Pauleen Marie Jimenez Luna-Sotto (born November 10, 1988) is a Filipina actress and television personality. She appears on the GMA Network, particularly as one of the regular hosts of the long-running Philippine variety show Eat Bulaga! where she portrays the child-woman character Baby Poleng.
Pauleen Marie Jimenez Luna
November 10, 1988
|Other names||Poleng, Pau|
|Occupation||Actress, TV host|
Vic Sotto (m. 2016)
|Children||1; including 4 stepchildren|
Luna began her show business career when she joined Eat Bulaga!'s Little Miss Philippines talent contest in 1995 where she first met her husband, Vic Sotto. She began acting at 13 years of age when she became a member of ABS-CBN Corporation's Star Magic Batch 11 in 2002, before transferring to GMA Network.
She played the role of Odessa in Etheria, the second installment of the Encantadia trilogy, and appeared in the second Koreanovela adaptation of GMA Network's Ako si Kim Samsoon. Following this, she appeared in Luna Mystika, starring Heart Evangelista. In 2009 she played with Dennis Trillo and Jennica Garcia in the romantic-comedy Adik Sa'Yo, and was later cast as the primary antagonist, Sofia Montemayor, in Ikaw Sana.
In 2006, Luna was ranked number 9 in the FHM-Philippines list of sexiest women and was featured on the cover of the December 2006 issue of UNO magazine.
By December 2011, Luna had begun dating her Eat Bulaga! co-host Vic Sotto after co-starring in Enteng ng Ina Mo, which he only confirmed in 2013. In September 2015, Sotto confirmed his engagement to Luna. The couple married on January 30, 2016 in Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa. On May 6, 2017, Sotto announced on Eat Bulaga! that he and Luna were expecting their first child together. On November 6, Vic Sotto announced on Eat Bulaga that Pauleen has given birth to a girl.
|2016||Magpakailanman: Silang Mga Umibig At Nasaktan||Ruby Mhel Julian Morales|
|2016-2017||Hay, Bahay!||Poleng Poryo|
|The Rich Man's Daughter||Pearl Sy-Tanchingco|
|Eat Bulaga Lenten Special: Pangako ng Pag-ibig||Rose|
|The Borrowed Wife||Tessa Pelaez-Santos|
|2013||Genesis||Young Sandra Sebastian-Trinidad|
|Magpakailanman: Kasalanan Ba ang Umibig||Myrna Rivas|
|Unforgettable||Constance "Connie" De Ocampo†|
|My Daddy Dearest||Winnie / Annie / Minnie / Ada / Dalilang / Various Pixie Characters|
|2010||Sine Novela: Trudis Liit||Honey Toledo-Ferrer|
|2009||Ikaw Sana||Sofia Reyes / Sofia Montemayor-Olivarez / Antonia Sanchez|
|Adik Sa'Yo||Camille Sickat|
|2008||Ako si Kim Samsoon||Cherry Fuentebella|
|2007–08||Zaido: Pulis Pangkalawakan||Lyvia|
|2007||Mobile Sheriff Jiban||Hiroko Katagiri (voice)|
|Now and Forever: Agos|
|Encantadia: Pag-ibig Hanggang Wakas||Odessa|
|Hongkong Flight 143||Trina|
|2005||Etheria: Ang Ikalimang Kaharian ng Encantadia||Hera Odessa|
|My Guardian Abby||Blue Angel Elisha|
|Bora: The Sons of Beach||Paulette|
|2003||Basta't Kasama Kita||Karina|
|2018||Jack Em Popoy: The Puliscredibles||Herself|
|2016||Enteng Kabisote 10 and the Abangers||Faye|
|2015||My Bebe Love||Cameo Role|
|2011||Enteng Ng Ina Mo||Sexy Waitress|
|2008||Iskul Bukol 20 Years After (Ungasis and Escaleras Adventure)||Patty|
|2007||Shake, Rattle and Roll 9||Florence|
|My Kuya's Wedding||Heidi|
|2006||ZsaZsa Zaturnnah: Ze Moveeh||Aruba|
|White Lady||Pearl Legazpi|
|2003||My First Romance||Sharri|
Awards and recognitions
|2016||Dabarkads Awards!||Best Supporting Actress||Pangako ng Pag-Ibig||Won||References|
|2014||Dabarkads Awards||Best Actress||Anyo Ng Pag-Ibig||Nominated|
|2012||FHM Philippines||100 Sexiest Women||None||Rank # 50|
|2011||Rank # 40|
|2010||Rank # 28|
|2009||PEP Forum Awards||Highly Recommended on Most Promising StarNone||None||Won|
|FHM Philippines||100 Sexiest Women||None||Rank # 10|
|2008||FHM Philippines||100 Sexiest Women||None||Rank # 26|
|2007||PMPC Star Awards for Television||Best Single Performance By An Actress||Magpakailanman||Won|
|FHM Philippines||100 Sexiest Women||None||Rank # 13|
|2006||FHM Philippines||100 Sexiest Women||None||Rank # 9|
|2004||PMPC Star Awards for Television||Best New Female TV Personality||Marina||Won|
|December 2017||"YES-Magazine"futuring their contemporary house in Laguna.|
|April 2016||YES-Magazine"futuring there Wedding last January 30, 2016|
|December 2006||UNO Magazine|
|February 2007||A-List Magazine|
|August 2008||SPEED Magazine|
|October 2009||Action & Fitness Magazine|
|April 2010||YES! Magazine|
|March 2013||YES! Magazine|
- Calderon, Nora (January 30, 2016). "Unprintable raw, hiwalayan nina Luis at Angel, sobrang kontrobersyal!". The Philippine Star (in Filipino). Retrieved February 3, 2016.
- Bassig, Wilwina (January 8, 2014). "Pauleen Luna in full bloom". GMA Network Inc. Retrieved January 10, 2016.
- "Pauleen Luna's touching message to her best friend Pia Wurtzbach". Push.com.ph. ABS-CBN Corporation. December 21, 2015. Retrieved January 10, 2016.
- Erece, Dinno (April 21, 2008). "Other cast members of "Kim Sam Soon" revealed". Philippine Entertainment Portal. GMA Network Inc. Retrieved January 11, 2016.
- "Pauleen Luna talks about Trudis Liit star Jillian Ward". GMA News Online. GMA Network Inc. July 22, 2010. Retrieved January 10, 2016.
- Dabu, Bianca Rose (January 7, 2016). "A look back at the Vic Sotto-Pauleen Luna love story". GMA News Online. GMA Network Inc. Retrieved January 10, 2016.
- Ganal, FM (September 2, 2015). "Vic Sotto and Pauleen Luna engaged: A look back at their "roller-coaster" love story". Philippine Entertainment Portal. GMA Network Inc. Retrieved January 10, 2016.
- Policarpio, Allan (January 31, 2016). "Vic Sotto weds Pauleen Luna: A promise of forever". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved January 31, 2016.
- "Vic Sotto's big news: wife Pauleen Luna pregnant". ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs. May 6, 2017. Retrieved May 6, 2017.
- "Pauleen Luna gives birth to a baby girl". Pinoy Showbiz Daily. Retrieved November 6, 2017.
- FIRST READ ON PEP: ABS-CBN named Best TV Station at PMPC Star Awards for TV. Pep.ph. Retrieved on April 15, 2012.
- Pauleen Luna, ranked number 13 on FHM Philippines Archived April 30, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. Fhm.com.ph. Retrieved on April 15, 2012.