The name Jake Cuenca is quite notable in the television industry. He is prominent for his performances in Filipino series like Palos, Green Rise, and Rayong Dalawa and his films like In the Name of Love and Ang Pandey.
He gained enormous acclamation when he won the 2014 best actor award at the International Film Festival Manhattan (IFFM) in New York and second-best actor award at the 2016 World Cinema Festival in Copacabana, Brazil.
However, his first international nomination was as the best actor at the 2014 Queens World Film Festival in Joseph Israel Laban’s Nuwebe, which he couldn't make it.
Jake Cuenca's Wiki & Family
Jake Cuenca, a Filipino actor's birthday falls on 30 December. He was born in 1987 in San Jose, CA, to Spanish-Filipino parents, Juan Tomas Cuenca (celebrates a birthday on 16 June) and Rachele Leveriza. Besides his parents, he has a younger and a brother named Rufo in the family.
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Young Jake is blessed with good looks since he was born. Impressed by his cute look, at the age of nine, Jack was hired by a Cosmo Modeling Agency in Manila. There, he did advertisements for Coke and Globe Telecom. Eventually, he started pursuing his career in modeling and then acting.
He has performed mostly for Filipino films and series including, Encantadia, In the Name of Love, Diane Ventura’s Mulat (Awaken), Green Rise, and many more.
Is Jake Cuenca Is Dating Filipino Actress Kylie Verzosa? Relationship Facts
Yes, the heartthrob of every girl, actor Jake Cyenco is no more single. It might be painful for his ladies' fans, but Jake is pleased with his budding love life with the 2016 Miss International, Kylie Verzosa.
The two lovebirds finally confirmed their relationship together on 16 September 2019 on the talk show “Tonight with Boy Abunda.”
Jake Cuenca shared a picture with his girlfriend, Kylie Verzosa, on 4 December 2019. (Photo: Instagram)
Jake had already confronted his love for Kylie at a press conference of his movie 'Kontradiksyon' in June 2019. He said he has been dating the beauty queen for seven months, and they have started flourishing their relationship on the set of Los Bastardos where both actors are performing.
The pair were rumored of dating since last December 2018 after Jake had posted a candid picture of them at a bar. But when they were asked for the rumor, they had neither accepted it nor denied it before September 2019.
Tattoo & Haircut
Jake has multiple tattoos in his body parts, and each tattoo has its meaning. The tattoo on his wrist says, "Be water, my friend." The quote is adopted from the legendary Bruce Lee, and it is for his career inspiration so that he can adopt any character or role. Likewise, the Red Viva Espana tattoo on his lower arm says he's half Spanish. His right has a tattoo that says he "I belong to Jesus."
Talking about his hair, Jake is obsessed with different haircuts. However, he usually carries long hair. But Jake had to chop it short for his role in the ABS-CBN prime series The Blood Sisters in 2018. Since the haircut, he has been rocking the short hair.