Gelli de Belen
| Catherine Janice Yap de Belen|
November 9, 1968 (age 47) (1968-11-09) Quezon City, Philippines
Actress, commercial model, host
John Estrada (m. 1992–2004)
Ina Estrada, Iggy Boy Muhlach, Yuan Estrada, Kyla Estrada, Moira Estrada
Tiktik: The Aswang Chronicles, The Healing
Ina - Kapatid - Anak, The Buzz, Budoy, Showbiz Inside Report, SiS
John Estrada, Gelli de Belen, Aga Muhlach, Carmina Villaroel, Julie Vega
Catherine Janice Yap de Belen, better known as Janice de Belen (born November 9, 1968) is a multi-awarded and well known Filipino actress, commercial model and television host who was a GMA Network contract artist. She later returned to ABS-CBN via Budoy. She is a former part of ABS-CBN contract actresses. she currently returned to her home network, GMA Network, appears in 2017 Alden Richards & Maine Mendoza drama, Destined To Be Yours.
Janice Catherine Yap de Belen was born November 9, 1968 to Philip Ilagan de Belen and Cynthia Susan Jimenez Yap. She has a younger sister Gelli who is also an actress. On March 19, 2016, her mother died at the age of 67 due to heart attack.
At the age of nine, she became a newscaster for the RPN 9's Newswatch Junior Edition. She got her biggest break from the same channel when she got the lead role in the soap opera Flordeluna a top-rating and phenomenally successful TV soap where she played Flor from 1979 until 1985, when she quit showbiz. The soap continued to air a few more years after Janice left but it started going on a downward trend and never regained its popularity. (It was remade by ABS-CBN in 2007 but based it more closely on the original radio serial by Marcos Navarro Sacol; it was well-received as the original show).2016, Best Actress - World Premiers Film Festival for "Ringgo: The Dog Shooter".
2013, Movie Supporting Actress of the Year, PMPC Star Awards for Movies for "Tiktik: The Aswang Chronicles"
2012, Best Actress - Directors Showcase, Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival for "Mga Mumunting Lihim"
2012, Best Supporting Actress - Directors Showcase, Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival for "Mga Mumunting Lihim"
2010, Best Actress - Young Critics Circle, Philippines for "Last Viewing"
2010, Best Actress - Gawad Pasado Awards for "Last Viewing"
1991, Best Actress, Manila Film Festival for "Kailan Ka Magiging Akin?"
Winner, Best Celebrity Talk Show for "SIS", 2007 PMPC Star Awards for TV
Winner, Best Celebrity Talk Show for "SIS", 2009 PMPC Star Awards for TV
Winner, Best Celebrity Talk Show for "SIS", 2009 (CMMA)Catholic Mass Media Awards
Winner, Best Celebrity Talk Show Host for Spoon, 2009 PMPC Star Awards For TV.
Winner, Best Celebrity Talk Show Host for "Spoon", 2010, PMPC Star Awards for TV
Recipient, Eastwood City "Walk of Fame 2010".
Winner, Best Celebrity Talk Show for "Spoon", 2010, PMPC Star Awards
Winner, Best Celebrity Talk Show for "Spoon", 2011, PMPC Star Awards for TV
Winner, Best Magazine Program Host (Celebrity Talk Show Host), 2011 KBP Golden Dove Awards
Winner, Best Actress for "Budoy", 2013 Gawad Tanglaw Awards
Winner, Best Actress for "Ina Kapatid Anak, 2013 KBP Golden Dove Awards
Winner, Best Celebrity Talk Show Host, 2013 Golden Screen Awards for Television
Janice re-joined showbiz after a short break, returning to TV with the soap "Jesy" and the early evening variety show The Big, Big Show on City-2. She was considered the 80s Teen Drama Princess alongside the late Julie Vega, whose soap "Anna Liza" provided stiff competition to "Flordeluna." The two TV rivals co-starred in a number of '80s films. Janice was also known for her relationship with Aga Muhlach, which produced a love child, and her tumultuous relationship with now ex-husband John Estrada.
She returned to the world of TV soap in the '90s with "Andrea Amor" on GMA-7. In 2001-2010, after her separation from Estrada, she hosted the now defunct popular morning talk show SiS also on GMA-7 with sister Gelli De Belen and their friend Carmina Villaroel. In 2011-2012, she starred and won public admiration anew in the critically acclaimed TV series Budoy. She followed it up with another noteworthy performance in the teleserye Ina, Kapatid, Anak which aired on ABS-CBNs Primetime Bida Block and worldwide through TFC from 2012–2013. She co-hosted Showbiz Inside Report as well from February 2012 to October 2013 and until recently, was also doing Buzz ng Bayan with Boy Abunda.
Janice de Belen Wikipedia