Last Tuesday, April 12, actress Ritz Azul signed a contract with ABS-CBN.
Talking to members of the press, she said that she feels very happy to become part of the network and excited that Star Magic will co-manage her. She also shared that she wants to work with actor Coco Martin and that she will be doing a guest appearance on the top-rating teleserye, FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano.
Prior to joining the Kapamilya network, Ritz has appeared in several TV5 shows since 2010.
Here are five things to know about the newest Kapamilya.
1. Ritz is a product of a talent search contest
Now 22 years old, Ritz joined the talent search contest Star Factor on TV5 in 2010 where she won 4th place.
2. Ritz became part of FHM’s 100 Sexiest Women
While she ranked 36th in the FHM’s 100 Sexiest Women last year, Ritz ranked 28th and 22nd in 2013 and 2014 respectively.
3. Ritz used to join beauty pageants
In an interview with FHM magazine in November 2012, Ritz said that she began joining local beauty pageants when she was 13 years old. “I started joining beauty pageants back home when I was 13, then VTRs when I was 14,” she said in the report. She also shared having played the role of a cheerleader in a panty liner commercial.
4. Ritz is fluent in the Kapampangan dialect
Half-Kapampangan and half-Bicolana, Ritz showed her mastery of the Kapampangan dialect in one episode of The Ryzza Mae Show.
5. Ritz is active on social media
Get to know more about Ritz through her social media accounts. Aside from Instagram, she is also on Twitter (@ritzazul) and Snapchat (ritzazul).