Here's a quick update about your favorite Tabing Ilog stars.
Teen drama soap Tabing Ilog became a massive hit in 2000 and catapulted to fame its lead stars Kaye Abad, John Lloyd Cruz, Jodi Sta. Maria, and Patrick Garcia, among others. Televiewers were totally hooked to the story and the soap became a big part of Philippine pop culture back then.
Twenty years later, the Tabing Ilog stars have lead different lives. Some remained active in show business, while others chose to live private lives. To pay tribute to its stars and to this timeless series, PUSH shares a quick update about the stars of this memorable barkada series in the Philippines.
1. Kaye Abad (Eds)
Photo credit to @kaye_abad on Instagram
After being active in show business for years, Kaye now settles a private life in Cebu with husband Paul Jake Castillo and son Pio Joaquin. She is making a TV comeback this year in the upcoming series Nang Ngumiti ang Langit.
2. John Lloyd Cruz (Rovic)
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Just like Kaye, John Lloyd is now a parent and now lives a life away from the limelight with partner Ellen Adarna after announcing that he is taking a showbiz hiatus in 2017.
3. Desiree del Valle (Corrine)
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Desiree got married to Boom Labrusca in January 2018. She still remains active in show business and stars in different ABS-CBN shows.
4. Jodi Sta. Maria (George)
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Jodi continues to shine in the entertainment industry. Some of her notable roles after her Tabing Ilog days were playing Maya in the daytime soap Be Careful With My Heart and playing Amor Powers in Pangako Sa'yo. She has a son named Thirdy.
5. Paula Peralejo (Anne)
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Paula left showbiz in 2006. She married Charlie Fernandez in 2013. She now owns a travel agency called "Our Restless Feet Travel and Tours."
6. Paolo Contis (Badong)
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Paolo is currently a hands-on father to his newborn daughter with girlfriend LJ Reyes named Summer. He still remains active in show business.
7. Patrick Garcia (James)
Photo credit to @onlypatrickgarcia on Instagram
Patrick is now a family man and has three daughters with wife Nikka Martinez whom he married in 2015. He has also a son named Jazz with actress Jennylyn Mercado. He is still active in show business and recently appeared in the series Playhouse as Brad Cortes.
8. Baron Geisler (Fonzy)
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After making controversial headlines in the past, Baron Geisler has now lead a different life. He now preaches the word of God in different events and is a proud business owner of a barber shop in Cebu. He recently made a movie comeback in Brillante Mendoza's film titled Alpha, The Right to Kill.
9. Rafael Rossell (Oliver)
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Rafael Rossell starred in the series as Oliver McFuller. He was a commercial model then but eventually became an actor as well. A few years later, he appeared in more movie and TV projects such as Kung Ikaw Ay Isang Panaginip and Marina.
10. Camille Prats (Natasha)
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Camille Prats played the role of Natasha. As a former child star, Camille appeared in many TV shows and movies such as in Ang TV and Sarah… Ang Munting Prinsesa. Today, Camille is a happy mom and host of a regular show.
11. Dimples Romana (Jackie)
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Dimples Romana had a special participation in the show as Jackie. Fast forward to years later, Dimples was able to do many TV and movie projects under her belt. Now, she is a sought-after actress who plays an antagonist role in the Kapamilya Gold drama Kadenang Ginto.
12. Carol Banawa (Andrea)
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Singer Carol Banawa played the role of Andrea or Andoy in the said series. She is now officially a registered nurse in the U.S.
13. Mylene Dizon (Jenny)
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Mylene Dizon played the role of Jenny. She continued her acting career and was last seen on the defunct primetime show The Good Son.
In celebration of the show’s 20th year, viewers can now relive the moments as Tabing Ilog is streaming soon through the iWant app.