8 Original Encantadia Stars: Where Are They Now?

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The 2016 remake of GMA’s hit telefantasya Encantadia has gotten fans excited! Of course, who would forget the TV show that tickled everyone’s imagination back in 2005? Encantadia definitely made TV history but, do you ever wonder what happened to its original cast after the show? Check this list to find out!

  1. Inang Reyna Minea (Dawn Zulueta)

After Encantadia, Dawn switched to ABS-CBN and has made several projects including the top-rating teleserye “Walang Hanggan” where she played the role of Emily Cardenas and was paired to her long-term loveteam pair Richard Gomez who played as Marco Montenegro. She also starred in Star Cinema movies “She’s Dating the Gangster”, “The Love Affair” and “Love Me Tomorrow” – her latest movie with Piolo Pascual and Coleen Garcia.


  1. Haring Ybrahim/Ybarro (Dingdong Dantes)

Previously the Ybarro of the original Encantadia, now Dingdong Dantes is the new Haring Raquim of  the fantasy series’ 2016 remake  and will be paired up with his real-life wife Marian Rivera who will be the new Inang Reyna. After Encantadia’s success, Dingdong continued to get lead roles in hit TV series “Marimar” and “Dyesebel”. Aside from acting, Dantes also hosted shows such as “Starstruck” and “Protégé”


  1. Pirena (Sunshine Dizon)

One of the most hated characters was Sang’gre Pirena played by Sunshine Dizon. When Encantadia ended, nonstop projects were given to Sunshine including the drama series “Bakekang” for which she won the PMPC Star Award for Best Actress. Dizon is recently in the middle of her marriage controversy, with her husband Timothy Tan who allegedly cheated on her.