The GMA-7 actress bested other favorites Andrea Torres and Ellen Adarna for the title. FHM’s Sexiest Woman in the Philippines is determined based on an online poll.
Others who made it in the Top 10 were Angel Locsin, Anne Curtis, Sam Pinto, Solenn Heussaff, and Jinri Park.
Jennylyn, a single mom, consistently made it to the Top 10 of the FHM Sexiest poll in the past years, but it is only now that she got the No. 1 spot.
Previous winners of FHM Sexiest Woman in the Philippines include Marian Rivera, Sam Pinto, Katrina Halili, and Angel Locsin.
For the full list of 2015 100 Sexiest Women, check out FHM Magazine’s July 2015 issue.
Jennylyn Mercado humble beginning
Looking back to her humble beginnings, Jennylyn Mercado has evolved into an intelligent, strong, responsible and admirable actress of her generation. One good thing about her is that she values a lot the importance of learning new things. To her it’s better than looking good cause it makes her confident.
In her free time, Mercado commits herself to various sporting activities. Taking up jujitsu and muay thai lessons were instrumental in achieving her stunning physique, a proof that hard work pays off. Currently, a budding triathlete, she has competed in Alabang and Laguna triathlons to feed her passion for the competition.
It was 2003 when Jennylyn Mercado was catapulted into stardom by a talent competition, 11 years later, she is still standing tall. Already an established drama princess, Mercado has starred in quite a few drama series (I Luv NY,Super Twins, La Vendetta, Ikaw Sana,Little Star, Indio, Rhodora X), and movies (Blue Moon, Eternity, One Night Only, Rosario, The Bride and the Lover.)
Considered by many to be a triple threat, Jen is also an excellent host (Showbiz Central, HOT TV, Sunday All Stars,Anak ko yan) and music artist (Letting Go, Love Is, Forever By Your Side). Her debut album, Living the Dream, was certified platinum and has sold over 30,000 units to date. Jennylyn Mercado is also a tried and tested concert performer having performed both here and abroad.