Atienza in April 2011
|Born||Alejandro Ilagan Atienza
January 24, 1967 [Note 1]
Malate, Manila, Philippines
|Occupation||Weatherman, TV Host, Actor, Voice Actor|
|Children||Jose III Hung Atienza
Eliana Hung Atienza
Emmanuelle Hung Atienza
Alejandro Ilagan "Kim" Atienza (born January 24, 1967),[Note 1] better known as Kuya Kim, is a Filipino TV host, actor, voice actor and weather anchor. He is currently a resident weather anchor in ABS-CBN's TV Patrol's segment, "Weather-Weather Lang."
Atienza started his stint on TV when he began hosting Magandang Umaga, Pilipinas's Animalandia. He soon was tracking weather until he became the resident weatherman of TV Patrol.
- Muscles in Motion (1987) (RPN 9)
- Sports Review (1991–1993) (RPN 9)
- Ultraman Ace (1993) (ABS-CBN) as Captain Mura (Voice Dubber)
- Magma Man (1993) (ABS-CBN) as Misakey (Voice Dubber)
- Umagang Kay Ganda (2007–2009) - host (ABS-CBN)
- Kapamilya, Deal or No Deal (2007) (ABS-CBN) - Celebrity player (won the one-million-peso briefcase)
- TV Patrol (2006–present) - weatherman/Weather-Weather Lang host (ABS-CBN)
- Matanglawin (2008–present) - Host (ABS-CBN)
- It's Showtime (formerly called as Showtime) (2009–present) - Co-host (ABS-CBN)
- Magpasikat (2010) - Co-host (ABS-CBN)
- Barangay DOS! (2011) - Host (ABS-CBN)
- Ako Ang Simula (2012) - Guest (ABS-CBN)
- Banana Nite (2013) - Guest For Kandila Segment (ABS-CBN 2)
- Mutya Ng Masa (2013) - Guest (ABS-CBN)
- Abunda & Aquino Tonight (2014) - Guest For Public Service (ABS-CBN 2)
- The Singing Bee (2014) - Guest (ABS-CBN)
- Sports U (2015) Guest Cameo (ABS-CBN 2)
- Shake, Rattle & Roll 15: Fight 666 (2014) - Kuya Kim's 1st MMFF Movie
- Here Comes the Bride (2010) special participation
- Wakapman (2009)
- Astig (2009)
- Saan Nagtatago Si Happiness (2006) - Kuya Kim's 1st Movie
The show won several awards:
- 26th Star Awards for Television Best Education or Children's Program - Matanglawin
- 26th Star Awards for Television Best Education or Children's Program Host -Kim Atienza
- 25th Star Awards for Television Best Educational Program Host - Kim Atienza
- 25th Star Awards for Television Best Educational Program - Matanglawin
- 24th Star Awards for Television Best Educational Program Host - Kim Atienza
- 24th Star Awards for Television Best Educational Program - Matanglawin
- 23rd Star Awards for Television Best Educational Program - Matanglawin
- 22nd Star Awards for Television Best Educational Program Host - Kim Atienza
- 22nd Star Awards for Television Best Educational Program - Matanglawin
- 17th KBP Golden Dove Awards - Best Science and Technology Program and Best Magazine Program
- 2008 Anak TV Seal Awards
- “Matanglawin” was nominated in the 2008 Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union Prizes
- 26th Star Awards for Television Best Game or Reality Show Hosts - It's Showtime Hosts
A father of three (Jose III, Eliana and Emman), Atienza is married to Felicia Hung, president and founding member of Chinese International School Manila (CISM). Kim Atienza is an avid marathoner, triathlete and cyclist.
Kim Atienza once co-owned True Home Hotel in Boracay, and later sold his share to his business partners.
- 1.^[Note 1] Some sources claim that he was born on January 6, 1967.
- Kim Atienza's Birth Certificate
- "THEN AND NOW: 10 celebrities born in Year of the Sheep". ABS-CBN. February 19, 2015. Retrieved February 19, 2015.
- Gorospe, Marjorie (March 22, 2011). "Kuya Kim hopes to instil value of learning among Pinoys". omg! Philippines News Blog (Yahoo! Southeast Asia). Retrieved March 24, 2011.