Andi Eigenmann

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Andrea "Andi" Eigenmann
BornAndrea Nicole Guck Eigenmann
(1990-06-25) June 25, 1990 (age 23)
Marikina City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Other namesAndrea, Andi
Occupationactress, commercial model
Years active2007–present
 
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Andrea "Andi" Eigenmann
BornAndrea Nicole Guck Eigenmann
(1990-06-25) June 25, 1990 (age 23)
Marikina City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Other namesAndrea, Andi
Occupationactress, commercial model
Years active2007–present

Andrea Nicole Guck "Andi" Eigenmann (born June 25, 1990) is an actress and model from the Philippines. Eigenmann is currently a contract artist under ABS-CBN's Star Magic.[1]

Early life[edit]

Her descent and family[edit]

Eigenmann is of Kapampangan, American, German, and Spanish descent.[2][3] She is the daughter of actors Mark Gil and Jaclyn Jose, and is a half-sister of Sid Lucero, Gabby Eigenmann, Ira Eigenmann and Maxene Eigenmann.

Education[edit]

She graduated Elementary in 2004 and High School in 2008 at Miriam College in Katipunan, Quezon City. She is a college student at De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde in Taft Avenue Manila.

Career[edit]

In 2007, Eigenmann started her showbiz career on the soap opera, Prinsesa ng Banyera on ABS-CBN, where she played the role of Sandy. In 2008, she was in the reality show Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition Plus. She was the second house player to enter the house and was evicted on day 53. In 2009, she was one of the 12 finalists of the MYX VJ Search 2009.

The year 2010, marked Eigenmann's turning point in her career when she played the lead and the title role in the fantasy drama series, Agua Bendita. In this series, she played a dual role, Agua and Bendita. Agua Bendita follows the story of twin sisters, one was normal (Bendita) while the other was born with a physical defect (Agua).

After Agua Bendita, Eigenmann starred on 8 episodes of Your Song presents playing different characters. Also in 2010 she starred in 2 films under Regal Films, Mamarazzi and Shake, Rattle and Roll 12.

In 2011, Eigenmann played the role of Gabrielle "Gabby" Marcelo in a critically acclaimed family military drama series, Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin together with Maja Salvador and Coco Martin.

After giving birth, Eigenmann returned to acting and topbilled a television drama, Kahit Puso'y Masugatan in 2012, along with Gabby Concepcion, Jake Cuenca, and Iza Calzado. In the same year, she also starred in a horror film, Pridyider with Janice de Belen under Regal Films and in a romantic drama film, A Secret Affair produced by Viva Films with Derek Ramsay and Anne Curtis.

Personal life[edit]

Talks about Eigenmann's alleged pregnancy started surfacing after a blind item appeared in a blog on June 23, 2011. A few days later, discussions in Twitter pointed out that Eigenmmann was the topic of the blind item.[4] When the news of Andi's pregnancy broke out, Eigenmann and Ejercito trended in Twitter worldwide.[5] In a live interview with Mario Dumaual in TV Patrol which aired on June 29, Eigenmann's mother, Jaclyn Jose, confirmed the pregnancy. Jose also stated that her daughter is 18 weeks and two days pregnant and that she was proud of her daughter's decision to keep the baby.[6] When asked about the father of the child, Jose only stated that it was Eigenmann's first boyfriend. The boyfriend allegedly left after getting Eigenmann pregnant. Names of the alleged father include Albie Casiño and Jake Ejercito, a son of former Philippine president Joseph Estrada.[1] Ejercito denied being Eigenmann's boyfriend and being the father of the child in a post on his Twitter page.[7] A day later, Eigenmann tweeted denying Ejercito as the father of the child.[8]

In September 2011, Eigenmann revealed on her Posterous blog that the father of her child is Albie Casiño.[9]

On November 23, 2011, Eigenmann gave birth to a baby girl at St. Luke's Medical Center. She gave birth through a Caesarean section. The baby girl was named Adrianna Gabrielle.[10]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

YearTitleRoleNetwork
2007ASAP FanaticHerself/PerformerABS-CBN
Prinsesa ng BanyeraSandy
2007 - 2011ASAPHerself/Performer
2008Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition Plus[11]Herself/House Player
2009Family FeudHerself/ContestantGMA Network
2010Rod Santiago's Agua BenditaAgua Cristi / Bendita CristiABS-CBN
Maalaala Mo Kaya: PianoChristine
Your Song Presents: AndiMultiple Characters
ShowtimeHerself
2011Minsan Lang Kita IibiginGabrielle "Gabby" Marcelo
2012Gandang Gabi ViceHerself (Guest)
2012 - 2013Kahit Puso'y MasugatanVeronica Salvacion de Guzman
2012Kapamilya Deal or No DealGuest Celebrity Player
2013Maalaala Mo Kaya: AltarLyka
2013-2014Jim Fernandez's Galema, Anak Ni ZumaGalema Castillo-Villalobos

Movies[edit]

YearTitleRoleProduction Company
2013When the Love is GoneViva Films
MomzillasRinaStar Cinema & Viva Films
Coming SoonMonicaViva Films
2012A Secret AffairSamantha 'Sam' MontinolaViva Films
PridyiderTina BenitezRegal Entertainment
2010Shake, Rattle & Roll XII[12][13]Andrea
Mamarazzi[12]Strawberry / Peachy

Awards[edit]

YearAward Giving Body/CriticsAward/NominationResult
2010Juicy! (TV5)2010's Most Promising Young Star (#1)Won
2010Juicy! (TV5)2010's Breakthrough Artists (#5)Won
201058th FAMAS AwardsGerman Moreno Youth Achievement AwardWon
2010YES! Magazine's 100 Beautiful Stars71st Most Beautiful StarWon
201042nd Guillermo Box Office AwardsMost Promising Female Star of the YearWon
2011Studio 23 Barkada Choice AwardsBreakthrough Artist of the YearNominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Santiago, Erwin (June 29, 2011). "Jaclyn Jose confirms Andi Eigenmann's pregnancy: "Yes, it's true, my daughter's pregnant.". News. The Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved June 29, 2011. 
  2. ^ http://www.fhm.com.ph/fhm-babes/cover-babe/2749/maxene-eigenmann
  3. ^ http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/257045/rp-movie-industry-not-dead-just-comatose
  4. ^ Santiago, Erwin (June 27, 2011). "Is Andi Eigenmann pregnant?". News. The Philippine Entertainmetn Portal. Retrieved June 29, 2011. 
  5. ^ Villena, Glenda (June 29, 2011). "Tearful Jaclyn confirms Andi's pregnancy". News. Yahoo! OMG! Philippines. Retrieved June 30, 2011. 
  6. ^ Mario Dumaual (June 29, 2011). "Andi Eigenmann is pregnant, confirms mom". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved June 29, 2011. 
  7. ^ Jake Ejercito (@unoemilio) (June 29, 2011). "Ejercito denies". Twitter. Retrieved June 29, 2011. 
  8. ^ Santiago, Erwin (June 30, 2011). "Andi Eigenmann breaks silence about the identity of her child's father on Twitter". News. The Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved June 30, 2011. 
  9. ^ Jimenez, Jocelyn (September 5, 2011). "Andi Eigenmann names Albie Casiño as the father of her child". News. The Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved September 6, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Andi Eigenmann gives birth to baby girl". ABS-CBN News. November 24, 2011. Retrieved December 10, 2011. 
  11. ^ Santos, Manila P. (2 October 2008). "Andi Eigenmann grows up". ABS-CBN. Archived from the original on 7 April 2010. Retrieved 8 March 2010. 
  12. ^ a b Dumaual, Mario (20 April 2010). "Andi Eigenmann signs non-exclusive deal with Regal". ABS-CBN. Archived from the original on 23 April 2010. Retrieved 5 June 2010. 
  13. ^ "Andi Eigenmann now a Regal baby". The Philippine Star. 17 May 2010. Retrieved 5 June 2010. 

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