The Filipino actress Cherie Gil, whose almost 50-year career in Philippine cinema and her acting prowess earned her the label “La Primera Contravida,” is the mother of Jay Gil.
Cherie had received several awards, including a FAMAS, the NCCA’s Ani ng Dangal (Harvest of Honor) award, and she had been recognized for “Best Supporting Actress” into the Metro Manila Film Festival’s Hall of Fame.
Gil received the esteemed “Best Actress” honor at the ASEAN International Film Awards in 2015.
The actress also won “Best Lead Actress in a Foreign Language Film” at the 2015 Madrid International Film Festival that year.
In 2019 for her work in Citizen Jake, Jay’s mother took home her first Gawad Urian Award in the category of “Best Supporting Actress.”
How old is Jay Gil, the son of Cherie Gil?
Jay Gil was born on May 12, 1980, and is currently 42 years old.
He plays a big part in the music business and is renowned for his charm.
She was 59 years old when his mother passed away. The famous person began her career as a child actress at the age of 9.
His biological father, Leo, was born on March 7, 1945, in Balayan, Batangas, and is currently 77 years old.
Jay Gil’s mother is mentioned on his Wikipedia page, but no mention is made of him.
Due to her famous parents and talented acting siblings, her mother Cherie started her career in show business at an early age.
Cherie was cast as either the lead actor’s daughter or someone from his social group. However, she shared the screen in 1978’s Bubot na Bayabas with Ronald Bregendahl, a rookie actor
who was the son of Rita Gomez and Ric Rodrigo
Cherie Gil at the Berlin International Film Festival
However, in 1979, Lily Monteverde, the film royalty, presented her in Problem Child alongside Lloyd Samartino, the zeitgeist teen star.
In 1985’s Bituing Walang Ningning from Viva Films, the celebrity made a comeback as a villain, lending lead actress Sharon Cuneta great support in her depiction of the well-known but insecure singer Lavinia Arguelles.
Who Is the Father of Jay Gil?
The father of Jay Gil is Cherie’s ex-husband Leo Martinez.
He is a Filipino actor, comedian, and director who previously served as Vivian Velez’s predecessor as director of the Film Academy of the Philippines.
After Cherie, he married Gina Valenciano, and they had a daughter they called Lesley Elvira Valenciano Martinez.
Jay Gil siblings
Raphael Rogoff and Bianca Rogoff are Jay Gil’s siblings.
Jay maintains in touch with his two younger siblings, who are now US citizens, while working as an audio engineer in New York.
Bianca Rogoff at the new film Sensitive and in Love’s world premiere
Bianca earned a Bachelor of Arts in Drama from New York University (NYU) in 2019. His sister @bianca.rogoff can be found on Instagram. On Instagram, she has 17.2K followers and 141 posts.
Raphael also holds a degree from NYU. He graduated from college in 2020. His username on Instagram is @raphrogoff. His active Instagram account has 427 posts, 36.6K followers, and is up and running.