Barretto used to host a gameshow entitled You and Me Against the World on ABC5, a channel that was previously owned by her life partner, business man Tony Boy Cojuangco.
She is also a recording artist and has released an album entitled Complicated. In 1984, she recorded a song entitled “Going Steady” which was used in the Regal Films movie “14 Going Steady”.
She dreams of continuing her education. Her highest educational attainment is third year, high school.
Gretchen Barreto made an impact on Philippine television for her fashionable outfits when she played Victoria Valera in the critically acclaimed primetime fashion-drama series Magkaribal on ABS-CBN. She currently portrays the scheming Ashi Behati, the main antagonist in the teen drama series, Princess and I, starring Kathryn Bernardo, Daniel Padilla and Enrique Gil.