Remember, Princess Punzalan?


By Rod Gabriel,

She played Selina Matias in “Mula sa Puso” a Philippine soap opera in 1997. Princess Punzalan, daughter of the late Helen Vela is now a nurse in the United States.

In 2005, she played the evil aunt of Ryza Cenon and LJ Reyes in GMA’s afternoon drama series Now And Forever. She appeared in GMA-7’s The Last Prince (2010) starring Aljur Abrenica and Kris Bernal, where Punzalan played an evil witch.

In an interview with GMA news, Princess is now in the US working as a registered nurse. She still takes some special roles on tv and spends most of her time with her family in California.

While in the States, she took delivery orders and once served a popular Hollywood actress.

She says that if you live in the states, you should not confine yourself within your comfort zones. She migrated in the United States in 2005 after marrying her husband, Jason. They now have Helle, their one year old daughter.

When prodded why she chose to become a nurse, she said that she was naturally merciful and caring to people.