1st Jan 70
Born in: Philippines
Marital status: Single
Born Charmaine Clarice Relucio Pempengco has an estimated net worth of $16 million. Pempengco, dubbed by Oprah Winfrey as "the most talented girl in the world" is a Filipina singer popularly known by her mononym Charice.
Charice rose to popularity through YouTube. On October 13, 2007, charice was invited to the South Korean talent show Star King where she sang "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going" and a duet of "A Whole New World" with Kyuhyun, from Super Junior.
On December 19, 2007, Charice performed two songs "I Will Always Love You" and "And I Am Telling You" on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
On April 8, 2007, Charice guested on The Paul O'Grady Show in London, England.
In May 2008, Charice released her debut album consisting of six songs and six backing tracks which was awarded gold certification in the Philippines in October 2008.
On May 12 edition of The Oprah Winfrey Show in the episode "World's Smartest Kids," Charice performed Whitney Houston's "I Have Nothing."
On September 9, Charice guested on the "Dreams Come True" episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show where she sang Celine Dion's "My Heart Will Go On" with David Foster on piano.
On the September 19 episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show, Charice's duet with Celine Dion's, "Because You Loved Me," was featured.
In January 2009, Charice performed at two US presidential pre-inaugural events in Washington, D.C.
In May, Charice released her Philippine second album, My Inspiration consisted of 12 tracks, including "Always You" and a cover of Helen Reddy's "You and Me Against the World" which became platinum in December 2009.
On June 27, Charice staged her first major concert called Charice: The Journey Begins at the SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia, Philippines to a sold-out audience.
On January 23, 2010,Charice appeared on Io Canto, a renowned singing competition in Italy.
On May 11, 2010, Charice self-titled international debut album with Reprise Records was released which peaked at #8 on the Billboard 200 Album Chart, making her the first Asian to enter the Top 10.
On February 13, 2011, her very first television musical special Charice: Home for Valentine's was broadcasted on Philippine television's GMA 7 network.
On October 5, 2011, Charice second studio album, Infinity, was released exclusively in Japan.
Charice is slated concert with Aiza Seguerra, dubbed as "Power Of Two", at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum on September 28, 2013.