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|Birth name||Kean Edward Uson Cipriano|
June 11, 1987|
|Instruments||Vocals, Guitar, Drums|
Sony Music (2006–10)|
Universal Records (2011–present)
|Associated acts||Callalily, Big Band Syndicate, Banda ni Kleggy, Gracenote, 6Cyclemind, Paraluman, Nadine Lustre, Julie Anne San Jose|
Kean Edward Uson Cipriano, (born June 11, 1987) better known as KC Cipriano is a Filipino singer, composer, actor, music video director, and musician. He is well known as the current vocalist of pop-rock band Callalily.
Early and personal life
Kean Edward Uson Cipriano was born in Pasig City, and has two younger brothers, Keno and Keano. He finished his high school education at Lourdes School of Mandaluyong. Cipriano attended the Conservatory of Music at the University of Santo Tomas and read business administration at the Entrepreneurs School of Asia (ESA).
In October 2015, Cipriano confirmed his relationship with actress Chynna Ortaleza on Tonight with Boy Abunda. Two months later, on New Year's Eve, the couple announced their marriage. The couple are expecting their first child, a daughter.
He was part of ABS-CBN's noontime show "MTB" and won opposite Trixie Cacho on the LUV IDOL segment..
In 2011, Cipriano expanded his acting career by starring in his first movie together with Eugene Domingo titled, Ang Babae Sa Septic Tank where he played Rainier, a director. He also made several guest appearances in late morning series, Showtime aired over at the ABS-CBN Network, it is there that he met his close friend, Vice Ganda, the two later topbilled Praybeyt Benjamin which became the highest grossing Filipino film of all-time. In the same year he appeared in his first independent film titled, San Lazaro. He starred in his own television drama that aired on TV5 titled, P.S. I Love You with Gonzaga.
He used to be a "freelancer" in entertainment, appearing in projects of (but without any formal association with) the three largest television networks when he first entered the showbiz. Currently, he is a talent of ABS CBN.
In 2013, Cipriano won the one-million peso briefcase in "Kapamilya Deal Or No Deal" together with Enchong Dee. On June 5, it was announced that he will take part on the second Philippine Popular Music Festival together with Banda ni Kleggy as the interpreters for the song called "Space" written by Raffy Calicdan.
- Destination XYZ (2006)
- Fisheye (2008)
- Callalily (2009)
- Flower Power (2012)
- Greetings From Callalily (2015)
With BBS (Big Band Syndicate)
- Ctrl+Alt+Del.Restart (2011)
|2011||Ang Babae Sa Septic Tank||Rainier||Star Cinema with Cinemalaya|
|Praybeyt Benjamin||Emerson Ecleo||Star Cinema with Viva Films|
|San Lazaro||Carlo Benedicto||Watusi Productions|
|2012||The Reunion||Pat||Star Cinema|
|Madaling Araw, Mahabang Gabi||Dante Nico Garcia||Panoramanila Pictures|
|2013||Bakit Hindi Ka Crush Ng Crush Mo?||Edgardo Salazar||Star Cinema|
|Ang Huling Henya||Dexter||Viva Films with Mutivision Pictures|
|2014||Praybeyt Benjamin 2||Emerson Ecleo||Star Cinema|
|English Only, Please||Rico||Quantum Films|
|2016||Love is Blind||Yari||Regal Entertainment|
|That Thing Called Tanga Na|
|Ang Babae sa Septic Tank 2: Forever is Not Enough||Rainier||Quantum Films|
|2017||Seven Sundays||Jerry||Star Cinema|
|All Of You||Quantum Films|
|2011||BFGF||Prince Kean Prieto||TV5|
|2012||Maalaala Mo Kaya: Cellphone||Justin||ABS-CBN|
|2014||Maalaala Mo Kaya: Train||Boyfriend|
|2014||Ipaglaban Mo: Niloko Nyo Ako||Ely|
|2015||Pablo S. Gomez's Inday Bote||Jerome Santiago|
|2015||Maalaala Mo Kaya: Sketch Pad||Teen Rustie|
|2016||Dolce Amore||Alvin "Binggoy" Ibarra|
|2017||I Can See Your Voice||Sing-VESTIGATOR|
Music video director
|2013||"Darating"||Ney Dimaculangan, Kleggy Abaya (of Banda ni Kleggy) and Dello Gatmaitan|
|2014||"Walang-Wala"||Banda ni Kleggy|
|2015||"Umay"||Rye Sarmiento (of 6Cyclemind/Banda ni Kleggy)|
|2015||"I Will Wait"||Gracenote (feat. Chynna Ortaleza)|
|2017||"Pakipot, Suplado||Alexa Ilacad|
|2017||"Sa'n Ako Magsisimula||Callalily|
|2015||Bakit Kasi Ako, Iba Na Lang||with Soupstar Entertainment|
Awards and nominations
|Year||Award-Giving Body||Award/Category||Nominated work||Result|
|2012||35th Gawad Urian Awards||Best Actor (Pinakamahusay na Pangunahing Aktor)||Ang Babae Sa Septic Tank||Nominated|
|2016||42nd Metro Manila Film Festival||Best Actor||Ang Babae sa Septic Tank 2: Forever is Not Enough||Nominated|
- "LOOK: Kean Cipriano marries Chynna Ortaleza". ABS-CBNnews.com. ABS-CBN Corporation. January 1, 2016. Retrieved January 1, 2016.
- "Kean Cipriano, Chynna Ortaleza are expecting a baby girl". Rappler. April 4, 2016. Retrieved September 13, 2016.
- Ang Babae sa Septic Tank official website
- Alex Gonzaga gets surprise birthday celebration from P.S. I Love You family
- Star Cinema's The Reunion
- "Christian Bautista, Karylle and other singers to interpret Philpop 2013 entries". Philippine Entertainment Portal. June 5, 2013. Retrieved June 26, 2013.