Jessy Mendiola Biography
Jessy had her first TV appearance via “Star Magic Presents: Abt Ur Luv ur Lyf 2,” in 2007 and had a bit role in a TV telerserye entitled, “Sineserye Presents: Natutulog Ba Ang Diyos?,” followed by the series “Volta,” in 2008, where she played as Chappy Girl. Jessy had also TV appearances in “George and Cecil,”and “Kung Tayo’y Magkakalayo.” This is in the latter that she had gained good feedbacks and because of that, her guest appearance was extended. Later, she was a given a role in “Your Song Presents: Gimik 2010,” in which she played the character of a reformed rebel teenager. In Maalaala Mo Kaya, she played the lead character in the episode “Marriage Contract,” and In Wansapanataym, she also played a lead role in the episode “Kakambal Ko’y Manika.” She was given a bigger break in the afternoon teleserye under ABS-CBN “Sabel.” After its final conclusion in 2011, Jessy was cast in “ASAP Rocks.” The ASAP’s Dance Squad was composed by Jessy Mendiola, Empress Schuck, Enchong Dee and Sam Concepcion. She also became one of the judges in the noontime show “Showtime,” and had a guest appearance in Maalaala Mo Kaya episode entitled “Medalyon.” In the blockbuster TV teleserye “Budoy,” she was Jackie Marasigan opposite Gerald Anderson. Recently, she was also a part of the movie “Reunion” with Enrique Gil, Xiam Lim and other newcomers. “Paraiso,” was a concluded afternoon teleserye in which she had the chance to pit her acting skills with Matt Evans and Mateo Guidicelli.
Just recently, Jessy was offered to do a remake of Maria Mercedes, which was originally played by equally famous Mexican star Thalia. She was so fortunate and happy to be the one chosen to do the series. In the cast are the likes of Jake Cuenca, Jason Abalos, Vina Morales, Dominic Ochoa, Nadia Montenegro and Vivian Velez and will be directed by Rechie Del Carmen. Jessy was quick to admit that playing Maria Mercedes is one of her dreams come true role.
Jessy is also preparing and very excited to do her first ever major movie together with John Lloyd Cruz, Dawn Zulueta and Richard Gomez.