Kiara Takahashi is a Japanese-Filipino entertainer. In 2019, she was accepted as a housemate and became the second big winner in the ABS-CBN’s reality show Pinoy Big Brother – Otso (PBB-8). Previously, she was proclaimed as the winner of Batch 4.
Real Name –> Kiara Mercado Takahashi
Nickname –> Kiara
Birthdate –> October 22, 1997 (age 21)
Birthplace –> La Union, Philippines
Father –> Tsuyoshi Takahashi, Japanese Businessman based in the Philippines
Mother –> OFW in Japan
Height –> 5’4″ (162.56 cm)
Trivia –> Kiara is known as the “Singing Surfer ng La Union” at the Big Brother House.
Family and Childhood
Kiara was born in the Philippines to a Japanese father and a Filipino mother. When she was four years old, her parents separated. Watch the vieo below to know more about Kiara.
During her stay at the Big House, Kiara was wooed by her fellow housemate Gino Roque IV. She became emotional when she saw Gino crying after he was nominated for eviction. She later admitted that she likes Gino except that her priority is to win in the competition.
Kiara knew she was going to be an entertainer after she was invited to perform in a concert by a Filipino celebrity in Japan. Later, she joined the audition for Pinoy Big Brother in Japan where she showcased her singing talent. She was awarded a star that allowed her to be a housemate of the ABS-CBN reality show.
On August 4, 2019, Kiara was proclaimed the second big winner while Yamyam Gucong of Batch 2 was declared the ultimate big winner.
2020 – Maalaala Mo Kaya: Medal
2019 – Pinoy Big Brother – Otso
2020 – Tabing-Ilog The Musical