Heart Evangelista

Real name and personal background of Heart Evangelista and her showbiz career.

HEART EVANGELISTA – Here are some of the details about the personal life and show business career of the global fashion icon.

The showbiz industry’s Heart Evangelista is well-loved not just being an actress but also being a global fashion icon. She’s been to several fashion weeks and her presence value would often earn millions. Apart from this, she also expanded her resume to include entrepreneur, singer, PAWs supporter, and visual artist.

Heart Evangelista
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The actress was born Love Marie Payawal Ongpauco on February 14, 1985. Her parents are Reynaldo Evangelista Ongpauco, a Filipino businessman, and Maria Cecilia del Gallego Payawal and Heart is the youngest in their family. 1960s superstar Liberty Ilagan is her aunt.

She owns a couple of businesses such as Pure Living, a beauty and wellness company, where she is the co-founder and co-CEO. She also co-owns Harlan Beach Resort which is located in Boracay Island.

She is married to Senator Chiz Escudero.

Heart Evangelista
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Heart started a career in the show business industry when she was just 13 years old as a model and an actress. She is also a singer and she was famous as the pair of John Prats in a love team.

Apart from acting, she is also a fashion influencer. She’s a consistent at fashion shows and has attended Paris Fashion Week and Paris Couture Week. Her massive social media following is also a great tool for her to be considered as an influential brand endorser.

She is also a visual artist. She has a passion in painting and she doesn’t just her artwork in empty canvasses, she also applies them to luxury bags and one of her customers is Jinkee Pacquiao who had some bags of hers painted by the actress.

Heart is also an author. She actually authored two books: This is Me, Love Marie, a beauty book published in 2015 and the other one is called Styled with Heart, a fashion book published in 2019.

Heart Evangelista
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As an actress, these are some of her films:

  • Trip (2001), Jologs (2002), My First Romance (2003), Ang Tanging Ina (2003), and Bcuz Of U (2004) under Star Cinema
  • Ay, Ayeng (2008)
  • Nobody, Nobody But Juan (2009)
  • Mano Po 7: A Mother’s Love (2009)
  • Tingala Sa Pugad (2010)
  • Inno Sotto’s Muse (2010)
  • Temptation Island (2011)
  • Sosy Problems (2012)
  • Trophy Wife (2014)
  • Felix Manalo (2015)

Some of her awards and recognitions

  • Asia’s Most Influential PH 2023
  • Asia’s Most Influential PH 2022
  • Asia’s Most Influential PH 2021
  • Asia’s Most Stylish PH 2021
  • Gen.T (Philippines) 2021
  • Gen.T (Philippines) 2020
  • Gen.T (Philippines) 2019
  • Gen.T (Philippines) 2018
  • Gen.T (Philippines) 2017
  • Gen.T (Philippines)2016
  • Best Supporting Actress (Metro Mania Film Festival) 2009
  • Best New TV Personality 2001 (PMPC Star Awards for Television) 2001
Heart Evangelista
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The fashion icon and the senator first tied the knot in 2015 in Balesin. They first interacted in 2009 and late Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago played a big role for their paths to cross each other. But before 2009, Heart already had a crush on Chiz way back in 2007. In 2012, they admitted that they are dating and despite being hounded with so much controversies and issues, their love endured and just this year, their marriage reached the 9th year and they’ve had a renewal of vows.

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