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Famous celebrities who started their show business career as commercial models

Not every artist is already famous because of their showbiz family clans. Some of them started as commercial models until they are discovered and they were able to penetrate successfully in the entertainment industry. Here are some of them:


Nadine Lustre is the other half of JaDine loveteam and the real life sweetheart of James Reid. She was still very young when she started her career in different commercials and print ads. She loves acting so much that is why grabbed he opportunity of being in the show business industry when she was given a chance. She is indeed one of the most beautiful faces in the industry today. She has been part of various commercial before including Coca-cola, Bambini, Red Ribbon, and Kitkat among others.


Coleem Garcia has portrayed as Martina in an iced-tea commercial where she reje(ted her suitors. She is now happily married to one of the best performers and hosts in the Philippines, Billy Crawford. Even until now she can be seen in shampoo and whitening lotion commercials.


Gabriel Arellano Concepción is a 54-year-old actor and businessman. He began his show business career in the 1980s as a teen commercial model and is known for his debonair career in Philippine cinema, spanning several romanticized associations. He had been part of the close up boys commercial back in the 80s.


Kapuso actor, host, and Primetime King Dingdong Dantes started as a child model at a very tender age of two. He had also been part of the Abstract Dancers and it had been the beginning of his showbiz career.


Marian Rivera is a young ramp model before she was discovered by the TAPE Inc. big bosses which had been her way to prosper her career in GMA. She is now a renowned actress and the Primetime Queen of the GMA network station.


He is a part-time commercial model and had tried so many auditions just to be able to enter show business as this was the wish of his late mother. He is now known to be the “Pambansang Bae” and had also been part of the blockbuster movie Hello, Love, Goobye with Kathryn Bernardo earning more than P800 million pesos!