Experiencing transformation can often be one of the most challenging experiences of our lives. And as we age, change in our appearance is bound to happen.
Just like these young celebrities who entered the make-or-break entertainment industry and yet remained shining in the limelight over the years.
Let’s take a look at these celebrities that we adore today who were all once the brightest child and teen stars as they transformed into the most beautiful actresses we’ve seen.
1. Maja Salvador
The natural charisma of this woman captured the attention of Charo Santos-Concio during her interview on “The Buzz” in 2003. She got her first break in the same year when she joined John Lloyd Cruz and Bea Alonzo in the film “It Might Be You”.
Over the years, the actress was able to showcase her acting, singing, and dancing talent and became people’s favorite actress because of her splendid performance on the afternoon series “Wildflower”.
2. Arci Muñoz
The 29-year-old actress-singer rose to fame through a reality competition in 2005.
Upon transferring to ABS-CBN, she became a part of several dramas such as “Magpahanggang Wakas” (2016), “Ikaw Lang Ang Iibigin” (2017), “Since I Found You” (2018). Arci was also paired with the likes of hunk actors Piolo Pascual and Jericho Rosales.
3. Kim Chiu
She was hailed as the Big Winner on “Pinoy Big Brother” in 2006. After that, Kim Chiu graced the television and movie screens with her high-profile projects. One of the most remarkable love team of the Chinita Princess is when she was paired up with Gerald Anderson.
Kim is a regular “ASAP” performer and she entertains the fans with her impressive talent.
4. Kathryn Bernardo
Many people remember her as the cute girl who played the role of Maya, the love interest of the young hero in “Super Inggo”. Her first movie appearance was in Dekada ’70 where she was discovered.
The Teen Queen, who later became the Queen Of Hearts successfully became a top talent of this generation and already headlined strings of successful teleseryes and films with Daniel Padilla.
5. Jane Oineza
Unknown to many, the 21-year-old actress started her showbiz career at the age of 4 through the iconic Sa Dulo ng Walang Hanggan. Most of the roles she played were the young version of female protagonists in TV series.
Jane also parts the adorable cast of a kiddie comedy show Goin’ Bulilit.
Her first-ever starring role was the soap opera “Nasaan Ka Nang Kailangan Kita.” The young actress latest project was the afternoon series “Araw Gabi,” where she played the antagonistic role of Amber.
6. Loisa Andalio
She is also a former “PBB” winner. After the reality show, she immediately landed a leading role in “Nasaan Ka Nang Kailangan Kita”.
With her captivating charm and impressive talent, the 19-year-old actress starred in the primetime series “The Good Son” and “Wansapanataym Presents Gelli in a Bottle”.
7. Alex Gonzaga
The actress-host first appeared in the public through the youth-oriented program “Let’s Go” in 2007 and during its fourth season “Gokada Go!”.
After that, she proves that she can make a name for herself as an actress, host, singer, and book author.
The 30-year-old host-actress never failed to entertain everyone with her quirky personality. She is now one of the hilarious ‘sing-vestigators’ in the music mystery game show I Can See Your Voice.
Aside from her TV shows, she also brings laughter to the netizens through her YouTube vlogs.
8. Alexa Ilacad
She is also a former “Goin’ Bulilit” star, who transformed into a versatile performer as an actress and singer. The 17-year-old actress appeared in the recently concluded primetime series The Good Son.
9. Erich Gonzales
The actress’ early teleseryes were “Mga Anghel na Walang Langit” and “Sana Maulit Muli,” after winning Star Circle Quest.
From playing good characters, she has now blossomed into a fierce and bold woman as she starred on the TV series “The Blood Sisters”.
10. Bea Alonzo
The actress showed great improvement on her acting on her 16th year in showbiz business. Bea Alonzo turned into one of the A-list Kapamilya stars, starting from her earliest projects, namely “K2Bü”, “Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay”, and “It Might Be You”.
In the defunct series “A Love To Last” the actress never fail to amaze everyone with her surprising chemistry with seasoned actor Ian Veneracion.
11. Kiray Celis
She is also a product of the comedy program, “Goin’ Bulilit”, the actress kept on bringing laughter to the audience in starring in various romantic comedy films.
12. Sharlene San Pedro
With her irresistible cuteness, Sharlene joined in “Star Circle Kid Quest Season 1” and became an in-demand child star since 2004. She was considered as one of the most in-demand child stars of her generation as she nailed her appearances in “Mga Anghel na Walang Langit”, and “Princess Sarah”.
She is now one of the VJs of the music channel MYX while continuously appearing on other Kapamilya programs.
13. Miles Ocampo
Like her best friend Sharlene, she also became one of the regulars in “Goin’ Bulilit”. The 21-year-old actress currently balances her time studying as a Theater Arts student while also starring in “Home Sweetie Home” and “Sana Dalawa Ang Puso”.
14. Nadine Lustre
Nadine Lustre was a former member of the girl group Pop Girls before she became an actress. She got her big break in the movie “Diary ng Panget,” in 2014.
After that, she paved the way n becoming a top actress and fashion icon at the same time. The young actress also continued to focus on music with her love team and boyfriend James Reid.
15. Julia Barretto
Although she comes from a well-known clan, Julia made a name for herself starting from 2006 in the melodrama “Gulong ng Palad”.
She is the current star of the leading Primetime Bida series, “Ngayon at Kailanman” with Joshua Garcia.
16. Liza Soberano
Before starring in the biggest primetime series and films, Liza started off as Angel who is an extra character in the film “Must Be…Love”with KathNiel.
Today, the actress is undeniably one of the most raved-about actress in the country.