Sometimes, we can’t get enough of just one, or two, or three. So why not make it 100 on the list? This list down the top 100 faces of Davao for 2014.
No, Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is not on this list. That’s too easy. This list is, we hope, a little more robust. Here you’ll find normal folks doing fascinating things…
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A USEPian taking up BS GEOLOGY, this young man is not just good looks but a total Gorgeous and Brains Package that most ladies would surely wish for. An achiever since his younger years both in academic and extracurricular activities, his angelic face and humble attitude landed him a spot as one of the most promising talents of Davao Eagle. Surely an inspiration to the younger generation, Marlon sets an example to be cool and do school.
This fine young lad of Koronadal is one of the sought after elite heartthrob of Davao. An Alumnus of Ateneo De Davao University, Kingsley is a certified head turner in the Metro. Who wouldn’t get to notice his fine fair complexion, finely defined, lean fit physique and mesmerizing eyes with an angelic smile. You get to catch this lad hanging out with his friends at the most popular clubs and gimmick places in Davao. But there is more to him than meets the eye, Kingsley is a very loyal friend and partner to his Special Lady, not to mention, a dedicated businessman. Kingsley is a part owner of Southern Line Exotic Distributors of SLED, which has a mission to widen the exotic pet industry in a legal way in our region. Catch him soon in the Exotic Animal Encounter Event in SM Lang Fountain this summer.
Her face has truly defined the meaning of her name. Angelica or Angel for short, is successful manager of one of the most popular Food Chain enterprise in the country. Angelica is well known as one of the organizers of Davao Cyber Expo in SM ECOLAND and not to mention, she is also a great cosplayer. In addition Angel has captured the hearts of many not only with her good look but genuine good attitude and landed the 2nd top spot of Davao Eagle’s Top Teen Icons.
Young and energetic, people would see this young lad riding his high-end BMX around the metro. A former BS Criminology Student in Holy Cross of Davao College, now plans to shift and take Psychology in one of the top Universities in Davao. Mar Israel, is not just your ordinary boy next door, but he is a loving and compassionate member of several organizations which promotes good will and peace such as the Soka Gakkai International, Free Hugs Campaign of Davao and Mindanao Youth Peace Council.
Simple as he is, Mar enjoys doing his dare devil BMX stunts as he rides with his fellow BMX riders during his free time. Moreover, he is also a young entrepreneur and earns through his financial consulting business. His good looks and lean physique landed him a spot in Davao Eagle’s Model Line ups, not to mention being the top 4 Davao Eagle’s Top Teen Icons. Truly an inspiration and good example for the next generation.
54Davao Lady Agilas
Tall, Chiseled jaw, Fit physique, good looks and an attitude of values, are just some the words to describe this Korean looking young man. Ryan, has a track record in the modeling world in one of the many opportunities he had was to ramp for Regatta. This Icon will surely put up the heat to reach the top spot and become a true icon.
This charming dude who is currently a 4th year Information Technology student of HCDC will surely melt your hearts out. The 3rd placer of ABS-CBN’s local game show segment Kapamilya Mas Winner ka: BIDANG POGI Season 1 and a proud member of the Next Limit Dance Crew. Blessed with an angelic looks, Kevin, is surely a fire teen icon
Odile is a student of University of Immaculate Concepcion. He used to be part of the Prestige Models Group of Chen Hao.
Currently he is a dedicated model and has worked out and become a more appealing gentleman. Aside from that he also plays a customed American Football.
49Chyquie Phei Uy
48Jessa May Bonguyan
47Voices of the South Children’s Choir
45The Franco Twins
44Mark Justine Quitor
Mark Justin started his modeling endeavors when he was 15 as the representative of their school for Mr Handsome and won the 2nd place. He then became one of the models of a Multipurpose Cooperative Bank under Youth Saver Club category. MJ like to post his selfies on his facebook account which help in his way to fame. He had been receiving different invites from different modeling agencies which he gladly accepts. Since then his appearances in different school papers, and fashion blogs had been constant. “Understand to achieve” is his golden advise to those young aspiring models who’d like to pave thier way to fame.
The group is composed of 4 young talented boys namely Angelo Pineda, Chemp Raña, Wilbert Rosalyn, and Elton Edward Baranaskas.
The group is known as the local One Direction basing on their singing style.
Their singing career officially started when they were invited to sing as the opening act in one of the Kapuso star concert Gerald Santos.
This Mass Communication student of Ateneo de Davao University is no stranger to “most followed” lists. She’s a singer and has been gathering admirers on Facebook and SoundCloud. Jamaica is beautiful, smart, and hard-hitting—that’s a faultless combination.
The cool dude that stoles thousands of hearts and earns hundreds of plaudits in social networking sites. Darbbie, a bubbly-witty JSB talent, had been followed by teenetizens on FB and Twitter coz of his quite fetish yet has-a-point posts and tweets. The education student has been hailed as Mr. AERO JO 2013, a make-up modeling competition.
40 Jan Aldwin Cutin
“To contribute to the society is my responsibility…” quoted by the current country representative to UN Secretary-Generals Campaign in Ending Violence Against Women and Girls (Global Unite Youth Network) Jan Aldwin Cutin.
This 22 year old proud Davaoeño is also one of the Philippine Youth Ambassadors of Goodwill to the Ship for Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Program. Jan is part of the team who will be initiating projects for Agusan Marsh by conducting health education discussion.
39Ian Dela Cruz
Ian Dela Cruz is DMMA’s point guard. He’s probably one of Davao’s hardcourt heartthrobs. During the recent PCCL Mindanao Championship Leg, their team may not have won but Ian won something else… the hearts of girl fans in Cagayan de Oro City.
38Kenneth L. Pasco
A star who starts from the very ground to up-soaring celeb. He started as a model then later discovered by his talent and later joined Star Magic workshops. This year marks the breakthrough of his career. He is always in demand for mall guesting around the country. He garners thousand of followers and likes on Facebook.
37Mary Andrea Leyson
Mary Andrea Leyson is a fine young gal taking up BSIT in Ateneo de Davao University. This Chinita is not just a girl next door but she is exuding with enthusiasm and positive outlook in life. Often she might be a shy person at first but ones you get to know her, she will reveal the beauty of being a true person.
Andrea’s beauty is defined not only by her physical attributes but the beauty of her kind heart as well. Jolly and spontaneous she can be the best host in an event with her wacky antics and witty lines, the audience will always be in a roller coaster of fun entertainment. Moreover, Andii is a truly talented cosplayer as well.
Daniel Padilla who? Seems legit. But Michael Diamse might look like the young crooner but this guy set some records on his own.
This debonair has already melted the hearts of his audiences with his soothing voice from the heavens. He is a sought after performer which was already applauded during events.
Whats next for Michael after the feature in Rated K? We surely wanna know.
35Father Ronald Arcillas
Father Ronald Bolo Arcillas of Ascension of the Lord Parish is known for his dedication of bringing back the youth to actively participating church activities. He’s not just a good preacher but a person with charisma not only to the youth but to all ages.
Chad Penkian, a young businessman, hit the Asian arena of tv commercials at the start of his modeling career. This good looking lad is known as “boy tattoo” but there is more than meet the eye for this man. Behind the inks is a man who can cook pork sinigang, and has a big heart to animals. In fact he is living with his pet buddy Kiera. Chad plans to go back to school on June and take up Culinary course.
Aside from her beauty and charm, Amara is a role model of our youth today. She’s not just aware of the problems in our society. She also puts action to solve them.
She is also a sports enthusiast and into martial arts. Moreover, this gal is a music lover who can play string instruments such as violin, guitar, piano, and drums too.
32Alaiza Flor Malinao
Alaiza is a Bachelor of Science in Psychology graduate. She was also one of the 10 female grand finalists during the Century Tuna Superbods Challenge 2014 held last May in Boracay.
This tall looker’s secret to sexiness is maintaining a balance between a healthy diet and exercise. Alaiza watches what she eats and lives an active lifestyle. She likes taking long walks and engaging herself to sports. She is into basketball. A hot bod merged with confidence and personality. Her natural healthy outlook will pave her way to success.
A student leader who bagged the headmost councilor in the University Student Council, pioneering member of the UP Mindanao Debate Society and championed inter-school competitions (Best Debater) and voted as the National Vice-Chairperson in Mindanao in Katipunan ng mga Mag-aaral sa UP.
Keeno is a devout member of Alliance of Davao Biology Majors (ADBM) and won various recognitions in his respective contests. He also bagged the elusive Mr. ADBM 2013 crown during the annual Biolympics event and participated TreeVolution and other ecological advocacies and a Typhoon Yolanda volunteer.
To sum up, he was hailed by Davao Eagle as the Top Teen Icon for 2014! Much has been said, he is just an affable lad who aspires to become a doctor and promotes a genuine public service for people and a faithful son of God.
30Mark Ken Mariscal
If there’s one thing we learned about Ken, it’s that he is a young “Beatles” fan.
Ken is the 1st grand winner of Bidang Pogi. He aso joined Talent Edge where he lost to a fellow Atenean but still continued on with his passion for performing. He is one of the Qualifiers from Davao City for the World Championships of Performing Arts (WCOPA).
This Ateneo student is also a writer showing some genuine talent and girt, not to mention that awesome face.
29Idol Dagul and Inday Tanini
The duo does not have the typical well-modulated voice of DJs. One of them even sounds squeaky and sometimes noisy. However, by being natural and by using their native language, their sense of humor tickles the “rural-raised” listeners who appreciate their being true to themselves.
People still appreciate humor better in their mother tongue than in other dialect or foreign language.
28Joey Edison Fernando
Joey is a man with an alluring charisma, physical attractiveness and intellectual prowess.
He graduated as Magna Cum Laude in MATS College of Technology and ranked no.2 during the Aeronautical Engineering Board Exam 2014. He loves to play badminton and word scramble. He is also a well-trained swimmer since high-school.
Korina is a graduating student of Mindanao Kokusai Daigaku (Mindanao International College) taking up Bachelor of Science major in International Study and the reigning 2014 Mutya ng Tagum.
This 5’3″ beauty is the Tagum’s ambassadress of goodwill, specifically on the local government’s agenda of wellness, sports and health that are stipulated under the EAGLE WINGS Program.
If you’re looking for places to comfort and laugh all night, then you must visit Zigudu Restobar with some of the best comedians that Davao has to offer!
Entertainers… Pros… and while they came off as over the top and outlandish with their manner of speaking and wardrobe choices, their singing was also over-the-top-awesome!
Note: Jokes are x rated so may not be for the sensitive! Lol
Boys with oozing appeal. They have the talent and the charm, something that makes the young girls in the crowd watching them to yell out, and feel the “kilig”.
Awarded as Outstanding Young Performers of the Galing ng Kabataang Davaoeño, Super Boys known in helping out different cause-oriented activities being organized in the city.
Marvin (Marx) Consuegra is a self-taught designer. He is passionate about user interface designs and how it affects the behavior of the users. He is the founder of the largest design community in Mindanao, the Davao Graphic Designers Community.
Marx is also active on startup environment and been joining startup weekend, angelhack events and other hackathon.
When God was giving out prettiness, Arriane was probably among the first in line. She is the title holder of Mutya ng City of Mati 2014.
She also awarded for Best Personal Blog in the recently concluded Davao Blog Awards 2014. She made her blog to share her random musings, beauty discoveries, her odd obsession with notebooks and pens, inspirations, and all that jazz.
Gian Bacalso is a young achiever who started making name joining small contests. He won several titles some of which were Mr. Uniliver and Bidang Pogi Campus Heartthrob 2014.
He’s quite an intimidating person at first glance but super friendly and cool person when you actually meet him. He is also the drummer of a rock band Disaster Plan.
Five musicians from different bands unite to create a more wonderful rock band. They didn’t just win the hearts of Davaoeños for their extraordinary talents, but they also conquered the rest of Mindanao across Visayas because of their electrifying performances.
Princess, a Human Resource Management Student of Ateneo de Davao University is not just your average school gal. Not only that she is an academic performer, she is into a lot of charity work, and a League of Legend (LOL) Player. Not to mention having her own event organizing company. A jolly and friendly person. Truly you will be enchanted by her mystic aura. A face that you don’t want to miss!
Paolo is a computer science teacher at the Ateneo de Davao University. If you’ve been to Carte Blanche you definitely should know that he designed the amazing tickets.
He is a photographer , topnotch graphic artist, a Musician, Film Maker and an Actor, the Creative Director of Manic Nightnings Productions and has commendable skills in post processing.
A kind and funny guy who is also fun to be with. He plays guitar and drums. He will surely make your heart beat and pound faster. Once he gets the hang of your company he will surely share wonderful fun moments with you.
Like a true royal blood Empress, Angeleah Mejo will surely mesmerize everyone once she enters the cosplay arena. She went to Nagoya, Japan as representative for the country in the World Cosplay Summit.
16Ateneo de Davao Accountancy Division
Shared by Chito Miranda himself, this video gained greater exposure in social media.
This is probably the most beautiful Parokya ni Edgar tribute ever, the dancing was perfect. Truly great choreography can elevate a music video to a work of art.
Steven Suave is a crowd favorite and the leader and choreographer of Mainscrew, a well-known dance group in Davao. He is the wacky and funny personality of the ABS-CBN Davao’s variety show Kapamilya Mas Winner Ka.
If Wowie Roche seems familiar it’s probably because he is. One thing is certain, though, after hooking up with more than 3,271 followers on Twitter, there’s truth – and oh, most evidently- in the rumor that he is no doubt one of the most followed on Twitter. He is behind most followed Twitter accounts @TagalogQuotes with 536,426 followers and @PanirangCaption with 148,000 followers.
Naprey Almario is an advocate for persons with Disabilities (PWDs). He reaches out to people who have a different kind of disability: one caused by poverty and lack of education.
Studying Mass Communication at the Ateneo de Davao University. Talk about Heartthrob, this guy is just the perfect person to look forward too. Mike is a model, film artist, and film maker. An award winning young film maker with a face of a movie star.
Nash is undoubtedly known as a health advocate and this is what he is trying to show to help other people get in shape.
San Pedro College student, Jade Hipe is making waves in social media after her rendition of the Chaka Khan classic “Through The Fire” went viral on YouTube. As of posting, the video titled “Pinay Videoke Talent” has been viewed 1,283,763 times on Youtube.
Her teachers said Hipe is also getting good grades in school.
Susan is an inspiration to the Ata-Manobo tribe, who was crowned as the 2014 Hiyas ng Kadayawan. This girl set the competition on fire with her intelligence and passion towards helping her community and her tribe.
8Groove Unlimited Dance Community
This community of dance authorities in Davao didn’t only make the Davaoeños proud for their contribution in the local entertainment scene. They also made the country proud as they represented the Philippines for the World Supremacy Battlegrounds competition in Sydney, Australia.
7Neil Rey Garcia Llanes
Neil Rey Garcia Llanes is a 19-year-old junior business administration student from Holy Cross of Davao College. He is the grand winner of TV 5’s reality talent show, Talentadong Pinoy.
Albert is a travel and street photographer, opinion writer and an Indie filmmaker. He got two major awards in the recently concluded Mindanao Film Festival 2014. (Best Documentary Film for “Baril ni Polding Nga Way Pulbura” and Special Citation Award from MFF and NCCA.)
An acoustic band, composed of five young, good-looking and talented high school students, has continued to shine with astounding performances that brought them to various events not only in the city, but other parts of Davao Region since they were formed last February 2014.
Acousteens can well represent the youth of today who are talented, dedicated and a good example to their fellow youth.
Y~Fi is the 2014 Champion of the World – Pop Category, Original Works Category and Multi-Gold Medalist at the 18th Annual World Championships of Performing Arts (WCOPA) in Hollywood, California, USA held last July 2014.
Looking for a hearty laugh to counter your life’s woes? Follow Megan Romero!
Happy go lucky, Megan is a 2nd year BS Psychology student of Holy Cross of Davao College with more than 100,000 followers on Facebook, known for his funny memes.
A TV host-news anchor who doesn’t only shine on screen, but also a business woman, who excels on her clothing line called Cherryfic Finds.
Froilan Paloso is a standup comedian who became famous for his videos mimicking beauty contests. His Ms. Angola Q&A Parody has become a viral video on Facebook in such a short time over 20,000 shares.
For making thousands of people smile and laugh, his talent in comedy is undeniably exceptional and effective.