Yassi Pressman

Yasmin Isabel "Yassi" Yasto-Pressman (born 11 May 1995)[2] is a Filipino British model, actress, television personality, singer and dancer.

Yassi Pressman
Born
Yasmin Isabel Yasto Pressman

(1995-05-11) 11 May 1995 (age 25)
NationalityFilipino, British
OccupationActress, model, dancer, singer, VJ, host
Years active2006–present
Agent
Parent(s)
  • Ronald Pressman (father)
  • Belcy Dalloran Yasto (mother)
[1]
Musical career
Genres
  • Pop
LabelsViva Records
Associated actsPop Girls

Early lifeEdit

Pressman was born in British Hong Kong to a British father and a Filipino mother from Isabela. Her second name, Isabel, is a reference to her mother's home province. Pressman has four sisters: Abby, Cara, Siobhan and Issa.[2]

CareerEdit

2006–2016Edit

In 2006, she was cast in the ABS-CBN drama series Gulong ng Palad as the young Luisa before transferring to GMA Network three years later in 2009 to become one of the female dancers of SOP. Pressman was known as the "Princess of the Dance Floor" of Party Pilipinas. When SOP was replaced by Party Pilipinas, Pressman became a part of Sayaw Pilipinas together with Mark Herras, Sef Cadayona, Rocco Nacino, Steven Silva, Mayton Eugenio, Diva Montelaba and Wynwyn Marquez.

In 2013, Pressman signed a contract with Viva Entertainment.

In 2014, she was cast as Lorraine "Lory" Keet in the film Diary ng Panget with her partner Andre Paras. Pressman also starred as Audrey Dela Cruz in the film Talk Back, and You're Dead.

In 2015, Pressman returned and signed a contract once again with ABS-CBN then became a regular performer in ASAP.

2016–presentEdit

In 2016, she starred in the TV adaptation of the late Fernando Poe Jr. film FPJ's Ang Probinsyano as Alyana Arevalo-Dalisay, the love interest of Ricardo Dalisay portrayed by her leading man Coco Martin. Pressman had good chemistry with Martin, creating all-time high records of ratings in all episodes.

Before the latter, that same year, Pressman also joined the reality show Pinoy Big Brother: Lucky 7.

In 2017, Pressman danced on ASAP with Maja Salvador in the Full Circle.

Pressman is a former VJ of MTV Pinoy and can be seen in shows like MTV Shoutout, MTV Halo Halo, MTV The OPM Show, MTV Senti, and Yandre's Playlist.[3]

FilmographyEdit

TelevisionEdit

Drama and comedyEdit

Television
Year Title Role Network
2006 Gulong ng Palad Young Luisa ABS-CBN
2009–2010 SOP Herself GMA Network
2010–2013 Party Pilipinas Herself
2010 Ilumina Ayra
I Laugh Sabado Herself Q
2011 Time of My Life Terry GMA Network
2011–2012 Tween Hearts Eunice Fuentabella
2012 Luna Blanca Kate
Makapiling Kang Muli Vanessa
2012–2013 Cielo de Angelina Rhoda
2013 Magpakailanman: The Louise delos Reyes Story Yuri
Dormitoryo Sophie
2013–2015 Sunday All Stars Co-Host / Performer
2014 Paraiso Ko'y Ikaw Young Yvette
2015 Wattpad Presents : Mr. Popular meets Ms. Nobody: Still In Love (Part 2) Mandy Aguilar TV5
Wattpad Presents: My Fiance Since Birth Alexandra "Alex" Sanchez
Princess in the Palace Perla GMA Network
ASAP Performer ABS-CBN
2016 Born to Be a Star Host TV5
Pinoy Big Brother: Lucky 7 Celebrity housemate ABS-CBN
2016–present FPJ's Ang Probinsyano Alyana Arevalo-Dalisay
2020 The Tapes Alice Lagaac iWant

FilmEdit

Film
Year Title Role
2011 Tween Academy: Class of 2012 Caitlin
2012 Si Agimat, si Enteng Kabisote at si Ako Sol / Winged Horse
2013 Kaleidoscope World (film) Elsa
2014 Diary ng Panget Lorraine "Lory" Keet
Talk Back and You're Dead Audrey dela Cruz
2015 Felix Manalo Via Dela Vega
Wang Fam Elenita Sera
2016 Miracles Are Forever (To Love And To Live) Leonor
Girlfriend for Hire Nami San Jose
Camp Sawi Jessica
2018 Ang Pambansang Third Wheel Trina
Para Sa Broken Hearted Shalee
Born Ready Leona
2019 The Mall, The Merrier Maria Clara / M.C. (Special Participation)

DiscographyEdit

Discography
Year Release Producer Notes
2015 Yassi (Viva Records, 2015) Debut album
2017 "Isang Daang Habangbuhay" (Viva Records, 2017) Single

Awards and recognitionsEdit

In 2014, Pressman was included in FHM's 100 Sexiest Woman for the first time at the 78th spot, tied with Louise delos Reyes which was won by Marian Rivera that year. In 2015, Pressman came 57th. She had a name conflict with other FHM models, Ayissa Coo and Isabelle Benitez using the same nickname, "Yassi". She also appeared in Candy Magazine in August 2015 for Summit Media's 20th anniversary with Julie Anne San Jose for Preview and Nadine Lustre for Men's Health Philippines as its featured babes.

Year Award/Critics Category Result
2013 Metro Manila Film Festival Kaleidoscope World – Official Entry Nominated
2014 Star Cinema Awards Favorite Movie Best Friend Won
FHM Philippines 100 Sexiest Woman Rank # 78
2015 Rank # 57
PhilPop Awards Best Music Video – "Edge of the World" (Yassi Pressman and Josh Padilla) Won
2016 Anak TV Awards Makabata Star Won
29th Awit Awards Best Dance Recording for "LALA" Won
PMPC Star Awards Female Star of the Night Won
Push Awards Popular Dance Cover for "Work" Won
Yes! Magazine 100 Most Beautiful Stars Included
Star Awards for Music 2016 Best New Female Recording Artist of the Year Nominated
2017 Zalora Style Awards Most Stylish Female Nominated
48th Box Office Entertainment Awards Most Promising TV Actress of the Year Won
FHM Philippines 100 Sexiest Women Rank # 27
Yes! Magazine 100 Most Beautiful Stars Included
Push Awards Push Dance Cover with Issa Pressman Won
7th EdukCircle Awards Best Actress – Television Series Nominated
31st PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Drama Supporting Actress Nominated
30th Awit Awards Best Dance Recording for "Dumadagundong" Won
AnakTV Awards 2017 Credible, Wholesome and Worth Emulating by the Youth Won

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Father of Yassi Pressman passes away at 90". ABS-CBN News. 6 February 2016. Retrieved 16 April 2020.
  2. ^ a b Lastrilla, Gary Ann (23 July 2016). "Get to know Yassi Pressman's family". ABS-CBN News. ABS-CBN Corporation. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
  3. ^ Yassi Pressman. gmanetwork.com

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