Joyce Jimenez

Joyce Herrín Reintegrado-Egbalic, popularly known by her screen name Joyce Jimenez (born March 21, 1978) is an American-born Filipino actress who stars in movies in the Philippines.

Joyce Jimenez
Joyce Herrín Reintegrado-Egbalic

(1978-03-21) March 21, 1978 (age 42)[1]
Years active1996-2008

In the early 2000s, Joyce Jimenez was titled "Fantasya ng Bayan" after doing sexy films that did well at the box office under VIVA Films she worked with serious actors such as Richard Gomez, Albert Martinez and Jomari Yllana, later on in romantic comedies with Piolo Pascual and Diether Ocampo under Regal Films. In 2003, she was cast in Pinay Pie with Ai-Ai delas Alas and Assunta De Rossi under Star Cinema on her second film with Jose Javier Reyes after her pairing with Aga Muhlach in Narinig Mo Na Ba ang L8est?.

After her retirement in film and her regular television work for GMA Network at the time, she decided to go back to Los Angeles after marrying and started a family. Her Ever Bilena brand Private Joyce disbanded in 2006.


Joyce Jimenez was born in Los Angeles, California to Filipino migrant parents. Her full name is Joyce Herrín Reintegrado-Egbalic. Jimenez grew up in the Los Ángeles area where she studied at Bishop Amat High School in La Puente, California. She was accepted at UCLA but decided to forgo schooling to move to the Philippines; most recently she had a college degree from a university in Australia.

In 1996, Jimenez participated in the Miss Taguig - Hollywood pageant. Although she did not win the title, she did win the Miss Photogenic title.

Jimenez started to venture out from films and into business. She owns Skin-Private Joyce, which specializes in bath and beauty products. She also opened a lingerie line Private Joyce Intimate Collection partnership with Ever Bilena Cosmetics Inc.[2][3] Jimenez married Filipino-American Paul Ely Egbalic from Vallejo, CA on August 23, 2008, at Walnut, California[4] and on October 16, 2009, Joyce & Paul welcomed their first baby girl named "Jorja".

On September 29, 2008, Jimenez suffered serious injuries in a car accident in Urdaneta City, Pangasinan (coming from a Baguio taping for ABC TV5's "Philippines Scariest Challenge"). Avoiding a truck, her Toyota 4Runner flipped four times and was totally wrecked when it rolled over in a rice field. She was treated at the Urdaneta City Sacred Heart Hospital and transferred to Medical City, Pasig City. Her legs were badly injured, she had minor bruises, had to wear a brace on her neck, and had minor stitches on her face.



  • Birhen ng Manaoag (2005)
  • Sex in Philippine Cinema (2004)
  • Pinay Pie (2003)
  • Lapu-Lapu (2002) as Bulakna
  • Ang Galing Galing Mo, Babes (2002)
  • I Think I'm in Love (2002)
  • Balahibong Pusa (2001)
  • Blades of the Sun (2001)
  • Narinig Mo Na Ba ang L8est (2001)
  • Ano Bang Meron Ka? (2001)
  • Biyaheng Langit (2000)
  • Linlang (1999)
  • Scorpio Nights 2 (1999)
  • Bilib Ako Sa'yo (1999)
  • Warat (1999)
  • Sumigaw Ka Hanggang Gusto Mo (1998)
  • Trabaho Lang Dear, Walang Personalan (1997)



Year Award-Giving Body Category Work Result
2001 Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Scholarship Foundation Ms. RP Movies Won


  1. ^ a b "Biography for Joyce Jimenez". Retrieved 2009-09-09.
  2. ^ GMA NEWS.TV, Joyce Jimenez focused on lingerie business - 01/17/2008
  3. ^ GMA NEWS.TV, Joyce Jimenez says she's currently dating an 'officer'
  4. ^, Joyce Jimenez marries Fil-Am boyfriend in California