With the ‘90s teen show T.G.I.S (Thank God It’s Sabado) recently celebrating its 25th anniversary this month, the lead cast members composed of Raven Villanueva, Angelu De Leon, Bobby Andrews, Ciara Sotto, Red Sternberg, Michael Flores, Bernadette Allyson also had a virtual reunion via Zoom.
One of the original cast members Raven Villanueva is one of the actors who is now based abroad. Raven, who played Cris in the youth-oriented drama series from 1995 to 1999, ended up marrying and eventually divorcing Gimik actor Diego Castro (son of TV Patrol newscaster Noli de Castro) in 1998 before working in Guam for a few years as a manager in a store. The former couple share a daughter named Claire who is also an aspiring artist.
After returning to the Philippines in In 2001, Raven returned to show business doing more mature roles in films like Dos Ekis as well as the drama Ikaw Lang Ang Mamahalin within the same year. The former teen star also posed for sexy men’s magazine FHM in 2001 and 2007.
Now currently married to an American pastor and living in Ohio, USA, with whom she has two kids, Raven shares her domestic life through her YouTube channel LifeWithRaven where she shares her pregnancy journey (having had gestational diabetes, tips on motherhood, budgeting, and giving a look of her family life abroad.
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