Valeen Montenegro

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Valeen Montenegro
Valeen Montenegro Vicente

(1990-06-10) June 10, 1990 (age 31)
Alma mater De La Salle–College of Saint Benilde
Occupation Actress, model
Years active2006–present
Agent Star Magic (2006–2008)
Talent5 (2008–2015)
GMA Artist Center (2015–2019)
VEDA Productions (2019–present)
Parent(s) Iñaki Vicente (father)

Valeen Montenegro Vicente (born June 10, 1990) is a Filipina actress, comedienne and model.



Montenegro started her acting career as one of the new talents launched by ABS-CBN's talent management arm Star Magic in 2006. [1] Her first acting role was in a one-episode stint in the comedy fantasy series Da Adventures of Pedro Penduko , playing a younger version of Gloria Romero's character Maria.

In 2007, Montenegro appeared in Ysabella and played a ghost in her first feature film Hide and Seek. [2]

In 2008, she transferred as a non-exclusive talent in the Kapatid Network and was seen on TV5's teen drama series HushHush and sketch comedy show Lokomoko.

In 2015, she moved to GMA-7 after signing an exclusive contract and usually plays either villain or comedic roles in many of the network's teleseryes and is regularly seen on Bubble Gang.

Montenegro appeared on the cover of FHM Philippines' July 2015 issue. [3] She appeared again on the cover of the magazine's November 2017 issue, this time with her Bubble Gang co-stars Kim Domingo, Chariz Solomon, Jackie Rice, Denise Barbacena, Arra San Agustin, Lovely Abella and Arny Ross. [4]

Personal life

Montenegro is the granddaughter of actors Mario Montenegro and Letty Alonzo. [1] [5] [3] Her father, Iñaki Vicente, was a footballer for the Philippine national team. [6] [7] [8]

Montenegro obtained her degree in fashion design and merchandising from De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde in 2013. [9]



2006 Komiks Presents : Da Adventures of Pedro Penduko Young Maria
2006 Crazy for You Luna
2006 Your Song Presents : Half Crazy
2006 Star Magic Presents : Abt Ur Luv Gwen [2]
2007Star Magic Presents: Abt Ur Luv Ur Lyf 2 Gwen
2007 Ysabella Lima Amarillo [2]
2007 Maalaala Mo Kaya Camille's sisterEpisode: "Barko" [10]
2008Star Magic Presents: Astigs in Luvin' Lyf Ella
2008Your Song Presents: Kapag Ako Ay NagmahalMao
2008Maalaala Mo KayaSaraEpisode: "Hair Clip" [11]
2008 HushHush Roxy
2008–2009 Lokomoko Herself - Various roles
2009Your Song Presents: Underage Ana Marie Zuriaga
2009–2010 Lokomoko High Herself
2010 My Darling Aswang
2010Hapi TogetherElizabeth
2010–2013 Lokomoko U Herself / Various roles
2010 Pidol's Wonderland Alicia
2010–2011 P.O.5 Herself - Host
2011 Midnight DJ BeckyEpisode: "Atake ng Kapre"
2012 The Jose and Wally Show Starring Vic Sotto Ashley Villanueva
2012 Kapitan Awesome Georgina
2012 Artista Academy Herself - Host
2013 Jeepney Jackpot: Pera o Para! Herself - Host [12]
2013 Tropa Mo Ko Unli Herself
2015No Harm, No FoulDidi [13]
2015 Happy Truck ng Bayan Herself - Host
2015–2019 Sunday PinaSaya Herself / Various roles [14]
2015–present Bubble Gang Herself / Various roles [15]
2015 Princess in the Palace Gwen Dizon [14]
2016 Juan Tamad Mayumi
2016 Poor Señorita Piper Villon [16]
2016 Karelasyon MaritaEpisode: "Kulam" [17]
2016 Dear Uge AnneEpisode: "Face Your Problem"
2016 Tsuperhero Jennifer
2016 Karelasyon BelaEpisode: "Kasunduan"
2017 Dear Uge JennyEpisode: "User-friendly"
2017 Encantadia Bathalumang Haliya
2017 My Korean Jagiya Cindy / Cinnamon
2018 Sherlock Jr. Mylene / Audrey Velasco
2018 Pepito Manaloto Valeen
2018 My Special Tatay Young Via
2019—2020 Beautiful Justice Miranda "Lady M" Samonte / Red Lotus
2021 Anak ni Waray vs. Anak ni Biday Galatea
2021 To Have & to Hold Sofia Carlos


2007Hide and SeekElla Cabuena [2]
2009 Nandito Ako Nagmamahal Sa'Yo Rubylyn Alba
2015 My Bebe Love: #KiligPaMore Cielo [18]
2016Every Room is a PlanetYannie
2017 Mang Kepweng Returns Rachelle
2017The Write MomentJoyce

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