Jodi Sta. Maria Hailed as Most Outstanding Media Communicator

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Gawad Lasallianeta Awards, the award-giving body of De La Salle Araneta University, recognized Kapamilya stars, including Jodi Sta. Maria, for their great contribution in the field of Mass Media.

The award-giving body hailed Jodi as one of the Most Outstanding Media Communicators as they believe Jodi is an excellent actress and a great role-model for DLSAU students.

“Ms. Sta. Maria was chosen as an awardee under the entertainment category. Her being a single mother did not hinder her from excelling as an actress and from becoming someone the Lasallian community of DLSAU can look up to,” according to an email sent by Ma. Sheila Cabidog from De La Salle Araneta University.

Other Kapamilya artist awardee were Enchong Dee, Ogie Alcasid, and Gary Valenciano.

Jodi thanked Gawad Lasallianeta Awards for acknowledging her brilliant work, saying that recognition like this inspires artists like her to do a better job in their field.

According to Ma. Cadibog, the Zeal for Lasallian Excellence as Media Communicators is awarded to Lasallian-alumni who are living the Lasallian values in the fields of tv and radio broadcasting, print media, entertainment, social media, and performing arts.

Congratulations Jodi!

Jodi Sta. Maria Stars In A New Film

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Jodi Sta. Maria, one of the greatest actresses of her generation, is set to star in a new film alongside actor Marvin Agustin.

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The two will work together in a movie directed by Jet Leyco and produced by Reality Entertainment, which is renowned for creating some of the best horror films in the country.

#NewMovie #RealityEntertainment @jodistamaria #jodistamaria #B617

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Working together for the first time, Jodi and Marvin met today with Mr. Leyco and Reality Entertainment Founders Dondon Monteverde and Erik Matti for the story conference.

Not much has been shared about the film but judging from the portfolio of the production house, Jodi might star in a horror or suspense movie.

@jodistamaria at the story conference for her #NewMovie under #RealityEntertainment #JodiStaMaria #B617

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Jodi Sta. Maria Shares Updates About School, Life, And More

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While most of us get nosebleed whenever we hear English from an articulate person, Jodi Sta. Maria experiences it with Math, which is actually much better because that subject surely induces tears and pain to countless students every year.

The actress asked for prayers and support so she can pass her Fundamentals of Statistics with flying colors so let’s all hope the best for her so she could get a perfect score.

“Finals ko na sa Fundamental of Stats so please, please pray for me na sanang mai-pass ko talaga with flying colors ang math kasi medyo numo-nosebleed ako,” she said.

And once Jodi finishes her study in the future, she hopes to share all of her valuable learnings to us someday.

@jodistamaria flying to France for a very special union of two of her dearest friends. #JodiStaMaria #B617

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Jodi is currently taking up Bachelor in Science major in Psychology and hopes to be a counselor.

But for now, she will fly to one of the most stylish and romantic countries in the world, France. Avoir un vol sûr, Jodi!

@jodistamaria and her upcoming test plus new project. #NewMovie #RealityEntertainment #jodistamaria #B617

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[NEWS] Jodi Sta. Maria, Viral Ang Pamamasyal sa Makati

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VIRAL ngayon ang video tungkol sa paglibut-libot ng magaling na aktres na si Jodi Sta. Maria sa Makati area kasama si Mother Biboy Arboleda, isa sa may mataas na tungkulin sa ABS-CBN.

Nanggaling sila sa Peninsula Hotel. Hindi naka-incognito si Jodi, nakasuot siya ng puting t-shirt, naka-headband at may backpack pero nakalagay sa harapan.

Unang tinungo ng dalawa ang tunnel ng Ayala at namangha ang aktres sa ganda ng lugar lalo na ang murals nito.

Pag-akyat ng tunnel, sa may bandang Landmark ay may nakakilala na kay Jodi at ‘yung iba ay gustong magpakuha ng picture na pinagbigyan naman ng aktres.

Memorable pala kay Jodi ang Landmark dahil noong bata pa ay madalas siyang ipasyal ng kanyang ina na that time ay nag-tatrabaho sa Makati at nang mapadaan sila sa Jollibee, nagulat si Jodi dahil ‘yung puwesto ni Jollibee (mascot) many years ago ay doon pa rin, hindi raw nilipat.

Medyo umaambunambon noon, walang dalang payong ang dalawa pero patuloy sila sa pag-likot hanggang mapadako sila ng Glorietta at dumaan sa mga walkways. Doon ay marami rin ang nakilala si Jodi, gustong magpa-picture at pinagbigyan niya ulit.

Hanggang sa mapadako sila sa area kung saan puro mga sikat na brands ang nakahilera. Di sila namili dahil hindi naman shopping ang kanilang pakay, maglakad-lakad lang.

Hanggang sa maisipan nang bumalik ng dalawa sa Peninsula Hotel, dumaan ulit sila ng tunnel.

Nung tanungin ni Biboy kung ano ang natutunan ng aktres sa kanilang paglalakad-lakad at pagliwaliw sa Makati, “Life is a journey,” ang isinagot ng magandang aktres.

Binigyan ng libro ni Jodi si Biboy na ang titulo ay ‘Warrior of the Light’ na isa raw sa mga paboritong libro ng aktres.

Pagkatapos nilang maglibot sa Makati, kanya-kanya nang uwian ang dalawa. Nagmamadali sila dahil malapit na ang rush hour.

Napakagandang malaman at panoorin na ang mga artistang tinitingala natin ay paminsan-minsan ay humahalo at nakikihalubiho rin at nararanasan din nila ang maglakad-lakad, ang maulanan at pagpawisan.

Samantala,, ang huling teleserye ni Jodi Sta. Maria sa ABS-CBN ay ‘Pangako Sa ‘Yo 2.’

Magaling na aktres si Jodi at soon ay may bago na siyang teleserye.

[NEWS] Cheat Sheet: Breaking Down Jodi Sta. Maria’s Bronzed Goddess Look

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This generation’s Amor Powers has totally ditched her power woman look for a more ethereal one: Jodi Sta. Maria has had a number of beauty transformations, but this one that she’s been sporting quite often recently is no doubt one of the finest. It’s girly, sexy, sophisticated, and laidback in equal amounts. Everything most women dream of being, actually.

See you at the #DearOtherSelfPremiereNight ! Thank you @rbchanco @patriciacoronado @markbumgarner 💕

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Her toned physique contributes a lot to the whole goddess vibe. Just look at those muscles! Also, notice how subtle yet well-made her makeup is. When you’ve got a complexion as bronzed or golden as this, you don’t need to pack on the makeup. Now if you want to mimic this skin color, it’s still best to get tanned the natural way (make sure you slather on enough SPF before sunbathing) for an even complexion.

Starting the week right with a happy heart and a happy smile 💕

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Makeup for this look is all about nudes and browns. Opt for the bronzing powder + highlighter combo instead of pink blush for a more natural glow. Soft browns make for subtly sultry smoky eyes.

You can never have too much beach! 💕🎊

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Honey blonde locks will make you look like a summer goddess even if rain has already started pouring. Get some sea salt spray and warm it up in between your palms then scrunch up your tresses with the product. If you’ve got more time, get a slim curling iron to achieve tighter curls. Don’t forget to mess them up with your fingers for a more organic look.

Jodi Sta. Maria Motivates Fans to Live Healthily

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Having a healthy life is a must for everyone in order to live a fulfilling life. However, not everyone can do so. But actress Jodi Sta. Maria reminded her fans and followers that there should be no excuses when it comes to taking care of one’s body.

In an Instagram post, Jodi showed off her toned body as she worked out. She urged her fans and followers to live a healthy and happy life.

“Motivational Monday – Today is a new day. Fresh start! Think happy thoughts, exercise, drink lots of water, don’t just eat, and fuel your body. Be healthy and happy! Do something today that your future self will thank you for! 😘👍🏻💜.”

Netizens responded positively with Jodi’s post. They thanked her for being inspiring and a good role model.

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Jodi Sta. Maria and Iwa Moto Show Support for Thirdy

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Nothing shows like a mother’s love other than being so supportive to their child. On a special day for Thirdy, he didn’t only have the support from his mother Jodi Sta. Maria but he also received another from his auntie Iwa Moto.
In an Instagram post, Jodi shared a cute photo of her and Thirdy with Iwa and her daughter. Jodi said that they were happy to show their love and support for Thirdy.

“Happy to be able to show our love and support to our dearest Muyski. Congratulations La Salle for winning the semis. Pray for us as we go against another team on Sunday for the finals. The boys were great. So proud of you Muy. So proud of Team La Salle! Animo! Thanks madam @iam_iwa for the photo. ❤️ “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails.” 1 Corinthians 13:4-8.”

Iwa also posted the same photo, congratulating Thirdy for winning.

“Kuya muy’s cheering squad. Hihi. Congrats to his entire team for winning the game today.”

Kuya muy's cheering squad. Hihi. Congrats to his entire team for winning the game today.

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This is not the first time their family bonded. Last November 30, Jodi and Iwa, together with their children, had some fun in an indoor playground.

Had so much fun today. 😊 tibay mo @jodistamaria kinaya mo powers ni @hiromiaikoeve .. 😂😂😂 #goodvibes

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They also celebrated Thirdy’s graduation together last April. Thirdy’s whole family was so proud of him for graduating with honors.

“Kuya Muy, babe, my love, we are sooo proud of you! Congratulations on your moving up day! Time to celebrate! 🎉 @iam_iwa @iampampi Congratulations to us! Konti nalang!!! wuhooo! Thank You Lord Jesus!”

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Jodi Sta Maria Wins All-Time Favorite Actress Award

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Kapamilya star Jodi Sta Maria took home the All-Time Favorite Actress at the 48th Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Scholarship Foundation Box-Office Entertainment Awards on Sunday in the Henry Lee Irwin Theater in Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City.

Upon accepting the award, Jodi shared to the crowd that she never really wanted to be an actress.

“As a child it was never a dream of mine to become an actress but all I knew back then was I had this passion to perform so I grabbed every opportunity na makasali po ako sa singing contest, dance contest, beauty contest, cheering competition, at pinaka-favorite ko po sa lahat and declamation contest. Kung saan nagkaroon po ako ang opportunity na mag memorya ng linya at buong pusong ibigay ang mga kinakailangan para sa eksena,” she said.

Jodi revealed that it was God’s will that lead her to being a world class actress.

“Fast forward to the present day, who would have thought that I would do something that I love to do, which is to perform, and make a living from it. What I’m trying to say is when God puts a desire, or a passion, or a dream in our hearts – it’s with an intent to fulfill it. And when you get recognized for tat passion or for what you love to do, the joy that follows is unspeakable. It’s a confirmation that you are doing something right and it’s a beautiful reminder of God’s unfailing love.”

Jodi then thanked GMMSF, ABS-CBN, Star Magic, her family and Thirdy. And gave her last advice to the crowd which is to “hold on to that dream, hold on to that passion, work hard for it, fight for it.”

“To Guillermo Mendoza Foundation maraming salamat po sa recognition na ito. Sa ABS-CBN, to my Star Magic family, to my family, to my son Thirdy, I love you so much babe, this is for you. And to those who dream of becoming someone someday, to those who have that burning passion living inside them, hold on to that dream, hold on to that passion, work hard for it, fight for it, and may your dreams and passion be realized in this lifetime. Thank you very much.”

@jodistamaria was thankful for the All-Time Favorite Actress award from the 48th GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Media Awards!

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The All-Time Favorite Actress award Jodi received is her third award from GMMSF Box-Office Award. Jodi, along with Richard Yap, won Most Popular Love Team on Television in 2013 and 2014.

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Jodi Sta. Maria Shares Detail About her South African Adventure, Dear Other Self, and More

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After her long vacation in South Africa with her family, actress Jodi Sta. Maria is back to work with such good energy and spirit. Today, she had a full day, in which she attended a StoryCon to talk about her new exciting project and a team building with the cast of the aforementioned project. To top it all, she also had to do some dubbing for her new movie, Dear Other Self, with Xian Lim and Joseph Marco. Even with all of that, Jodi was still eagerly looking forward for her hectic schedule tomorrow.

“Tomorrow is another long day for me. Merong Grand Presscon and abangan po ninyo yung mga updates namin kung saan niyo po kami pwedeng abangan at mapanuod para po sa Dear Other Self. Today was a fun, exciting, and fulfilling day for me.”

Jodi also enthusiatically teased her upcoming blog about her recent trip to South Africa, where she and her family went to Kenya, Tanzania, at Seychelles.

“Nang galing kami (family) ng Africa and nagpunta kami sa different parts ng Kenya, Tanzania, at Seychelles. Sobrang ganda ng experience and ang pinaka-memorable sa akin is yung mga ngiti na nakita so mga labi ng mga taong mahal ko na talagang nag-enjoy sila, so yun na yung pinaka-reward ko for that trip and, of course, gusto ko kayong i-inivite na abangan yung entry ko duon sa blog about our recent African Adventures. So makakakita kayo ng photos and videos na kinuhanan namin habang nasa trip kami,” she said.

Read Jodi’s full message below

Hello, hello everybody alam niyo sobrang na-miss ko kayo, na-miss kong mag-update sa inyo. Halos one month din ako nawala dito sa Philippines, so kakabalik ko lang the other day. Nang galing kami (family) ng Africa and nagpunta kami sa different parts ng Kenya, Tanzania, at Seychelles. Sobrang ganda ng experience and ang pinaka-memorable sa akin is yung mga ngiti na nakita so mga labi ng mga taong mahal ko na talagang nag-enjoy sila, so yun na yung pinaka-reward ko for that trip and, of course, gusto ko kayong i-inivite na abangan yung entry ko duon sa blog about our recent African Adventures. So makakakita kayo ng photos and videos na kinuhanan namin habang nasa trip kami. I arrived May 2 and then the following day dumeretso na ako agad ng shooting for Dear Other Self so may mga finafinalize nalang kami. Pinapaganda talaga ng maigi yung pelikula para po sa inyong lahat. And today, medyo isang mahabang araw nanaman ang sinuong ko. Nanggaling ako sa isang storycon para sa isang proyekto na aabangan ninyong lahat this Year. After the storycon nagkaroon kami ng team building para po sa cast, sa creative team, and sa production ng bagong proyekto na gagawin ko. Ang ngayon, para i-close ko yung day ko, nagdub na ako para sa Dear Other Self. Tomorrow is another long day for me. Merong Grand presscon and abangan po ninyo yung mga updates namin kung saan niyo po kami pwedeng abangan at mapanuod para po sa Dear Other Self. Today was a fun, exciting, and fulfilling day for me. And ang gagawin ko na ngayon is uuwi ng bahay para makasama si Thirdy!

Watch Jodi’s video message below


Jodi Congratulates College Graduates Batch 2017

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It is that time again when students finally leave the academe and step into the real world. Unlike the the life in the school, the real world is much more difficult but exciting. And Jodi has the perfect message for all college graduates, as well as, for parents and teachers.

“Hello, hello everyone! Welcome sa set ng Dear Other Self. Well, gusto ko lang batiin ang lahat ng mga graduates natin mula sa Luzon, Visayas, at Mindanao. Congratulations sa inyo, good job kayo diyan! Gusto ko lang sabihin na yung graduation ninyo is the beginning of a more exciting journey para sa inyong lahat. At siyempre gusto ko rin saluduhan ang inyong mga magulang, sa lahat ng tao na sumoporta at gumabay, at siyempre ang mga guro niyo – hinde natin sila pwede kalimutan. Kung nasa phase kayo ng life ninyo na parang hinde niyo paren alam ang gagawin niyo: alam niyo meron kayong clue, ano ba yung mga God-given skills and talents na meron kayo? Yun yung magsasabi sa inyo kung ano yung endeavor na dapat ninyo i-pursue sa life. And kung saan man kayo mapadpad, make sure na maging fruitful kayo and productive kayo and don’t ever forget to be salt and light, to wear your blanket diba? Congratulations mga graduates. God bless you and I’m sure you guys are looking forward to this exciting life journey ahead of you.”

Watch Jodi’s full message below.