Bea Alonzo is one of the most successful actresses in showbiz, so that must mean she’s living a very lavish lifestyle, right? Turns out, this couldn’t be more wrong. In fact, she only bought her first luxury bag seven years after she started her acting career!
In an exclusive online interview with PEP.ph, Bea shared that her mother taught her a lot when it comes to managing her money.
According to her, instead of buying herself luxury items, she invested her money in businesses and properties instead during the first few years of her career. In fact, her first big buys are a house and business for her mom!
"I’ve always been a breadwinner. So nung panahon na iyon, talagang sakto lang kinikita ko para sa expenses ng pamilya ko."
"Noong may sumosobra, doon na talagang…There was a point na 50 percent talaga went to my savings and more."
"I didn’t even purchase a designer bag for myself bago ko napatayuan ng bahay at nabigyan ng business ang nanay ko. So seven years muna ako nag-work bago ako bumili ng mamahaling bag. Lahat sponsored lang."
Her smart money moves are also the reason why she isn’t severely impacted by the work changes caused by the pandemic.
"Ako, yung finances ko, I am very happy and very blessed na yung nanay ko masinop sa pera. So kahit na isang taon na akong hindi nagtratrabaho, okay pa kami."
“Right now, parang feeling ko sustainable naman yung pamumuhay namin.”
You're such an inspiration, Bea!
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