Jillian Ward

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Jillian Ward
Jhyllianne Wardë

(2005-02-23) February 23, 2005 (age 16)
Manila, Philippines
Other namesJillian, Jill
OccupationActress, model, YouTuber, singer
Years active2009–present
AgentGMA Artist Center (2009–present)
GMA Network (2009–present)
Known forGertudis "Trudis" Capili in Trudis Liit
Donna Marie "Mayi" Madreal/Claveria in Prima Donnas
Parent(s)Jenny Ward (mother)
Elson Penzon (father)
WebsiteJillian Ward on Facebook
Jillian Ward on Facebook

Jhyllianne "Jillian" Wardë (born February 23, 2005[1][2]) is a Filipina teen actress, commercial model, video blogger and singer. She is known for playing the title role of Gertrudis "Trudis" Capili in GMA Network's Sine Novela Trudis Liit and Donna Marie "Mayi" Madreal/Claveria in the afternoon drama Prima Donnas.[3][4]

Life and career[edit]

Jillian Ward was born as Jhyllianne Wardë in Manila, Philippines.[5] She first appeared in a commercial for Promil. Before she was introduced in GMA Network's recent TV remake of the classic film Trudis Liit, she had played the role of Daldanika in The Last Prince. Ward is also known to portray the role of Donna Marie "Mayi" Madreal in the afternoon GMA Drama, Prima Donnas.

In November 2019, Ward has made her own business, Wonder Tea Philippines, which was opened in Floridablanca as its first branch. It was followed by Guagua and Porac as their second and third branches.

On August 23, 2020, Ward has released her first ever YouTube Vlog, which is called "MY SECOND HOUSE' CONSTRUCTION TOUR".[6] The vlog is set in her 3-storey home in Pampanga.[7]



Year Title Role
2009 Eat Bulaga! Little Miss Philippines contestant 5
2010 The Last Prince Daldakina
Wachamakulit Herself / Mainstay
Maynila: Love Ko Kapatid Ko Melanie
Sine Novela: Trudis Liit Gertrudis "Trudis" Capili
Maynila: Luv Bug Sean
Pepito Manaloto Angelica
Jillian: Namamasko Po Jillian the Doll
2011 Captain Barbell Leah "Lelay" Concepcion / Super Tiny
Andres de Saya Jecjec
Daldalita Lolita Matias / Daldalita
2012 Biritera Louise May Imperial
Kap's Amazing Stories Marikit / Host
Spooky Valentines: Premonisyon Princess
Luna Blanca Book 1 Luna Salvador / Cara Amor Montesines
Cielo de Angelina Young Angelina
2013 Indio Young Rosa
Home Sweet Home Jessie Caharian
Magpakailanman: Kabang: Hero Dog Dina
One Day, Isang Araw Daisy
Magkano Ba ang Pag-ibig? Young Richelle
Genesis Young Racquel
2014 My BFF Chelsea / Elsie
2015 Pari 'Koy Sarah Espiritu Cruz
Magpakailanman: Apoy ng Pangarap: The Beverly Grimaldo Story Young Bebs
2016 Poor Señorita Charisse
Sa Piling ni Nanay Maya Salvacion-de Guzman / Katherine Mercado
Dear Uge: Maid in China Tricia
2017 Maynila: Sayaw Nang Buhay Charlene Liantada
Daig Kayo ng Lola Ko Alice Espino
Super Ma'am Michelle Ombrero
2018 Lip Sync Battle Philippines Herself / Contestant performer
Dear Uge: Pasiklaban sa Lamayan Julia
My Special Tatay Odette Villaroman
Magpakailanman: Ang Batang Biktima ng Sanib Julia
2019–2021 Prima Donnas Donna Marie "Mayi" Madreal-Escalante
2019 Maynila: Amir Vs. America Sara
2020 All Out Sundays Guest / Performer


Year Title Role
2010 Si Agimat at Si Enteng Kabisote Bebeng
2011 My Valentine Girls Ishi
Aswang Ahnia
2012 The Mommy Returns Sapphire
Si Agimat, si Enteng Kabisote at si Ako Bebeng
2022 Our Ghost Customers Bengbeng


Released Title Album With Theme From Album Track No. Label
2021 Heal the World N/A N/A N/A N/A
2019 Ikaw Ang Tahanan Ko Prima Donnas Official Soundtrack Prima Donnas N/A GMA Music
2017 Daig Kayo ng Lola Ko N/A Daig Kayo ng Lola Ko GMA Records
2016 Sa Piling Ni Nanay Mga Awit Mula Sa Puso Vol. 7 N/A Sa Piling ni Nanay 17
2014 Best Friends Forever Novela (Album By Janno Gibbs) Mona Louise Rey & Janno Gibbs My BFF 5
2010 Tomorrow (Unreleased) N/A Trudis Liit N/A


Year Award-Giving Body Category Work Result
2011 25th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best New Female TV Personality Trudis Liit Won
42nd GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Most Popular Male/Female Child Performer[8] Si Agimat at Si Enteng Kabisote Won
2012 28th PMPC Star Awards for Movies Movie Child Performer of the Year[9] Aswang Won


  1. ^ Caligan, Michelle (February 24, 2015). "Jillian Ward, ready nang maging tween star". GMA News (in English and Tagalog). GMA Network, Inc. Retrieved July 9, 2016.
  2. ^ Samodio, Anica (March 3, 2016). "LOOK: Jillian Ward is all grown up!". GMA Network. GMA Network, Inc. Retrieved July 9, 2016.
  3. ^ "Sine Novela Presents Mars Ravelo's Trudis Liit". GMA Network. Retrieved October 11, 2017.
  4. ^ "Meet the newest 'Prima Donnas' of showbiz". The Manila Times. Retrieved August 19, 2019.
  5. ^ Jillian Ward beams of playing Trudis Liit: "Ako po yun!"
  6. ^ My New House | House Tour, Part One JILLIAN WARD
  7. ^ Jillian Ward shares construction of her second home in first vlog
  8. ^ "42nd Box-Office Entertainment Awards honors outstanding actors and actresses of 2010". Pep.ph. Retrieved May 21, 2014.
  9. ^ "28th PMPC Star Awards for Movies Winners List". Retrieved April 9, 2016.

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