Marydale Entrata, born on May 6, 1997, better known by her stage name Maymay Entrata, is a Filipina actress, singer, television host, and model. She came to prominence in 2017, after winning Pinoy Big Brother: Lucky 7. Born in Camiguin, and raised in Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental, Entrata aspired to be an actress from a young age and had auditioned in different talent shows to fulfill her dream. Entrata was a college junior studying technology communication management at the Mindanao University of Science and Technology but she placed it on hold when she joined Pinoy Big Brother. During an interview in 2019, she mentioned that in school, she was more into social studies, arts and music, and extra-curricular activities like dancing and other events. She stated that Mathematics and English are not her best subjects; that is why when she entered the collegiate level, she chose to major in the latter to improve on the language. Starting at the age of 14, Entrata began auditioning for various reality television shows to fulfill her ambition of becoming an actress. She first attempted auditioning for Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Clash 2010 when she was in high school but was unfortunately rebuffed. Five years later, she tried joining the same show’s sixth season: Pinoy Big Brother: 737 but also failed. Entrata also tried her luck at talent competition television series like The Voice, and Pilipinas Got Talent but she also did not make it.
After being rejected several times, Entrata almost did not audition for Pinoy Big Brother: Lucky 7, however, when her grandfather Joe got ill, she saw it as a reason to try again. She underwent several audition processes before finally succeeding on joining the show. During the show’s duration, Entrata’s grandfather died due to cardiac arrest and she had to temporarily exit the house to visit his wake in Camiguin.While inside the PBB house, Entrata wrote and recorded the song “Baliw” (“Crazy”) which was released by Star Music in different music streaming media. Entrata was later announced as a semi-finalist on the show and had to temporarily exit due to the program’s format. Meanwhile, Entrata, together with the other semi-finalists, Edvard Barber, and Kisses Delavin, took part in an online reality series called Follow the Lucky 3 Teens, which follows their journey after momentarily exiting the house. Entrata went on to win the competition on March 5, 2017, at the Alonte Sports Arena, earning 42.71% of the votes against runners-up Delavin, Yong Muhajil, and Barber.
While talking about the last years of Maymay’s career, In 2019, Entrata hosted World of Dance Online. Later, In March 2019, Entrata played an Aeta beauty queen named Judith in another MMK episode. She then appeared as Sarah in the drama series Hiwaga ng Kambat starring Barber and Grae Fernandez. Entrata next took a supporting role in Cathy Garcia-Molina’s romantic drama Hello, Love, Goodbye where she played an overseas Filipino worker in Hong Kong. She ended the year by starring on another MMK episode, playing Maxine Blanco, a bone cancer patient who went viral when her boyfriend posted their love story on Facebook. In January 2021, Entrata starred in the romantic comedy Princess DayaReese portraying both a con artist and a princess, who temporarily switched roles.
Maymay Entrata is showing activeness on various social media platforms such as YouTube, and Instagram. Her YouTube channel, Maymay Entrata, was created on June 21, 2018. As for now she has over 680K subscribers. As for INstagram, her account is maymay and the audience exceeds 6 million.
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