Here are the list of 10 Filipino Celebrities who Ventured into the Business World.


Being a celebrity often connected with fame and fortune which makes people believe that a showbiz career is an awesome job to pursue considering their very high talent fee in every film or television guesting. Aside from that, celebrities also earn from product endorsements as well.

However,  It seems like their income is not yet good enough, that’s why numerous movie stars have ventured into their own business and established themselves as entrepreneurs. 

No wonder why successful celebrities are getting more sizable profit than the others.

Anyways, being a star is no guarantee of a lifetime success, it is also a good idea to invest their hard-earned money in a business that may have multiple returns in the future.

Here are the list of 10 Filipino celebrities who ventured into the business world.

1. Marvin Agustin
He starred in more than 30 Filipino movies and TV series. He was part of ABS-CBN's Star Magic, before moving to GMA Network. Aside from being actor he is also a chef and entrepreneur. Agustin attended International School for Culinary Arts and Hotel Management, he joint ventured with the restaurant entrepreneurs and called it Sumo Sam, which specializes in Japanese-American modern cuisine. He also co-owns a Japanese restaurant called John and Yoko, as well as the Cafe Ten Titas, Mr. Kurosawa and Oyster Boy restaurant. He is said to be married to his Food Empire. Aside from restaurants, he also owns Futuretainment Inc. (portmanteau of future and entertainment), a company specializing in production of concerts and events.






2. Sharon CunetaMega Star Sharon Cuneta She has starred in 53 films, 10 television shows, recorded 40 albums and worked as a celebrity endorser for many products. Cuneta owns a residential project of six high-quality exclusive four-storey townhouses at No. 74 Scout Rallos, Quezon City, near trendy restaurants in the area and within walking distance to and from Tomas Morato and Timog Avenues. Sharon and her husband, Francis Pangilinan, also own a three hectare farm called, "Sweet Spring Country Farm" in the uplands of Alfonso, Cavite. Aside from that The also owned  restaurant located in Greenbelt alongside her husband Sen. Kiko Pangilinan called Mesa which serves Filipino cuisine.



3. Shamcey SupsupShamcey represented the Philippines at the Miss Universe 2011 pageant held in São Paulo, Brazil, on September 12, 2011 where she finished as 3rd Runner-up to Leila Lopes of Angola. On December 29, 2013, Supsup married boyfriend Lloyd Lee after just a few months of dating. They met during her 25th birthday after she won Binibining Pilipinas Universe. She and her husband ventured on a food business. In fact, their restaurant Pedro 'N Coi, which is located at Fisher Mall in Quezon City, has a unique theme.




4. KarylleShe dubbed as the OPM Showbiz Royalty of the Philippines, is a Filipino world-class singer, astounding songwriter, noteworthy actress, exceptional dancer, astonishing TV host, charming model, runner, critically acclaimed musical theater performer, prominent writer, first-rate blogger and entrepreneur.She is the owner of the family KTV and resto-bar CenterStage at Tomas Morato in Quezon City, Jupiter in Makati City and Mall of Asia (MOA) in Pasay City and part owner of Mey Lin Restaurant and The Mango Farm dessert kiosk in Greenhills, San Juan City.


5. Jackie Rice
She  is a contract artist of GMA Artist Center. She appeared as the cover girl of Maxim for the month of July 2009. As of late 2009, she played as one of the villains in Darna. She just opened a 24 hour eater known as Pares De Manila. 


6. Erich Gonzales
Her career began when she won as Grand Questor in the second season of the reality talent search Star Circle Quest in 2005, and later becoming a part of ABS-CBN's home-based training and management program, Star Magic after her win. Erich became a familiar face as she appeared in numerous shows and dramas as well. She also ventured in a restaurant business called The Breakfast Club. It’s an all day breakfast restaurant that offers traditional American, Korean, Asian Fusion and Filipino food.



7. Georgina WilsonShe had numerous After she graduated from high school she was cast in a Pond's commercial that aired in mid-2004. After which, she received more modeling and acting offers. Wilson is now the endorser of several products and brands in the Philippines. , she is also the marketing director of Sunnies Studios, an eyewear brand she co-owns with Bea Soriano, Eric Dee Jr. and Martine Cajucom. Now the business is expanding with a cafe.





8. Sam Milby 
He is a Filipino-American former reality TV contestant, actor, commercial model, recording artist and businessman, of dual American and Filipino citizenship. He is a co-owner of Prost Braumester, a German pub located in the Fort and also Third District, a coffee shop in Katipunan, Quezon City.


9. Jodi Stamaria She is an International Emmy nominated Filipina Actress. Lauded as one of the Philippine’s most talented actresses, she is under ABS-CBN's circle of homegrown talents named Star Magic, part of the Star Magic Batch 7 alumna. She found immediate success as a teenager with the popular show Tabing Ilog. She owns a gastropub known as Rue Bourbon Bar and Restaurant and  the Happy Barn Milkshake Factory.





10. Jericho Rosales He is now being called the Asia's Drama King. He first appeared on television in 1996. He became popular for roles in the drama series Esperanza with his long former on-and-off screen partner Angelika dela Cruz, and the teen horror Oka Tokat. Rosales' breakout role was in Pangako Sa 'Yo with Kristine Hermosa. He is the owner of barber shop called Talas Manilenyo.




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