These are the Kapamilya Network’s Most Loyal Stars! You Will Not Believe How Many Years They Stayed As Kapamilya!

In show business it’s not surprising to see celebrities either transfer to a new network or return to their original homes. This year alone has seen many transfers.

So it’s a rare thing find stars who, to this day, remain loyal.

This is a list of the 14 most loyal ABS-CBN actresses:

1. Kim Chiu

Kim Chiu was the very first winner of Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition back in 2006. Since then she’s been with the Kapamilya Network for over a decade. For ten years, Kim starred in various weekly dramas and teleseryes.

She starred in her very first ABS-CBN television series called Love Spell: My Boy, My Girl.

Notable TV Projects include:
Aalog-Alog (2006)
Sana Maulit Muli (2007)
Gokada Go (2007)
Cindyrella (2007)
My Girl (2008)
My Only Hope (2008)
Tayong Dalawa (2009)
Kung Tayo’y Magkakalayo (2010)
Your Song(2010)
My Binondo Girl (2011)
Ina Kapatid Anak (2012)
Ikaw Lamang (2014)
The Story of Us (2016)
Ikaw Lang Ang Iibigin (2017 – Upcoming)

2. Erich Gonzales

Erich Gonzales was the winner of Star Circle National Teen Quest (Season 2) in 2005. After her victory 11 years ago, Erich as since starred in supporting roles in teleseryes. Her very first TV project with ABS-CBN was the sitcom “Okay Fine! ‘To Ang Gusto Niyo!” which aired in 2005

In 2009, Erich found breakout success in the TV adaptation of Katorse. The afternoon series received high ratings and saw her paired with love team partner Enchong Dee.

Her popularity rose when she took the role of Janine in Two Wives, an adaptation of the Korean drama of the same name. Her character was paired with Kenjie portrayed by Daniel Matsunaga.

Notable Kapamilya TV Projects include:

Mga Anghel Na Walang Langit (2005)
Ang Panday (2005)
Calla Lily (2006)
Sana Maulit Muli (2007)
Abt Ur Luv, Ur Lyf 2 (2007)
Ligaw na Bulaklak (2008)
Katorse (2009)
Tanging Yaman (2010)
Magkaribal (2010)
Maria La Del Barrio (2011)
Juan Dela Cruz (2013)
Two Wives (2014)
Forevermore (2015)
Be My Lady (2016)

3. Pokwang

Pokwang has been with ABS-CBN for a total of 12 years. She began her career as a contestant and winner of the Clown In A Million – a segment for the now defunct Yes Yes Show in 2004. Since then she’s been in many teleseryes.

Notable Kapamilya Projects include:
Maid in Heaven (2004)
Krystala (2004)
Aalog Alog (2005)
Crazy for You (2006)
Ysabella (2007)
Wowowee (2007)
Banana Split (later, Banana Sundae, 2009)
Your Song: Love Me, Love You (2010)
Todamax (2011)
Aryana (2012)
Mirabella (2014)
Nathaniel (2015)
We Will Survive (2016)
Till I Met You (2016)

4. Sharlene San Pedro

Sharlene San Pedro was the first runner up in Star Circle Kid Quest in 2004. Her first TV show was Krystala in 2004, where she played a young Judy Ann Santos.

Nowadays, Sharlene is a VJ for MYX, as well as a part of the new Kapamilya teleserye Langit Lupa.

Other notable Kapamilya Projects include:
Goin’ Bulilit (2005)
Mga Anghel Na Walang Langit (2005)
Calla Lily (2006)
Lobo (2008)
Kung Fu Kids (2008)
Pieta (2008)
Luv U (2013)
Nathaniel (2015)
Wansapanataym: Susi ni Sisay (2016)

5. Miles Ocampo

Miles Ocampo started out as a child star. Her most famous role was Pepay in the TV shows Mangarap Ka and Mga Anghel na Walang Langit. Miles found her big break when she played one of the leading roles in And I Love you So.

Other Kapamilya Projects include:
Mga Anghel na Walang Langit (2005)
Goin’ Bulilit (2005)
Luv U (2012)
Kailangan Ko’y Ikaw (2013)
Home Sweetie Home (2014)
And I Love You So (2015)

6. Maja Salvador

Early in her career, Maja Salvador was only known as the daughter of actor Ross Rival and the niece of Philip Salvador. She was one half of the love team with John Prats in It Might Be You back in 2003. Soon she found success in the fantasy series Spirits in 2004, as well as having the most number of episodes in Maalaala Mo Kaya for this generation.

She starred in her own teleserye Nagsimula sa Puso in 2009.

Other Kapamilya projects:
Spirits (2004)
Sa Piling Mo (2006)
Pangarap na Bituin (2007)
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Regalo (2007)
Patayin Sa Sindak si Barbara (2008)
May Bukas Pa (2009)
Nagsimula sa Puso (2009)
PHR: Impostor (2010)
Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin (2011)
My Binondo Girl (2011)
PHR: Lumayo Ka Man Sa Akin (2012)
Ina Kapatid Anak (2012)
The Legal Wife (2014)
Bridges of Love (2015)
FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano (2015)

7. Bea Alonzo

Bea Alonzo has been with the Kapamilya Network for over 14 years now. She was discovered in a beauty pageant and afterwards was a part of Star Circle Batch 10 in 2001. She starred in a weekly teen-oriented series called K2BU.

Her big break on television came when she starred as the leading lady opposite John Lloyd Cruz in the teleserye Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay.

Other Kapamilya projects include:

Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay (2002)
It Might Be You (2003)
Ikaw Ang Lahat Sa Akin (2005)
Maging Sino Ka Man (Book 1, 2006; Book 2, 2007)
I Love Betty La Fea (2008)
Magkaribal (2010)
Guns and Roses (2011)
A Beautiful Affair (2012)
Sana Bukas Pa Ang Kahapon (2014)

8. Jodi Sta. Maria

Jodi Sta. Maria has been loyal to ABS-CBN for over 18 years now! After numerous commercial auditions, Jodi was accepted into Star Circle Batch 7 in 1998. Her first TV role came in an episode of Star Drama Theater alongside Jolina Magdangal.

Jodi’s first ABS-CBN television project was Gimik back in 1998. Since then she’s starred in many supporting roles and a few ‘kontrabida’ ones.

Other TV Projects:
Tabing Ilog (1999)
Pangako Sa ‘Yo (2000)
Darating Ang Umaga (2003)
Kampanerang Kuba (2005)
Walang Kapalit (2007)
Patayin Sa Sindak Si Barbara (2008)
Palos (2008), Tayong Dalawa (2009)
Tanging Yaman (2010)
Noah (2010)
100 Days To Heaven (2011)
Be Careful with My Heart (2012)
Pangako Sa ‘Yo (2015)

9. Shaina Magdayao

Shaina Magdayao actually began her professional career at GMA-7 in 1996. In 1997 she decided to transfer to ABS-CBN, where she remains up to this day.

Shaina was a child star in the gag show Kaybol: Ang Bagong TV and the soap opera Mula Sa Puso (1997). For 19 years, audiences have grown up with Shaina on the Kapamilya Network.

Other Kapamilya projects include:
Marinella (1999)
Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay (2002)
Ikaw Ang Lahat Sa Akin (2005)
Abt Ur Luv (2006)
Rounin (2007)
Lobo (2008)
Dragonna (2008)
Kambal sa Uma (2009)
Rubi (2010)
Alyna (2010)
Kung Ako’y Iiwan Mo (2012)
Juan Dela Cruz (2013)
Nathaniel (2015)
The Story of Us (2016)

10. Nikki Valdez

Nikki was a part of Star Circle Batch 4 back in 1997. Her first television project was the comedy show Home Along Da Riles starring the legendary Dolphy in 1996. Most of her career has been spent doing comedy projects.

Other Notable Kapamilya projects are:
Gimik (1999)
Ok Fine, Whatever! (2002)
Basta’t Kasama Kita (2003)
Walang Kapalit (2007)
PHR: Ang Lalaking Nagmahal Sa Akin (2009)
Magkano Ang Iyong Dangal? (2010)
Kung Tayo’y Magkakalayo (2010)
Imortal (2010)
Kung Ako’y Iiwan Mo (2012)
Inday Bote (2015)
And I Love You So (2015)

11. Dimples Romana

Dimples started her career in ABS-CBN by joining Star Circle Batch 4 in 1997. However her first TV role began in the soap opera Esperanza. In 1999’s Tabing Ilog, Dimples starred as the villain.

She was initially groomed to be a leading lady but her acting talent has shown that she could portray many diverse roles: from the kontrabida to the bestfriend, to the mother.

Other Kapamilya projects include:

Tabing Ilog (1999)
Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay (2002)
Ang Panday (2005)
Lobo (2008)
Only You (2009)
Agua Bendita (2010)
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Kalapti (as Imelda Marcos, 2010)
Mara Clara (2010)
Oka2Kat (2012)
A Beautiful Affair (2012)
And I Love You So (2015)
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Toothbrush (as Leni Robredo, 2016)
The Greatest Love (2016).

12. Kaye Abad

Kaye Abad has been a loyal Kapamilya star for over 20 years! Her career began in Star Circle Batch 3 back in 1996. Then she was a part of the teen show Gimik in 1996 as well as Tabing Ilog in 1999. In Tabing Ilog she starred opposite John Lloyd Cruz.

Other ABS-CBN projects include:
Kaybol (1996)
Mula sa Puso (1997)
Sa Sandaling Kailangan Mo Ako (1998)
Tabing Ilog (1999)
Sa Dulo ng Walang Hanggan (2001)
Sana’y Wala Nang Wakas (2003)
Super Inggo (2006)
PHR: Bud Brothers (2009)
PHR: Somewhere In My Heart (2009)
PHR: Alyna (2010)
Angelito: Batang Ama (2011, Book 1; 2012, Book 2)
Annaliza (2013)
Two Wives (2014)

13. Angelica Panganiban

For 21 years Angelica Panganiban has graced our screens on the Kapamilya network. She began her career in showbiz as a child star – becoming involved in Star Circle Batch 2 and then television, as the lead child actress in Familia Zaragoza back in 1995.

Like Dimples, Angelica has shown a wide range of acting skills – from comedy to drama – taking on various character roles, from teen star to villain to leading lady.

Other ABS-CBN TV projects include:

Ang TV (1995-1997)
G-Mik (1999-2002)
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Unan (as Julie Vega, 2003)
Vietnam Rose (2005)
Maging Sino Ka Man (Book 1, 2007 and 2, 2008)
Iisa Pa Lamang (2008)
Rubi (2010)
Apoy sa Dagat (2013)
Pangako Sa ‘Yo (2015).

14. Judy Ann Santos

Judy Ann Santos tops this list for the longest tenured and most loyal Kapamilya actress. For 24 years she’s entertained audiences as a child star and then as a leading lady.

Surprisingly, Judy Ann actually started her showbiz career as a child star in IBC-13 in the show Ula: Ang Batang Gubat and in GMA-7’s That’s Entertainment.

The Queen of Pinoy Soap Operas made her mark through the long-running teleserye Mara Clara – which aired all the way back in 1992.

Judy Ann was featured in the pilot episide of Wansapanataym in 1997 and several Maalaala Mo Kaya episodes.

She was even rumored to transfer to rival networks in the past. But for 24 fruitful years, Judy Ann has stayed true with ABS-CBN.

Notable ABS-CBN projects include:
Gimik (1996)
Esperanza (1997)
Judy Ann Drama Special (1999)
Sa Puso Ko Iingatan Ka (2001)
Krystala (2004)
Sa Piling Mo (2006)
Ysabella (2007)
George and Cecil (2009)
Habang May Buhay (2010)
Your Song: Gimik 2010 (2010)
Junior Master Chef (2011)
MasterChef (2012)
Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala (2013)
Bet On Your Baby (2013)
I Do (2014)

Source: PEP