8 Former Child Stars Who are No Longer in Showbiz and Where They Are Now

by Kate Detoya   |  Nov 23, 2022
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While several fresh faces have entered showbiz throughout the years, some have left the limelight to prioritize life outside the entertainment scene. For example, some former child stars in the country chose to discover other opportunities out there besides performing.

If you'd like to know what a few of these former stars are up to now, keep reading to find out:

  • Serena Dalrymple 

Since starring in several projects like Bata Bata Paano Ka Ginawa, Daddy O, Baby O! and Ang Tanging Ina, Serena has moved abroad and now works as a staff program manager at an American business software company. She is also enjoying married life with her long-time partner Thomas Bredillet, whom she tied the knot with just this October.

  • Bugoy Cariño

At twenty years old, Bugoy is now a family man and has expressed his plans to get married to volleyball player EJ Laure. ICYDK, Bugoy had gotten his foot inside showbiz after being hailed as the Grand Questor of the Star Circle Quest for the Next Kiddie Idol(SCQ) at the age of six.


  • Aaron Junatas

Aaron might look familiar because of his various appearances in movies and TV shows, most notably in the popular kiddie gag showGoin' Bulilit. After playing as Hero in Maybe This Time, nothing much has been heard about him until he posted about his newly-acquired degree from Bulacan State University in 2019. Today, he works as an application developer and an automation test engineer.

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  • Yong-an Chiu

Yong-an has come a long way from his days of being in gag show stints inGoin' Bulilit and Laugh Out Loud. Over the years, he received outstanding academic and leadership achievements and became a licensed electrical engineer, seaman, and financial coach.

  • Basty Scope

One of the things Basty might have acquired from being an actor in shows like Wansapanataym, Komiks, and Lastikman is his incredible fashion sense. This looked to have been useful seeing that he is now a proud owner and CEO of CLOUT, a clothing brand.


  • Alfred Labatos

In an exclusive, this Goin' Bulilit alum shared that showbiz had actually paved the way for him to start working in the dubbing industry. He was only ten when he auditioned and worked on his first dubbing project for the Mexican telenovelaNino Felipin. After that, he continued to work on other dubbing projects. The most memorable ones are the Tagalized versions of Boys Over Flowers and Gintama. Nowadays, you catch just his voice on TV, radio, and commercials.

  • Carl John Barrameda

While Carl had played various parts in shows like Goin' Bulilit, Mga Anghel na Walang Langit, and Honesto as a child, he will soon have his most significant role as an adult now that he is expecting with his wife, Nikolai Cimatu.

  • Yuuki Kadooka

Yuuki, who once played as Ten Ten in Ang Tanging Ina N'yong Lahat, graduated in 2019 from an institution in Japan, where he now lives.


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