| Carla Abellana
|Birth Name||Carla Angelene Reyes Abellana|
Carla Abellana is a Filipino actress and product endorser who is more popularly known for playing the role of Rosalinda.
Background and education
Abellana was born Carla Angelene Reyes Abellana on 12 June 1986 in Manila to '80s matinee idol Rey “PJ” Abellana and Rhea Reyes. She attended O.B. Montessori Center for her elementary and high school education. She attended De La Salle University for her college education taking up Psychology and graduating Cum Laude.
Abellana initially modeled for television and print advertisements of various products including Palmolive shampoo and Jollibee Ice Craze. In 2009, she auditioned for the role of Lolita in the television series Zorro but did not get the part. Instead she was chosen to play the lead in another GMA television series, the local version of Rosalinda. She also hosts SOP Rules along with other GMA contract artists. It was recently announced that she will host the next season of the reality-based talent search Starstruck, replacing Jolina Magdangal. Abellana was included in FHM's list of Sexiest Women in the World 2009, where she ranked number 48. She was also given a 12-picture contract deal by Regal Films.
- “Talambuhay ni Carla Abellana” Noypf.com (Accessed 18 September 2009)
- “Carla Abellana as Rosalinda” Tagpuan.com (Accessed 18 September 2009)
- “Carla Abellana” Igma.tv (Accessed 18 September 2009)