It is always intriguing to look back on some of the former projects of the celebrities that top our headlines now. Some of them may have been born into showbiz but we’ve listed down celebrities that had gone the unconventional way of entering fame.
- Marian Rivera
Marian Rivera’s fame had gone far and wide that even die hard kapamilya viewers knew of her. She was first seen on screen in a Skyflakes commercial way back in 2005 when she played the role of a hungry girlfriend.
- Nikki Gil
Nikki Gil also shone back in 2005 when she appeared on a TV commercial of coca cola singing that beautiful melody for the softdrink company.
- Toni Gonzaga
Toni Gonzaga first appeared on screen on her TV Commercial with Sprite and Piolo Pascual. She inadvertly made famous the tag line, “I love You Piolo!”
- Ryan Agoncillo
Another Celebrity who became famous after a commercial with Sprite is Ryan Agoncillo. Ryan was part of Sprite’s “magpakatotoo ka” campaign which opened doors for him into show business.
- Coleen Garcia
Coleen was 17 years old when she appeared on screen for a commercial for Skin White. Her role was to stun John Lloyd with her glowing fair skin but apparently she also caught the eye of producers.
- Solenn Heussaff
No one can forget Solen’s first commercial with Coca Cola when she played the nerdy girl turned hot girl.
- Georgina Wilson
Georgina Wilson appeared on TV on a commercial for Ponds where in she apparently showed her smooth transition to a fairer and lighter skin tone.
- Rico Yan
Rico Yan appeared on an Eggnog commercial when he passed by a couple of girls rating their attractiveness using eggnog pieces. When it was Rico’s turn, the girls shouted, “grabe isang box!”
- Isabel Oli
Isabel Oli appeared on commercials for Max’s Restaurant together with Piolo Pascual. They played the roles of childhood friends who eventually met again after years apart – in a Max’s Restaurant.
- Sam Milby
While some of you may have know him from his time on the Big Brother house, Sam actually appeared on TV commercials way before he entered PBB. He was in a close up commercial with Barbie Almalbis wherein he made a name for himself for his good looks and stunning smile.