Richelle Ann Mallari Loyola-Avanzado, better known by her stage name Jessa Zaragoza, is a Filipina commercial model, singer and actress. She is known as the "Phenomenal Diva" and "Jukebox Queen of the 90s" for her first studio album Just Can't Help Feelin in 1997 with the hit carrier single "Bakit Pa?," which became a number one ballad in the Philippines and a top 40 hit during 1997–1999. The album also was certified by PARI and certified platinum. Its carrier single "Bakit Pa?" was also released by OctoArts Films and GMA Films as a Valentine's Day film offering directed by multi-awarded film Director Jose Javier Reyes. She collaborated with award winning film director Mel Chionglo in Malikot na Mundo with actors Lara Morena, Raymond Bagatsing, and Patrick Guzman, her last film with OctoArts Films. In 2000, she also released her fourth studio album and first for Star Music Ibigay Mo Na. She released Kahit Na Ilang Umaga in 2004.
|Birth name:||Richelle Ann Mallari Loyola|
|Born:||January 31, 1979|
|Occupation(s):||Singer, actress, TV host, commercial and print model|
|Labels:||OctoArts-EMI Phils. (now PolyEast Records) (1997–2000), Star Music (2000–2003, 2017–present), Universal (2005), MCA (2009), GMA Music (2012)|
About Jessa Zaragoza
Filipino singer and actress known for popular singles like Bakit Pa and her appearances on TV shows like Rosalinda. She has also been in films like Anghel na Walang Langit and Campus Girls.
Jessa Zaragoza Before Fame
She was born Richelle Ann Loyola and auditioned for the Little Miss Philippines competition in 1986.
Achievement of Jessa Zaragoza
She previously had a public feud with actress and TV show host Rufa Mae Quinto.
Jessa Zaragoza Family Life
She married singer-songwriter Dingdong Avanzado.
Associations of Jessa Zaragoza
She released the covers album Jessa Sings the Great Musical Icons, on which she paid tribute to artists like Tina Turner.
Information related to Jessa Zaragoza
- That's Entertainment Tuesday Group Members
- That's Entertainment (Philippine TV series)
- 20th-century Filipino actresses
- Star Music artists
- 21st-century Filipino actresses
- Filipino child actresses
- GMA Artist Center
- Filipino film actresses
- Filipino television actresses