Pauleen Luna

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Pauleen Luna
Born Pauleen Marie Javier Luna
(1988-11-10) November 10, 1988 (age 27)
Las Piñas, Metro Manila, Philippines
Nationality Filipino
Other names Poleng, Pauleen Luna-Sotto
Occupation Actress
Years active 2003–present
Spouse(s) Vic Sotto (m. 2016)

Pauleen Marie Javier Luna-Sotto[1] (born November 10, 1988) is a Filipina actress and television personality. She appears on the GMA Network, particularly as one of the regular hosts of the long-running Philippine variety show Eat Bulaga! where she portrays the child-woman character Baby Poleng.

Career[edit]

Luna began her show business career when she joined Eat Bulaga!'s Little Miss Philippines talent contest in 1995.[2] She began acting at 13 years of age when she became a member of ABS-CBN Corporation's Star Magic Batch 11 in 2002, before transferring to GMA Network.[3]

She played the role of Odessa in Etheria, the second installment of the Encantadia trilogy, and appeared in the second Koreanovela adaptation of GMA Network's Ako si Kim Samsoon.[4] Following this, she appeared in Luna Mystika, starring Heart Evangelista. In 2009 she played with Dennis Trillo and Jennica Garcia in the romantic-comedy Adik Sa'Yo, and was later cast as the primary antagonist, Sofia Montemayor, in Ikaw Sana.

Luna plays Honey Toledo-Ferrer in the afternoon Philippine soap opera Trudis Liit.[5]

In 2006, Luna was ranked number 9 in the FHM-Philippines list of sexiest women and was featured on the cover of the December 2006 issue of UNO magazine.

Personal life[edit]

By December 2011, Luna had began dating her Eat Bulaga! co-host Vic Sotto after co-starring in Enteng ng Ina Mo, which the latter only confirmed in 2013. In September 2015, Sotto confirmed his engagement to Luna.[6][7] The couple married on January 30, 2016 in Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa.[8]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2016 Magpakailanman: Tamang Pag-ibig sa Maling Panahon Perlita GMA Network
2015 Dangwa Jenny
The Rich Man's Daughter Pearl Sy-Tanchingco
Eat Bulaga Lenten Special: Pangako ng Pag-ibig Rose
2014 My Destiny Janine
The Borrowed Wife Tessa Soriano
2013 Genesis Young Sandra
Magpakailanman: Kasalanan Ba ang Umibig Myrna Rivas
Sunday All Stars Guest Performer
Unforgettable Constance "Connie" De Ocampo
2012 Magdalena Carol Fuentebella
My Daddy Dearest Winnie/Annie/Minnie/Ada/Dalilang
2011 Iglot Vesta Santana
Dwarfina Gwendina
2010 Sine Novela: Trudis Liit Honey Toledo-Ferrer
Lokomoko U Herself TV5
2009 Ikaw Sana Sofia Montemayor GMA Network
Adik Sa'Yo Camille Sickat
2008–09 Luna Mystika Adita
2008 Ako si Kim Samsoon Cherry Fuentebella
2007–08 Zaido: Pulis Pangkalawakan Lyvia
2007 Mobile Sheriff Jiban Hiroko Katagiri (Voice)
2006 Pinakamamahal Nanette Casayuran
Now and Forever: Agos Clarissa / Cristina
Love to Love: Season 10 Maya
Encantadia: Pag-ibig Hanggang Wakas Odessa
Hongkong Flight 143 Trina
2005 Eat Bulaga! Co-Host/Herself
Etheria: Ang Ikalimang Kaharian ng Encantadia Hera Odessa
My Guardian Abby Blue Angel Elisha QTV
Qpids herself ABS-CBN
Bora: The Sons of Beach Paulette
2004 Marina Isabel
2003 Basta't Kasama Kita Karina
2002 Berks Kate

Film[edit]

Year Title Role
2015 My Bebe Love Cameo Role
2011 Enteng Ng Ina Mo Sexy Waitress
2010 Sigwa Sita
2008 Iskul Bukol 20 Years After (Ungasis and Escaleras Adventure) Patty
2007 Shake, Rattle and Roll 9 Florence
My Kuya's Wedding Heidi
2006 ZsaZsa Zaturnnah: Ze Moveeh Aruba
White Lady Pearl Legazpi
Blue Moon Azon
2004 Volta Penny Magtoto
2003 My First Romance Sharri

Concert[edit]

Year Concert title Role Location
2015 Tamang Panahon: Concert young Lola Nidora Philippine Arena

Awards and recognitions[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated Work Result References
2014 Dabarkads Awards Best Actress Anyo Ng Pag-Ibig Nominated
2012 FHM Philippines 100 Sexiest Women None Rank # 50
2011 Rank # 40
2010 Rank # 28
2009 PEP Forum Awards Highly Recommended on Most Promising StarNone None Won
FHM Philippines 100 Sexiest Women None Rank # 10
2008 FHM Philippines 100 Sexiest Women None Rank # 26
2007 PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Single Performance By An Actress Magpakailanman Won [9]
FHM Philippines 100 Sexiest Women None Rank # 13 [10]
2006 FHM Philippines 100 Sexiest Women None Rank # 9
2004 PMPC Star Awards for Television Best New Female TV Personality Marina Won

Magazine appearances[edit]

Month/Year Magazine
December 2006 UNO Magazine
February 2007 A-List Magazine
August 2008 SPEED Magazine
October 2009 Action & Fitness Magazine
April 2010 YES! Magazine
March 2013 YES! Magazine

References[edit]

  1. ^ Calderon, Nora (January 30, 2016). "Unprintable raw, hiwalayan nina Luis at Angel, sobrang kontrobersyal!". The Philippine Star (in Filipino). Retrieved February 3, 2016. 
  2. ^ Bassig, Wilwina (January 8, 2014). "Pauleen Luna in full bloom". GMA Network Inc. Retrieved January 10, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Pauleen Luna's touching message to her best friend Pia Wurtzbach". Push.com.ph (ABS-CBN Corporation). December 21, 2015. Retrieved January 10, 2016. 
  4. ^ Erece, Dinno (April 21, 2008). "Other cast members of "Kim Sam Soon" revealed". Philippine Entertainment Portal (GMA Network Inc.). Retrieved January 10, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Pauleen Luna talks about Trudis Liit star Jillian Ward". GMA News Online (GMA Network Inc.). July 22, 2010. Retrieved January 10, 2016. 
  6. ^ Dabu, Bianca Rose (January 7, 2016). "A look back at the Vic Sotto-Pauleen Luna love story". GMA News Online (GMA Network Inc.). Retrieved January 10, 2016. 
  7. ^ Ganal, FM (September 2, 2015). "Vic Sotto and Pauleen Luna engaged: A look back at their "roller-coaster" love story". Philippine Entertainment Portal (GMA Network Inc.). Retrieved January 10, 2016. 
  8. ^ Policarpio, Allan (January 31, 2016). "Vic Sotto weds Pauleen Luna: A promise of forever". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved January 31, 2016. 
  9. ^ FIRST READ ON PEP: ABS-CBN named Best TV Station at PMPC Star Awards for TV. Pep.ph. Retrieved on 2012-04-15.
  10. ^ Pauleen Luna, ranked number 13 on FHM Philippines. Fhm.com.ph. Retrieved on 2012-04-15.

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