Iya Villania
Iya Villania

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Name: Iya Villania
Occupation: TV Show Host
Gender: Female
Birth Day: June 29, 1986
Age: 34
Birth Place: Sydney, Australia
Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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Iya Villania

Iya Villania was born on June 29, 1986 in Sydney, Australia (34 years old). Iya Villania is a TV Show Host, zodiac sign: Cancer. Find out Iya Villanianet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.


She's also acted in films like Paano Kita Iibigin, Pamahiin, and When I Met U. She released the album Finally! in 2008.

Net Worth

Net Worth 2020


Salary 2020

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Before Fame

After growing up in Australia, she went to high school and college in the Philippines, graduating from De La Salle University with a degree in psychology. She first became a TV host in 2003.

Biography Timeline


Villania's first television appearance in the Philippines was in 2003 on the IBC interactive program "Game Channel." After she gained a "cult" following, the management team of GMA Network took notice and cast her in the daytime drama Walang Hanggan. She then played the role of Sydney Torres in the third and fourth seasons of the iconic teen series Click.


Villania was born and raised in Sydney, Australia to Filipino parents, Ray Villania and Elena Nada Ebaler. The youngest of three siblings, she has two older sisters named Rhoda and Sheila. Villania's interest in music started when her father sang karaoke when she was a child. She used to be a member of a Missionary touring band in Australia that address issues in schools and churches such bullying, drunk driving, self-esteem . The motivational band is called IRON AND CLAY www.ironandclay.com.au then she returned to the Philippines and went to high school in Colegio San Agustin in Makati, graduating in March 2004. She attended college at De La Salle University – Manila majoring in psychology and graduated on December 16, 2008.

In 2004, she moved to GMA's rival network ABS-CBN and was announced as one of the new VJ's for their subsidiary music channel Myx. She would remain in the job for 10 years. Subsequently, she was regularly featured in the variety show ASAP. Villania's feature film debut was in the 2004 drama "A Beautiful Life" alongside acclaimed actresses Gloria Romero, Dina Bonnevie and Amy Austria. In the same year, Villania appeared in the critically acclaimed historical film Aishite Imasu 1941: Mahal Kita. Her run as host on ABS-CBN included briefly co-hosting the noontime game show Wowowee in 2005, the two seasons of the reality dance competition show U Can Dance in 2006 and 2007, the reality show I Dare You in 2011 and her two-year stint on ABS-CBN's morning show Umagang Kay Ganda. Villania also hosted the Studio 23 lifestyle program Us Girls from 2006 to 2012.


On January 31, 2014, she married her boyfriend of ten years, television host Drew Arellano, in Meditation Point, Kawayan Cove, Nasugbu, Batangas. In March 2016, the couple announced through Instagram that they were expecting their first child. The couple's first child, Antonio Primo, was born on August 30, 2016. Nearly two years later, she announced on social media and on 24 Oras that they were expecting their second child. She gave birth to Alonzo Leon, who was born on August 19, 2018, their second child. On July 18, 2020, she gave birth to a daughter, Alana Lauren, their third child.

After finishing her supporting stint in the short-lived primetime series Apoy Sa Dagat, Villania took the rest of 2013 as a break. In early 2014, she announced her return to GMA Network and then appeared on the weekend musical variety show Sunday All Stars. She was initially rumored to have been considered to be the new host for the reality talent competition StarStruck but these reports were proven false when Megan Young was announced by the network to be the new host. On June 11, 2015, the top-rating nightly news program 24 Oras announced that Villania is taking over the showbiz anchor slot taking over for the show's entertainment correspondent of 11 years Pia Guanio.

Family Life

Iya married Drew Arellano in 2014 and had a son named Antonio on August 30, 2016. Iya was born to Ray and Elena Villania and has two siblings.

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Iya Villania is 36 years, 0 months and 1 days old. Iya Villania will celebrate 37th birthday on a Thursday 29th of June 2023. Below we countdown to Iya Villania upcoming birthday.


Recent Birthday Highlights

32nd birthday - Friday, June 29, 2018

LOOK: How did Iya Villania celebrate her 32nd birthday?

Iya Villania celebrated her 32nd birthday with the two most special men in her life: her husband Drew Arellano and her adorable baby Primo.

Iya Villania 32nd birthday timeline

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