Zsa Zsa Padilla

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Zsa Zsa Padilla
Background information
Birth nameEsperanza Padilla
Born(1964-05-28) May 28, 1964 (age 50)
OriginManila, Philippines
GenresOPM, pop, Adult contemporary
OccupationsSinger, Actress
Years active1978-present
 
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Zsa Zsa Padilla
Background information
Birth nameEsperanza Padilla
Born(1964-05-28) May 28, 1964 (age 50)
OriginManila, Philippines
GenresOPM, pop, Adult contemporary
OccupationsSinger, Actress
Years active1978-present

Zsa Zsa Padilla (born May 28, 1964) is a Filipina singer and actress. She is currently part of ABS-CBN contract actresses.

Biography[edit]

Padilla was born as Esperanza Padilla in 1964, the daughter of actor and sportsman Carlos “Sonny” Padilla, Jr. who served as the referee in the Ali-Frazier world heavyweight boxing match. She is a singer who has performed in various concerts in the Philippines and overseas. She has also acted in movies, television and on the stage. Padilla is also a songwriter, commercial model, product endorser, businesswoman, and music producer.

Padilla started as a member of the Manila Sound band, Hotdog, in the mid-70s and then in 1982 went solo. In 1987, her first TV role was as the wife of a gay man in the series "Lovingly Yours Helen". In the same, her first movie role was in the film "Mga Anak Ni Facifica Falayfay" with Filipino comedian Dolphy, her partner of more than 20 years. She is the mother of Filipina singer and actress Karylle and singer Zia Quizon. She is the cousin of a fellow singer Gino Padilla. Actress Lorna Tolentino and TV/Radio Host Amy Perez are also her cousins and they are nieces of actor Jerry Pons. On August 2012, she confirmed that she has Stage 1 Kidney Cancer, but lately after her operation it was confirmed a benign tumor.

Television appearances[edit]

YearTitleRoleNetwork
2014Mars Ravelo's DyesebelElena "Ena" Villamayor-MontillaABS-CBN
2013Juan dela CruzLaura Alejandro
2011-2012BudoyLuisa Maniego
2011Maalaala Mo Kaya: PicturesCarla
20101DOLEleanor Serrano
Maalaala Mo Kaya: ShellFlor
2009May Bukas PaChurch Singer
Maalaala Mo Kaya: MusikoSanta
2008Maalaala Mo Kaya: Ice CreamRaquel
2007LastikmanCynthia " Cindy" Evilone
2005-2006Bituing Walang NingningRosa Mia Suarez
2004Born DivaHost
2003-2004Star In A MillionHost
2002Morning Girls with Kris and KorinaGuest Host
2000-2001Sa Puso Ko Iingatan KaNieves Quevedo-Pacheco
1997-1999Labs Ko Si BabeMayor Diwata Royales
1998Hiwalay Kung Hiwalay, Daw!GMA Network
1997-presentASAPHost/PerformerABS-CBN
1997Zsa Zsa Limited EngagementHerselfGMA Network
1996–1997Familia ZaragozaDivina Zaragoza-LagrimasABS-CBN
1994- 1995Star Drama Presents Zsa ZsaVarious Roles
1994GMA Telesine Presents: MukhaGMA Network
1993GMA Telesine Presents: CamillaCamilla

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

2012

2010

2009

2002

2000

1999

1997

1988

1986

1985

1984

1983

Filmography[edit]

Acting Awards[edit]

YearAward-Giving BodyCategoryWorkResult
1991Best actress of the yearWon
1994Star Awards for MoviesBest Supporting Actress"Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin"Won
1995Star Awards for TelevisionBest Actress In A Single Performance"Mukha"Won
1998Gawad UrianBest ActressBatang PXWon
Film Academy Of The Philippines AwardsWon
Star Awards for MoviesWon
2005Metro Manila Film FestivalBest ActressMano Po 4: Ako Legal Wife[1][2]Won
2006Tanglaw AwardsBest ActressWon
Guillermo Mendoza FoundationWon
Film Academy of the Philippines 24th Luna AwardWon
Empress AwardsWon

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