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Kris Aquino Net Worth

Kris Aquino Net Worth

How much does Kris Aquino worth?

Net Worth $10 million
Born 14 February 1971
Age 50
Occupation Presenter, Actor, Writer, Politician, Comedian, Film Producer
Nationality Filipino
Husband James Yap
Children Joshua Philip Aquino, Bimby Aquino Yap
Education Ateneo de Manila University
Parents Benigno Aquino Jr. Corazon Cojuangco

Kris Aquino, by profession, is an actress, TV show host, and film producer. She is known as the queen of all media in the Philippines. Kris Aquino’s net worth is around $10 million.

Introduction

Aquino is a renowned TV show host. She has also featured in various films. She is also known for her welfare work. Aquino has been advocating children’s rights, democracy, freedom of speech, and propagation of arts and culture.

Moreover, she belongs to a ruler family as her mother and her younger brother served as the presidents of the Philippines. Her father was a senator who was later assassinated.

Early Life and Biography

Full Name
Kristina Bernadette Cojuangco Aquino
Children’s Bimby Aquino Yap, Joshua Aquino
Hair Color Chocolate Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Weight 55 KG

Aquino was born on 14 February 1971 in Quezon City, Philippines. Her father Benigno Aquino Jr. was a senator at that time. She was the youngest of all children in the family.

At her younger age, she and her family had to face many hardships. Her father was sentenced to jail. Her mother brought up Aquino and her siblings.

At her early age, she decided to face the odds with bravery. During the 1978 parliamentary elections, she led the campaign for her father who was jailed at that time. She was just seven at that time. She became a symbol of resistance against Marcos’s regime.

Aquino received most of her school education from the United States where her family was living in exile. Her father was assassinated when she was twelve years of age. At that time she returned to the Philippines. She participated in protests against the Marcos regime.

Early Career

Celebrity Talk Show Host 2015
Ading Fernando Lifetime Achievement Award 2019
Best Lifestyle Show Host 2015
Best Celebrity/Showbiz Oriented Talk Show Female Host 2012
FAMAS Award for Best Supporting Actress 2003
Best Female Showbiz Oriented Talk Show Host 2006

In 1986, when Philippine Revolution resulted in the end of Marcos’s regime, she started appearing in different TV dramas and shows. Her debut film, Pido Dida was a super hit on the box office.

Since then she has featured in several films as well as TV shows.

Television Career

After getting amazing success in the film industry, she shifted her focus to TV. She started her television career with the talk show Kris. Later, she hosted a morning talk show Today with Kris Aquino.

She hosted  Morning Girls with Kris and Korina from the year 2002-04. After three years in 2007, she decided to have a break from showbiz.

She was the host of the lifestyle magazine talk show Kris TV  from 2011 to 2016.

Film Career

Her debut film was Pido Dida released under the label of Ragel films. The film was a success both on the box office as well in the eyes of critics. Then she played various roles in several massacre films.

 

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Her first major accomplishment in the film came through the movie Fatima Buen Story. She won the best supporting actress award for her role in the movie Mano Po.

Her most successful movies of the career include two horror movies Feng Shui and Sukob.

The former was the highest-earning movie of 2004 in the Philippines and the second highest-grossing movie worldwide. Sukob released in 2006. It also broke the record of the highest-grossing film of all time.

In 2018, she made her first appearance in Hollywood. She played the role of Princess Intan in the movie Crazy Rich Asians.

Production Company

In addition to her acting career, she also launched her own production company in 2013. The name of her company is Kris Aquino productions famous as K productions. The company is a subsidiary of the Star Cinema network.

Other Business Ventures

Besides the showbiz business, she owns several other businesses. She has invested in restaurants, boutiques, and fast food outlets. All these businesses have helped her to amass huge wealth.

Kris Aquino net worth is around $10 million at present.

Personal Life

Her first son Joshua is from actor Phillip Salvador with whom she had a live-in relationship. She got married to James Yap in July 2005. James is a PBA professional player.

In April 2007, she had her second son from this marriage. Although there is a controversy about Yap’s infidelity. In 2012, their marriage declared null and void.

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