Heart Evangelista Biography
Love Marie Payawal Ongpauco-Escudero, professionally known as Heart Evangelista, is a multi-talented Filipino personality who has made a name for herself as an actress, artist, singer, businesswoman, socialite, and VJ.
Heart, who was born on February 14, 1985, in Manila, has become well-known in the entertainment world thanks to her many abilities and accomplishments.
Reynaldo Evangelista Ongpauco, a Filipino businessman, and Maria Cecilia del Gallego Payawal were the parents of Heart Evangelista, who was born Love Marie Payawal Ongpauco.
Heart grew up with siblings on both sides of her parents’ families as the youngest child in her family. Her early love of the arts was further stoked by the fact that her aunt, Liberty Ilagan, was a well-known superstar in the 1960s.
At the age of 13, Heart started a career in the entertainment business as a model and actress.
Heart gained popularity from 2000 until the beginning of 2004 as a result of her collaborations with John Prats in a number of films and television productions, such as “G-mik,” “Trip,” “Ang Tanging Ina,” “My First Romance,” and “Berks.”
They won the honour of being the “Most Popular Loveteam of RP Movies” at the 33rd Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Scholarship Foundation thanks to their on-screen chemistry.
Heart has received recognition for her talent and popularity, including the Star honours for Movies and TV’s Best New Female Personality honours.
Additionally, her song “Tell Me” peaked at number 18 on the Australian charts, and her tune “Love Has Come My Way” received Texter’s and Listener’s Choice at the Himig Handog Awards.
Heart was cast alongside Geoff Eigenmann in the 2004 film “Bcuz of U” after her successful collaboration with John Prats came to an end.
She also starred in the television show “Hiram” with Kris Aquino, Dina Bonnevie, and Anne Curtis; for this role, she was nominated for a Star Award for Best Actress. Heart’s acting career flourished as she appeared in numerous films and television programmes, demonstrating her range and talent.
Heart made a huge career move in 2008 when she left ABS-CBN and signed an exclusive contract with GMA Network. She made several appearances on GMA television programmes, such as “Codename: Asero,” “Luna Mystika,” “Sine Novela: Ngayon at Kailanman,” and “Full House.”
Additionally, Heart hosted the musical variety programme “Party Pilipinas” and took part in reality competitions including “Puso ng Pasko: Artista Challenge” and “Dwarfina.”
Heart’s skills go beyond hosting and acting; she is a skilled visual artist. She has successfully mounted solo exhibitions under her own name, Love Marie, at illustrious venues like the Ayala Museum and Galerie Joaquin.
She has collaborated with well-known designers and authors, and her paintings have been exhibited in numerous art festivals and exhibitions.
Heart Evangelista is well known for her charitable work outside of her industry. She started the Heart Can charity with the intention of helping kids with respiratory conditions.
Heart is a vocal supporter of the SOGIE Equality Bill’s passage in the Philippines as well as an advocate for the LGBT community. She actively supports causes for cancer, cerebral palsy, and uncommon diseases and works with groups like PAWS (Philippine Animal Welfare Society).
Heart Evangelista’s distinguished career and commitment to charity causes have cemented her position as a significant player in the entertainment sector and a well-liked figure in Filipino culture.
She is a popular and legendary figure in the Philippines and throughout the world thanks to her talent, beauty, and philanthropy, which continue to inspire and uplift those around her.
Heart Evangelista has a varied career and is engaged in charitable work in addition to her role as the former first spouse of Sorsogon.
Heart assumed the position of First Spouse when her husband served in office as the governor of the Philippine province of Sorsogon through her marriage to Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero.
Heart actively took part in numerous projects and programmes throughout her time as the First Spouse that aimed to advance the welfare and development of the Sorsogon population.
Her presence and assistance helped draw attention to crucial concerns and improved the communities in the province.
Heart Evangelista, the former first lady of Sorsogon, used her power and riches to improve the lives of the people she helped.
She is regarded and admired in the entertainment industry as well as in the field of social and civic engagement due to her commitment to public service, love of art, and charity.
Who Are Heart Evangelista’s Siblings?
Heart Evangelista grew up with four sisters and one brother. Her siblings are Marjorie, Michelle, Camille, Lisa, and Miguel.
Marjorie, who is her sister, is a well-known actress in the entertainment sector. Michelle, on the other hand, has made the decision to live a more quiet life and avoid the spotlight.
Camille is a well-known restaurateur and businesswoman, as was already established.
Like Michelle, Lisa keeps a low profile and has lived her life out of the public eye.
Last but not least, Heart’s brother Miguel completes the family, despite the fact that he likes to lead a more sedate and secluded existence.
Heart and her siblings have come together to form a close-knit family, with each of them following their own interests and contributing in their own unique ways to a variety of disciplines.