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Maika Rivera

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Career record

Maika Tanpoco

1.68 m

Career record

tennis Player

Angeles, Philippines

Full name
Maika Jae Rivera Tanpoco

Country (sports)
Philippines (2000–present)

27 October 1995 (age 28) Angeles City, Pampanga (

Right-handed (two-handed backhand)

Spotlight on Maika: Get to know Maika Rivera

Maika Tanpoco is a Filipina tennis player, model and actress. She was one of the few popular tennis players in the Philippines along with Tin Patrimonio.


Maika Rivera smiling and wearing cream sweatshirt and shorts

In 2016, Tanpoco changed her screen name to Maika Rivera as she became a member of Star Magic, an ABS-CBN Talent Agency.

Maika Rivera smiling and wearing crop top with lips design, white short and white sneakers

Maika Rivera Work Out

Personal life

Rivera is the cousin of Ashley "Petrang Mahalimuyak" Rivera, who is known for being an internet sensation.


She lost to Marian Capadocia in the finals of Philippine Columbian Association in November 2014.

Showbiz career

Maika Rivera and Gerald Anderson hugging each other while smiling

Rivera's film debut is her antagonist role in Always Be My Maybe by Star Cinema, starring Arci Muñoz and Gerald Anderson. She also became a member of Girl Trends on ABS-CBN's noontime show It's Showtime.

Maika Rivera's headshot while wearing white shirt

Recently, Rivera made her television acting debut via Magpahanggang Wakas, where she shared credits with Muñoz, Gelli de Belen and John Estrada. She will be paired up with Marco Gumabao.

Off the Court

Maika Rivera laughing while wearing white blouse

She was featured in Metro magazine alongside Alyssa Valdez, a notable player from the Ateneo Lady Eagles volleyball team, and also appeared in Men's Health Philippines with another volleyball luminary, Cha Cruz. Both Cruz and she were recognized in FHM Philippines' Top 100 Sexiest Women, a list that also included Rachel Anne Daquis.

Maika Rivera wearing white top and cross necklace with pearl

Maika Rivera wearing beige top and earrings

Maika Rivera smiling and wearing white mini dress while Marco Gumabao sitting next to her


Maika Rivera Wikipedia