Ex-PBB housemate making waves in showbiz

Posted at 04/27/09 8:50 AM

From his relatively obscure life, Jason Gainza became an instant star after joining reality-based show “Pinoy Big Brother.” Before his life in the limelight, he used to work in Saudi Arabia to feed his wife and two children.

Gainza is an addition to the long list of comedian on ABS-CBN. He was one of the leading stars of comedy television show “Parekoy” alongside Zanjoe Marudo and John Prats. He is also part of travel show “Trip na Trip.”

Recently, the comedian was rushed to a hospital during taping reportedly due to gastritis but he was later discharged.

The Batangeno is now 29 years old.

Veteran actress, singer and television host Manilyn Reynes is also celebrating her birthday today. She turned 37.

This Cebuana became popular during the late 80s and appeared in more than 50 films.

She was behind the hit song “Sayang na Sayang. She had been linked to former on-screen partner Janno Gibbs and Ogie Alcasid.

She is now married to Aljon Jimenez.