Appeared in her first movie Yaman ng Mahirap (1938) at the age of 8.
Established her own production company Aawitan Kita Productions in 1970.
Has been the host and producer of the longest-running, multi-awarded, musical show on television called Aawitan Kita.
Works as a producer for the family-based production house Reynafilms.
A book about her life titled Armida: Unfinished Memoir – The Singer And The Song was launched in 2015. The book has been edited by her daughter Monique Villonco and authored by journalist Nelson Navarro.