- Made her film debut in the 1978 movie Ikay Aw Akin.
- Was the co-host of the Sunday noontime GMA Supershow from 1981 to 1987.
- Won the 1983 FAMAS Award for Best Supporting Actress for the role in the movie Moral (1982).
- Recipient of the Gawad Urion Award in 1980 for Best Supporting Actress ( Movie – Menor De Edad)
- Her son, Miguel De Leon, was diagnosed with cancer in 2014. However, he has been declared cancer free by doctors as of 2015.
- Had a kidney transplant surgery done early in 2015.