Ara Mina

Ara Mina Biography, Movies, TV Series, Age, Height, Husband, Children, Education, Facts, Family, Net Worth

Ara Mina Biography (Who is Ara Mina?)

Ara Mina (Hazel Pascual Reyes-Almarinez) is a Filipina actress, singer, endorser, chef, and entrepreneur.

Mina became part of the Philippine entertainment industry at 14 years of age via the youth-oriented program That’s Entertainment. Since then, Mina has starred in about 40 television shows and 60 movies and released 3 recording albums. She won her first acting award for Best Actress for the movie Mano Po at the Metro Manila Film Festival in 2002.

Quick Information:

NameAra Mina (Ara Mina Almarinez)
Real NameHazel Pascual Reyes
Also known asAra, Dara Mina
Date of BirthMay 9, 1979 
Age43 years old as of 2023
BirthplaceMarikina, Metro Manila, Philippines
NationalityFilipino
Current ResidenceSan Pedro, Laguna, Philippines
Height5′ 5″ tall.
Weight68 kg (approx).
Spouse(s)Dave Almarinez ​(m. 2021)​
Partner(s)Patrick Meneses
Years active1983–present
ProfessionActress, Endorser, Entrepreneur, Chef, Singer
Ara Mina Biography, Movies, TV Series, Age, Height, Husband, Children, Education, Facts, Family, Net Worth

Ara Mina Early Life, Education, and Family (Father/Mother/Brother/Sister):

Hazel Pascual Reyes (better known as Ara Mina) was born on May 9, 1979, in Marikina, Metro Manila, Philippines. Mina is the eldest of 9 children, she grew up in Marikina with her mother, Francis Marie Klenk, and stepfather, Romeo Reyes. 

At 18, she met and was acknowledged by her biological father, Chuck Mathay, a former politician from the Philippines. Actress Cristine Reyes is her half-sister.

Ara Mina Career:

At the age of 14 Ara Mina became part of the Philippine entertainment industry, via the youth-oriented program That’s Entertainment. Since then, Mina has starred in about 40 television shows and 60 movies and released 3 recording albums. 

She won her first acting award for Best Actress for the movie Mano Po at the Metro Manila Film Festival in 2002. The following year (2003), she received 3 more Best Actress awards from Manila Film Festival, FAMAS, and Golden Screen Awards for the movie Ang Huling Birhen Sa Lupa. She also won the Golden Screen Awards and Star Awards in 2004 for Best Supporting Actress in a drama in the Philippines for her role as Luna in Minsan Pa.
Aside from acting, Mina also sings.

Ara Mina Biography, Movies, TV Series, Age, Height, Husband, Children, Education, Facts, Family, Net Worth

Her self-titled and first album from Star Music (formerly Star Records) which carried the hit song “Ay, Ay, Ay, Pag-Ibig” received a gold record award a few months after its release. Because of this, the record label decided to produce another album for her entitled “Heavenly”, which was also a big hit and included the track “Oops Teka Lang” which was also the theme song of the movie of the same title starring Robin Padilla and Claudine Barretto from Star Cinema. 

In 2008, she produced her 3rd album which was released under Sony BMG. It consisted of acoustic covers of hit songs like “What Do We Mean To Each Other” by Sergio Mendes, “Somebody” by Depeche Mode, and “Very Special Love” by Maureen McGovern.

Ara Mina actively uses social media Instagram, Facebook, YouTube where she shares fashion, travel, food, beauty, lifestyles photos, and videos frequently. She has 2.1 million followers on Facebook, 1.1 million followers on Instagram, 441k followers on TikTok, 765.3k followers on TikTok, and 48.1k subscribers on YouTube

Ara Mina Movies List:

Ara Mina has starred in about 60 movies. Here are some popular movies.

  • Tatapatan ko ang lakas Mo
  • Phone Sex 
  • Alyas Pogi: Ang Pagbabalik
  • Ayos na… ang Kasunod
  • Diskarte Amanda
  • Mano Po
  • Ang Huling Birhen sa Lupa
  • Fantastic Man
  • Kalabit
  • Singles
  • Minsan Pa
  • Shake, Rattle and Roll 2k5
  • Selda
Ara Mina Biography, Movies, TV Series, Age, Height, Husband, Children, Education, Facts, Family, Net Worth

Ara Mina TV Series List:

Ara Mina has starred in about 40 television shows. Here are some popular TV shows.

  • That’s Entertainment
  • Te Amo, Maging Sino Ka Man
  • Mulawin
  • Maalaala Mo Kaya: Drawing
  • Pepito Manaloto
  • Pinulot Ka Lang sa Lupa
  • Ipaglaban Mo!: Pagkakasala
  • Ika-6 na Utos
  • Ipaglaban Mo: Pariwara
  • FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano
  • 24/7
Ara Mina Biography, Movies, TV Series, Age, Height, Husband, Children, Education, Facts, Family, Net Worth

Ara Mina Music Album List:

  • Ara Mina (Self-Titled) (1999, Star Music)
  • Heavenly (2001, Star Music)

Ara Mina Music Awards:

  • Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Awards (1999; 2000; 2003)
  • Metro Manila Film Festival (2002)
  • Manila Film Festival (2003)
  • Golden Screen Awards (2003; 2004)
  • 52nd FAMAS Awards (2004)
  • 21st PMPC Star Awards for Movies (2005)

Ara Mina Networth/Income:

Ara Mina’s net worth is est $2 million-plus.

Ara Mina Biography, Movies, TV Series, Age, Height, Husband, Children, Education, Facts, Family, Net Worth
Ara Mina with her daughter and husband Dave Almarinez.

Ara Mina Husband, Children, Relationship, Love Affairs, Personal Life:

Ara Mina has one child with Bulakan mayor, Patrick Meneses. On January 13, 2021, she got engaged to Dave Almarinez, CEO of the Philippine International Trading Corporation.

Mina supports children with birth defects through the Ara Mina Foundation, which she founded in 2007. Her youngest sister was born with Down syndrome, was the inspiration behind this cause.

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