Kelly Misa

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Kelly Misa
Born Raquel Denise Galvez Misa
(1981-08-28) August 28, 1981 (age 35)
Manila, Philippines
Occupation model, tv host
Years active 2004-present
Agent Star Magic (2010–present)
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)

Raquel Denise “Kelly” Galvez Misa (born August 28, 1981) is a Filipina model and TV host. She has appeared in several Philippine magazine publications and commercials locally and is considered as one of the Philippine’s most recognizable faces in print ads, commercials and ramp modeling. She is also a beauty columnist [1][2][3] for the Philippine Daily Inquirer, as well as a beauty editor for Look (magazine).[citation needed]


Kelly Misa started as a part-time ramp model, she then first came to the attention of media when she became finalist for Teen Model Search of Teen Magazine, she was then featured the same year and was in the cover of the May 2001 edition of Teen Magazine[4] together with KC Montero. She appeared in several commercial endorsements notably the “Bakit Ngayon Ka Lang?” (Why just now) campaign for Kentucky Fried Chicken, the Globe Telecom summer of 2005 advertising campaign, the Pond's Whitening campaign and Pantene TVC. She has appeared on local magazine editions of Cosmopolitan, Seventeen, and local titles Mega Magazine, Preview, Candy, Mobile Philippines and Chalk Magazine. Kelly is also an image model for the local retail designer-line folded and hung and the clothing company Pink Soda.

Kelly Misa rank 61 at FHM 100 Sexiest Women in the World in 2005 [5] and the next year she ranked 84[6][7] in the FHM Philippines sexiest women of 2006 and again the following year ranking 85[8] in the FHM Philippines 100 sexiest women of 2007.

Personal life[edit]

Kelly graduated from high school at Colegio de San Agustin in Makati City.[9] She is a bachelor’s degree graduate[10] from De La Salle University in Manila, majoring in Organizational Communication. She sends regular updates about her on her Twitter page which she herself maintains. She has been a regular attendee[11][12] at fashion events in which has associated her as a fashionista.



  1. ^ "Kelly Misa’s Weekly Feature for Beauty". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Archived from the original on 2009-05-19. Retrieved 2009-06-19. 
  2. ^ "Kelly Misa’s Weekly Feature for Health". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Archived from the original on 2010-05-07. Retrieved 2009-06-19. 
  3. ^ "Kelly Misa’s Article on Fitness". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Archived from the original on 2009-07-04. Retrieved 2009-06-19. 
  4. ^ "Mega Magazine, October 2007 Issue". Mega Magazine. 
  5. ^ "FHM 100 Sexiest Women of 2005". FHM Philippines. Retrieved 2009-06-19. 
  6. ^ "Cebu News". Archived from the original on 2009-07-04. Retrieved 2009-06-19. 
  7. ^ "FHM 100 Sexiest Women of 2006". FHM Philippines. Archived from the original on 2009-07-03. Retrieved 2009-06-19. 
  8. ^ "FHM 100 Sexiest Women of 2007". Halukay. Retrieved 2009-06-19. 
  9. ^ "An inside look at Kelly Misa". Candy Magazine 2001 Issue. 
  10. ^ "Kelly Misa". Chalk Magazine. 
  11. ^ "A night for fashionistas". Philippine Star. Retrieved 2009-06-19. 
  12. ^ "Mojo:lations". Article Archives: Manila Bulletin - June 23, 2008. Retrieved 2009-06-19. 

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