Toplist: Tisoy heartthrobs in showbiz

Oct 23, 2013

The term "Filipino-mestizo," or in slang, "tisoy," connotes Filipinos with foreign blood. The term right away describes the Filipino-Spanish; the half-Filipino, half-American; also the Tsinoy or Chinese-Filipino.

The mixed lineage can be traced partly to migration and intermarriage, but mostly to the fact that the Philippines was colonized by three nations—Spain, the United States and Japan—for a period longer than it has been an independent state.

Showbizlandia happens to be the perfect industry to spot these Filipino-mestizos.

In the last week of October, (Philippine Entertainment Portal) continues to celebrate United Nations month by naming showbiz's top Pinoy heartthrobs with foreign lineage.

Read Next
Latest Stories
Trending in Summit Media Network

Featured Searches:

Read the Story →
  • This article was created by . Edits have been made by the editors.

    View Results
    Total Votes: 12,184
  • 50%
  • View Results