Angelita Aquino, popularly known as Angel Aquino is a 46-year-old fashion model and FAMAS and Gawad Urian Award-nominated Filipino film and television actress. She is currently part of ABS-CBN contract talents.

She is mostly known for her lead antagonist roles such as “Ether” in “Encantadia: Pag-ibig Hanggang Wakas” in 2006, “Vera Cruz” in “Magkaribal” in 2010, and “Adrianna Lamayre” in “Apoy Sa Dagat” in 2013. She first gained fame when she became a TV host for F!, the longest-running lifestyle show of ABS-CBN from 1999, and its successor US Girls in 2006. She is currently portraying the character of Sec. Diana T. Olegario in FPJ’s: Ang Probinsiyano.

She attended and graduated a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism at the University of the Philippines Baguio. She has two daughters; one aged 23, Iana, and the other 21, Thea. Iana recently made rounds on different social media platforms because of her resemblance to her celebrity mom especially when she smiles.

She just celebrated her 23rd birthday last July 3. Her mom posted a very sweet message online saying: “Catch your dreams. Live what you imagine. Love your life. Happy birthday my curious, adventurous one!!!”

Iana did some modeling when she was still in college but she chose to stay away from the chaotic world of show business industry. She is currently an events producer according to LinkedIn. She is indeed an adventurous person as she loves the beach, surfing, and mountain climbing as can be seen on her social media posts.


Iana, Thea, and their mom Angel are part of the “Juan Day Project” which brings bags and school supplies to students who are less fortunate. They recently visited Ifugao and Nueva Vizcaya. Some of the things they enjoy doing as mother and daughter are doing yoga and enjoying their food. They really are a beautiful picture of a mother and daughter, such an inspiration to a lot of people.