Yassi Pressman

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Yassi Pressman
Born
Yasmin Isabel Yasto Pressman

(1995-05-11) May 11, 1995 (age 26)
NationalityFilipino, British
OccupationActress, model, dancer, singer, VJ, host
Years active2006–present
Agent
Height5 ft 4 in (163 cm)
Parent(s)
  • Ronald Pressman (father)
  • Belcy Dalloran Yasto (mother)
[1]
Musical career
Genres
  • Pop
Labels Viva Records
Associated acts Pop Girls

Yasmin Isabel "Yassi" Yasto-Pressman (born 11 May 1995) [2] is a Filipina-British model, actress, television personality, singer and dancer. She was already given a break in her career as a power dancer and antagonist roles back then, but rose to prominence after portraying Alyana Arevalo in the hit FPJ's Ang Probinsyano for 5 years straight.

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Early life

Pressman was born in British Hong Kong to a British father and a Filipino mother from Isabela. Her second name, Isabel, is a reference to her mother's home province. Pressman has four sisters: Abby, Cara, Siobhan and Issa. [2]

Career

Best known for her breakthrough role in Ang Probinsyano as Alyanna R. Arevalo-Dalisay, the wife of Cardo, Yassi has made a mark in Philippine showbusiness not only as a versatile actress, but as a gifted singer and terrific dancer. Yassi can regularly be seen not only on TV series but on variety shows, blockbuster movies and multiple product endorsement ads.

2006–present

In 2006, she was cast in the ABS-CBN drama series Gulong ng Palad as the young Luisa.

In 2009 she signed up as a Viva Artists Agency and Viva Entertainment contract star and became a regular GMA Network talent as one of the female dancers of SOP. Pressman was known as the "Princess of the Dance Floor" of Party Pilipinas . When SOP was replaced by Party Pilipinas , Pressman became a part of Sayaw Pilipinas.

Yassi was also one of the top VJs at MTV and appeared in many online shorts.

In 2014, she was cast as Lorraine "Lory" Keet in the film Diary ng Panget with Andre Paras as her on-screen partner. Pressman also starred as Audrey Dela Cruz in the film Talk Back, and You're Dead.

In 2016, Pressman transferred to ABS-CBN as a housemate in Pinoy Big Brother: Lucky 7 . She also became a regular performer in ASAP and joined the longest running teleserye on Philippine television, the teleserye adaptation of FPJ's Ang Probinsyano. [3] [4]

Personal life

Yassi is very socially aware and holds multiple charity projects every time she celebrates birthdays and holidays. [5] [6] [7]

On February 6, 2020, Yassi's father, Ronnie, died at the age of 90 due to various old-age complications. [8]

Filmography

Television

TV Shows/ Guestings/ Appearances
YearTitleRoleNetwork
2006 Gulong ng Palad Young Luisa
ABS-CBN
2009 Adik Sa'yo Lucinda Bartolome
GMA Network
2009–10 Sana Ngayong Pasko Valeria
SOP Herself
2010–13 Party Pilipinas
2010 Ilumina Ayra
I Laugh Sabado Herself
Q
now on GMA News TV
2011 Time of My Life Terry
GMA Network
2011–12 Tween Hearts Eunice Fuentabella
2012 Luna Blanca Kate
Makapiling Kang Muli Vanessa
2012–13 Cielo de Angelina Rhoda
2013 Magpakailanman: The Louise delos Reyes Story Yuri
Dormitoryo Sophie
Anna KareNina (2013 TV series) Jenna Vera
Genesis Rina Romualdez / Pyra
2013–15 Sunday All Stars Co-Host / Performer
2014 Paraiso Ko'y Ikaw Young Yvette
Magpakailanman: One Last Chance Mitch
Hiram na Alaala Wendy
2015Wattpad Presents : Mr. Popular meets Ms. Nobody: Still In Love (Part 2)Mandy Aguilar
TV5
Wattpad Presents: My Fiance Since BirthAlexandra "Alex" Sanchez
Princess in the Palace Perla
GMA Network
ASAP Performer
ABS-CBN
2016 Born to Be a Star Host
TV5
Pinoy Big Brother: Lucky 7 Celebrity housemate
ABS-CBN
Kapamilya Channel
A2Z
2016–21 FPJ's Ang Probinsyano Alyana Arevalo-Dalisay†
2019 It's Showtime: Bidaman Celebrity Guest
2021 It's Showtime: Hide and Sing Celebrity Tago-hula

Film

Film
YearTitleRole
2011 Tween Academy: Class of 2012 Caitlin
2012 Si Agimat, si Enteng Kabisote at si Ako Sol / Winged Horse
2013Kaleidoscope World (film)Elsa
2014 Diary ng Panget Lorraine "Lory" Keet
Talk Back and You're Dead Audrey dela Cruz
2015 Felix Manalo Via Dela Vega
Wang FamElenita Sera
2016Miracles Are Forever (To Love And To Live)Leonor
Girlfriend for Hire Nami San Jose
Camp Sawi Jessica
2018Ang Pambansang Third Wheel [9] Trina
Para Sa Broken HeartedShalee
Born ReadyLeona
2019 The Mall, The Merrier Maria Clara / M.C. (Special Participation)
2021Jesus Christ...Virgin People!Elizabeth "Liza" Mercado

Discography

Albums

List of albums, with selected details [10]
TitleAlbum details
Yassi

Singles

List of singles, with selected details [11]
TitleYearAlbum
"Edge of the World"
(with Josh Padilla)
2015 Philpop 2015
"Hush"
(featuring Nadine Lustre)
2015Yassi
"Lala"2015Yassi
"Dahil Sa 'Yo"
(with Andre Paras)
2015Yassi and Girlfriend For Hire OST
"'Di Ko Alam"
(with Andre Paras)
2015Yassi and Diary ng Panget The Movie OST
"Katakot-Takot"
(with Andre Paras and Alonzo Mulach)
2015Wang Fam
"Dumadagundong"2016 Philpop 2016
"Sandaang Habambuhay"2017Non-album single
"Migraine"2018
"Sa Wakas"2019
"Sige Na Please"
"Basta Kasama Kita"
"Bukas Mo Na Sabihin"2020
"Kaya Natin Ito"

Publications

Publications
YearReleasePublisherNotes
2019Say Yass To Happiness Viva Books Debut book

Awards and recognitions

Pressman has been recognized multiple times by the most prestigious and honourable award giving body in the Philippines. She has won three Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Awards for Best TV Supporting TV Actress for three straight years (2018-2020).

YearAward/CriticsCategoryResult
2013Metro Manila Film FestivalKaleidoscope World – Official EntryNominated
2014Star Cinema AwardsFavorite Movie Best FriendWon
FHM Philippines 100 Sexiest WomanRank # 78
2015Rank # 57
PhilPop AwardsBest Music Video – "Edge of the World" (Yassi Pressman and Josh Padilla)Won
2016Anak TV AwardsMakabata StarWon
29th Awit AwardsBest Dance Recording for "LALA"Won
PMPC Star AwardsFemale Star of the NightWon
Push AwardsPopular Dance Cover for "Work"Won
Yes! Magazine100 Most Beautiful StarsIncluded
Star Awards for Music 2016Best New Female Recording Artist of the YearNominated
2017Zalora Style AwardsMost Stylish FemaleNominated
48th Box Office Entertainment AwardsMost Promising TV Actress of the YearWon
FHM Philippines100 Sexiest WomenRank # 27
Yes! Magazine100 Most Beautiful StarsIncluded
Push AwardsPush Dance Cover with Issa PressmanWon
7th EdukCircle AwardsBest Actress – Television SeriesNominated
31st PMPC Star Awards for TelevisionBest Drama Supporting ActressNominated
30th Awit AwardsBest Dance Recording for "Dumadagundong"Won
AnakTV Awards 2017Credible, Wholesome and Worth Emulating by the YouthWon
201832nd PMPC Star Awards for TelevisionBest Drama Supporting ActressNominated
201933rd PMPC Star Awards for TelevisionNominated
2020Guillermo Mendoza Memorial AwardsBest TV Supporting ActressWon

Endorsements

Present
YearTitle
2015 Greenwich Pizza
GAOC Dental Clinic
2016 Unilever Philippines Cream Silk Conditioner [12]
2017 Nivea Deodorant
Silka Bath Soap [13]
Rebisco Choco Mucho
San Miguel Flavored Beer [14] [15]
2018Krem-Top Creamer
2019 Del Monte Fit & Right
IN2IT Cosmetics
Honda Motors [16]
Wrangler Apparel
Greenwich Pizza
2020PoshNails Hand and Foot Spa Salon
Cream Silk

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