Gerald Anderson is a Filipino-American actor, commercial model and TV producer, who regularly appears on ABS-CBN. In 2006, he stepped in to prime time after participating in the reality show Pinoy Big Brother in its Teen Edition's first season. Since then, he has been best known for the leading roles in dramas Sana Maulit Muli (2007), Tayong Dalawa (2009), Budoy (2011), On The Job (2013) and Mars Ravelo's Dyesebel (2014).
His parents are Gerald Randy Anderson Sr., an American instructor in the US Navy and Evangeline Opsima, a Filipino businesswoman. He also has a younger brother, Kenneth Anderson (Ken) and two older sisters from his mother's first marriage Jennifer and Darling. Anderson was discovered by Joross Gamboa when Gamboa performed in Anderson's hometown. Gamboa introduced him to his manager, Jhun Reyes, who brought him to ABS-CBN for the first season of Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition.
Most recently, the relationship between Gerald Anderson and the actress and model Maja Salvador has broken up, lasting from Jan 2013 to Apr 2015.
- The meaning of the name Anderson: Son Of Andrew