Regine Velasquez Biography, Age, Family, Latest Update

Regine Velasquez is a Filipino singer, actress, television host, record producer, and model. Jump to song list.

Latest Update

February 17, 2023 – Regine Velasquez conducted her “solo” concert, the first of a series of six shows, at the Samsung Performing Arts Theater in Makati, Metro Manila. The show is set to conclude on April 29, 2023.

Regine Velasquez in February 2023
Regine Velasquez in February 2023 (Credit: FB Page)

Personal Information
Real Name –> Regina Encarnacion Ansong Velasquez
Screen Name –> Regine Velasquez
Birth Date –> April 22, 1970 (Age: 53)
Birth Place –> Manila, Philippines
Height –> 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm)

Husband –> fellow singer and actor Ogie Alcasid ​(Married 2010 in Nasugbu, Batangas)
Son –> Nate
Father –> Gerardo Velasquez
Mother –> Teresita Ansong
Siblings –> Cacai, Diane, Deca, and Jojo

Regine Velasquez
Regine Velasquez (Credit: FB Page)

Showbiz Career
Regine Velasquez rose to prominence after winning the television talent show Ang Bagong Kampeon in 1984 and the Asia Pacific Singing Contest in 1989. Under the name Chona, she signed a recording contract with OctoArts International in 1986 and released the single “Love Me Again”, which was commercially unsuccessful. The following year, she adopted the stage name Regine Velasquez for her debut studio album, Regine (1987), under the guidance of Viva Records executive Vic del Rosario and producer Ronnie Henares. She explored Manila sound and kundiman genres on her second and third studio albums, Nineteen 90 (1990) and Tagala Talaga (1991). (From wikipedia)

In 1988, Regine made her debut in acting with her minor role in the movie The Untouchable Family which played her single Urong Sulong as one of the soundtracks. She took her first acting role in television in 2000 with an episode of the IBC-13’s weekly drama series Habang May Buhay along with Piolo Pascual.

She became a regular talent of GMA network for many years since 2008 but transferred to ABS-CBN in 2018.

Song List
Ako’y Iyong-Iyo (2004)
Ako’y Sa’yo (2008)
Alipin (2006)
Araw Gabi (2004)
Babalikang Muli (1993)
Each Day With You
Hanggang Ngayon
I Can
I Don’t Wanna Miss A Thing
In Love with You
In Your Eyes
Kung Maibabalik Ko Lang
Love Me Again
Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin
Narito Ako
Pangarap Ko ang Ibigin Ka
Please Be Carful With My Heart
Tuwing Umuulan
You Are My Song
You’ve Made Me Stronger

Regine (1987)
Nineteen ’90 (1990)
Tagala Talaga (1991)
Reason Enough (1993)
Listen Without Prejudice (1994)
My Love Emotion (1995)
Retro (1996)
Drawn (1998)
R2K (1999)
Reigne (2001)
Covers, Vol. 1 (2004)
Covers, Vol. 2 (2006)
Low Key (2008)
Fantasy (2010)
Hulog Ka Ng Langit (2013)
R3.0 (2017)

Television Programs
2022 – Drag Race Philippines (as guest judge)
2022 – Idol Philippines (as judge)
2022 – Magandang Buhay (as host)
2020 – My Single Lady
2018 – ASAP Natin ‘To
2018 – The Clash
2017 – Mulawin vs. Ravena
2017 – Full House Tonight
2016 – Poor Señorita
2009 – Darna
2001 – Larawan: A Special Drama Engagement
2000 – Habang May Buhay
1998 – S.O.P.

Movie List
2019 – The Mall, The Merrier
2019 – Yours Truly, Shirley
2015 – Mrs. Recto
2012 – Of All the Things
2007 – Paano Kita Iibigin
2006 – Till I Met You
2003 – Pangarap Ko Ang Ibigin Ka
2001 – Pangako Ikaw Lang
2000 – Kailangan Ko’y Ikaw
1999 – Dahil May Isang Ikaw
1998 – Honey Nasa Langit Na Ba Ako?
1996 – Do Re Mi
1996 – Wanted Perfect Mother
1990 – Elvis and James 2
1988 – Pik Pak Boom
1988 – The Untouchable Family

Music Videos
2023 – Bitaw
2022 – ILY
2015 – Takipsilim
1999 – On the Wings of Love
1989 – Please Be Careful With My Heart

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See also: List of Famous Filipino Singers – Male and Female

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