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18 Kontrabida-turned-Bida actresses in Pinoy teleseryes

by James Patrick Anarcon
Mar 14, 2018
(L-R) Arci Muñoz, Liza Soberano, and Glaiza de Castro are just three of the actresses who were promoted to leading lady status after portraying kontrabida roles in TV projects.
PHOTO/S: Jeremiah Idanan


Most actresses start their career by playing supporting roles in teleseryes.

When network executives see a talent with potential, they can be given meatier roles in future projects.

Some of these actresses are tapped to play main kontrabida roles.

However, there are those who are lucky enough to headline their own teleserye.

Check out what happened to the careers of these 18 stars who were able to break out of the kontrabida mold and become the lead actress in a teleserye.

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(L-R) Arci Muñoz, Liza Soberano, and Glaiza de Castro are just three of the actresses who were promoted to leading lady status after portraying kontrabida roles in TV projects.
PHOTO/S: Jeremiah Idanan
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