Cory Quirino, Eng Bee Tin Chinese Deli store, Binondo, Manila
|Born||Socorro Alicia Rastrollo Quirino
August 11, 1953
|Parent(s)||Tommy Quirino (Father)
Nena Rastrolio (Mother)
Socorro Alicia "Cory" Rastrollo Quirino , born August 11, 1953, is a Filipino author, television and radio host. Additionally, she is the exclusive licensee and national director of Miss World Philippines and Mister World Philippines, a national pageant that searches for Philippines' representative to the Miss World and Mister World contests respectively. She is also a council member of one of the branch offices of the Philippine Red Cross.
Quirino began her broadcasting career in the 1980s when she hosted the late-night talk show Oh No, It's Johnny! for the Philippine TV network RPN (Radio Philippines Network) (now CNN Philippines). Eventually, she hosted her own show Citiline, a weekly travel and fitness show that aired on Studio 23 (now ABS-CBN Sports+Action), a subsidiary of the ABS-CBN network.
During an out-of-town shoot for Citiline, Cory Quirino and her entourage were abducted by bandits. This incident was chronicled in her book Waiting for the Light as well as the movie The Cory Quirino Kidnap: INBI Files, which starred award-winning actors, Ara Mina and Alessandra de Rossi. Citiline was eventually re-titled as The Good Life with Cory Quirino.
Aside from Waiting for the Light, Cory Quirino wrote a series of best-seller books titled Forever Young,, which feature beauty and health tips as well as her own workout programs.
She also made a fitness video titled Cory Quirino’s Celebrity Workout for Beginners.
Quirino hosts the Sunday morning television program The Good Life with Cory Quirino and the radio show Ma-Beauty Po Naman. She writes a weekly health and fitness column, Inside Out, for the Philippine Daily Inquirer's newspaper and website.
Quirino is currently a member of Board of Trustee and Over-all Chair of "Alay sa PGH" fund-drive of the Philippine General Hospital Medical Foundation As national director for Miss World in the Philippines, she intends to do more charity work.
On the 17th of April 2013, she was also elected and inducted as one of the new council members of the Philippine Red Cross - Rizal Chapter - Muntinlupa Branch. She has committed her full support in helping raise more funds for the various humanitarian activities of the Philippine Red Cross.
Quirino graduated from Philippine Women's University in Quezon City, with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management.
- Oh No, It's Johnny!
- Citiline (1994–1999) Aired on ABS-CBN, (1999–2003) Aired on Studio 23, and (2003–2006) Aired on ABS-CBN Tacloban
- The Cory Quirino Show (2003)
- The Good Life with Cory Quirino (2005–present)
- Celebrity Duets Season 2 (2008) - Contestant
- Waiting For The Light (ISBN 971-522-284-6)
- Forever Young: Cory Quirino's Guide to Beauty & Fitness (ISBN 971-27-0528-5)
- Forever Young: Cory Quirino's Guide to Beauty and Wellness (ISBN 971-27-1187-0)
- My ABCs of Beauty and Wellness (ISBN 971-27-1232-X)
- Inside Out
- Kabataan Habambuhay: Ang Gabay ni Cory Quirino tungo sa Kagandahan at Kalusugan (ISBN 971-27-1759-3)
- Ma-Beauty Po Naman (2004–present)
- The Cory Quirino Kidnap: NBI Files (2003)
- Cory Quirino’s Celebrity Workout for Beginners (1998)
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Cory Quirino.|
- Cory Quirino's official website
- Cory Quirino at the Internet Movie Database
- The Cory Quirino Kidnap: NBI Files at the Internet Movie Database