32-year-old Valerie Garcia-Birchmore or better known as Bangs Garcia is a film and television actress, who hails from Davao. But aside from her acting career, this Filipina actress is also known as a painter.
From 1993 to 2005, Bangs studied in Ateneo de Davao University, In 2004, she joined an inter-school talent competition called ‘Campus Idols’ and was hailed as the grand winner for that year. After that, she got her first job as a TV host in a teen variety show in ABS-CBN Davao.
She also became a contender in a model search, Close Up to Fame conducted by ABS-CBN Corp in 2005, but failed to win in the said competition. Despite that, she was still given the opportunity to pursue the modeling industry.
In the middle of her modeling journey in Manila, the young Bangs Garcia was chosen as Philippine Youth Ambassador and had her first TV commercial. She also ventured into the world of show business and became an in-demand actress, appearing in several TV projects such as Midnight Dj, Kambal Sa Uma, Katorse, Precious Heart: My Cheating Heart, Let’s Go, Katorse, and Shake, Rattle and Roll.
The beautiful actress first tied the knot with her Filipino-British businessman boyfriend Lloyd Birchmore in a simple civil wedding ceremony in England in 2016, followed by another private church wedding that they did not reveal the place and date to the media.
They also had their 3rd wedding here in the Philippines, which is a beach wedding held in Boracay on January 24, 2017.
Bangs and Lloyd welcomed their first child on December 5, 2017, and they named her Amelia. The actress left the limelight and moved with her family to the United Kingdom. You can see in her social media account that she is really enjoying her life with her husband and their daughter.
The first time mom also loves spending time with them in and out of their house, traveling to different awesome places in the UK and other parts of the world.
Many online users admired her not only for having a beautiful family but also because she was able to maintain her gorgeous body, and she seemed not to age a bit.
While everyone knows that her husband is a very well-off businessman, the former actress shows eagerness that she can still earn on her own even if she is not involved in showbiz anymore.
As a matter of fact, she was able to put up her own business, which is an online shop that sells clothing and artworks with a variety of quotes.