Derek Ramsay BiographyDerek Ramsay is Derek Arthur Ramsay who was born from a British father, a detective inspector in the Metropolitan Police in London and a Filipino mother who was also in England working as the head of the Housekeeping Department of a prestigious hotel. He was born on December 7, 1976 in England and is currently one of the hottest male celebrities in the Philippines. He is a host, an actor a model and a VJ. His father started a business in the country and decided to stay for good and his father himself made a big name in the business community in Manila for being the former President of the prestigious Manila Club. Derek pursued his education in electrical engineering in college in England.
Derek became a VJ for MTV Philippines and he started appearing as a host in Entertainment Konek which is a magazine talkshow that airs every Saturday. He also hosted the U Can Dance which is a popularity celebrity dance show for two seasons. Derek’s mentor is Paquito Caporte. His blockbuster film was the movie themed as sexy adult drama genre No Other Woman which he starred together with Anne Curtis. He was also a part of the cast in the movie Praybeyt Benjamin which was starred by Vice Ganda. His contract under the ABS CBN Network ended in 2012 and he then transferred under TV 5 where he hosted the Amazing Race Philippines under the network management.
Derek appeared with a supporting role in the movie Ang Panday with the character of Kahimu and in the movie Super Inggo with the character of Machete, Derek finally took his first lead role in the movie Ysabella. He is a contract star under the Star Cinema. As an endorser, Derek appeared in various television advertisements to include Nesvita of Nestle Philippines, and Isang Platitong Mani which was a remake of the TV commercial of San Miguel Beer where he also starred with the famous billiard icon Efren Bata Reyes, the iconic boxer Manny Pacquiao and Michael V, a popular Filipino comedian. He also promotes the products of Belo Men, Dunkin Donuts Philippines, GAOC Dental Clinic, Kristn, Cignal TV, Boardwalk Apparel and Eastwest Bank.
In 2010, Derek was a nominee for the Gawad Pasado Award for best supporting acting in the movie I Love You, Goodbye. He has made several movies under Star Cinema namely Corazon Ang Unang Asawang", Corazon: Ang Unang Aswang, The Unkabogable Praybeyt Benjamin, No Other Woman, I Love You, Goodbye, Tenement 2, Matakot Ka Sa Karma, One More Chance, I Love You So, and Kasal, Kasali, Kasalo. He also made the movie Boy Pick-Up: The Movie under GMA Films and Regal Entertainment and he took the lead role as Anton in the movie A Secret Affair under Viva Films. He is currently taking the lead role in the teleserye Kidlat under TV 5 where he portrays the role of a super hero.