|Other names Robert, Bob|
Spouse Bienne Co
|Name Bobby Andrews|
Years active 1995-present
|Full Name Robert Riu Andrews|
Born 30 November 1976 (age 39) (1976-11-30) Manila, Philippines
Occupation Actor, TV Host, Matinee Idol
Children Gabbie Andrews, Arty Andrews
Nominations PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Morning Show Host
Movies and TV shows TGIS, Ikaw Na Sana, Mara Clara, Growing Up, Pangako Ikaw Lang
Similar People Angelu de Leon, Onemig Bondoc, Gina Pareno, Ramil Rodriguez, Sheryl Cruz
Tunay na Buhay: The real story behind the Bobby Andrews and Angelu de Leon love team
Robert Riu Andrews, popularly known as Bobby Andrews (born November 30, 1976) is a Filipino actor, TV host and former matinee idol. Starting out as a commercial model, he rose to fame when he teamed up with Angelu de Leon in the famous teen-oriented television show T.G.I.S. and its sequel Growing Up.
- Tunay na Buhay: The real story behind the Bobby Andrews and Angelu de Leon love team
- Television success
- Personal life
His team up with Angelu de Leon in the mid and late 1990s made him very popular. Their TV shows gained sky-high ratings and their movies were blockbuster hits. His popularity almost came to a halt when in 1998, at the peak of his and de Leon's popularity, Angelu admitted that she was pregnant with Joko Diaz's child. Despite this, Bobby had the full support of his mother company Viva and managed to get TV and movie roles as a solo actor. After breaking away from Viva in 2002, he shifted from matinee idol roles to offbeat roles in several ABS-CBN and GMA Network shows.
In 2009, Bobby appeared in the Philippine remake series of Zorro aired on GMA Network. He was part of the installment of Sine Novela called Kaya Kong Abutin Ang Langit with Iza Calzado, Wendell Ramos and Angelika dela Cruz.
In 2010, he went back to ABS-CBN to become part of the Precious Hearts Romances Presents of Martha Cecila's Impostor. He was also seen in the hit primetime remake of Emil Cruz Jr.'s Mara Clara.
In the 90s, Andrews gained fame with the hit GMA-7 and Viva television show T.G.I.S., a teen-and-youth-oriented show which was the competition for Gimik, a famous teen-and-youth-oriented show of ABS-CBN. In 1997, he did the hit soap Ikaw Na Sana and ended with a movie with his co-star and then-screen partner Angelu de Leon. In 1998, he became part of GMA soaps such as Ganyan Kita Kamahal and Halik Sa Apoy. In 2002, he was part of the melodramatic soap Sana Ay Ikaw Na Nga. In 2004, he came to ABS-CBN to star in the now-defunct hit memorable first fantasy television drama Marina. In 2005, he became part of GMA-7's first fantasy series Encantadia The First Season and 2006's Agawin Mo Man Ang Lahat. In 2007, he came back to primetime as Ronald Santilian in the primetime series Walang Kapalit and 2008's, Lobo as a supporting role. In 2009, he was part of the Sine Novela afternoon soap Kaya Kong Abutin Ang Langit. In 2010, he was in the afternoon hit soap Martha Cecila's Impostor which topped the afternoon line up and was mostly seen daily on the primetime remake of Emil Cruz Jr.'s Mara Clara as Amanthe Del Valle.
Andrews is married to a Chinese woman named Bienne Co. They have two children named Arty and Gabbie.