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'Star Circle Quest' Batch 1: What are they up to now?

Hero, Sandara, Melissa, Michelle + more of the "SCQ" Batch 1 alums and the lives they are living now

Star Cinema Admin
Star Cinema Admin

3/6/2021 in News
'Star Circle Quest' Batch 1: What are they up to now?

"Star Circle Quest" gave birth to some of the most talented artists who are now thriving in their respective fields. Some pursued their showbiz careers, while some have chosen to bloom off the limelight.

Either way, it’s nice to know that they do still meet up from time to time and have remained connected over the years. If you’re curious what they’ve been up to in the past years, here’s the latest from the “SCQ” Batch 1 alums:

1. Hero Angeles



The "SCQ" Grand Questor is now living his life as an artist that specializes in miniature food sculptures. He also has an online art gallery called ARTCETERO whete all his artworks can be viewed.

2. Sandara Park



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Following the disbandment of her K-Pop group 2ne1 in 2016, Sandara has been going on solo shows and guestings. Among her latest shows is “ON AIR – The Secret Contract," an interactive sitcom she will be doing with Super Junior's Ryeowook and other artists.

She has also ventured into vlogging, and now has more than 1.2 million subscribers as of counting.

3. Joseph Bitangcol



Now a family man, Joseph is happily married to Chesca Tonson after they tied the knot in 2016. They are blessed with two kids, daughter Emmanuelle and son Leonardo. He now also owns a franchise of a barbeque restaurant.

4. Roxanne Guinoo



Roxanne has been married to husband Elton Yap since 2011, and has been blessed with three beautiful kids namely Sophia, Reine, and Reilly.

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Most recently, she and her former reel-and-real life partner Joross Gamboa topbilled the iWant series "Hoy, Love You" which marked their much-anticipated comeback as a love team.

5. Raphael Martinez

Raphael has long turned away from the limelight, with his last project being in the 2006 teleserye "Sa Piling Mo."

Among his last career updates was he owned a nail salon  in Quezon City.

6. Melissa Ricks



Last 2020, Melissa made her showbiz comeback after she went on hiatus in 2015 to attend to her daughter Kelly. She also recently got engaged to her fiance Michael Macatangay.

7. Errol Ablayan

Errol left his showbiz stint after being part of "SCQ Reload." He is now living as a family man after tying the knot with his girlfriend in 2016.

8. Neri Naig



Now an entrepreneur, Neri has been juggling her life handling several businesses, among which are her gourmet tuyo business, a garden restaurant, and her most recent, a real estate business.

She is also a loving wife to Chito Miranda and a hands-on mom to son Miggy.

9. Joross Gamboa



Still very much active in showbiz, Joross stars in various Kapamilya teleseryes and movies, with the most recent in the Metro Manila Film Festival 2020 entry "Mang Kepweng: Ang Lihim ng Bandang Itim." He also starred alongside Roxanne in the iWant series "Hoy, Love You."

He is also a loving husband to his wife Katz Saga. They tied the knot in 2014. They have two kids, Jace and John.

10. Michelle Madrigal



Now based in the United States, Michelle is now an online fitness coach and a Youtube vlogger. She is married to Troy Woolfolk, and blessed with a beautiful daughter named Anika.

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