"I'm very excited to show you what I am able to do. Sana nandoon po kayo to support me kasi sobrang ninerbiyos ako. I'll do my best and sana ma-enjoy n'yo po yung upcoming shows ko," Jasmine Curtis's message to her fans and supporters.


Photo: Paul Mata

Jasmine Curtis inked a three-year exclusive contract with TV5 yesterday, December 20.

She was formally introduced to the public as one of Kapatid network's newest stars three weeks ago at the Christmas party for the entertainment press held at the Broadway Centrum. (CLICK HERE to read related story.)

Jasmine is the younger sister of Kapamilya actress and TV host Anne Curtis.

She is based in Melbourne, Australia where she is still finishing her studies as an 11th grader.

Present at the contract signing were TV5 executives led by TV5 President Atty. Ray Espinosa; Vice President Bobby Barreiro, and Perci Intalan, who heads the Creative and Entertainment Production of the network.

Jasmine is co-managed by Betchay Vidanes, Robin Padilla's manager, and W Talent Management.

She starts work for Ang Utol Kong Hoodlum today, December 21, with a story conference. She will star opposite JC de Vera, who will reprise the role made popular by Robin Padilla.

Part of the series will be shot in Australia and she hopes that everyone will watch out for it.

Jasmine felt happy that she's finally signed her first television contract.

"I'm really happy to join the Kapatid network kasi they're giving me the opportunity to grow with both my education and as well as my future career."

BALANCING ACT. She's staying in the country until February while on vacation from school.

"Fortunately, TV5, talagang nag-adjust sila for my education and they're working around my school commitments. They know when I'm free.

"And also, I'm committed to coming here whenever I'm free and work for them," said Jasmine.

She wants to balance both her studies and her budding showbiz career.