Best known as the longtime host of the Philippine ABS-CBN program Maalaala Mo Kaya, this television personality, screen actress, and entertainment producer also served as President of the ABS-CBN network.
After studying management at Harvard University, she returned to her native Philippines and began working in production at ABS-CBN.
She was nominated for FAMAS Best Actress Awards for her work in Ms. Dolora X, Pag-Ibig na Walang Dangal, Gumapang Ka Sa Lusak, and Kontrobersiyal.
Her marriage to Cesar Rafael Concio, Jr. resulted in two sons. Two of her five siblings -- Malou and Mae -- also had careers in television production.
Early in her career, she acted in director Lino Brocka's acclaimed 1990s film, Gumapang Ka Sa Lusak.