- Birthday1st Jan, 70
- Birth PlacePhilippines
- Marital statusSingle
- "Beyonce is one of my inspirations. Her attitude, her style, her voice... she's perfect."
- "I don't want to stay a singer forever. I want to fulfill my dream career as a lawyer!"
- "I have come to accept the real me. I have come to love the real me. I now celebrate the real me."
- "I wanted to be a doctor, but my mom was like, 'It's really hard and it's going to take 10 years,' so I was like 'OK, I'll just be a lawyer'."
- "I'm really proud to be Filipino. Filipinos are really supportive, and I want to thank all of them. I love them!"
- "It's a crazy busy schedule, but I still have two hours a day for school because it's a priority."
- "When I was 4 years old, I thought that I wanted to be a dancer like Michael Jackson."
- "Some of my friends are giving me law books. I love reading those. It's like my relaxation."
- "Being a famous singer or an international singer - that's my dream, too, but my main goal is to be a real student and be able to graduate and be a lawyer and have my own business."
- "I've asked for a lot of signs; it’s really true when you feel it…I've done a lot of things for the ones I love, for my family for many years, I did it for them. Now I feel that this time I’d like to do things for myself."
Did you know?
- Charice is nicknamed at home as Ming, which is a Filipino colloquial term for cat. Her mom calls her that because when Charice was a little girl, she loved cats but could not keep one because she
- Charice is a huge fan of horror/thriller/slasher movies. Among her favorites are Orphan (2009) and Saw (2004) and she owns a Chucky (from Child
- Charice considers Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Céline Dion, and Beyoncé Knowles as her musical idols and influences.
- The theme song for the game Final Fantasy XIII-2 for Xbox 360 and North American PlayStation 3 is "New World" by Charice.
- Charice admitted on Philippine television that she is a "lesbian" in June, 2013.
- Charice landed a guest role on the hit TV series Glee, playing the character of Sunshine Corazon, a Filipino foreign exchange student to rival actress Lea Micheles character, Rachel Berry in June 2010.
- Charice, as David Fosters protégé, had duets with Andrea Bocelli in Italy and with her idol Celine Dion in Madison Square Garden.
- The single of Charice, Pyramid with singer Iyaz topped the Billboard Dance chart at #1.
- Charice place third in the 2005 Little Big Star, a singing contest for children on TV network ABS-CBN.
- Her fan David Dueñas (a.k.a FalseVoice) was so in awe of her powerful vocals and performances on Little Big Star that he started uploading them on YouTube which brought her to stardom.
Family & relationships
- Racquel Pempengco Mother
- Carl Pempengco Brother
- Alyssa Quijano