Marie Frencheska Mae Tobias Farr-Jose (born September 9, 1992) is a Filipina singer, model and actress. She was the Are You the Next Big Star? grand champion along with Geoff Taylor.[1]

Frencheska Farr-Jose
Birth nameMarie Frencheska Mae Farr-Jose
Born (1992-09-09) September 9, 1992 (age 27)
OriginLas Piñas City, Philippines
GenresOPM, Pop, R&B
Occupation(s)Singer, Model, actress
Years active2009 - 2016
LabelsGMA Records (2009-2016)
Associated actsKyla
Rachelle Ann Go
La Diva
Julie Anne San Jose

Early life and careerEdit

Farr was born in Pasay City, Philippines. She graduated from St. Paul College of Parañaque. [2] Her father is of British descent.

She was named the Next Female Big Star along with Geoff Taylor as the Next Male Big Star on the television show "Are You the Next Big Star?". Along with winning the contest, they each received one million pesos (P1,000,000), a condominium unit from Avida, a management contract from GMA Artist Center and a recording contract from GMA Records. After winning Are You the Next Big Star?, she started in various television guestings and shows. She guested at the christmaserye of GMA Network, Sana Ngayong Pasko. She was also included in the defunct SOP. She also became a part of the BandaOke wherein she was included in the BandaOke band along with her co-Are You the Next Big Star? batchmates, Geoff Taylor and Jay Perillo.[3] In the movie industry, Farr bested other actresses as she wins the lead role in the Filipino musical movie, Emir.[4] Farr is currently seen in the new musical variety show of GMA Network, Party Pilipinas. On September 6, 2015 Frencheska Farr is also joining to the new Sunday musical program Sunday Central Club with the divas Rachelle Ann Go, Jaya, La Diva, Julie Anne San Jose & Kyla. On January 4, 2016 Frencheska joins the program Dinggin Mo Oh Dios with Reymond Sajor, Rachelle Ann Go, Jonalyn Viray & Aicelle Santos for the program. On February 21, 2016 Frencheska Farr made a 4th interpretur winner of Sunday Central Club Battle Of The Champions.



Year Title Role Network
2016 Alamat Season 2 ?????? GMA Network
Dishkarte of the Day Herself/Guest GMA News TV
Just Duet Herself/Performer GMA Network
2015 Because of You Molly
Maynila: Love vs Dreams Angely
Pari 'Koy Miriam
Magpakailanman: The Roland "Bunot" Abante Story Lising
Second Chances Penny Ampil
2014 Innamorata Jenny
2013 Binoy Henyo Sandra
2013–2015 Sunday All Stars Herself/Performer
2013 Bukod Kang Pinagpala Dina
2012 Tinig: A True-to-Life Story of Dulce Dulce CBN Asia
One True Love Violy GMA Network
Maynila: Devoted to You Via
Maynila: Byaheng Puso Guest/Singer
2011-2012 Ruben Marcelino's Kokak Rafa
2011 Captain Barbell Ang Pagbabalik Celina Fernandez / Sonica
2010 Reel Love Herself/Guest Singer
2010–2013 Party Pilipinas Herself/Performer
2009 Are You the Next Big Star? Herself / Winner
Sana Ngayong Pasko Cheska
2009–2010 SOP Herself / Performer
BandaOke: Rock n' Roll to Millions! Herself / One of the BandaOke band


Year Title Role
2010 Emir (Philippine Movie) Amelia Florentino
2012 P.S. I Love You Sarah
2014 After Class

Studio albumEdit

Year Title Certification Sales Track listing
2010 Inside My Heart Double Platinum
(certified by PARI)
Php 25,000
Track listing
  1. Everytime
  2. Sa Pangarap Ko
  3. Today I'll See The Sun
  4. This Feeling
  5. Isama Mo Ako
  6. Suddenly It's Magic
  7. Ang Pag-ibig Kong Ito
  8. I Still Haven't Found (What I'm Looking For)
  9. Bakit Ikaw
  10. Inside My Heart

Awards and achievementsEdit

Year Critics Category Result
2011 ENPRESS Golden Screen Awards Breakthrough Performance by an Actress – Emir Won
Asia Model Festival Best Female Model Won
2010 41st GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Most Promising Performer/ Singer[5] Won
2009 Are You the Next Big Star? The Next Female Big Star Won

Television and film theme songsEdit


  1. ^ Frencheska Farr and Geoff Taylor clinch ‘Next Big Star’ title Archived 2009-08-28 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Frencheska Farr, circle of 16 of Are You the Next Big Star?". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2010-04-21.
  3. ^ "BandaOke! will air this Sunday, Oct. 25". Archived from the original on 2009-10-31. Retrieved 2010-04-21.
  4. ^ Frencheska Farr beats other actresses; wins Emir lead role
  5. ^ "ABS-CBN big winner at GMMSF Entertainment Awards". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved 2014-05-21.

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