Jake Cuenca is an actor of dual American and Filipino citizenship, well known for The Two of Us (2009), Kung ako'y iiwan mo (2012) and Kahit puso'y masugatan (2012). He is also a model and football player who plays as a striker for Team Socceroo FC in the United Football League Division 2.
Jake Cuenca is of Filipino-Spanish descent. His father is Spanish while his mother is Filipino. He was born in California, US but raised in Manila, Philippines. Initially, he started as a talent of GMA Network. In 2006, he transferred to ABS-CBN (GMA Network's rival), where he was launched as a an addition to Coverboys, a boy group composed of Sam Milby, Zanjoe Marudo, Rafael Rosell, Victor Basa and John Lloyd Cruz.
Most recently, he was romantically involved with the Miss Philippines Earth pageant Chanel Olive Thomas. Unfortunately, the couple broke up in early 2015.