Karina Bautista is a Filipino actress and model. She became famous after she joined the ABS-CBN reality show Pinoy Big Brother – Otso (PBB-8) edition in 2018. Jump to movie list.
Real Name –> Karina Bautista
Nickname –> Kare
Birthdate –> April 29, 2002 (age 19)
Hometown –> Santiago City, Isabela Province, Philippines
Mother –> OFW
School –> University of La Salette in Santiago City
Course –> Grade 12 taking up Accountancy, Business and Management
Trivia –> Karina was tagged as The Miss Independent of Isabela during her stay at the Big House
Family and Childhood
Karina grew up with her grandparents because her father has his own first family and her mother was working in Hong Kong. At the age of 12, she left her grandparents and went to live with her aunt. Later, she went to live in an apartment as a boarder. Watch the video below and listen to her as she reveals more about her childhood.
Karina used to have a boyfriend but they broke up when she joined PBB. She is now single but she doesn’t want to rush things. she admitted though that she has a crush on her former housemate Aljon Mendoza who is now her screen partner.
Karina started her showbiz career in 2018 when she was accepted as a housemate in the Pinoy Big Brother – Otso reality show of AbS-CBN where she emerged as a finalist. In 2021, she signed up to be a talent of Rise Artists Studio, a unit of ABS-CBN’s Star Magic.
2021 – Viral
2021 – Hoy, Love You
2020 – Love on the Move (TV5)
2020 – Bida Star as host
2020 – The Four Bad Boys and Me
2020 – Ampalaya Chronicles (iWant)
2019 – Sandugo
2018 – Pinoy Big Brother – Otso (PBB-8)
2020 – Pilikula: Ghost of the Past
2020 – Di Tayo Bagay
2018 – Mutya ng Santiago
2018 – Miss Silka Cagayan Valley
2017 – Miss University of La Salette
Scandals and Controversies
Karina is said to be the most controversial among the teen housemates in the PBB-8 edition. One of the issues involved her boyfriend outside the house. Some observers thought Karina was so inconsiderate or thoughtless. Watch the video below as she gives her side of the issue.