Jake Zyrus


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Jake Zyrus (known as Charice Pempengco prior to his gender transition) was born in Cabuyao, Philippines. When he was three years old, he witnessed his abusive father point a gun at his mom during an episode of domestic violence. Along with his mother and younger brother Carl, they left their father searching for a better life. Zyrus was very young ... See full bio »

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Known For

(2012)
Glee Sunshine Corazon
(2010-2011)
(2011)

Filmography

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 2018 Yaru Onna - She's a Killer (as Charice)
 2008-2017 Maalaala Mo Kaya (TV Series)
Jake Zyrus / Charice Pempengco
- Jumper (2017) ... Jake Zyrus
- Ice Cream (2008) ... Charice Pempengco (as Charice Pempengco)
 2013 Magpakailanman (TV Series)
Charice
- Coming Out: The Charice Pempengco Story (2013) ... Charice (as Charice Pempengco)
 2012 Here Comes the Boom
Malia (as Charice)
 2010-2011 Glee (TV Series)
Sunshine Corazon
- New York (2011) ... Sunshine Corazon (as Charice)
- A Night of Neglect (2011) ... Sunshine Corazon (as Charice)
- Audition (2010) ... Sunshine Corazon (as Charice)
 2010 May bukas pa (TV Series)
Choir
- Santino Surprises Everyone (2010) ... Choir (as Charisse Pempengco)
 2009 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
Charice Pempengco (as Charice Pempengco)
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Show Show Self (32 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Charice | Charice Pempengco | Charisse Pempengco

Height:

4' 9" (1.45 m)

Parents:

Pempengco, Raquel | Pempengco, Ricky

Relatives:

Pempengco, Carl (sibling)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

We really came from nothing, as in when we moved to a new place, we didn't have a couch, we didn't have a TV. We just had a cassette player and our clothes. We had to borrow chairs from our neighbors. See more »

Trivia:

He considered Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Céline Dion, and Beyoncé as his musical idols and influences. See more »

Trademark:

Petite frame

Star Sign:

Taurus

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