Maricel Soriano is a renowned film and television actress from Philippines. She has acted in over 100 movie and television projects in her lengthy career spanning more than 50 years. She started her career when she was 6 years old and is still active in the Filipino film and entertainment industry. She is popularly known as Diamond star for this reason in the country.
Interestingly, for her acting skills, she has received over 40 best actress awards in her career. Apart from acting, she is also a businesswoman and has her own production company. She has produced TV dramas and many other shows. She is also a singer and dancer and has given many live concerts.
In recent years, she was seen in The Heiress movie in 2019 and My 2 Mommies movie in 2018. Her other , popular movies include Momzillas, Girl Boy Bakla Tomboy, Bahay Kubo A Pinoy Mano Po, Tunay na Mahal, Soltera and Kung Ayaw Mo Huwag Mo. In Television projects, she was seen in The General’s Daughter and Ang sa Iyo ay Akin in recent years. She is currently part of City Hunter War of Life project aired on GMA Network.
Maricel Soriano was born on the 25th of February 1965 in Philippines. Maricel Soriano’s current age is 57 years.
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Maricel Soriano hails from Pasay region of Philippines. She completed her primary education from St Mary’s Academy of Pasay. After that, her family moved to Kamuning and she joined Trinity University of Asia for her higher education. However, she became a huge star as a child artist and could not attend school regularly.
She was always interested in acting and studies, but she could not continue with her education due to busy lifestyle in the entertainment industry. Apart from movies, she also entered in film production business with Excellent productions in 1990. This was later merged with Diamond Star Productions Inc after she became a big star in the industry.
She received several awards for her productions and acting in her career. Interestingly, she is one of the few actresses in the world to have a career of more than 50 years in the entertainment industry.
Maricel Soriana belongs to a middle class family brom Pasay region. Her parents are Linda Dador and Victor Soriano. Her siblings are Maria Victoria, Michael Martinez and Melchor Martinez.
Boyfriend, Husband and Relationships
Maricel Soriano is currently single. She was earlier married to Edu Manzano in 1989 and they got separated in 1991. She has two sons named Sebastien Soriano and Marron Soriano. There are no rumours about her current relationships in the industry.
Maricel Soriano is very charming even at this age. She still looks beautiful and has fair skin. She usually sports short hair style on most occasions and colours them depending on the role she is playing on TV. Her height is around 5.3 feet and she weighs around 65 kgs.
Maricel Soriano started her career as a child artist at the age of 6. She was encouraged by her grandmother to take up acting and was taken to an audition for a movie. As Maricel was very good in singing and dancing, she got the role immediately and made her debut with the movie My Heart Belongs to Daddy in the year 1971.
During the 1980s she became part of Regal Films projects and was given a good platform. She was part of the classic hit film Hinugot sa Langit which was released in 1985. She later did many movies and also acted in TV dramas. In 1990s, she was popularly known as Drama Anthology Queen.
At this time, her popularity was at its peak and she even started her own production house named Excellent Productions. She associated with her manager Manny Valera and sister Maria Victoria for the production company and they worked on many television projects. The company did well and received many awards for its popular productions.
She continued acting in supporting roles even after 2000 and was part of interesting projects like Florinda which was released in 2009. Other than that, she also started hosting shows and was known for her good comic timing. She was part of Pilyang Kerubin project during 2010. She worked with leading productions like ABS CBN and GMA Network.
Maricel Soriano has won more than 100 awards in her career including two Asian TV Awards. The Philippines Movie Press Club has given her awards 6 times in her career. She is also one of the most preferred celebs in the country for endorsing products and she is part of the McDonalds’s promotions, Vaseline Shampoo, Mr Clean, and many other companies.
Some of ther popular movies include Kaya Kong Abutin ang Langit which was released in 1984 and Harvest Home which was released in 1995. Other than that, she was part of record making films like Sige Subukan Mo and Batang Quiapo. As a dancer, she has also given many live concerts and won many awards for her performance.
Maricel Soriano has a net worth of nearly $10 million. She is an international award winning actress and has more than 100 awards to her credit. She has acted in numerous movies and television shows in Philippines entertainment industry. She owns many properties and luxury vehicles and stays with her family.
Facts and Information
Maricel Soriano has got good success as an actress and a businesswoman. Her production company got major success with the help of Maricel’s sister. Interestingly, Maricel’s sister Maria is the mother of a popular actress.
Even though Maricel Soriano did not have a successful married life, she has maintained good relations with her ex-husband. She is still friendly with him and often meets him for family events.
As Maricel got early success when she was a child, she could not complete her education. In an interview, she said that she wanted to become a teacher when she was young.