The road to success isn’t an easy road. We all know that, right? Sometimes you have to dig deep, climb mountain high and go valley low just so you can finally reach your desired destination.
A lot of dreams have not been realized, simply because people chose to give up and choose the road most often travelled, but if you will it, you know you’ll get – just like these Kapuso stars who, before reaching stardom status, had to hurdle a lot challenges in their starting and early years.
Comedian and genius MIchael V, recalled the time that he had to do a no-pay sketch act just for the exposure. It was a segment in Eat Bulaga way back then. He related that they did not win in the contest he joined, so since he just wanted exposure he did the act for free and look where he is now.
Asia’s Finest Kim Domingo has long been playing as extra in several shows. She described the experience as just being one of those actors that the camera shots but never gives emphasis. With a little more push and a lot of luck, she became one of the money girls in Wowowin and this pivoted her career to greater heights.
Alden Richard’s latest leading lady in the fantaserye Victor Magtanggol, Andrea Torres said that she had to audition and go to a lot of go sees before she was noticed. She related that the experience really taught her how to be patient for her dreams.
And of course, Dennis Trillo, emphasized that it’s not only good looks that brought him to the top. It was sheer determination and the need to stand out among the sea of stars that are coming in everyday.
We idolize them and see them as role models, but we’ll learn to appreciate them more once we know the hardships they need to handle before finally getting their names marked on entertainment industry.