IN PHOTOS: Catriona Gray, Rachelle Ann Go, Jo Koy get stars at Eastwood Walk of Fame

MANILA, Philippines – Nine celebrities were given their own stars at the Eastwood Walk of Fame on Sunday, January 12 in Quezon City.

Federico Moreno, president of the German Moreno Walk of Fame Philippines, together with Kevin Tan, Chief Strategy Officer of Megaworld Corporation and chairman of the German Moreno Walk of Fame Philippines, led the ceremony to welcome the new inductees. 

This year's batch includes Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray, Filipino-American comedian Jo Koy, theater actress and singer Rachel Ann Go, actor Edu Manzano, TV host Kim Atienza, singer and comedian Nanette Inventor, journalist Jiggy Manicad, radio host and commentator Jun Banaag, and actress and social media star Alex Gonzaga.

This year's marks first time that the social media category was included.

Aside from unveiling of the stars, the event also raised funds for the Movie Workers Welfare Foundation Inc (Mowelfund). Jo Koy pledged close to P2 million for the foundation, according to Federico Moreno.

The Mowelfund was founded by former president Joseph Estrada to help men and women who worked behind the scenes for films.  

Mowelfund president Boots Anson-Rodrigo

 

Hosts John Nite and Jackielou Blanco
Megaworld's Kevin Tan
Federico Moreno, president of the German Moreno Walk of Fame Philippines
Rachelle Ann Go poses next to her star at Eastwood.

Rachelle Ann Go poses next to her star at Eastwood.

Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray poses next to her star.

Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray poses next to her star.

Jo Koy poses for the cameras.

Jo Koy poses for the cameras.

Former GMA reporter Jigg Manicad claps as his star is unveiled.

Former GMA reporter Jigg Manicad claps as his star is unveiled.

Alex Gonzaga poses for the cameras next o her star at the Walk of Fame.

Alex Gonzaga poses for the cameras next o her star at the Walk of Fame.

Singer and comedian Nanette Inventor poses for the press during the red carpet in Eastwood City.

Singer and comedian Nanette Inventor poses for the press during the red carpet in Eastwood City.

Kim Atienza holds his plaque of recognition after unveiling his star at Eastwood City.

Kim Atienza holds his plaque of recognition after unveiling his star at Eastwood City.

Radio commentator and host Jun Banaag smiles for the press.

Radio commentator and host Jun Banaag smiles for the press.

Actor Edu Manzano at the red carpet of the Eastwood Walk of Fame.

Actor Edu Manzano at the red carpet of the Eastwood Walk of Fame.

The crowd waiting at Eastwood for the stars.

The crowd waiting at Eastwood for the stars.

Jo Koy brought his son with him for the event.

Jo Koy brought his son with him for the event.

Jiggy Manicad along with the German Moreno Walk of Fame Philippines Board of Trustees.

Jiggy Manicad along with the German Moreno Walk of Fame Philippines Board of Trustees.

The inductees and members of the German Moreno Walk of Fame Philippines onstage.

The inductees and members of the German Moreno Walk of Fame Philippines onstage.

Jo Koy puts everyone together for a group photo onstage.

Jo Koy puts everyone together for a group photo onstage.

– Alexa Villano/Rappler.com