Tanya Garcia started in showbiz back in 1996 when she was introduced as one of the teen stars of Star Circle Batch 5 of ABS-CBN. She appeared as Angela in the defunct youth-oriented show “Gimik” and she was first paired with Patrick Garcia. She was also part of the primetime drama series “Esperanza,” wherein she played Andrea, the younger sister of Esperanza (Judy Ann Santos). Eventually, she took a break from showbiz to focus on her studies and after that, she moved to a different network.
Last 2015, Tanya returned to the Kapamilya network, her home network, when she had a guest stint on the longest-running drama anthology in Asia, Maalaala Mo Kaya.She starred in the episode with Yves Flores, and she played the 30-year old lover of a 15-year old. She was also part of the daytime teleserye Ningning as Alicia or Isha, the mother of Macmac (John Steven de Guzman). She also appeared in the primetime fantasy-drama series La Luna Sangre as Fall Sison-Toralba, the mother of Tristan (Daniel Padilla) and Apple (Maymay Entrata).
Her most recent television series was Asintado, wherein she played Criselda Ramirez, the biological mother of Ana (Julia Montes) and Samantha (Shaina Magdayao) who died in the fire that destroyed their home. Nowadays, Tanya appears in the primetime drama series The Blood Sisters. She portrays the role of Brenda, the mistress of Greg (Ian De Leon).
When she’s not busy working in front of the camera, Tanya spends her time with her husband, former Pampanga governor and actor Mark Lapid, and her three cute and beautiful daughters, Mischa Amidala, Matilda Anika, and Madeleine Ariana.
Take a look at these heartwarming photos of Tanya Garcia with her adorable “Tres Marias.”