15 episodes

Before They Were Stars is a 20-minute podcast that presents personal accounts of today’s biggest celebrities before they achieved fame. BTWS features one celebrity per episode, personally sharing anecdotes of the highs and lows of being a rookie in the entertainment industry, and how they persevered in their chosen craft. Fun. Witty. Heartwarming. Stories from your favorite stars that will inspire you to go after your own dreams.

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Before They Were Stars is a 20-minute podcast that presents personal accounts of today’s biggest celebrities before they achieved fame. BTWS features one celebrity per episode, personally sharing anecdotes of the highs and lows of being a rookie in the entertainment industry, and how they persevered in their chosen craft. Fun. Witty. Heartwarming. Stories from your favorite stars that will inspire you to go after your own dreams.

    BTWS: SUE RAMIREZ

    BTWS: SUE RAMIREZ

    One of today's most promising young actresses! Get up close and personal with Sue Ramirez as she talks about her memorable milestones and challenges in her showbiz journey: from being one of a thousand auditionees for Star Magic; to landing support roles: overcoming critics and bashers; to landing her biggest break yet as Lexy in The Broken Marriage Vow. Catch all that and more only on BTWS!

    • 23 min
    BTWS: JC DE VERA

    BTWS: JC DE VERA

    From teeny bopper cutie to premier leading man! Hear all about JC de Vera's rise to stardom: from being an aspiring basketball player, to being discovered as a newbie artista, to overcoming acting challenges and criticisms, learning and loving the craft, and now a loving husband and wife! Get to know more about JC's journey only on BTWS!

    • 23 min
    BTWS: DOMINIC OCHOA

    BTWS: DOMINIC OCHOA

    A true blue ABS-CBN homegrown talent who continues to endear himself to Kapamilya audiences all over the world! Get to know more about Dominic Ochoa's exciting showbiz journey: from being discovered as a commercial model; to dealing with his father not wanting him to enter the industry; to being launched as part of Star Magic batch 4; to his close friendship with Marvin Agustin and Rico Yan; from  being a "pambansang best friend and third-wheel;" to taking on father roles; and his secret in staying in the business for almost 26 years! Hear all about his story on BTWS!

    • 20 min
    BTWS: NADIA MONTENEGRO

    BTWS: NADIA MONTENEGRO

    One of the prettiest and most in-demand actresses of the 80s! Hear all about Nadia Montenegro’s showbiz journey – from starting out young as a commercial model, to being discovered as the next regal baby, to meeting the love of her life, to momentarily leaving the glamorous life to focus on her family, and eventually reinventing herself as she claims her spot in the limelight once again! This and more exciting revelatins, on BTWS!

    • 22 min
    BTWS: BIANCA GONZALES

    BTWS: BIANCA GONZALES

    One of the most versatile, and most sought-after hosts in the industry today! Get to know more about Bianca Gonzalez’s journey to fame – growing up as an introvert; taking on  modelling to overcome her shyness; working behind the scenes as a brainstormer for ABS-CBN; being discovered as a talent; being a reluctant PBB housemate; taking on numerous hosting stints; and now juggling her career and her role as a wife and a mother of 2! Be inspired with her story of determination and passion for her chosen work! Catch all of that on BTWS, hosted by Jhai Ho!

    • 24 min
    BTWS: AMY PEREZ

    BTWS: AMY PEREZ

    Get to know the showbiz journey of everybody’s favourite “Tiyang Amy Perez” – from her childhood commercial days, to becoming a showbiz newcomer, to trying her hand as a radio DJ, to transitioning from acting to hosting, and making a mark as one of the premiere and trusted hosts in today’s industry! All that and more on BTWS!

    • 26 min

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