Migo Adecer

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Migo Adecer
Born
Douglas Errol Dreyfus Adecer

(1999-12-20) December 20, 1999 (age 20)
Bacolod, Philippines
NationalityFilipino Australian
OccupationActor, singer, songwriter, dancer, model
Years active2015–present
AgentGMA Artist Center (2015–present)
Home townMandaluyong City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Height1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)

Douglas Errol "Migo" Dreyfus Adecer[1] (born December 20, 1999) is a Filipino-Australian actor, singer, songwriter, dancer, and model. He began his career in 2015 as a contestant in the sixth season of StarStruck, where he was named the "Ultimate Male Survivor."[2] Adecer is known for his role as Anthony in the 2016 retelling-sequel of Encantadia and as Yuan in Philippine adaptation of the Korean drama My Love from the Star.

Early life[edit]

Migo Adecer was born on December 20, 1999 in Bacolod City, Philippines but was raised in Sydney.[3][4] He is 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) tall and the youngest of the four children of Dennis Adecer from Cagayan de Oro and Kaye Dreyfus from Barangay Mansilingan, Bacolod. Both his parents are working as administration customer associates in an insurance company in Australia.[2]

He's a self-taught in playing drums and guitar. He understands Hiligaynon and Filipino and learning how to speak it fluently.

Career[edit]

Acting career[edit]

In 2012, Adecer became a part of GleeCLUB Australia. Adecer was discovered and currently being managed by Kuh Ledesma who encouraged him to audition for StarStruck.[5]

In 2015, Adecer joined the sixth season of the GMA Network's reality artista search StarStruck. Adecer was named the "Ultimate Male Survivor" and was proclaimed the "Ultimate Survivors" with Klea Pineda. They both received ₱ 1,000,000 cash prize, a house and lot from Camella Homes and a 5-year exclusive GMA contract. Adecer and Pineda were also announced to join the cast of the 2016 retelling-sequel of Encantadia.[6][7]

In 2016, Adecer portrayed as Anthony in Encantadia, originally portrayed by Mark Herras in the original series.[8]

Adecer portrayed Yuan in the Philippine adaptation of My Love from the Star.[9]

In 2018, Adecer portrayed as Samuel "Sam" Isaac. The brother of Zoe (Rhian Ramos) and A Best friend and girlfriend of Toni (Kelley Day) on The One That Got Away with Rhian Ramos, Max Collins, and Lovi Poe. He then played the role of Francis Buenaventura on Ika-5 Utos.

Music career[edit]

In 2016, Adecer signed an album contract with GMA Records and is currently working on his album.[10] Later that year, Adecer performed his versions of Aljur Abrenica's "Nagugulo, Nalilito" and Christmas tune "Hark the Herald" on GMA Networks web-exclusive Playlist.[11]

Personal life[edit]

When he was in Australia, Adecer was a working student and dreamed to be a dentist or a pilot.[5] Adecer is a fan of Sarah Geronimo and Aga Muhlach.[12] In March 2019, he was arrested for reckless driving after hitting 2 MMDA enforcers in Makati City.[13]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Drama[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2016 Maynila: All About Space Norson GMA Network
Dear Uge: Barangayan Benjie
Dear Uge: Two 'Nay Xian
Maynila: Like and Share Clide
Encantadia Anthony
2017 My Love From The Star Yuan Federico Chavez
2018 The One That Got Away Samuel "Sam" Isaac
Ika-5 Utos Francis Buenaventura
Barangay 143 Bren Park/ Dubbed Voice
2019 Sahaya Jordan Alvarez
2020 Anak ni Waray vs. Anak ni Biday Cocoy Tolentino
Project Destination Andre GMA News TV

Reality, variety and talk shows[edit]

Year Title Notes Network
2015 StarStruck Contestant, "Ultimate Male Survivor" GMA Network
2020 All-Out Sundays Himself

Discography[edit]

Release Single Record Company
2017 "I Long To Ask You" GMA Music
"7 Years"
2018 "Suntok Sa Buwan"
"I Can Be AHA-mazing (Theme Song)"

Accolades[edit]

Year Association Category Nominated work Result
2017 31st PMPC Star Awards for Television Best New Male TV Personality[14] Encantadia Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vicencio, Lady; Ganibe, Dexter (March 27, 2019). "'StarStruck' winner Migo Adecer arrested after car hits 2 in Makati". ABS-CBN News. Archived from the original on January 24, 2020. Retrieved May 6, 2020.
  2. ^ a b Nicavera, Erwin P. (December 22, 2015). "Bacoleño grand winner of StarStruck 6". Sun.Star. Retrieved March 28, 2017.
  3. ^ Ligunas, Mary Louise (October 13, 2015). "Australia-raised Migo Adecer beefs up learning Filipino for 'StarStruck'". GMA Network. Retrieved March 28, 2017.
  4. ^ Serato, Arniel (December 21, 2015). "Migo Adecer says StarStruck win his biggest birthday present". GMA Network. Retrieved March 28, 2017.
  5. ^ a b Mendoza, Ruel (July 16, 2016). "StarStruck 6 winner Migo Adecer in love with former GMA talent". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved March 28, 2017.
  6. ^ Ligunas, Mary Louise (December 19, 2015). "Migo Adecer and Klea Pineda win 'StarStruck'". GMA Network. Retrieved March 28, 2017.
  7. ^ "Klea Pineda, Migo Adecer win 'StarStruck' season 6". Rappler. December 20, 2016. Retrieved March 28, 2017.
  8. ^ "Migo Adecer sa pagkakasama niya sa Encantadia : 'I thought this day would never come". GMA Network. July 16, 2016. Retrieved March 28, 2017.
  9. ^ Garcia, Rose (March 27, 2017). "Klea Pineda happy for StarStruck batchmates who are active in showbiz". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved March 28, 2017. Ang co-winner at ka-love team naman niyang si Migo Adecer ay kasama sa Pinoy version ng hit Koreanovela na My Love From The Star.
  10. ^ Sun, Cherry (August 11, 2016). "Maricris Garcia, James Wright, Migo Adecer and Kim Domingo, among the newest GMA Records artist". GMA Network. Retrieved March 28, 2017.
  11. ^ Ligunas, Meryll (December 22, 2016). "Migo Adecer names favorite moment in his one year in showbiz". GMA Network. Retrieved March 28, 2017.
  12. ^ "StarStruck Ultimate Final 14's Migo Adecer is a big fan of Sarah Geronimo". GMA Network. July 16, 2016. Retrieved March 28, 2017.
  13. ^ "'Starstruck' winner nabbed for hit-and-run, drunk driving". The Philippine Star. Retrieved July 30, 2019.
  14. ^ "Nominees for 2017 Star Awards for TV revealed". ABS-CBN News. October 30, 2017. Retrieved November 13, 2017.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Steven Silva
StarStruck Ultimate Male Survivor
2015 (season 6)
Succeeded by
Kim de Leon