Valerie is an actress of German and Filipino descent, living in the province of Albay. After joining the cast of Big Brother in 2008, she went on to appear in several commercials and TV shows before receiving a hosting role on GMA’s Eat Bulaga! Aside from work Valerie is an avid comic book collector, she enjoys photography, plays badminton and is a qualified scuba diver. Her favourite music is neo-soul, and she cites John Legend, Alicia Keys and Usher as her favourite artists. She is also part of a group that is helping to lower air pollution through electric vehicle advocacy.
“I consider the Philippines province of Albay as my hometown It is where the Mayon volcano, known for its perfect cone, is located.”
Question Time With Valerie
What is your favourite fashion website?
Instagram as I love photography.
What item of makeup could you not live without?
My most important makeup essential would be lipstick because it can easily turn a natural make up look into an extravagant red carpet look.
What is your most memorable encounter?
For a famous encounter, I enjoyed working as a co-host for the longest running noon-time show because I met a lot of people who eventually mentored me.
I have two dogs called Yakone and Calimero, and two cats Chobi and Nakula.
I love pizza, it combines my favourite ingredients: bread, cheese, olives, pepperoni and mushroom.
What annoys you most about the world you live in?
One thing that really annoys me most in the world would be people who don’t care regarding important world issues such as poverty and climate change.