LOOK: Jericho Rosales and his fulfilling ride from jeepney barker to Kapamilya leading man

For a lot of celebrities, rising to fame wasn’t easy. They had to endure immense hardship, even the shackles of poverty, before making it big. They had to start working at a very young age, juggling their time in between projects.

Through their hardwork, talent, and persistence, with the help of the good people around them as well, they are able to achieve the success and lush life they have now. All their sacrifices have paid off, giving their families a better and brighter future.

Jericho Rosales faced a troubled childhood, after his parents separated when he was 10 years old. He would then take on a variety of trades, such as being a fish vendor, a delivery boy, and a barker for jeepneys.

His life changed when he decided to join a noontime show contest for handsome young boys, wherein he became the grand winner. Soon he was cast in TV shows and movies for supporting roles, until he got his biggest break, landing the role of Angelo in the original Pangako Sa ‘Yo teleserye opposite Kristine Hermosa.

LOOK: How Jericho Rosales astonished us witg remarkable 21 year teleserye run

And after 23 years in the industry, Jericho has been one of the top Kapamilya leading men with top rating TV dramas, teleseryes and box office hit movies with multiple acting awards under his name.

When Jericho reached the pinnacle of his career, he did not forget to share their blessings with other people and keep his feet on the ground. He utilized his popularity and talent to inspire everyone to never give up on our dreams and never cease believing in ourselves.

Here’s Jericho and the inspirational transformation we should all emulate.