Jay Gil is the son of Cherie Gil, a Filipino actress, who was awarded the title "La Primera Contravida" for her over 50-year career in Philippine cinema and her acting prowess.
Cherie had won a FAMAS Award, been honored with the NCCA's Ani ng Dangal (Harvest of Honor) award, and been inducted into the Metro Manila Film Festival's Hall of Fame for "Best Supporting Actress."
In 2015, Gil won the prestigious "Best Actress" prize at the ASEAN International Film Awards.
The actress additionally received the 2015 Madrid International Film Festival's "Best Lead Actress in a Foreign Language Film" award in the same year.
Jay's mother won her first Gawad Urian Award in the category of "Best Supporting Actress" in 2019 for her role in Citizen Jake.
Cherie Gil Son Age: How Old Is Jay Gil?
Jay Gil is currently 42 years old and was born on May 12, 1980.
He has a significant role in the music industry and is well-known for his charm.
When his mother passed away, she was 59 years old. At the age of 9, the celebrity started her career as a child actress.
Leo, his biological father, is 77 years old and was born in Balayan, Batangas, on March 7, 1945.
Jay Gil Wikipedia
The Wikipedia page for Jay Gil does not include him, although it does mention his mother.
Her mother Cherie began her career in the show business at a young age due to her celebrity parents and brilliant acting siblings.
The lead actor's daughter or a member of his social circle were both given to Cherie in the casting. But she co-starred in 1978's Bubot na Bayabas with another newbie, Ronald Bregendahl (Rita Gomez and Ric Rodrigo's son).
However, in 1979, cinema princess Lily Monteverde reintroduced her through Problem Child with the zeitgeist teen idol Lloyd Samartino.
The celebrity made a comeback in 1985's Bituing Walang Ningning from Viva Films as a villain, giving lead actress Sharon Cuneta strong backing in her portrayal of the renowned but insecure singer Lavinia Arguelles.
Who Is Jay Gil Father?
Leo Martinez, Cherie's former husband, is Jay Gil's father.
He is a Filipino actor, comedian, and filmmaker who served as the Film Academy of the Philippines' director gene before to Vivian Velez's appointment.
He has a daughter named Lesley Elvira Valenciano Martinez from his second marriage to Gina Valenciano after Cherie.
Jay Gil Siblings
Jay Gil has two siblings named Bianca Rogoff and Raphael Rogoff.
While working as an audio engineer in New York, Jay stays in touch with his two younger siblings, who are also citizens of the US.
In 2019, Bianca graduated from New York University (NYU) with a Bachelor of Arts in Drama. His sister has an Instagram under the name @bianca.rogoff. She has 17.2K followers with 141 posts on her Instagram account.
Raphael has a degree from NYU as well. In 2020, he received his college diploma. His Instagram handle is @raphrogoff. His Instagram account, which has 427 posts and 36.6K followers, is active.