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Charice Pempengco


Filipino pop singer known with the stage name Charice. Her 2010 self-titled debut record propelled her to popularity, with the strike one “Pyramid” peaking at amount 56 in the Billboard Scorching 100 graph. She competed in a large number of performing contests as a kid to greatly help support her family members, then developed even more of a pursuing through YouTube movies. She performed the function of Sunlight Corazon on three shows of Fox’s strike series Glee from 2010 to 2011. She grew up with a sibling called Carl. She acted alongside Jane Lynch on Glee.

Quick Facts

Full Name Charice
Date Of Birth May 10, 1992
Place Of Birth Cabuyao, Philippines
Height 1.55 m
Profession Pop Singer
Nationality Philippine
Parents Ricky Pempengco, Raquel Pempengco
Siblings Carl Pempengco
Awards Awit Award for Best Selling Album of the Year, Awit Award for Best Inspirational/Religious Recording
Nominations Awit Award for Best Performance by a Female Recording Artist, Awit Award for Best Performance by a New Female Recording Artist, Myx Music Award for Favorite Remake
Movies Here Comes the Boom
TV Shows The X Factor Philippines, ASAP, Charice: Home for Valentine's, Charice: One for the Heart
Star Sign Taurus

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1The theme song for the game Final Fantasy XIII-2 for Xbox 360 and North American PlayStation 3 is "New World" by Charice.
2She considers Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Céline Dion, and Beyoncé Knowles as her musical idols and influences.
3Is a huge fan of horror/thriller/slasher movies. Among her favorites are Orphan (2009) and Saw (2004) and she owns a Chucky (from Child's Play (1988)) and a Bride of Chucky doll.
4Her nickname at home is Ming, which is a Filipino colloquial term for cat. Charice's mom calls her that because when Charice was a little girl, she loved cats but couldn't keep one because she's allergic.
5Has one younger brother, Carl.



The Swan Princess: A Royal Family Tale2014Video performer: "Right Where I Belong"
The Voice of the Philippines2013TV Series performer - 1 episode
Here Comes the Boom2012performer: "Holly Holy"
The X Factor Philippines2012TV Series performer - 1 episode
Fainaru fantajî XIII-22011Video Game "New World"
GleeTV Series 1 episode, 2010 performer - 2 episodes, 2011
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel2009performer: "No One"
May bukas pa2009TV Series performer: "Always You"



Here Comes the Boom2012Malia (as Charice)
Glee2010-2011TV SeriesSunshine Corazon
May bukas pa2010TV SeriesChoir
Maalaala mo kaya2008TV SeriesCharice Pempengco



The Ryzza Mae Show2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Oprah: Where Are They Now?2014TV SeriesHerself
The Dr. Tess Show2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Magpakailanman2013TV SeriesHerself
The Voice of the Philippines2013TV SeriesHerself - Performer
Gandang gabi Vice2012TV SeriesHerself
The X Factor Philippines2012TV SeriesHerself - Judge
Louder: Charice2011ShortHerself (as Charice)
Guesting on Glee2011Video documentary shortHerself / Sunshine Corazon (as Charice)
Hit Man Returns: David Foster & Friends2011DocumentaryHerself (as Charice)
Tetsuko no heya2011TV SeriesHerself
Charice: Home for Valentine's2011TV MovieHerself - Host / Performer (as Charice)
30 Days with Charice2010-2011TV SeriesHerself
Season of Song: Canadian Tenors and Friends2010TV Movie documentaryHerself (as Charice)
Christmas in Rockefeller Center2010TV MovieHerself (as Charice)
Loose Women2010TV SeriesHerself - Performer
Live with Kelly and Ryan2010TV SeriesHerself
An Evening of Grace: A Concert for the Children2010TV SpecialHerself (as Charice)
Pinoy Big Brother2010TV SeriesHerself - Performer
Skate for the Heart2010TV MovieHerself (as Charice Pempengco)
Io canto2010TV SeriesHerself
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel2009Herself (as Charice Pempengco)
Ti lascio una canzone2009TV SeriesHerself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2008-2009TV SeriesHerself
Great Performances2008TV SeriesHerself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade2008TV Movie documentaryHerself (as Charice)
Good Morning America2008TV SeriesHerself
The Paul O'Grady Show2008TV SeriesHerself
The Ellen DeGeneres Show2007TV SeriesHerself
The Beginning: Making 'Episode I'2001Video documentaryHerself - Performer (as Charice Pempengco)

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1We really came from nothing, as in when we moved to a new place, we didn't have a couch, we didn't have a TV. We just had a cassette player and our clothes. We had to borrow chairs from our neighbors.
2There were times when you were singing, sometimes there'd be other contestants who really didn't like you. They would pull the plug on the microphone, pay off the DJ to ruin the song, to make the song skip.

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