Kitkat (comedian)

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Kitkat
Born Soraya Bañas
(1987-09-23) 23 September 1987 (age 29)
Manila, Philippines
Other names Kitkat
Occupation Singer, actress, comedian
Years active 2004–present
Agent Star Magic (2008–present)

Soraya Bañas (born 23 September 1987), better known as Kitkat, is a singer, comedian, and an award winning theater/movie and tv actress in the Philippines.[1] She is known as "The Stolen Diva", under the management of Star Magic. She is a stand-up singer/comedian at Punchline,[1] Laffline and Metro Comedy Bar. Her first solo concert was in January 2009 at the Metro Bar. Kitkat portrays sidekicks in television series and movies. She has appeared on the game show The Singing Bee.[2] And kitkat appeared on most of the game shows of ABSCBN most of the time hailed as champion. Kitkat had her first ever musical play last September 10, 2016 at the music museum, D.O.M dirty old musical play together with other veteran theater actors and singers namely John Arcilla, Nonie Buencamino, Robert Seña, Bimbo Cerrudo, Michael Williams, Ricky Davao and Ima Castro. They will have a rerun in January 2017 and producers are asking if they can perform in other countries with their musical play entitled D.O.M.... Kitkat is one of the indemand sexy comedienne/singer/actress nowadays... Kitkat won the BEST ACTRESS in a featured role in ALIW AWARDS 2016 held last November 30, 2016 for the musical play D.O.M (Dirty Old Musical)

Early life[edit]

Kitkat was born on 23 September 1984[1] in Manila Philippines. She entered amateur singing contests while still a child, and while at school she worked as a back-up singer then band member with Willie Revillame. She holds a degree in International Studies from the College of the Holy Spirit, graduating in 2004.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2004 Maid in Heaven ABS-CBN
2005 M.R.S Co-Host
Kaya Mo Ba To?
Vidjoking
Quizon Avenue
2006 Calla Lily Jane
Sa Piling Mo
Komiks Presents: Da Adventures of Pedro Penduko Maalindog
2007 Komiks Presents: Pedro Penduko at ang mga Engkantao Maalindog
Your Song Presents: Wala Ng Hahanapin Pa Kaye
Your Song Presents: Humanap Ka Ng Panget Paula
2008 Sineserye Presents: Patayin Sa Sindak Si Barbara Tina Magbintang
Iisa Pa Lamang Louella
2008–2009 Midnight DJ: Possessions TV5
2009 Parekoy Sharon ABS-CBN
Komiks Presents: Komiks Presents: Nasaan Ka Maruja? Debbie
Dahil May Isang Ikaw Stephanie "Stef" Miranda
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Karnabal Mabel
Your Song Presents: Sa Kanya Pa Rin Trina
2010 Showtime Guest Judge
Pidol's Wonderland TV5
Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Impostor Arita ABS-CBN
Midnight DJ: Baklitang Manananggal TV5
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Basura Len's Friend ABS-CBN
2011 Your Song Presents: Kim Lilian
Green Rose Mara
Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Mana Po Young Ginny
Wansapanataym: Ina'y Ko Po Cutie
Wansapanataym: Mga Alipin Ng Lumang Aklatan Pahina
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Kape Pam
2012 Wansapanataym: Dollhouse Lorna
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Flyers Gloria
2013 It's Showtime Mentor
Apoy Sa Dagat Young Tessie
It's Showtime Guest Judge
Banana Nite: Ihaw Na! Herself
Maalaala Mo Kaya: VHF Radio Liza
2015 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Jeep Emily
Two Wives Mimi
Forevermore Shiela (Guest)
Princess in the Palace Portia GMA Network
The Ryzza Mae Show Herself
2016 Kalyeserye Yaya In
CelebriTV Herself
Eat Bulaga! Yaya In
Dear Uge Bernadette
MARS Herself GMA News TV
Ipaglaban Mo: OFW Precy ABS-CBN
Langit Lupa Gigi ABS-CBN

THEATRE

Movies[edit]

Year Title Role Production
2006 Zsazsa Zaturnnah: ZE Moveeh Nora A. Regal Films
2007 My Kuya's Wedding Jopay Regal Films
2008 Supahpapalicious Dyosa Star Cinema
2008 My Only Ü Sheryll Star Cinema
2010 Babe, I Love You Agnes Star Cinema & Viva Films
2011 No Other Woman Mimi Star Cinema & Viva Films
2013 Tuhog Rochelle Star Cinema & Skylight Films
2015 Ex with Benefits Genelyn Star Cinema
2016 The Third Party Patient Star Cinema
2017 Extra Service Beverly Star Cinema & Skylight Films

AWARDS

| 2006 || MMFF || Best Supporting Actress || NOMINATED

| 2016 || ALIW AWARDS || BEST ACTRESS in a featured role || WINNER

| 2016 || ALIW AWARDS || BEST STAND-UP COMEDIAN || NOMINATED

| 2016 || ALIW AWARDS || BEST CROSS OVER PERFORMER || NOMINATED

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Buan-Deveza, Reyma (24 September 2008). "Kitkat turns 24, receives diamond earrings from Claudine". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved 10 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "Kitkat tries her luck on "The Singing Bee"". PEP.ph. 20 December 2008. Retrieved 10 July 2010. 
  3. ^ "Enough of boob tube inanities". Manila Bulletin. 22 February 2005. Retrieved 10 July 2010.