The Philippines’ “Primera Kontrabida” Ms. Katrina Halili recently showcased a few snippets of the elegant interior of her new house on Instagram. The actress, commercial model and businesswoman showed her excitement and gratitude over her new home by thanking God above anyone else; and of course her interior designer Thinne Almeda who provided a chunk of her time and a bucket of efforts to help Katrina design the house of her dreams. She also thanked celebrity manager and casting director Van Soyosa as well as her makeup artist Khrystine Soriano for all the help they provided while Katrina’s house was under construction for two months. Some short videos of her daughter Katie were also seen in the snippets.
The thirty three year old actress rose to fame when she joined Starstruck in 2003. She is the first Starstruck finalist who won “FHM’s sexiest woman” two years in a row from 2006 to 2007. She was dubbed as the Philippines’ “Primera Kontrabida” two years ago due to numerous antagonist roles she played over the years that she worked in show business. Her first villainous role was in 2004 where she portrayed the character of “Janelle Bernabe” in the show “Forever in My Heart” with actress Jennylyn Mercado. Katrina also portrayed as Marian Rivera’s villain in the famous teleserye “Darna” as well as in “MariMar”. Ten years ago, Katrina left showbiz for a few months because of a controversial involvement with Hayden Kho. However, she made a come back after a few months and continued to pursue her acting career specifically in teleseryes on GMA-7.
Currently, Katrina has a beautiful daughter with R&B Fil-Am artist Kris Lawrence. They named her “Katie” and she is now six years old. Kris and Katrina are in good terms.