Christine Reyes

Biography

Christine Reyes isn’t living in her sister’s shadows, contrary to what other people may be saying. She isn’t the ultimate pasaway either, who’s bringing headaches to directors and production staff or starting fights among others stars. Sometimes she’s just misunderstood.

Christine was barely 16 when she had a brush with stardom courtesy of the reality-based talent show of GMA-7, aptly called Starstruck. She was one of the thousands who were able to make it in top 14. The weeks during the competition were grueling. They were exposed to a number of different challenges that aim to test their skills in the fields of acting, singing, dancing, and hosting. Unfortunately, she didn’t make it to top 10. She was the second person to be booted out.

Christine was barely 16 when she had a brush with stardom courtesy of the reality-based talent show of GMA-7, aptly called Starstruck. She was one of the thousands who were able to make it in top 14. The weeks during the competition were grueling. They were exposed to a number of different challenges that aim to test their skills in the fields of acting, singing, dancing, and hosting. Unfortunately, she didn’t make it to top 10. She was the second person to be booted out.

Nevertheless, blessed with good looks, oozing sex appeal, intense charisma, and sheer talent—not to mention that her sister is Ara Mina" href="actresses/filipino-actresses/ara-mina.html" target="_blank">Ara Mina —she found her way into various television shows of the said station, including SOP Gigsters in 2004, Mulawin as Estrella, and two episodes of Love 2 Love, Pretty Boy (2004) and Miss Match (2005). She also appeared in popular TV series such as Darna, where she played the role of Molecula, and the TV adaptation of a well-known comic series Captain Barbell.

Early in her career, she also tackled serious dramatic roles in the movies Beautiful Life in 2004 and the horror flick Pa-siyam. Her participation in Say That You Love Me, along with fellow Starstruck 1 alumni Mark Herras" href="actors/filipino-actors/mark-herras.html" target="_blank">Mark Herras and Jennylyn Mercado" href="actresses/filipino-actresses/jennylyn-mercado.html" target="_blank">Jennylyn Mercado , allowed her to take much lighter and sweet roles, which are only fitting for her age.

It doesn’t mean, though, that he was out of men’s sight. Even at 16, she was already receiving a good number of offers to pose for men’s magazines. For her, it wasn’t still the right time. Suitors left and right were also never selfish to express their admiration on the beautiful gal such as Kempee de Leon. At 32 years old, he had no qualms of expressing his love for Christine, not until Ara Mina stepped in.

Christine was also subject to different kinds of controversies, notably pictured as the “other party” in showbiz relationships. The kissing photo between her and Joross circulated around mobile phones and eventually landed in a variety of entertainment talk shows. It also created quite a stir in the latter’s relationship with Roxanne Guinoo" href="actresses/filipino-actresses/roxanne-guinoo.html" target="_blank">Roxanne Guinoo . The grapevine also blamed her for the ultimate separation of Janno Gibbs and Bing Loyzaga. Both Christine and Janno vehemently denied the issue. Her rivalry with Katrina Halili" href="actresses/filipino-actresses/katrina-halili.html" target="_blank">Katrina Halili also went to a more personal level when rumormongers started spreading gossips between each other. Thankfully, this was settled privately.

After gracing the August 2007 issue of FHM, Christine was set to launch her first starring role in Green Paradise until production problems led to her dropping indefinitely from the film. A sneak peek into the movie made her conclude that it was half-baked. She might as well let it go than allow it to destroy her blossoming career. Nevertheless, another one is in tow, with a working title of Manikurista, under Viva Films.

To maintain her figure, Christine engages in belly dancing and boxing.

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