Kim Molina

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Kim Molina
Kim molina camp sawi.jpg
Born Kimverlie Soriano Molina
(1991-07-01) July 1, 1991 (age 27)
Nationality Filipino
Occupation Singer
Actress
Host
Years active 2009–present
Agent Viva Artists Agency (2011-present)
Star Magic (2009–2011)
Known for Rak of Aegis

Kimverlie "Kim" Soriano Molina (born July 1, 1991) or better known as Kim Molina, is a Filipina singer and actress for TV, Film, and Theater. She is known for her role "Aileen" in the hit Filipino stage musical Rak Of Aegis,[1] "Kelly" on ABS-CBN's https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Till_I_Met_You_(TV_series), and one of the lead stars of the movie Camp Sawi.[2][3]

Personal life[edit]

Kim grew up in Saudi Arabia where her parents work. Her father is a well-established dentist there.[4]

Career[edit]

Kim Molina got her first leading role as Joan in Camp Sawi.

Kim started singing at the age of 2 and started performing as front act to local Filipino artists' Middle East shows at the age of five. At 14, she won ABS-CBN's Middle East search for The Filipino Channel (TFC) Pop Star besting winners from Kuwait, Bahrain, Saudi, and Dubai.[5]Year 2009 she was chosen to represent the Middle East to the World Championships of the Performing Arts in Los Angeles, California. She was a multi-medalist and was awarded the title Senior Grand Champion Vocalist Of The World.[6]

As a stage actress, she had her professional theatre debut with Viva Atlantis' production of Disney's Tarzan, year 2013.[7] She was then included in the original Asian cast of Carrie The Musical as Frieda, and played the role of Oda Mae Brown's younger sister Louise in the musical stage adaptation of the movie Ghost, both under Atlantis Productions.

June 2014, Kim got her first lead role as Aileen, alternating with Aicelle Santos in the hit Pinoy Musical RAK OF AEGIS.[8] From her performance in Rak, she was awarded Best Actress in a Musical by Gawad Buhay, and was given projects for TV and films; notably getting her nominated for a Best Supporting Actress award (alongside Maine Mendoza, Nova Villa, Iza Calzado, and Lotlot de Leon) for her first MMFF movie performance as Jennylyn Mercado's best friend Luli in #WalangForever directed by Dan Villegas. (2015 Metro Manila Film Festival).[9][10]

In 2016 she got her first lead role in a movie, Camp Sawi[11] alongside Bela Padilla, Arci Munoz, Yassi Pressman, and Andi Eigenmann. The film is produced by VIVA Films and N2, directed by Irene Villamor.[12]

Just recently, Kim was awarded Best Performance By A Female Recording Artist by Awit Awards 2017 for her debut single "Naluluha Ako" under Viva Records, and starred alongside Sarah Geronimo at the 2018 Philippine adaption of the Korean movie musical, Miss Granny.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network Notes
- 2018 Bagani Ngatngat ABS-CBN Supporting role
Sana Dalawa ang Puso Amy Mallan Guest cast
2017 La Luna Sangre Hasmin Guest cast
A Love to Last Anjanette Guest cast
2016-2017 Till I Met You Kelly Supporting role
2016 Family Feud Player Guest/Player
It's Showtime Herself Guest
Tasya Fantasya Jala TV5 Supporting role
Dear Uge Babe GMA Network Supporting role
Eat Bulaga! Herself Guest
2015 You're My Home Desiree ABS-CBN Recurring role
Maalaala Mo Kaya Rea Mae Supporting role
Wansapanataym Jessica Supporting role
It's Showtime Herself Guest
ASAP Herself Guest
Banana Split Herself Guest
2014 Maalaala Mo Kaya Tresh Supporting role
It's Showtime Herself Guest
Umagang Kay Ganda Herself Guest
2009 ASAP Herself Guest
Rated K Herself Guest

Movies[edit]

Year Title Role Producer(s) Notes
2018 Miss Granny Minnie Viva Films & N2 Productions *filming*
Ang Pambansang Thirdwheel Grace Viva Films & Idea First Company
Ang Dalawang Mrs. Reyes Aira Star Cinema, Quantum Films, Idea First Company
2017 The Write Moment Charmaine Idea First Company special participation
Fangirl/Fanboy EP Viva Films
Luck At First Sight Kate Viva Films
Extra Service Mari Star Cinema
2016 Camp Sawi Joan Viva Films Main cast
2015 #WalangForever Luli Quantum Films Supporting role
The Love Affair Lindsay Star Cinema Supporting role
Chain Mail Karen Viva Films Cameo role

Theatre[edit]

Year Title Role Venue
2015 Manhid: The Superhero Musical[13] Allunsina Albano[14] CCP Theater
2015 Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady[15] Viva Moran Dalanghita Productions / PETA
2014–present Rak of Aegis[16] Aileen PETA Theater
2014 Ghost The Musical[17] Louise Atlantis Productions / RCBC Theater
2013 Carrie The Musical[18] Frieda Atlantis Productions / RCBC Theater
2013 Disney's Tarzan The Musical Ensemble Atlantis Productions / Meralco Theater

Discography[edit]

Released Single[edit]

Recorded Album[edit]

  • Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady Original Cast Recording (2015 - Dalanghita Productions)

Awards and recognitions[edit]

Kim during Gawad Buhay Awards Night, winning Best Actress in a Musical for Rak Of Aegis[19]

Singer[edit]

Year Recognition Result
2017 Awit Awards Best Performance By A Female Recording Artist /[20] Winner "Naluluha Ako"
2009 World Championships Of Performing Arts (Senior Grand Champion Vocalist Of The World) Winner
2006 ABS-CBN Middle East TFC Pop Star Search Winner

Theatre Actress[edit]

Year Association Category Nominated Work Result
2014 Gawad Buhay[21] Best Actress in a Musical as Aileen (Rak Of Aegis) Won
2015 Aliw Awards[22] Best Featured Actress as Viva Moran (KPANLL) Nominated
2015 Gawad Buhay[23] Best Actress in a Musical as Allunsina (Manhid) Nominated

Actress (Movies/TV)[edit]

Year Association Category Nominated Work Result
2015 41st Metro Manila Film Festival[24] Best Supporting Actress as Luli (#WalangForever) Nominated
2015 32nd PMPC Star Awards for Movies[25] New Movie Actress of The Year as Luli (#WalangForever) Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kim Molina plays Aileen in 'Rak of Aegis'". philstar.com.
  2. ^ Bulletin, The Manila. "Kim and Arvic: New stars rising". mb.com.ph.
  3. ^ "Shy Carlos transforms in Tasya". philstar.com.
  4. ^ http://www.mb.com.ph/kim-molina-this-lady-raks/
  5. ^ East, By Dindo Amparo, News Bureau Chief, ABS-CBN Middle. "Pinay WCOPA winner gets offers in Hollywood". ABS-CBN News.
  6. ^ "Filipina Kimverlie Molina is WCOPA 2009 winner". www.mukamo.com.
  7. ^ "The new faces of Atlantis". philstar.com.
  8. ^ "Kim Molina: from singing champ to lead role in Rak of Aegis - ASTIG.PH". ASTIG.PH. 3 July 2014.
  9. ^ "Entertainment | Philstar Mobile". m.philstar.com.
  10. ^ "'Honor Thy Father,' '#WalangForever' touted as favorites in MMFF awards race". InterAksyon.com. Archived from the original on 2015-12-27.
  11. ^ "SUPREME COVER: Lonely hearts club".
  12. ^ Bulletin, The Manila. "Are you ready for 'Camp Sawi?'".
  13. ^ "Young actors join BP in 'Manhid: The Pinoy Superhero Musical'". lifestyle.inquirer.net.
  14. ^ "Theater Review: Manhid: The Pinoy Superhero Musical". Spot.ph.
  15. ^ Cadiz, Gibbs. "This 'Leading Lady' is a champ". lifestyle.inquirer.net.
  16. ^ "Rak of Aegis: Reasons Why I Highly Suggest That You Watch It". sharkmaine.com. 23 July 2015.
  17. ^ "Christian Bautista and Cris Villonco headline 'Ghost'". philstar.com.
  18. ^ "Atlantis Productions Presents: Carrie in Manila". When In Manila. 11 September 2013.
  19. ^ "'Rak of Aegis' dominates 7th Gawad Buhay! • The Market Monitor". marketmonitor.com.ph.
  20. ^ http://billboard.ph/winners-30th-awit-awards
  21. ^ Hawson, Fred (11 June 2015). "Fred Said: THEATER, CONCERTS, EVENTS: Recap of GAWAD BUHAY 2014: Awards Flood "Rak of Aegis"!". Fred Said.
  22. ^ "The Nominees for the 2015 Aliw Awards Have Been Announced!". TheaterFansManila. 22 October 2015.
  23. ^ Inquirer, Philippine Daily. "Philstage Gawad Buhay!'s 2015 nominations out". lifestyle.inquirer.net.
  24. ^ "'Stop the fan wars': Iza Calzado happy for Maine Mendoza's MMFF award". philstar.com.
  25. ^ "PMPC releases nominees for 2016 Star Awards for Movies". ClickTheCity.com.

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