Popularly referred to as the ‘Queen of all Media’ across Philippines, Kris Aquino is a big name on Philippines’ television. Her media nickname makes it evident that the star has a prominent presence across the television and movie industry in Philippines. Alongside her life as a media personality, Kristina Bernadette Cojuangco Aquino, in short, Kris Aquino is also the executive editor of her own magazine, ‘The Kris Aquino Magazine’.
Kris Aquino Net Worth
Kris has secured her place as a Filipino star with her acting performances in successful films like ‘Pido Diba: Sabay Tayo’, ‘Feng Shui’, ‘So… Happy Together’ and ‘Sukob’. She also runs a popular television show called ‘K Everyday’.
The actress’ journey through her career, however, has not been pleasant always. On September 2018, Kris informed her fans over an Instagram post that a betrayal from a certain business associate has caused her to lose weight because of excessive stress.
Kris has, however, not let her problems get the better of her professional life. The 5 feet 3 inches (1.6 metres) actress has gone on to work in such successful projects as ‘Crazy Rich Asians’.
Today her net worth in the industry is an impressive $10 million. Reportedly, the Filipino actress is also gearing up for a new television show called ‘Savage Attacks’.
Kris Aquino Bio: Ethnicity, Siblings
Kris was born in a family of strong royal and political background. Her father is Senator Benigno Aquino Jr. while her mother Corazon Aquino was the first female president of Philippines. The prominent actress’ parents were behind the successful restoration of democracy in Philippines, by removing the dictator Ferdinand Marcos from political power.
Kris has four other older siblings, Maria, Aurora, Victoria, and Benigno. Beningo became the President of Philippines in 2010 and led the country for six years.
In her early years, Kris went to America for her schooling to escape the political unrest in Philippines. Later, the actress was forced to return to her country following her father’s assassination in 1983 and took up protests against Marco.
As things improved, Kris completed her graduation from the Ateneo de Manila University and moved on to focus on her newfound television success. The teenage idol was seen on many TV and talk shows and eventually found acting opportunities in movies.
Kris Aquino Dating History, Marriage Details
The 48-year-old actress has been in several relationships throughout her career. She once revealed that her first boyfriend was a professional actor named Aga Muhlach but not much is known about their affair.
The TV star has also dated actors like Robin Padilla, Gabby Concepcion, and Philip Salvador and has a son, Joshua from her live-in relationship with ex-lover Philip.
The actress eventually fell in love and married basketball player James Yap, whom she met in 2005.
The couple got hitched at a private ceremony held in the actress’ hometown, Quezon City on 10th July 2005. Kris and James also have a son named James Yap Jr. aka Bimby.
The duo continued their married life through rumors of James’ affair with Hope Centeno in 2007. However, Kris ended her marriage with James in 2010, announcing it on the TV show Buzz.
Later, the TV host got close with Herbert Bautista in 2014 but their affair lasted for only a short while as the couple split over a supposed disagreement concerning kids.