Apart, Kathryn Bernardo and Alden Richards are superstars in their own rights–making history with their respective love team that are two of the most phenomenal the nation has ever seen, no less. But together, they not only collect a strong, unstoppable support from armies of solid “fandoms”, they are also united by a mission to break out of the love team mold and set out to prove their mettle as actors and flourish on their own—breaking barriers not just of the great divide between two rivaling networks, but also of national consciousness, to look at good stories as the real celebrity.
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In a Rank Magazine first, we curated a diverse list of men in their top form, with merits that transcend skin color, nationality, industry, and even sexual preference and identification.
In recent years, much talk and attention have been given to the phrases “inclusion” and “representation”, fanning the fire of much-needed discussion on the state of the divided world we live in now—a segmented world of walls of “us” versus “them” and never a world of a united “we”. For the Hot Damn! Issue, we bring five equally gorgeous women who best epitomize that every body is beautiful.
One look at the victorious run to the top of Kyline Alcantara and Paul Salas, and it cannot be missed: with these two, much like all of the young ones who are emerging triumphant in the fields of sports, business, media, and politics, the kids are definitely alright.
James Reid, Nadine Lustre, Alexander Diaz, and Bret Jackson enter new phases of their careers and their lives as young adults—all raring to create an indelible mark in the industry and into the world. Who’s up for some mayhem?
This has been a great year for Sam Milby. A creative partnership with friends in the industry kickstarted a now-thriving business, a widely-popular television program launched him as an effective anti-hero, and now, an upcoming film for the Holidays in what serves as the most important film festival of the year reunited him with his first-ever onscreen love team. It’s easy to say that we are seeing a Sam Milby takeover. Thirteen years in the industry, it goes without saying that we have yet to see the end of this 34-year-old model-turned-actor’s evolution as an artist and as a person.
Model-turned-actor David Licauco is gearing up to steal the scene—with boyish good looks and unassuming personality in his arsenal. Two years into the business, how has he fared from the competition? Rank talks to this newcomer about his game plan in his steady ascent to showbiz success.
Five years into the business, twenty-four-year-old Alexander Diaz admits on taking an early dive into reality and facing his demons head on and emerging with a new sense of faith and a reinvigorated stance on his career. Why not? Even the greatest superheroes fall. Rank sits down with this young, charismatic multi-hyphenate for a beautiful, no-holds-barred confession.
Three years after the phenomenal love team of AlDub broke global records, Alden Richards, half of this invincible pair, has remained a force to be reckoned with. In the middle of it all is a charmer whose sincere geniality and bonhomie sets him apart from anyone who had come close to the magnitude of his stature. At one point, to talk about Alden Richards is to talk about the ideal man. But is he? Rank tries to find out.
Two years after her historic thrust in front of the camera, Rank decodes the phenomenon that is Maine Mendoza—her surge to superstar status, the magnitude of her unexpected celebrity, and her continuing relationship with the adoring public. This is Maine Mendoza: a history.