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Lea Salonga
(The First Asian Actress to Receive a Tony Award)
Lea Salonga
18
Birthdate: February 22, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ermita, Manila, Philippines

Lea Salonga is a Filipina actress, singer, and columnist. She achieved international fame at the age of 18, when she originated the role of Kim in Miss Saigon, winning the Laurence Olivier Award under the Best Actress in a Musical category. Lea Salonga became the first Asian actress to receive a Tony Award when she reprised the role on Broadway.

 2 
Liza Soberano
(Actress Best Known as the Lead of the Romantic Comedy Television Series ‘Forevermore’)
Liza Soberano
13
Birthdate: January 4, 1998
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santa Clara, California, United States
Filipina-American actor Liza Soberano rose to fame with the role of Maria in the series Forevermore, which had her starring with Enrique Gil. She paired up with Gil in many more projects later, such as the series Dolce Amore and the films Alone/Together and My Ex and Whys.
 3 
Sandara Park
(South Korean Singer & Actress)
Sandara Park
19
Birthdate: November 12, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Busan, South Korea

Famous for her baby-face and youthful skin, the South Korean singer and actress is a celebrity not just in her country, but also in the Philippines. Despite her humble beginning, Sandara Park rose to prominence as a singing sensation with a number of chart-topping songs. She also featured in television shows and movies and is considered as a trendsetter.

 4 
Charice Pempengco
15
Birthdate: May 10, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cabuyao City, Laguna, Philippines

Born Charice Pempengco, Filipino singer Jake Zyrus came out as lesbian in 2013 and then as transgender later, changing his name in 2017 and going through a chest reconstruction and hormone treatment. Jake had grown up supporting his family by performing and later struck gold with the single Pyramid.

 5 
Arnel Pineda
(Singer & Songwriter)
Arnel Pineda
12
Birthdate: September 5, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sampaloc, Manila
Filipino singer Arnel Pineda’s rags-to-riches story is sure to inspire all. He went from losing his mother at 13 and staying on the streets of Manila, to gaining international fame as the lead vocalist of the rock band Journey. He was discovered through his YouTube covers and rock contest appearances. 
 6 
Sarah Geronimo
11
Birthdate: July 25, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santa Cruz, Manila, Philippines
The defining moment of Filipino popstar Sarah Geronimo’s life came when she won the singing contest Star for a Night at 14. Known for her chartbusting tracks such as Tala and Kilometro, Sarah later secretly married actor Matteo Guidicelli. She is the most-streamed Filipina on Spotify Philippines.
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 7 
Bea Alonzo
(Actress, Singer)
Bea Alonzo
22
Birthdate: October 17, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cainta, Philippines

Bea Alonzo is a Filipina model, actress, and former singer. Widely regarded as one of Asia's biggest stars,Bea Alonzo has won many prestigious awards for her skills as an actress. In 2016, she was adjudged Movie Actress of the Year at the 32nd PMPC Star Awards for Movies for playing Basha Belinda Eugenio-Gonzales in the 2015 film, A Second Chance.

 8 
Nadine Lustre
(Filipino Actress and Singer Known for Her Role as ‘Eya Rodriguez’ in the Film ‘Diary ng Panget’)
Nadine Lustre
16
Birthdate: October 31, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Quezon City, Philippines

Nadine Lustre is a Filipina actress, music video director, and singer best known for her portrayal of Eya Rodriguez in the 2014 romantic comedy film, Diary ng Panget. One of the most decorated Filipina celebrities, Lustre has won several prestigious awards, such as the Young Critics Circle award, Asian Academy Creative Award, Myx Music Awards, and Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award.

 9 
Heart Evangelista
12
Birthdate: February 14, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines

Heart Evangelista is a Filipina actress, TV host, singer, philanthropist, and socialite. She began working as a model and actress while still in her teens. As a young woman, she continued acting while also establishing herself as a painter. She launched the foundation 'Heart Can' to help children with special needs. She is married to politician Francis Escudero.

 10 
Maja Salvador
(Actress, Singer)
Maja Salvador
8
Birthdate: October 5, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Aparri, Cagayan, Philippines

Filipina actor Maja Salvador became a household name with her award-winning role in the film Thelma. The series Wildflower and The Killer Bride catapulted her to international fame. In 2018, she rekindled her romance with her long-lost boyfriend of her 20s, Rambo Nunez. She now owns a talent company.

 11 
Vice Ganda
(Stand-up Comedian, Actor)
Vice Ganda
14
Birthdate: March 31, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tondo, Philippines

Filipino comedian, talk show host, actor, and TV presenter Vice Ganda has appeared in some of the highest-grossing movies in Philippine cinema. As a comedian, he uses observational comedy, situational irony, and sarcasm in his routines. Also active on TV, he regularly hosts the noontime variety show It's Showtime. He is openly gay and is considered an LGBTQAI+ icon.

 12 
Kim Chiu
(Filipino Model, Actress, Singer, Dancer, Host, and Vlogger)
Kim Chiu
12
Birthdate: April 19, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines

Kim Chiu is a Filipino model, actress, singer, dancer, host, and vlogger. Nicknamed the Multimedia Idol, Chiu has achieved immense popularity in the Philippines. Regarded as one of the most popular actresses for her generation, Chiu is also counted among the highest grossing stars of the 2010s decade. She is also one of the most decorated performers of her generation.

 13 
Vic Sotto
(Actor, comedian, film producer, TV host, singer , composer)
Vic Sotto
11
Birthdate: April 28, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
 14 
Neile Adams
(Filipina-American Actress, Singer and Dancer)
Neile Adams
4
Birthdate: July 10, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines

Neile Adams is a Filipino-American dancer, actress, and singer. Before establishing herself in the American entertainment industry, Adams lived in Manila where she worked as a spy as part of the Philippine resistance movement during the Second World War. She then moved to the USA, where she became a dancer and actress.

 15 
Regine Velasquez
(The Best-Selling Filipino Musician of All Time)
Regine Velasquez
7
Birthdate: April 22, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tondo, Philippines

Regine Velasquez is a Filipina singer, record producer, and actress. Renowned for her belting technique and vocal range, Velasquez is counted among the most influential personalities in Philippine popular culture. She is the best-selling Filipino musician of all time as she has sold over seven million records so far. Regine Velasquez is also credited with influencing several other performers.  

 16 
James Reid
(Singer, Actor, Dancer & Record Producer)
James Reid
8
Birthdate: May 11, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St Leonards, Australia

Filipino-Australian actor-singer James Reid had been a talented gymnast and swimmer in childhood. He is best known for pairing up with Nadine Lustre in projects such as Diary Ng Panget and On the Wings of Love. Though he and Nadine dated later, they broke hearts with their split in 2020.

 17 
Jericho Rosales
(actor, singer)
Jericho Rosales
7
Birthdate: September 22, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Quezon City, Philippines
 18 
Sharon Cuneta
(singer)
Sharon Cuneta
4
Birthdate: January 6, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
 19 
Piolo Pascual
(Actor, film producer, musician, model, record producer)
Piolo Pascual
5
Birthdate: January 12, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Malate, Manila, Philippines
 20 
Jennylyn Mercado
(actress)
Jennylyn Mercado
4
Birthdate: May 15, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Las Piñas, Philippines
 21 
Julie Vega
(Model, Singer, Actor)
Julie Vega
3
Birthdate: May 21, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Quezon City
Died: May 6, 1985
 22 
Toni Gonzaga
(singer)
Toni Gonzaga
9
Birthdate: January 20, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Taytay, Rizal, Philippines
 23 
Darren Espanto
(Filipino-Canadian Singer, Actor, and Director)
Darren Espanto
6
Birthdate: May 24, 2001
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Calgary, Canada

Darren Espanto is a Filipino-Canadian actor and singer best known for his cover songs. He achieved popularity after appearing in the popular Philippine reality singing TV competition, The Voice Kids. Over the years, Darren Espanto has received several prestigious awards, such as Awit Awards, Box Office Entertainment Awards, Myx Music Awards, Wish Music Awards, and PMPC Star Awards for Music

 24 
Bamboo Mañalac
(Musician, Singer-songwriter)
Bamboo Mañalac
6
Birthdate: March 21, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Quezon City, Philippines
 25 
Julie Anne San Jose
(singer)
Julie Anne San Jose
4
Birthdate: May 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Quezon City, Philippines
 26 
Rachelle Ann Go
(Actor, Singer, Model)
Rachelle Ann Go
4
Birthdate: August 31, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manila
 27 
Xian Lim
(Chinese-Filipino Actor, Model, and Singer )
Xian Lim
3
Birthdate: July 12, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
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Bailey May
(TV Personality)
Bailey May
3
Birthdate: August 6, 2002
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cebu

Bailey May is a Filipino-British model, actor, television personality, and singer. He achieved popularity after appearing in the popular reality TV show, Pinoy Big Brother. Over the years, May has received several prestigious awards, such as RAWR Award, PMPC Star Award for Television, GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Award, MOR Choice Award, and Awit Award.

 29 
Ylona Garcia
(Filipino-Australian Singer and Songwriter)
Ylona Garcia
3
Birthdate: February 28, 2002
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Ylona Garcia is a Filipino-Australian television personality, singer, and actress. After finishing third in the Philippine version of Big Brother, Garcia went on to establish herself as a popular actress and singer. Over the years, she has also won many prestigious awards, such as the Awit Awards, MOR Choice Awards, MYX Music Award, and Wish Music Award

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Rhian Ramos
(Actress)
Rhian Ramos
7
Birthdate: October 3, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Jose Mari Chan
(Singer, Songwriter)
Jose Mari Chan
3
Birthdate: March 11, 1945
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Iloilo
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Kyla
(Pino Singer-Songwriter, Actress, and Television Personality)
Kyla
2
Birthdate: January 5, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tondo, Philippines
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
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Karylle
(Actor, Singer, Model)
Karylle
4
Birthdate: March 22, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manila
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Glaiza de Castro
(Actor, Singer)
Glaiza de Castro
5
Birthdate: January 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Valenzuela
 35 
Sam Milby
(Actor)
Sam Milby
4
Birthdate: May 23, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Troy, Ohio, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Francis Magalona
(Singer)
Francis Magalona
3
Birthdate: October 4, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mandaluyong, Philippines
Died: March 6, 2009
 37 
Juan Karlos Labajo
(Singer, Actor)
Juan Karlos Labajo
3
Birthdate: February 5, 2001
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Consolacion, Cebu, Philippines

Juan Karlos Labajo is a Filipino actor, guitarist, television personality, and singer-songwriter. He is credited with founding Juan Karlos, a Filipino rock band named after him. He serves as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter, and rhythm guitarist for the band. Over the course of his career, Labajo has won many awards like Myx Music Awards and MOR Pinoy Music Awards.

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Joey de Leon
(Comedian, actor, television presenter)
Joey de Leon
5
Birthdate: October 14, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sampaloc, Manila, Philippines
 39 
Andree Bonifacio
(Dancer, Actress)
Andree Bonifacio
5
Birthdate: December 13, 2002
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia

Andree Bonifacio is a Filipina-Canadian video blogger, dancer, singer, and occasional actress. She achieved popularity in 2016 when she became the first-ever grand champion of Dance Kids, a popular Filipino TV dance competition show. She is credited with forming the dancing tandem Lucky Aces along with Lucky Ancheta. Over the years, she has also appeared on popular TV shows.

 40 
Cesar Montano
(Actor)
Cesar Montano
3
Birthdate: August 1, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
 41 
Rico J. Puno
(Pioneering Philippine Singer and Entertainer Who Later Stepped into Politics)
Rico J. Puno
4
Birthdate: February 13, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
Died: October 30, 2018

Iconic Philippine singer Rico J. Puno, who was a pioneer of soul music in the Philippines, also popularized the Manila sound genre. He was also one of the first to use Tagalog lyrics. A comedian, host, and actor, too, he later stepped into politics and served as a councilor of Makati’s 1st district.

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JM de Guzman
(Filipino Actor, Model and Singer)
JM de Guzman
5
Birthdate: September 9, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Angeline Quinto
(Filipino Singer, Actress and Television Personality)
Angeline Quinto
6
Birthdate: November 26, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sampaloc, Manila, Philippines
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 44 
Aiza Seguerra
(Singer, Actor)
Aiza Seguerra
3
Birthdate: September 17, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Calauag
 45 
Nikki Gil
(Singer, Actor)
Nikki Gil
3
Birthdate: August 23, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manila
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 46 
Kuh Ledesma
(Singer)
Kuh Ledesma
2
Birthdate: March 16, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bacolod
 47 
Junior
(Singer and Actor)
Junior
0
Birthdate: September 10, 1943
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
Died: April 15, 2014
 48 
Jonalyn Viray
(Singer)
Jonalyn Viray
2
Birthdate: November 15, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Marikina, Philippines
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
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Emm Gryner
(Canadian-Filipino Singer and Songwriter)
Emm Gryner
3
Birthdate: June 8, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sarnia, Canada

Emm Gryner is a Canadian singer-songwriter best known for her hit singles Summerlong and Acid. She graduated from Fanshawe College's Music Industry Arts and started her career by performing gigs. In the ensuing years, she released several albums and was nominated for many awards. She also hosts radio shows and appears in music videos. 

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Lourd de Veyra
(Musician, Journalist, Poet)
Lourd de Veyra
4
Birthdate: February 11, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Quezon City, Philippines