The Next Generation:
8 Children of Pinoy Celebrities
To Watch Out For
By Tynne De Leon
As they say, the apple doesn’t fall from the tree. And it rings true for the sons and daughters of Pinoy celebrities who are currently conquering the showbiz scene. There are some who fell in love with the craft and decided to follow the footsteps of their parents, and they’re bound to be the next generation of stars. Here are some that have registered on our radar:
When we heard her cover of La Vie En Rose on Soundcloud, we knew she’d go places with her angelic voice. She somehow reminds us of her singer mom, Sharon Cuneta, but Frankie Pangilinan definitely shines on her own. She performed once on TV: when she sang her mom’s old hit, “Mr. DJ” in Eat Bulaga less than a year ago. That felt like a long time ago, and we do hope she’ll do that again and decide to be a TV regular soon.
Unlike her sister Inah, Kaila has no plans (yet) to go into acting since she finds the runway more fascinating. She has been modeling since she was 17, and she’s now a Mercator model and SM Youth Ambassador at 20. This up-and-coming It girl, who is the daughter of Janice de Belen and John Estrada, is definitely one to watch out for.
When Maricel Laxa and Anthony Pangilinan’s son, Donny, joined the former as a one-time guest on ABS-CBN’s Magandang Buhay, everyone on the internet just went cray over his good-looks and artista charm. He debuted on the ASAP stage last year, and he’s now a MYX VJ, so get ready to see more of him on TV!
As the only child of Lucy Torres and Richard Gomez, a lot of people expected Juliana to follow her parents’ footsteps. And she’s slowly making a name for herself: she’s endorsed some brands and graced magazine covers. She also has several followers on Instagram who admire her style, so we’re excited to know what’s next for this brewing It girl!