Birthday: March 11, 1983
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
At 23 years old, Bianca Gonzales became the youngest person to be cited as one of the Most Influential Personalities of the Year by People Asia. Through the years, she was able to retain this influence among the Filipino youth by being active in print, television and social media. Bianca started out in television as one of the hosts of Studio 23’s Wazzup! Wazzup!, Cinema One’s Review Night, and the morning shows Breakfast and Magandang Umaga Pilipinas. She then took a break from hosting to join the first Pinoy Big Brother Celebrity Edition . The stint got her a Third Place win and bigger career opportunities in the entertainment industry. She was tapped to host the youth-oriented talk show Y Speak, subsequent Pinoy Big Brother editions, TFC Connect for The Filipino Channel, Cinema News Alert: Weekend Edition for Cinema One, and become the resident VJ for the Pinoy Dream Academy Update and Up Late. She was also awarded Best Female Showbiz-Oriented Talk Show Host for E-Live by the Philippine Movie Press Club in 2010. Bianca has also proven to be a prolific writer as editor-at-large for Meg magazine, a regular columnist for the Philippine Star, a consistent blogger, and author of the book Paano Ba ‘To?! How to Survive Growing Up. She was appointed as UNICEF Philippines Child Rights Supporter in 2010 and personally organizes fundraising campaigns for education. Her continuous support for the Typhoon Haiyan survivors landed her the 6th spot in The Huffington Post 6 Celebrities Who Remind Us Not To Forget Typhoon Haiyan Survivors Too Soon alongside Victoria and David Beckham, Rihana, Vanessa Hudgens and Justin Bieber.