Lyca Jane Epe Gairanod rose to fame after winning the first season of The Voice Kids Philippines, earning her a recording contract with MCA Music Inc. She made her acting debut after portraying herself in the ABS-CBN drama anthology Maalaala Mo Kaya. She later guested in ABS-CBN’s Hawak-Kamay.
Gairanod was born on November 21, 2004, in Tanza, Cavite. Her mother, Maria Nessel Gairanod, collected discarded bottles and outdated newspapers while her father was a fisherman. Lyca helps her mother by performing for her neighbors in exchange for money and food. She claimed that her mother did not compel her to look for recyclable materials; rather, she wanted to support her family and get paid.
On November 21 when she celebrated her 18th birthday. Her debut took place last November 26 at a resort in Tanza, Cavite. At the time, she introduced her boyfriend to the public. Kyle Walle, 17, was the one who escorted Lyca during her debut.
According to Lyca, they have been in a relationship since March 2022.
Prior to revealing that she has actually a boyfriend, Lyca Gairanod claimed that she’s an NBSB or had No Boyfriend Since Birth. She even said that he’s not in a hurry to have a boyfriend but she’s hoping that her soon-to-be boyfriend will understand her situation and support what she does for her family.