The world has been transformed into a little global village connected through the improvement in science and technology majorly social media through which Filipina actress and singer, Angelica Cruz has seen her level of popularity rise to an enviable height through the years. The actress has garnered a huge number of fans who adore her works on screen and often troop to her social media handles to express their delight by liking her delectable pictures, especially on Instagram.
Inspired by more than love, Angelica’s fame further shot through the roofs when she ventured into a short-lived marriage with popular singer Nicky Jam whose popularity richly surfaced at the FIFA world cup in 2018 when he performed the musical theme for the tournament ‘Live It Up’.
Biography of Angelica Cruz
The Filipino born was born in 1981, precisely on the 29th day of October, into the family of Ernie Dela Cruz, a Filipino and his wife Angelica Egger who was an Italian-Austrian by descent. Cruz grew up sharing family love with her siblings; a sister and two brothers. Her sister didn’t miss the aura in acting as she is also an actress and the two brothers, lead singers of the boy band, ‘Freshmen’ that were involved in a vehicular accident on the 7th day of June 2010.
Most of Angelica’s profile such as her academic or educational background are still not disclosed to the public but it is believed she kicked off her acting career at an early age in the year 1995.
Angelica Cruz started her on-screen career by starring in different drama programs starting from 1996. She had her first show in a Primetime Drama Mara Clara in the year 1996. In 1997, she featured in another primetime drama Esperenaza. in the years that followed, she made a move from the ABS-CBN network and joined GMA-7 where she had the privilege to feature in other primetime dramas such as Ikaw Lang Ang Mamahalin (2001-2003) which earned her a huge breakthrough in her career.
Her first hit as a lead actress came in the early 2000s when she was a cast in the primetime Drama Sana’y Wala Nang Wakas from 2003-2004. Her last soap with the network came in 2006 when she featured as an antagonist in Prinsesa Ng Banyera. However, Angelica Dela Cruz gained notice after she won Best New Actress of the year award at the PMPC Star Awards for her very first movie, ‘Nights of Serafina’.
After an impressive moment with GMA-7, Angelika Dela Cruz went back to ABS-CBN as she had to team up with her former on-and-off screen partner, Jericho Rosales in the TV series ‘Sana’y Wala Nang Wakas with Diether Ocampo and Kristine Hermosa.
Her singing career sparked up a few years before landing a major acting career. Officially, her major work came up in 1996 as she released a 10-track self-titled album under BMG Records. It was followed up by a second album entitled ‘My Only Wish’ in 1999.
Her singing career came to a pause as she had to face her acting career. It was till 2006 that she recorded two songs for a series: ‘Miss Na Miss Kita’ and ‘Dito Ba’.
Nicky Jam ex-wife- Why They Divorced after a short marriage
During her showbiz business on ‘Showbiz Central’, Angelika Dela Cruz made it known to the public that she was in a relationship, that she was married to Orion Casareo in August 2008 and they were expecting the blessing of a child. That ushered in the arrival of her child, Gabriel Casareo.
It was till 2017 that it was brought to the knowledge of the public that the union had been cut off and she was then married to the popular singer, Nicky Jam. The duo got married in February 2017 as it was reported, they first met online. The marriage ceremony was held in Medellin, Colombia; it was quite a secret wedding as the invitation was made open to just a few personalities mostly dominated by superstars in the entertainment industry, such as Vin Diesel and J. Balvin.
The union didn’t see the light of many years as they got separated due to some irreconcilable issues. It has been adduced that there is no available information on the reason for the breakup as both of them have not yet come to the public to make their reason for separation known to the public.
It could be said that prenuptial agreement that addresses the clause of the separation of properties and spousal support was reached as it was reported that the duo sold the house they bought together as they separated.