Derek Arnold Ramsay is one of the most popular model-actors in the country. He was born in England but migrated to the Philippines at a very young age. Derek had his childhood education here, but later went back to England when he turned 18, where he studied to be an electrical engineer. He got into the modeling world in 2005 when he was discovered by a talent scout while vacationing in the Philippines. Derek became one of the most in-demand male models, and his face was everywhere, from print to runaways. He is also considered as one of the country’s hottest bachelors, especially when he was chosen as one of Cosmopolitan Philippine’s list of Most Eligible Bachelors.
Derek’s TV Movie Career
In 2006, Derek transitioned from modeling to acting. ABS-CBN signed him up as a talent, and soon was appearing in TV shows such as the fantasy series Super Inggo, where he played a small role. Several small roles followed after Super Inggo, but it was in 2007 that he got his breakthrough performance – a leading role opposite award-winning superstar Judy Ann Santos in Ysabella.
He also got into hosting, and became one of the hosts for Entertainment Konek. He also became a veejay for MTV Philippines and the popular dance show U Can Dance. Derek also became a host of the popular noontime show Eat Bulaga.
His films include Matakot Ka Sa Karma (2006) One More Chance (2007) and Sakal, Sakali, Saklolo (2007).
Derek is currently an endorser for Nesvita Oatmeal along with cager Chris Tiu and model Will Devaughn. He is set to star in another teleserye with Judy Ann in early 2009.
Derek Ramsay’s Lovelife
Derek is currently the boyfriend of actress Angelica Panganiban. Theirs seem to be a volatile relationship; there have been a lot of talks about him and Angelica breaking up, but so far, they are still together.