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Regine Velasquez
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Vocalist
    (April 22, 1970- )
    Resides in Bulacan, Philippines
    Recorded 'I Hope It Happens Again,' 'In Love With You,' 'One Race' and 'I'm Here'
    Released albums 'Regine,' 'Regine Special Edition,' 'Nineteen '90,' 'Tagala Talaga,' 'Reason Enough,''Love Was Born on Christmas Day' and 'Listen Without Prejudice'
    Acted in 'The Untouchables,' 'Pik Pak Boom,' 'Elvis and James 2,' 'Follow the Sun,' 'Wanted: Perfect Mother,' 'Do Re Mi' and 'Honey, Am I in Heaven Now?'
    Hosted 'Search for a Star,' 'Star for a Night' and 'Starstruck'
    Her father made her stand neck deep in the ocean while singing to teach her to use her diaphragm and strengthen her lungs.
    She originally recorded under the name Chona.
    When she appeared on 'Penthouse Live,' the host thought her name 'Chona' just wasn't right and called her Regine (her real name is Regina), which stuck.
    She believes that cold food can affect your vocal chords, so she did not eat ice cream until she was fifteen.
    Her first single 'Love Me Again' was a commercial disaster.
    She planned a concert on her eighteenth birthday, but was advised that the group 'Jets' had already scheduled a concert for that date. She got so pissed off that she chopped her hair from mid back length to a short boyish style (April 22, 1998).
    She has been the subject of many rumors, including having a nose job, being adopted, having an abusive father, being pregnant, being a husband thief, etc.
    She has a tattoo of roses with leaves on her right ankle.
    Her favorite movie is 'Pretty Woman.'
    She collects clowns.
    Her musical idols are Barbra Streisand, Bjork and Tori Amos.
    She appears in commercials for Lux, Coke and Wendy's.
    Her father began training her at age six.
    Her family lived in poverty, where her parents would at times, sacrifice eating to feed their children.
    Growing up she lived in an apartment behind a convenient store.
    Her fame broke at 14, when she won the 'Ang Bagong Kampeon' ('The New Champion') TV singing competition. The prizes including a recording contract.
    For her first live club performance, another vocalist lent her a dress and shoes.
    When she turned professional, she decided to use her money to tend to her family (1986).
    She dedicates at least one song to her father at every performance.
    Her father quit his job to be her companion and manager (1984).
    She used her money to send all her three sisters and brother to college.
    She was considered for the lead role in Broadway or London's 'Miss Saigon' but turned it down because she was uncomfortable with the love scenes.
    She planned to purchase a Rolex for her 25th birthday, instead she took the money to purchase relief goods for charity.
    She participated in nearly 200 singing competitions, winning 67.
    She won the Asia Pacific singing contest in Hong Kong (December 23, 1989).
    She has a gift of reaching real high notes naturally.
    She participates in an anti-drug campaign.
    Her song 'Touched By Your Love' was used in the first Filipino full-length animated movie 'Adarna: The Mythical Bird.'
    She tries to perform in the U.S. every year.
    She ranked #4 in FHM-Philippines' 20 Hottest Babes in Asia (2001)
    She ranked #7 (2002), #14 (2003) and #54 (2004) in FHM-Philippines' Sexiest Women in the World.
    For 2020, as of last week, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 4 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 9 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 4 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 3 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 10 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 81 Votes: 45.68% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 24 Votes: 41.67% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 20 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 20 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 233 Votes: 72.53% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 36 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 200 Votes: 73.00% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 151 Votes: 58.28% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 280 Votes: 47.50% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 117 Votes: 47.86% Annoying
 
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