Justin Cuyugan

Justin Paulo Cuyugan (born October 11, 1980) is a Filipino actor.

Justin Cuyugan
Justin Paulo Cuyugan

(1980-10-11) October 11, 1980 (age 40)
San Fernando, Pampanga
OccupationActor, director


Cuyugan was one of the new talents launched by ABS-CBN's talent management arm Star Magic, then Star Circle, in 1997.[2]

In 2017, Cuyugan appeared as Emil Verdadero in Pusong Ligaw.[1] With his wife Carmi and son Lucas, particated in the second season of the Philippine version of the game show Bet on Your Baby.[3]

Cuyugan played the demon Gaki in the fantasy series Bagani in 2018.[4][5]

Personal lifeEdit

Cuyugan was married to Carmi[3] until her death to ovarian cancer.[6] The couple has three children.[1]

Cuyugan is dating actress and former GirlTrends member Dawn Chang.[1][6]



Year Title Role Notes Source
2001 Sa Dulo Ng Walang Hanggan Dondie Leviste
2005 Etheria Arkrey
2006 Encantadia: Pag-ibig Hanggang Wakas Arkrey
2010 Rosalka Johnny
2010 Imortal Alfredo Zaragoza
2010 Precious Hearts Romances Presents: The Substitute Bride Sam
2016 Magpahanggang Wakas [7]
2016 FPJ's Ang Probinsyano Apolinario "Apple" Mauricio [6]
2017 Pusong Ligaw Emil Verdadero [1]
2018 Bagani Gaki [4][5]
2019 Ipaglaban Mo! Miguel Aquino Episode: "Kubli" [8]
2021 Huwag Kang Mangamba TBA


Year Title Role Notes Source
1999 Gimik: The Reunion Bartender
1999 Hey Babe! Marlon
2002 Kung Ikaw Ay Isang Panaginip Wen
2002 Forevermore Francis
2002 Jologs Kundoktor
2004 Volta Percy Magtoto

External linksEdit


  1. ^ a b c d e "Dawn Chang Confirms Relationship with Justin Cuyugan". ABS-CBN Corporation. 23 January 2018. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. ^ "About". Star Magic. ABS-CBN Corporation. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  3. ^ a b Justin Cuyugan and Baby Lucas on Bet On Your Baby (Television) (in Filipino). ABS-CBN Corporation. 19 October 2017. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  4. ^ a b Navalta, Daniel Joseph (13 August 2018). "Liza Soberano Gets Rushed to Hospital After Suffering iInjury Filming Bagani Fight Scene". MSN Philippines. Retrieved 31 January 2019.
  5. ^ a b Severo, Jan Milo (13 August 2018). "Liza Soberano Injured on the Set of 'Bagani'". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 17 March 2019.
  6. ^ a b c "How Dawn Chang and Justin Cuyugan Became a Couple". Umagang Kay Ganda. ABS-CBN Corporation. 7 February 2019. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  7. ^ Iglesias, Iza (16 September 2016). "Primetime to Heat up with Echo-Arci Tandem". The Manila Times. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  8. ^ "Polo Ravales Must Prove He's No Longer Gay to Save his Marriage on "Ipaglaban Mo"". ABS-CBN Corporation. 22 February 2019. Retrieved 11 April 2019.