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Born Johanna Ismael Celis
(1995-07-29) July 29, 1995 (age 19)
Cebu, Philippines
Occupation Actress
Years active 1999-present

Johanna Ismael Celis (born July 29, 1995), better known as Kiray, is a Filipina actress.[1]


Munting Miss U[edit]

Kiray was first discovered when she joined a contest called Muntíng Miss U of MTB at the age of 4.

In 2005, Kiray was chosen as one of the cast members in the children's gag show Goin' Bulilit that aired every Sunday. She was on the show until she graduated in 2009.


Kiray starred as Desiree, one of Clara's friends in the TV series Mara Clara alongside with Kathryn Bernardo and Julia Montes. She then again starred as Britney in the youth-oriented show Growing Up, again with Bernardo and Montes, being paired with Winston. Her most recent appearance was when she played the role of Whitney Munoz in the comedy youth-oriented show, the Sunday afternoon series Luv U.


Year Award-Giving Body Category Work Result
2008 GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Most Popular Female Child Performer[2] Won


  1. ^ Cuartero, Nestor (May 31, 2011). "'Mara Clara' movie now filming". Manila Bulletin. Retrieved 22 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "The 38th Box-Office Entertainment Awards (Part 2)". Retrieved 2014-05-24.

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