|Born:||November 4, 1986|
|Bra/cup size:||34C (75C)|
Angelica Panganiban was born in Payatas on November 4, 1986. Her mother is a Filipina who died in 2008 and buried in Singapore while her father is an American from Iowa, United States. She uses the surname Panganiban from her adoptive family. Panganiban finished elementary school in 1999 at St. Vincent in Teacher’s Village, Quezon City, and high school in 2003 at St. Vincent, West Avenue. She was the Junior-Senior Prom Princess in 2002 and Miss Junior and Senior Prom in 2003. She was a cheerleader and also a feature editor in her school newspaper. She attended college at Thames International Business School, majoring in Mass Communication.
Panganiban started her career at age 6 with her first show Ang TV on ABS-CBN. She appeared in numerous television dramas and appeared as a lead in the soap opera Mangarap Ka (2004) with Piolo Pascual at the age of 16. She appeared in the movie Santa Santita (2004) with Jericho Rosales, and starred in the 2005 drama series Vietnam Rose with Maricel Soriano.
During 2006 she appeared regularly in Your Song and also appeared in the now defunct television series Star Magic and in the film White Lady. In 2007 Panganiban appeared in her first mature roles in the film A Love Story, with Aga Muhlach and Maricel Soriano, and in Maging Sino Ka Man with Derek Ramsay. She also appeared in Ysabella as a guest character. She became a full fledged adult dramatic actress in the 2008 primetime drama series Iisa Pa Lamang.
Panganiban appeared in an episode of Your Song with Derek Ramsay in February 2009 and in mid-2009 she filmed her television series Rubi which was based on the 2004 Mexican telenovela Rubí and the pilot episode aired on February 2010; she also starred in the drama/romance movie I Love You, Goodbye with her then boyfriend Derek Ramsay. This was rated the Second Best Picture in the 2009 Metro Manila Film Festival and made her a box-office favorite after it won awards for Best Picture, Best Screenplay, Best Story and Best Director. Angelica Panganiban was nominated for Best Festival Actress. The film also won in the Guillermo Mendoza Awards Best-Film Category, with Best Supporting Actress going to Kim Chiu, Best Actor to Gabby Concepcion and Best Supporting Actor to Derek Ramsay.