Masayang ibinalita ng Fil-American R&B singer-actress na si Jules Aurora na recurring guest na siya sa American daytime soap opera na The Young and the Restless.
Nagsimulang lumabas ang character ni Jules na si Indio, isang social media influencer, sa naturang soap opera noong August 28, Miyerkules.
“Sooo excited to announce that I will be a recurring guest star on the @youngandrestlesscbs as ‘Indio’ starting with today’s episode!! [smiley, dancing woman emoji] Grateful to have had the opportunity to work with everyone on set [prayer hands, camera, clapper emoji] This is just the beginning and I can’t wait to see what the rest of this journey has in store.. [toast glass, champagne emoji] Here’s to making progress!" post ni Jules sa Instagram.
Ang The Young and the Restless ay isa sa highest-rated daytime drama sa US television na nagsimula nung 1973. Nanalo na ito ng 10 Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Daytime Series.
Ilan sa Hollywood stars na sumikat ay produkto ng The Young and the Restless tulad nina Sean Young, Joan Van Ark, George Kennedy, Ken Howard, David Hasselhoff, Tom Selleck, Deidre Hall, Monica Potter, Vivica A. Fox, Eddie Cibrian, Paul Walker, Penn Badgley, at Justin Hartley.
Si Jules (Julianne Aurora Manalo in real life) ay naging contestant sa American Idol Season 10 at naging Hollywood Week Finalist. Nasa The X Factor Season 3 din siya as one of the Top 50 Girls.
Noong nakaraang August 3, si Jules ang umawit ng United States National Anthem sa naganap na US Women's National Soccer Team match versus Ireland sa Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.
“Being able to perform for this team of strong and inspiring females at the iconic Rose Bowl is just a dream come true.
“I believe that ‘empowered women, empower women’ and being able to stand in front of thousands of people—as a female, as a minority, and representing that message, is a true honor," pahayag ni Jules sa kanyang interview sa Asian Journal.
Ipinanganak sa New Jersey si Jules at inspiration niya sa pagiging singer ay sina Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, and Christina Aguilera.
Noong lumipat ang kanyang pamilya sa San Diego, California, nakakuha siya ng bachelor's degree in communication mula sa San Diego State University habang nagpagsasabay niya ang pag-perform sa ilang musical theatre productions.
In 2015, naging featured singer si Jules para sa Royal Caribbean Productions. Eight months siyang naging leading lady sa two full-length production shows.
In 2018, nag-release ng two singles si Jules, ang “He Loves Me (Not)” at “Back to Us.” Sinundan ito ng debut EP niya titled “The Silver Lining.” She recently released an R&B EP project titled “Worth It.”
Noong Mayo 2019, nakasama si Jules sa East West Players production of the musical Mamma Mia!.
Nakapag-perform na rin si Jules kasama ang Grammy Award-winning artists na sina Macklemore at apl.de.ap of The Black Eyed Peas para sa LA Clippers at the Staples Center, Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center, and San Diego Padres at the Petco Park Stadium.
Before The Young and the Restless, lumabas na si Jules sa TV series na And We're Live with Trace & Farina, sa film na Perfect, at sa short film na Fall Out nung 2017.
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