Barbara Ambas Forteza (born July 31, 1997) professionally known as Barbie Forteza, is a Filipina commercial model and actress. She is known for her role in The Half Sisters alongside Thea Tolentino.
Barbara Ambas Forteza
31 July 1997
|Other names||Barbie, Kizzy, Krissy, Primetime Princess|
|Agent||GMA Artist Center (2009–present)|
|Total views||34.5 million|
Updated: September 2021
She is known for her roles such as young Jodi in GMA Network's remake of the 2003 South Korean television drama series, Stairway to Heaven and Cyndi Gomez in First Time. Forteza also appeared in several movies such as: Tween Academy: Class of 2012, The Road and the indie film, Puntod in which she won as New Movie Actress of the Year in the 26th PMPC Star Awards for Movies. In April 2013, Forteza released her self-titled album, Barbie Forteza under MCA Records with the carrier single, Meron Ba which was used as the theme song for GMA Network's Koreanovela, Big.
In August 2014, she won the Best Supporting Actress award in the new breed category at the 10th Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival, for the film Mariquina, portraying a teenage version of Mylene Dizon's character Imelda.
|2021||Heartful Café||Corazon "Cors"|
|I Can See You||Emma Castro|
|2020-2021||Anak ni Waray vs. Anak ni Biday||Ginalyn Malatamban Escoto / Ginalyn Agpangan Escoto|
|2019||Love You Two||Venus (special participation)|
|Kara Mia||Kara Machado Lacson|
|2018||Super Ma'am||Pearly (special participation)|
|Inday Will Always Love You||Happylou "Inday" Magtibay Fuentes / Happylou "Inday" Fuentes-Melendez|
|2017||My Love from the Star||Herself (special participation)|
|Meant to Be||Maria Belinda "Billie" Bendiola|
|2016||That's My Amboy||Maria Rosario "Maru" Carreon Tapang / Maria Rosario "Maru" Tapang Romero|
|2015||Dangwa||Mary "Yaya May Flower" Catacutan (special participation)|
|2014–2016||The Half Sisters||Diana Mercado Alcantara / Diana Mercado Valdicañas |
|2013||Genesis||Faith (special participation)|
|Anna Karenina||Anna Karenina "Karen" Zamora / Anna Karenina "Karen" Villarama|
|2012–2013||Paroa: Ang Kuwento ni Mariposa||Mariposa de Guzman / Princess Aira|
|2012||Luna Blanca: Ang Ikalawang Yugto||teen Blanca Sandoval Buenaluz|
|2011–2012||Ikaw Lang ang Mamahalin||Katherine Somera / Mylene Avelino Fuentebella|
|2011||Nita Negrita||Antoinette / Nita Raymundo / Nita Negrita / Netnet|
|2010–2011||Jillian: Namamasko Po||Maggie Molina (special participation)|
|2010–2012||Reel Love Presents: Tween Hearts||Barbara "Bambi" Fortez|
|2010||Pilyang Kerubin||Charity Santos / Charity Dimaano|
|First Time||Cyndi Gomez|
|2009||Stairway to Heaven||young Jodi Reyes|
Television comedy showsEdit
|2013–2016||Vampire ang Daddy Ko||Girlie / Boyong|
|2012||Tweets for My Sweet||Adele Reyes|
|Ang Darling Kong Aswang||Aileen|
|2010||Si Agimat at Si Enteng Kabisote||Bratty|
|2011||Tween Academy: Class of 2012||Kara|
|Ang Panday 2||Bilara|
|Si Agimat, si Enteng Kabisote at si Ako||Cameo|
|2013||My Little Bossings||Rosy|
|2015||Saranghaeyo #ewankosau||Calixta "Kai" Luna|
|2017||This Time I'll Be Sweeter||Erika|
|2018||Almost A Love Story||Baneng|
|2013||Barbie Forteza||MCA Music||TBD|
Awards and recognitionEdit
- "Barbie Forteza cannot accept the title "Primetime Princess" granted by "Primetime Queen" Marian Rivera - LionhearTV". www.lionheartv.net. August 20, 2018. Retrieved October 22, 2018.
- "Barbie Forteza biography, dating history, movies and family". Kami.ph. Retrieved August 2, 2020.
- PEP.ph (September 10, 2009). "Stairway to Heaven will air pilot episode on September 14 - PEP.ph: The Number One Site for Philippine Showbiz". pep.ph.
- Tuason, Doods (June 2010), "Today's Most Influential Kids, Tweens, and Teens", Star Studio: Guam Edition, Barrigada, GU: Yellow Pages Ink, 1 (7), pp. 20–21
- PEP.ph (June 5, 2013). "Barbie Forteza releases her self-titled debut album - PEP.ph: The Number One Site for Philippine Showbiz". pep.ph.
- PEP.ph (August 10, 2014). "Nora Aunor leads winners of Cinemalaya 2014 - PEP.ph: The Number One Site for Philippine Showbiz". pep.ph.
- PEP.ph (May 23, 2014). "Barbie Forteza and Thea Tolentino to face off in The Half Sisters - PEP.ph: The Number One Site for Philippine Showbiz". pep.ph.
- "Pepito Manaloto Teaser Ep. 259: JakBie sa 'Pepito Manaloto' this September 16". www.gmanetwork.com. Retrieved June 8, 2021.
- "VOTE NOW! RAWR AWARDS 2020". lionheartv.net. Retrieved November 12, 2020.
- Rappler (July 20, 2017). "FULL LIST: Winners & Nominees Gawad Urian Awards 2017". Rappler. Retrieved July 21, 2017.
- "Jaclyn Jose, Paolo Ballesteros, Barbie Forteza, and Therese Malvar to be honored at the 9th Ani ng Dangal Awards". gmanetwork.com. GMA Network. Retrieved February 13, 2017.
- "Barbie Forteza wins Best Actress award for indie film 'Laut' at an International Film Festival". www.gmanetwork.com. Retrieved May 20, 2018.
- "FULL LIST: Winners, Gawad Urian Awards 2015". Retrieved May 20, 2018.
- "Winners of Cinemalaya Film Festival announced". GMA News Online.
- GMA New Media, Inc. "Barbie Forteza on what she'll miss the most in 'Anna Karenina'". gmanetwork.com.