Kris Bernal

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Kris Bernal
Born Kristine Ann Tan Bernal
(1989-05-17) May 17, 1989 (age 26)
Quezon City, Philippines
Occupation TV and film Actress
Years active 2006-present
Agent GMA Artist Center

Kristine Ann Tan Bernal, also known by her stage name Kris Bernal, is a Filipino actress who became known for winning in the fourth season of the reality-based talent search StarStruck of GMA Network.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Kris Bernal was born on 17 May 1989 in Quezon City, to Edgardo Bernal and Analyn Tan. She has older twin sisters, Kathleen Ann and Katherine Ann and a younger brother named Miguel. She studied in Diliman Preparatory School and Holy Family School for her elementary education and also attended the Holy Family School for her high school education. She attended the Trinity University of Asia for her college education, taking up a nursing course which she has not finished because of her showbiz career.


Bernal joined Starstruck in 2006 and won as the Ultimate Love Team with Mart Escudero. Bernal became part of different GMA Network shows including Boys Nxt Door,[2] Zaido: Pulis Pangkalawakan, and Dyesebel. Although she started in showbiz with Escudero as her partner, Bernal garnered more attention when she was paired with present love team partner Aljur Abrenica. Bernal and Abrenica starred in their first afternoon series Sine Novela: Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin in 2009 and a primetime drama series All My Life in the same year. Bernal has also appeared in the movie Mag-ingat Ka Sa... Kulam with Judy Ann Santos and Dennis Trillo.[3][4]



Year Title Role Network
2006-2007 StarStruck: The Next Level Herself/Contestant GMA Network
2007-2010 SOP Rules Herself / Performer
2007 Boys Nxt Door Coffee
Mga Kuwento ni Lola Basyang Maria Upeng
2007-2008 Zaido: Pulis Pangkalawakan Amy Maltayra
2008 Bubble Gang Guest
Dyesebel Sheila Mae Montemayor
2008-2009 Luna Mystika Malou
2009 Dear Friend Mardy / April
Sine Novela: Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin? Myrna Ramos-Sanchez
All My Life Romina Estrella
2010 The Last Prince Lara Fernandez / Reyna Lara
2010-2013 Party Pilipinas Herself / Performer
2010 Take Me Out Herself / Guest
Love Bug Presents: Wish Come True Gelli
2010-2011 Koreana Jenna Bartolome / Jennifer 'Jenny' Jung
2010 Puso ng Pasko: Artista Challenge Herself / Contestant
2011 Machete Jessa Ledesma
Spooky Nights: The Ringtone Nancy Reyes
Time of My Life Shane Dela Cruz
2012 Amaya Adult Alunsina (cameo)
Hiram na Puso Lira Banaag
Coffee Prince Andrea 'Andy' Gomez
Magpakailanman: The Tani-Gloria Story Young Gloria Cruz
2013 Indio Ana Lualhati
2013-2015 Sunday All Stars Herself / Performer
2013-2014 Prinsesa ng Buhay Ko Princess Inocencio
2014 Magpakailanman: Sa Kamay ni Misis Anna
Magpakailanman: Kulam ng Paghihiganti Glenda Marasigan
Hiram na Alaala Andrea Dizon
2015 Pari 'Koy Regine Magdrigal Gutierrez
Karelasyon Various Roles
StarStruck VI Herself / Segment Host
Little Nanay Celestina "Tinay" Batongbuhay


Year Title Role Associated Film Studio
2011 Ang Panday 2 Alira Imus Productions and GMA Films
2009 Nandito Ako... Nagmamahal sa 'Yo Stephanie Luzano
2008 Mag-ingat Ka Sa... Kulam Maggie Regal Entertainment and Regal Multimedia
Loving You Tonee Tienza Regal Entertainment


  1. ^ "Kris Bernal Biography"., Inc. Retrieved 7 September 2015. 
  2. ^ Dimaculangan, Jocelyn (15 June 2007). "Kris Bernal could have danced all night with Mart Escudero". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 7 September 2015. 
  3. ^ Erece, Dinno (12 June 2007). "StarStruck winners Mart Escudero and Kris Bernal join the cast of "Kulam"". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 7 September 2015. 
  4. ^ de Calma, Archie (25 September 2008). "Mart Escudero reunites with former "StarStruck" partner Kris Bernal in "Mag-ingat Ka Sa... Kulam"". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 7 September 2015. 

External links[edit]

Kris Bernal on IMDb