Rufa Mae Quinto

Inside Biography


Rufa Mae Quinto is an American and Filipino Actress, Comedian, television host as well as a singer. She is best known for her enthusiastic performance in My Big Bossing’s Adventures, Ang Huling Henya, Raketeros, Temptation Island and much more.

Quinto is the winner of four PMPC Star Awards and has made appearances in the films Manay Po 2 as well as Pasukob.

Early life and education

Rufa Mae Quinto was born on May 28, 1978, in Pasadena, California, United States. She belongs to white ethnicity and holds and holds an American nationality.

Quinto is the eldest daughter among her seven siblings. She is the second-degree aunt of Jennica Garcia and the second-degree cousin of Jean Garcia, from That's Entertainment.


Rufa Mae Quinto began her showbiz career after landing a spot in That's Entertainment (1996). Her first major role was in Gloria, Gloria Labandera (1997).

Quinto is widely known for playing the character Booba and Boobita Rose in both hit movies, a role for which Quinto inspired an international catchphrase in the Philippine vernacular to refer to a lack of English fluency as having a "nose bleed."

Quinto has won the four PMPC Star Awards and has starred in top-grossing films including Apat-Dapat Dapat-ApatPasukobDesperadosManay Po 2I.T.A.L.Y. and Desperados 2.

Although Quinto is a talent of GMA Network, she is one of the few actresses managed by Boy Abunda, a personality from the rival TV station ABS-CBN.

Personal life

Rufa Mae Quinto married to her boyfriend financial analyst, Trevor Magallanes on November 25, 2016, in Quezon City. Before getting married, they engaged on February 2016.

During 2007, the couple first met in the San Francisco, while Quinto was on vacation. Quinto’s bridesmaids include TV host Grace Lee, former actress Joyce Jimenez, former Valenzuela City councilor Shalani Soledad-Romulo and former Wowowillie host Camille Villar.

Quinto gave birth to her first child, a daughter on February 18, 2017. Previously, Quinto dated many celebs, Boy 2 Quizon in 2011, Erik Santos in 2007, Dennis Trillo in 2005, Duncan Ramos since 2005 to 2007, Rudy Hatfield in 2000 to 2006 and Jay Manalo in 1997.

Net worth

Rufa Mae Quinto’s is a well-established TV actress and earns a good among of salary from her acting career. Quinto's current net worth is estimated to be around $5 million. 

by Bchrome, 02 Jul, 2017

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