Regine Velasquez

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  • Birth Place: Manila, Philippines
  • Profession: Actor, Singer
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Fast Facts

  • Being a dyslexic kid, coping with school work was always a challenge for her.
  • Her training started at the age of 7 when her father used to take her for a swim in the ocean and asked her to sing while swimming.
  • First appeared on television as a guest on the variety show Penthouse Live in 1986.
  • Released her self-titled debut album in 1987.
  • Made her movie debut with The Untouchable Family (1988)
  • Affectionately nicknamed Asia's Songbird after she won the Asia-Pacific Singing Contest in 1989.
  • In 2002, was named as a UNICEF ambassador for Asia.
  • Joined other celebrities in donating more than P 300,000 for the typhoon Ondoy victims in 2009.
  • Along with Universal Records, donated P 500,000 to the Philippine Red Cross in 2013.

Relationships

  • Leila Alcasid — Stepdaughter
  • Ogie Alcasid — Husband
  • Gerardo Velásquez — Father
  • Sarah Alcasid — Stepdaughter
  • Nathaniel James Alcasid — Son
  • Teresita Ansóng — Mother
  • Cacai Velásquez — Sister

Details

  • Birth Place: Manila, Philippines
  • Profession: Actor, Singer

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