Francine Prieto

Francine Prieto

Filipino model, beauty queen, singer, actress, radio host.
Date of Birth: 17.09.1982
Country: Philippines

  1. Biography of Francine Prieto
  2. Early Life and Education
  3. Early Career
  4. Modeling Success
  5. Acting and Radio Hosting
  6. Current Endeavors

Biography of Francine Prieto

Early Life and Education

Francine Prieto, also known as Anna Marie Falcon or Anne Marie Jensen, was born on September 17, 1982. She is a Filipino model, beauty queen, singer, actress, and radio host. While it is common for Filipino women to have Chinese ancestry, having Norwegian roots sets Prieto apart from others. She received her education at Adamson University but did not complete her psychology degree due to her career in show business.

Francine Prieto

Early Career

Prieto entered the entertainment industry as a participant in the show "That's Entertainment." Even as a teenager, she displayed the qualities of a successful model. At the age of 13, she participated in the show "Elite Model Search" and made it to the final, competing against serious opponents. Prieto's talent and determination helped her become one of the top models in the country, alongside stars like Victoria Fidler, Karen Timbol, Phoemala Baranda, Pia Serrano, and Roleen Caralde.

Francine Prieto

Modeling Success

Prieto first tried her hand at modeling as a teenager, showcasing her impressive height and camera presence. At the age of 14, she participated in the "Bodyshots" project, earning second place and further solidifying her reputation. She later represented the Philippines in the Miss South East Asia Peninsula International Pageant, where she achieved the 3rd place. In 2003, Prieto competed in the Binibining Pilipinas beauty pageant and made it to the Top 12.

Francine Prieto

Acting and Radio Hosting

Prieto's potential as an actress was recognized when she was considered for the "Mutya ng Pilipinas" project. However, she was offered an exclusive contract by "Seiko Films," leading her to play a variety of roles, most notably as Queen Avria in the television series "Etheria." She also showcased her comedic skills on the show "Bubble Gang" and played villainous characters in "Kamandag" and "Ang Babaeng Hinugot Sa Aking Tadyang." Prieto's radio hosting career included being a part of the 103.5 Wow FM show with DJs Joshua Ylaya and Mike Trillo, as well as hosting the program "Ka-Date" on DZMM TeleRadyo with Bobby Yan.

Current Endeavors

Currently, Prieto works as a special team member for "Ever Bilena Cosmetics" and is an official representative of the Filipino brand "HTC." She began her association with "Ever Bilena" in 2010 as a model and spokesperson, but her role has expanded to include more complex and important projects. Unfortunately, on March 26, 2010, Prieto's mother, Amelia Falcon, passed away from uterine cancer. She has a step-sister in Norway from her father's side, an older step-brother from her mother's side, and two half-siblings from her stepfather's side.