Matteo Guidicelli

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This name uses Philippine naming customs. The middle name or maternal family name is Fernan and the surname or paternal family name is Guidicelli.
Matteo Guidicelli
Matteo Guidicelli at the KC Concepcion US Concert, November 2010.jpg
Guidicelli at the KC Concepcion US Concert, November 2010
Born Gianmatteo Vittorio Fernan Guidicelli
(1990-03-26) March 26, 1990 (age 26)
Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines
Nationality Filipino
Occupation Actor
Years active 2006–present
Agent Star Magic (2003–present)

Gianmatteo Fernan Guidicelli, better known as Matteo Guidicelli[1] (born March 26, 1990),[2] is a Filipino actor, model, go-kart racer, triathlete and singer.

Early life[edit]

Gianmatteo Vittorio Fernan Guidicelli was born in Cebu City. He is one of three children of Gianluca Guidicelli, an Italian, and Glenna Fernan, a Filipino.[3] His grandfather is the late Senator and Chief Justice Marcelo Fernan.[4]

Career[edit]

Guidicelli initially became known through his racing career, having started at an early age of 11.[3] He has won numerous awards including being a three-time winner of the Karter of the Year award.

He took an interest in acting after taking workshops at the New York Academy. As soon as he came back to the Philippines, he took theatre courses at Brent International School and began to participate in plays. He also attended Columbia College in Chicago for two years to pursue a B.A. in performing arts in the field of musical theater.[3]

Guidicelli is currently a member of ABS-CBN's Star Magic. His acting career started when he joined the 4th season of the teenage comedy sitcom Go Kada Go in 2007. The next year, he played supporting roles in the action fantasy show Kung Fu Kids and in the soap opera Ligaw na Bulaklak. In 2010, he was given the lead role in the ABS-CBN primetime fantasy television series Agua Bendita.

2011 was a busy year for Guidicelli. He became one of the hosts of the noon-time variety game show Happy Yipee Yehey!, and was cast to play Trevor Wu, one of Kim Chiu's leading men in My Binondo Girl,[5] a hugely popular tv show, shot in Manila and Hong Kong, and released internationally. 2011 also marked the year Guidicelli was cast in his first film, Catch Me, I'm in Love.[6]

He landed his first lead role in 2012, starring as the lovestruck Carlo in the successful indie film, My Cactus Heart.

Apart from acting, Guidicelli is also pursuing a career in singing. In 2011, Star Records released Guidicelli's first single "Someone Like You" as an internet download.[7] On January 17, 2016, he launched his first album, self-titled Matteo Guidicelli, under the same recording company.

He is currently playing a lead role of the romantic show, Dolce Amore, which debuted on February 15, 2016.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2007 Initial D Fourth Stage Takumi Fujiwara (voice only) Animax Asia
Go Kada Go Matteo ABS-CBN
Your Song: Bakit Labis Kitang Mahal Mark
Kung Fu Kids Gian Marasigan Fernandez
2008 Ligaw na Bulaklak Michael Espiritu
2009 All My Life Matt GMA Network
SOP Fully Charged Himself
2010 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Piano Joseph ABS-CBN
Agua Bendita Ronnie Aguirre
Wansapanataym: Inday Sa Balitaw Gorio
Your Song Presents: Andi JM Velasco
2011 Your Song Presents: Kim Julius Javier
Mara Clara Cameo Appearance
Happy, Yipee, Yehey! Himself/Co-host
My Binondo Girl Trevor Wu
2012 Toda Max Matt Alvarado
2012–present ASAP Himself/Performer
2012–2013 Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Paraiso Brennan Galang
2013 Promil Pre-School I-Shine Talent Camp 2 Host
2013–2014 Jim Fernandez's Galema, Anak Ni Zuma Morgan Villalobos
2014 The Biggest Loser Pinoy Edition: Doubles Himself Co-Host
2015 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Baller Marlon Vargas
Pablo S. Gomez's Inday Bote Greg Navarro
Single/Single Joey Cinema One
2016 Dolce Amore Gian Carlo De Luca ABS-CBN

Movies[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Film Producer/Studio
2011 Catch Me, I'm in Love Vito debut film Star Cinema and Viva Films
2012 My Cactus Heart Carlo Lead Role Star Cinema and Skylight Films
2014 Somebody To Love Tristan Villarama Lead Role Regal Films
2014 Moron 5.2: The Transformation Michael Angelo Marcos Lead Role Viva Films
2014 Shake, Rattle & Roll XV Dave Lead Role Regal Films

Endorsements[edit]

Year Brand Company
2013 Line NHN Corporation

Awards and nominations[edit]

Acting[edit]

Year Award-Giving Body Award/Nomination/Category Work Result
2011 GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Most Promising Male Star of the Year[8] Himself Won
2011 Golden Screen TV Awards Outstanding Breakthrough Performance by an Actor Agua Bendita Nominated
2011 28th PMPC Star Awards for Movies New Movie Actor of the Year Catch Me, I'm in Love Nominated
2011 59th FAMAS Awards German Moreno Youth Achievement Award Himself Won
2013 27th PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Talent Search Program Host I-Shine Talent Camp Nominated
2013 Cinema One Awards Night Best Actor Saturday Night Chills Won

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