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75 Most Influential Filipino-Americans of 2018

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October 02, 2018, (Los Angeles, California). Wow, it has been five years, since created this movement, in conjunction with Filipino-American History Month (October). Therefore, about time to recognized our fellow Fil-Ams with their variety of contributions in American society. Here are the following lists, who made it this year 2018.75 Most Influential Filipino-Americans of 2018

75 Most Influential Filipino-Americans of 2018:

  1. Marc Anthony Nicolas (2nd-time Emmy-Award Winning Producer of the Talk)
  2. Janet Nepales (Hollywood Journalist/ Executive Secretary of Hollywood Foreign Press Association/Executive Producer of 75th Golden Globe Awards).
  3. Darren Criss (First Fil-Am to win Emmy for Leading Actor Category)
  4. Bruno Mars (Grammy- award winning recording artist/Outreach Advocate)
  5. Ruben Nepales (Hollywood Journalist/HFPA Board Director /Former Director of HFPA)
  6. Hailee Steinfeld (Oscar-nominated actress/recording artist)
  7. Matthew Libatique (Oscar Nominated Cinematographer of Black Swan/ a Star is Born)
  8. Jhett Tolentino (Grammy and Tony winning producer)
  9. Fritz Friedman (Veteran Publicist of Sony Pictures)
  10. Dean Devlin (Hollywood Producer)
  11. Lea Salonga (Tony- award winner)
  12. Janelle So-Perkins (TV Host/Entertainment Reporter)
  13. Angela Perez BaraquioGrey (Miss America 2001/School Principal/Character Education Advocate).
  14. Nico Santos (Crazy Rich Asians/Superstore)
  15. Hannahlei Cabanilla (So You Think You Can Dance 2018 Winner)
  16. Jessica Sanchez (Recording Artist/Actress)
  17. Apl De Ap (Grammy award winning recording artist of Black Eyed Peas)
  18. Dr. Tess Mauricio (America’s Favorite Dermatologist)
  19. Vanessa Hudgens (Hollywood Actress/Outreach Advocate)
  20. Ronnie Del Carmen (Oscar-nominated co-director of ‘Inside Out’)
  21. Filbert Kung (Fashion Photographer)
  22. Michael Galante (Hollywood Actor)
  23. Olivia Quido-Co aka Miss O (Celebrity Beauty Expert)
  24. Yong Chavez (Hollywood Reporter)
  25. Nicole Scherzinger (Grammy-nominated Recording Artist of Pussycat Dolls/Theatre Actress)
  26. Eva Noblezada (Tony-nominated actress of Miss Saigon)
  27. Ted Benito (Apl De Ap Foundation)
  28. Kenneth Barlis (Fashion Designer)
  29. Kelsey Merritt (Victoria’s Secret Model)
  30. Jr De Guzman (Fil-Am Creative)
  31. Tia Carrere (Hollywood Triple Threat/Smile Train)
  32. Shay Mitchell (Hollywood Actress)
  33. RC Caylan (Fashion Designer)
  34. Sthanlee Mirador (Hollywood Photographer)
  35. Jokoy (Comedian Comedy Central)
  36. Puey Quinones (Hollywood Fashion Designer)

37. Cheryl Burke (Award-winning Dancer/Performer)
38. Luis Pedron (Film Festival Director/Actor/Director)
39. Elton Lugay (TOFA Founder)
40. Sonia Delen (Appointed State-board of California/Apl De Ap Foundation)
41. Zaldy Coco ( Emmy Award-Winning Costume Designer)
42. Joshua Ang Price (Public Relations/Marketing)
43. Lisa Manibog- Lew (4th-time Emmy award winning producer)
44. Cher Calvin (Emmy winning anchor/KTLA 5)
45. Gel Santos Relos (TV Anchor)
46. DJ Qbert (Award-winning DJ)
47. Susan Ordona (Best-selling Author)
48. Mutch Carino (Marketing)
49. RD Alba (Award-winner director)
50. Manny Streetz (Radio Host)
51. Kat Inaba (TV Host)
52. Oliver Carnay (Talent Manager)
53. Ken Alcazar- Style Fashion Week (LA and NYC)
54. Thomas Orlina (Radio/Youtube Series Producer)
55. Anthony Boncio-(TV Producer)
56. Jush Andowitt (GMA Pinoy TV Marketing)
57. Oliver Tolentino (Hollywood Fashion Designer)
58. Vincent Rodriguez III (Hollywood Actor of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
59. Christina Luna– (Event Organizer)
60. Kathy Marino (OC Fashion Week)
61. Michael Paulo (Jazz Saxophonist)
62. Dr. Astrid Tuminez (President of Utah Valley University)
63. Fleur Magbanua– (Reporter/Journalist)
64. Val Abelgas (Journalist)
65. Rob Banta (Public Servant)
66. Elaine Quijano (News Anchor)
67. Guillermo Amok (Print/Broadcast Journalist)
68. Kevin Nadal (Author)
69. Lou Razon (Fashion Designer)
70. Don Tagala (TV Reporter)

71. Rex Navarette (Stand-up Comedian)
72 Gherald Alaman (Talent Management)
73. JB Adkins (Entertainment Journalist)
74. Cristina DC Pastor (Founding Editor of FilAm)
75. Monet Lu (Stylist)

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75 Most Influential Filipino Americans of 2015

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by MJ Racadio

MIFA 75: 75 Most Influential Fil-Ams of 2015 presented by BlogtalkwithMJRacadio & MGR Records
MIFA 75: 75 Most Influential Fil-Ams of 2015 presented by Blogtalk with MJRacadio & MGR Records

Hollywood CA (Social Dragon PR) October 10, 2015. 75 Most Influential Fil-Ams of 2015. Its time of the year, October is Filipino American History Month, therefore Blogtalk with MJ Racadio and MGR Records (Non-profit organization: Discover the undisvovered) recognized the contributions of our fellow Fil-Ams who made an impact to the society and uplift the community. This year #MIFA75 Most Influential Filipino Americans are the following.

Dr. Tess Maurico (America’s Favorite Dermatologist)

John Ablaza (Philippines First Eco-Couture Designer)

Michael Galante (Hollywood Actor)

Marc Anthony Nicolas (4th-time Emmy Nominated Producer of The Talk/Host of On Your Marc)

Janet & Ruben Nepales (Hollywood Foreign Press Association Member)

Lea Salonga (Tony Award Winning Actress)

Tony Cabrera (Journalist)

Andy Edralin (President of Fil-Am Press Club California)

Jush Andowitt (Marketing of Pinoy TV: USA)

Mark Pulido (Public Servant)

Apl De Ap (Grammy Award Winner: Black Eyed Peas)

Bruno Mars (Grammy Award Winner)

Fritz Friedman (Veteran Publicist of Sony Pictures)

Anthony Buncio (Hollywood TV Producer)

Luis Pedron (Film Maker)

Gherald Alaman (Talent Manager)

Chairmaine Joie (Celebrity Fashion Designer)

Kathy Miclat Marino (CEO of OC Fashion Week)

Vic Perez (Concert Producer)

G Tongi (Host/Producer of Kababayan Today)

Ted Benito (Executive Director of Apl DeAp Foundation)

Alexis Monsanto (Hollywood Celebrity Fashion Designer)

Elena Lapid-Salonga (Entrepreneur)

Elton Lugay (Creator of TOFA-NY)

Eric G (Recording Artist)

Odette Quesada (Legendary OPM Composer)

Steve Angeles (Reporter)

Yong Chavez (Entertainment Correspondent)

Sthanlee Mirador (Hollywood Celebrity Photographer)

Peterson Gonzaga (CEO of Pacific Rim Video)

Hailee Steinfield (Oscar Nominated Actress/Recording Artist)

Kenneth Barlis (Hollywood Fashion Designer)

Bb. Pilipinas USA 2015 winners

Ron Quesada of Kulintronica

Lydia Neff (iHeart Media)

Gerald Manlangit (Former Producer of ET/The Insider)

John Singson (Celebrity Realtor)

Mark Dacascos (Iron Chef America Host/Hollywood Actor)

Tia Carrere (Hollywood Triple Threat)

Rob Banta (Public Servant)

Lou Razon (Celebrity Fashion Designer)

Cher Calvin (Emmy Winning TV Anchor)

Bobby Murphy (Snap Chat Co-creator)

Marlou Colina (Hollywood Celebrity Stylist)

Cristeta Comeford (The White House Executive Chef)

Monet Lu (Salon Owner/Celebrity Stylist)

Cassie (Recording Artist/Model)

Oliver Tolentino (Hollywood Celebrity Fashion Designer)

Radyo Pilipino Amerika (Broadcaster)

Faith Bautista (Entrepreneur)

Angela Perez Baraquio-Grey (Miss America 2001)

Gel Santos Relos (Balitang America Host)

Denise Dador (ABC’s TV Anchor)

Dante Basco (Hollywood Actor)

AJ Rafael- (Youtube Superstar)

Jose Antonio Vargas (Award Winning Journalist)

Vanessa Minnillo-Lachey (Hollywood Actress/Entrepreneur)

SIPA ( Search to Involve Pilipino Americans)

Kevin Nadal (Author)

DJ QBert-(America’s Best DJ of 2010/Scratch University)

Susan Ordona (Sold Out Author)

Kirsten Regalado (Celebrity Fashion Designer)

Renee’ Patron (Banago Designer)

Vanessa Hudgens (Hollywood/Broadway Actress)

Darren Criss (Hollywood/Broadway Actor)

Jessica Sanchez (Recording Artist)

Joey Galon (Pageant Expert)

Kat Iniba (Host of Halo Halo)

Ronnie Del Carmen (Inside Out Co-Director)

Christopher Ad Castillo (Film Maker)

Nicole Scherzinger (Pop Recording Artist/Broadway)

FilHarmonic (Singing Group)

RD Alba (Film Maker)

Dado Banatao (Creator of PhilDev)

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