Roxee B

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Roxee B
Birth name Anne Roxanne Jordan Barcelo
Also known as Roxie, Roxanne Barcelo
Born (1985-01-20) January 20, 1985 (age 33)
Fairfax, Virginia, U.S.
Origin Quezon City, Philippines
Genres OPM, Pop
Occupation(s) Singer, Actress
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1999–present
Labels Universal

Anne Roxanne Jordan Barcelo (born January 20, 1985), known as Roxee B, is a Filipino-American actress, model and singer. In 2006, she became one of the 14 housemates of ABS-CBN's Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition.[1] Before entering the Big Brother House, she was a finalist on ABC's Hollywood Dream.

Early life

Born in Fairfax, Virginia, she spent her childhood in the United States. She was only eight years old when she joined and won "Best of the Best", a singing contest in the United States. Her broadcasting talent was again put to the test when she became a member of ESPN Kids. Already a professional child model, she did TV commercials for the Smithsonian Museum's 150th anniversary, 4th of July, GAP and JC Penney. She graduated from the School of the Holy Spirit in Quezon City and from Miriam College, also in Quezon City.[citation needed]

Acting and singing career

Upon arriving in the Philippines when she was 13, she was one of the contestants in GMA's Metropop Search. Aside from that in 1999, Roxie became a mainstay in the GMA's then top-rated youth oriented show, Click, she learned so much in her 2½ years in the show. She also appeared in the television drama series Kahit Kailan and Sana Ay Ikaw Na Nga . She was a regular on SOP and guest-starred in several GMA shows. Her song "Kung Alam Mo Lang" ("If You Only Knew") topped the Philippine music charts. She also has an album, Roxie.

Other ventures

Roxee starred in a contemporary full-length film, Mudraks, which was screened for competition in 2006's Cinemalaya Film Festival. She played the daughter of the lead actress, Rio Locsin. The movie is about a dysfunctional family who never talk to each other.[citation needed]

Present career

In 2008, she returned to GMA Network, her home channel, whose rival station is ABS-CBN, to do a kiddy program as one of the main host; she called in the programme Ate Anne in the show called Batang Bibbo . But in early 2009 she was cast to the most awaited fantasy series starring Marian Rivera in Darna.[2] After Darna, she appeared on First Time, together with Joross Gamboa and Michelle Madrigal who were also a former ABS-CBN member. In 2010, Roxee returned to hosting a children's show via Art Angel on GMA 7 with original host Tonypet Gaba, replacing the former hosts.[citation needed]

She joined Alodia Gosiengfiao for the July 2013 edition of FHM Philippines. In 2014, she appeared again for Online Babe for FHM (now as FHM #NewCrush and Idols) for June 2014 as well as in the December 2014 issue of FHM.[3]

Filmography

Television

Year Title Role Network
1999 Click Toni GMA Network
1999 Dear Mikee Various GMA Network
1999 Ibang Klase Various GMA Network
2000 SOP Rules Herself GMA Network
2000 GMA Telecine Specials Various GMA Network
2000 Super Klenk Various GMA Network
2000 Campus Romance Various GMA Network
2000 GMA Love Stories Various GMA Network
2001 Sana Ay Ikaw Na Nga Eloisa Fulgencio GMA Network
2001 Maynila Various GMA Network
2002 Kahit Kailan Eden Miseracordia GMA Network
2002 Magpakailanman Various GMA Network
2005 Hollywood Dream Herself ABC
2006 Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition: Herself ABS-CBN
2006 Maalaala Mo Kaya Various ABS-CBN
2006 Goin' Bulilit Guest/Herself ABS-CBN
2008 Kahit Isang Saglit Trisha ABS-CBN
2008–2009 Batang Bibbo Ate Anne/herself GMA Network
2009 Darna Aleli GMA Network
2010 First Time Ms. Berna GMA Network
2010 Art Angel Herself GMA Network
2010–2013 Party Pilipinas Herself GMA Network
2010-2012 Reel Love Presents: Tween Hearts Rose GMA Network
2011 Amaya Kayang GMA Network
2012 Cielo de Angelina Elaine GMA Network
2013 Viva PantaXa season 2 Host Viva TV
2015 Pinoy Big Brother: 737 Houseguest ABS-CBN

References

  1. Philippine Headline News
  2. Philippine Daily Inquirer
  3. Profile, fhm.com.ph; accessed August 18, 2015.
Preceded by
Alex Moreno
FHM Online Babe
(June 2014)
Succeeded by
Bianca Peralta