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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 19 October 1981Manila, Philippines
Nicknames Ian
Asia's Pop Idol

Mini Bio (1)

Christian Bautista was born on October 19, 1981 in Manila, Philippines. He is an actor, known for Princess and I (2012), Mano po 5: Gua ai di (I love you) (2006) and Simfoni luar biasa (2011).

Trivia (21)

Got a degree in Architectural Landscaping in UP Diliman.
Favorite hobby is gardening.
Parents: father Ebert and mother Jo.
Has a dog named Enzo.
Loves to play football and boomerang. His other sports include swimming, table tennis, badminton, basketball, golf, roller blading, and paint-ball.
A choir member before joining show biz.
Grew up in Imus, Cavite, the same province of Ramon Revilla, the patriarch of the famous Revilla showbiz clan is from. Revilla is actually a Bautista, but it could not ascertain the relationship between Christian and Ramon.
One of the three boys in the family.
He played for Ateneo Flag Football.
The street where his family lives in Imus, Cavite is named Bautista Street.
When agent Carlo Orosa auditioned him for a possible contract with Warner, he let Christian joined in Search for a Star in a Million (2005) (SIAM). It is the reason why Christian was the first to have a solo album among his SIAM batch mates, and was not under Star Records in which SIAM finalists usually signed contracts.
A member of UP table tennis team.
He was in numerous stage plays, most notable with Robert Seña in an MTFP production of Spolarium and as a ghoul in the Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by Trumpets.
Started singing in a church choir at age seven.
Formed an a capella group in high school and it was through one of their performances in a birthday party that he got noticed by his agent Carlo Orosa.
The first and the only Filipino artist to guest in the Indonesian Idol, Indonesia's version of American Idol (2002), not as a contestant but a guest artist.
A model-endorser of Bench clothing line in the Philippines. Other Bench models include Nicole Scherzinger, Richard Gutierrez and Piolo Pascual.
A Filipino singer and actor.
A finalist in the Philippine reality show Search for a Star in a Million (2005). He lost but became the most popular in the batch that he even out-shadowed the winner, Erik Santos.
A sponsor of two Filipino children under World Vision Philippines. He helps World Vision with a series of fund-raising concert. World Vision is a child-focused Christian, development, advocacy and relief organization that helps over 100 million people in 96 countries. It is one of the world's largest child sponsorship and relief agencies. In the Philippines, the organization assists more than 120,000 children in 34 provinces and 22 cities across the country.

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