5 Things To Know About Gela Atayde: The Newest Atayde In Local Showbiz

Gela Atayde is now ready to make waves on her own turf

Rising Kapamilya actress Gela Atayde and her dance crew, Legit Status, have recently made headlines by placing the Philippines on the global dancing map. 

Their dance crew managed to clinch the top spot in the MegaCrew division at the World Hip Hop Dance Championship held in Phoenix, Arizona on August 6, 2023. 

But aside from being a dancer, Gela is also starting to make a name in acting as she joins the cast of ABS-CBN’s primetime series, “Senior High.”

Here are some things to know about the newest Atayde to join showbiz, joining her siblings Arjo and Gela and her mom Sylvia Sanchez.

1. Gela and “ASAP Natin ‘To”

Citing her older brother Arjo Atayde as her main inspiration for getting into dancing, Gela has shared a breakout performance with AC Bonifacio at “ASAP Natin ‘To.” 

She tells AC in her post, “So happy to have experienced this with you @acbonifacio. You’re definitely a star. It is a privilege to have had my first performance with you!! Love you my acbbgirl!! You make me so proud!!”

2. Gela and her next project

Following her triumphant return, Gela is set to embark on another stage of her career: acting.

Apart from her show-stopping dance performances, she is now ready to make a mark with her starring role in “Senior High.” The highly anticipated TV series offering produced by ABS-CBN and Dreamscape is composed of the hottest teen stars of today: Andrea Brillantes, Elijah Canlas, Zaijan Jaranilla, and Xyriel Manabat. 

She is also working with her mom, Sylvia Sanchez, who is part of the show’s veteran stars.

3. Gela and the academe

Gela is not just juggling her busy schedule filled with dance rehearsals and now taping days, but she’s also managing her studies as a Communication Arts student at De La Salle University.

4. Gela is a showbiz royalty

Gela is the daughter of highly acclaimed actress, Sylvia Sanchez, notably known for heart-wrenching roles, and the sister of reliable actors Arjo and Ria Atayde.

5. Gela and her advocacy

Gela is also a proud advocate of body positivity. Together with her sister Ria, they raise awareness on social media that you can be confident with your body regardless of other people’s perceptions. 

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