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Who Is Actress Teresa Loyzaga? Meet Diego Loyzaga's Mother

By Sriyukta Pradhananga | August 6, 2022 03:45 AM

Teresa Loyzaga came back from Down Under after 17 years to make her comeback in the Filipino entertainment industry and succeeding along with her son ( Source : Instagram )

Fifty-six-year-old Teresa Loyzaga, the mother of Diego Loyzaga, is a Filipino actress and model famous for her past relationship with Diego's father and actor, Cesar Montano.

Teresa is a veteran in the Filipino acting world and had amassed an enormous fan following before she jetted to Australia in the early 2000s leaving the show biz world behind.

But with Diego gaining success in the same industry that she left behind, the actress had to return if it was for the sake of her son. So what was the reason behind her sudden abandonment of the acting world, and did she start working again in the Filipino industry after returning? Scroll down to find out.

Quick Facts About Teresa Loyzaga

NameTeresa Loyzaga
Age56
Date of BirthNovember 13, 1965
Husband1(Divorced)
Sons NameCarlos Diego Loyzaga and Diego Loyzaga
NationalityFilipino
ProfessionActress/Former Air Hostess
Father's NameCarlos Loyzaga
Mother's NameVicky Cuerva

Who Is Diego Loyzaga's Mother Teresa Loyzaga? Wikipedia Details

Teresa Loyzaga is an actress famous for her role in I Can See You as Greta Fontanilla. She has 68 acting credits to her name, with the first film dating back to 1992, but the skilled actress is yet to be listed on Wikipedia.

The Filipino actress was born to a famous and respected family in the Philippines. Her father, Carlos Loyzaga, is considered the greatest basketball player the Philippines has ever produced. 

The actress made her debut in 1992 with a small role in the movie First Heartbeat and since then went on to work in 50 plus movies and TV series
The actress made her debut in 1992 with a small role in the movie First Heartbeat and since then went on to work in 50 plus movies and TV series ( Source : Instagram )

After making her movie debut in 1992 in First Heartbeat, the actress went on to star in various roles, which were challenging as well as versatile.

The actress had two failed marriages between her debut up until leaving the entertainment industry in 2000. She married Arnold Dizon for a while, with whom she had a son, Joseph Loyzaga.

After her divorce from Arnold Dizon, she had an affair with the actor Cesar Montona with whom she had Diego Loyzaga.

Even though she was gone for 17 years it does not look like the actress's fame had decreased in her country has her fans love her dearly.
Even though she was gone for 17 years it does not look like the actress's fame had decreased in her country has her fans love her dearly. ( Source : Instagram )

She took both her son to Australia and raised them there for 17 years before coming back to the Philippines in 2017.

During her time in Australia, she worked many odd jobs such as photocopying and delivering papers, a call center, and also worked in a bank, all of them which weren't glamorous like her acting field. Teresa finally settled to become a flight attendant for Qantas Airlines in 2008.

The actress had a troublesome married life and couldn't find success with her relationship with actor Cesar Montana
The actress had a troublesome married life and couldn't find success with her relationship with actor Cesar Montana ( Source : Instagram )

Since 2017 Teresa has started to work in the showbiz world again. The mother of two decided to return as her younger son Diego Loyzaga chose to try his luck in the Filipino acting world and instantly got success.

As of 2022, the actress was seen in the TV drama Return to Paradise, starring as Rina, and in the Marry Me, Marry You series.

What Is Teresa Loyzaga's Age? And What's Her Height?

Teresa Loyzaga was born on November 13, 1965, and as of 2022, is 56 years of age. The actress is 5 ft 7 inches tall.

The actress made her professional debut at 27 years of age, and by the time she was 35, she shifted to Australia with her two sons.

The actress worked as a flight attendant for 14 years in an Australian airlines prior to returning back to the Filipino entertainment indsutry
The actress worked as a flight attendant for 14 years in an Australian airlines prior to returning back to the Filipino entertainment indsutry ( Source : Instagram )

Teresa recalls how difficult it was for her to raise her two sons in a foreign land, away from the luxurious life in the Philippines.

The actress, brought up in a life of comfort by her parent, had to make some serious adjustments while she struggled to raise two of her sons.

But looking at Diego and his success in the Filipino industry, it's safe to say Teresa didn't falter once.

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Who Is Teresa Loyzaga's First Husband Arnold Dizon? 

Teresa Loyzaga's first marriage was with businessman Arnold Dizon sometime in the late 80s. The early stages of their marriage were joyful as the couple welcomed their first child Joseph in 1989, but things took a bitter turn as Teresa filed for divorce in 1995.

Chronic, inappropriate clinging to his parents was Teresa's reason for filing divorce against her ex-husband Arnold Dizon.

Teresa and her second son Diego Loyzaga has some of the most popular personality in Philippines and her constantly winning the hearts and awards
Teresa and her second son Diego Loyzaga has some of the most popular personality in Philippines and her constantly winning the hearts and awards ( Source : Instagram )

The couple fought for the custody of their son from 1995 up to 1999, and in April of 1999, Teresa finally won the custody battle.

The court ordered Teresa and Arnold to give equal support of P7,500 each to their son, Joseph. Further, the court also ruled that Joseph should stay weekdays with Teresa and spend Saturdays and Sundays with his father.

In 2000, the actress took Joseph and his half-brother Diego to Australia and returned to the Phillippines in 2017 after 17 years.

Meet Teresa Loyzaga's Famous Siblings

Teresa Loyzaga has three siblings, all serial achievers in their respective fields, just like their sister Teresa. The actress was her parent's first daughter and third child. She has two older brothers and one younger sister.

Her two brothers, Joaquin (known as Chito) and Joey, were basketball players for San Beda College in the National Athletic Association before playing professionally for Philippine Basketball Association.

Her younger sister, Bing Loyzaga, is an actress like her and is known for her roles in the movies Rubi and Dementia. She married singer-songwriter actor Janno Gibbs in 1990 and has two daughters, Alyssa and Gabby.

Is Teresa Loyzaga on Instagram?

Yes, the Filipino actress is on Instagram with the username @teresaloyzaga

How many years did Teresa Loyzaga work as a flight attendant?

Teresa Loyzaga worked as a flight attendant for 14 years.

Does Teresa Loyzaga still live in Australia?

No, Teresa Loyzaga currently lives in the Philippines with her sons.

How many children does Teresa Loyzaga have?

Teresa Loyzaga has two sons.

Has Teresa Loyzaga retired?

No, Teresa Loyzaga is still working in the Filipino entertainment industry.

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