA Recurring Cast ABS-CBN
Pangako Sa 'Yo Melody Powers Recurring Cast
Let the Love Begin Cristel Recurring Cast GMA Network
2014 Ipaglaban Mo: Pagkilala ng Ama Ana Mauricio/ Ana dela Paz Lead Role ABS-CBN
Banana Split Herself Guest
Wattpad Presents: DyepNi Nialla Main Cast TV5
Carmela Alliyah Main Cast GMA Network
2013 My Husband's Lover Aya Main Cast
Bukod Kang Pinagpala Ofelia Almazan Main Cast
2012 Kasalanan Bang Ibigin Ka? Bianca Santiago Main Cast
My Beloved Monica Quijano Main Cast
2011 Spooky Nights: Singil Lea Main Role
Captain Barbell Linda Guest
2010-2011 Bantatay Joanna Main Cast
2010 Puso ng Pasko: Artista Challenge Herself Guest
JejeMom Lovely Dela Cruz Main Cast
Pilyang Kerubin Betty Guest Role
Ina, Kasusuklaman Ba Kita? Rizzi M. Bustamante Lead Role
2009 Dear Friend: The Three Bachelors Emily Lead Role
SRO Cinema: Reunion Chanitilly Lead Role
Adik Sa 'Yo Karen Maglipot Lead Role
Maynila Apple Lead Role
Maynila: Death, Be Not Vina Lead Role
2008-2009 Gagambino Gelay Lopez Bayani Supporting Role
2008 Dear Friend: Bulong ng Puso Tony Lead Role
Ako si Kim Samsoon Eliza Buot Supporting Role
Babangon Ako't Dudurugin Kita Young Julie Maceda Supporting Role
2007 Pasan Ko Ang Daigdig Janet Supporting Role
Boys Nxt Door Summer / Winter Main Cast
Impostora Karen Manansala Supporting Role

Movies[edit]

Year Title Role Film Production
2012 Alyas Waway TBA Viva Films, Regal Films, & Scenema Concept International
2009 Shake, Rattle & Roll XI Shiela Regal Films
2008 Shake, Rattle & Roll X Kaysee Regal Films
One True Love Raya Regal Films & GMA Films
2007 Hide and Seek Nica Regal Films

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dinno Erece (August 22, 2008) ”Gagambino” is set to spin its web. PEP.ph. Retrieved on 2013-01-15.
  2. ^ Mark Angelo Ching (June 5, 2009) Adik Sa'Yo will premiere on June 8. Pep.ph. Retrieved on 2013-01-15.
  3. ^ Ruel J. Mendoza (January 22, 2010) Jennica Garcia has to muster up enough courage to physically hurt her mom in their new soap. Pep.ph. Retrieved on 2013-01-15.

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