Maricris Garcia

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Maricris Yu Garcia
Birth name Maricris Garcia
Also known as The Philippines "Divine Princess"
Born (1987-09-26) September 26, 1987 (age 29)
Origin Caloocan City, Philippines
Genres Pop, R&B, OPM
Occupation(s) Singer, Actress
Years active 2007-present
Labels GMA Records

Maricris Yu Garcia (born September 26, 1987 in Caloocan City, Metro Manila, Philippines), is a singer from the Philippines, best known for winning Pinoy Pop Superstar year three.

Early life[edit]

Born Maricris Yu-Garcia on September 26, 1987. She is cousin of News5 reporter, Gerard Garcia.


She first auditioned in Pinoy Pop Superstar year one, but did not become a finalist. Two years later, she won with her rendition of Barry Manilow's "One Voice"[citation needed] at the Grand Finale held in Araneta Coliseum. She was the 3rd Pinoy Pop Superstar champion. Her voice is distinctly similar to the Divine Diva Zsa Zsa Padilla's voice, so she has been given the title of the "Divine Princess".[citation needed]

Educational Life[edit]

She is taking up BS Tourism to her school in La Consolacion College - CALOOCAN her province is in Sta. Maria, Bulacan.







Year Title Role
2016 Someone to Watch Over Me Monique
Eat Bulaga! Just Duet Performer
2015 Marimar Natalia Montenegro
2014-2015 Yagit Cece
2013-2015 Sunday All Stars Herself/Performer
2013 Mga Basang Sisiw Cecille Reyes
2010–2013 Party Pilipinas Herself/Host/Performer
2007–2010 SOP Rules[1] Herself/Host
2007 Pinoy Pop Superstar: Year 3 Grand Champion[2]


  • Jona , Soul Princess, the Original Pinoy Pop Superstar Winner
  • Brenan Espartinez, Pinoy Pop Superstar Year 1's 1st Runner Up
  • Aicelle Santos, Pinoy Pop Superstar Year 2's 1st Runner Up
  • Bryan Termulo, Pinoy Pop Superstar Year 3's 1st Runner Up


  • 3rd Pinoy Pop Superstar Grand Champion (June 2007)
  • Best New Female Recording Artist in 1st PMPC Star Awards for Music (October 29, 2009)


  • She is a GMA Network and GMA Records contract star.
  • She sang Mahal Kita, one of Marimar's theme song.
  • She sang the final station ID of Q-11, with Geoff Taylor until now defunct in 2011.
  • Her first music video was "Kahit Isang Saglit" in which Dennis Trillo appeared.
  • Her song Mahal Kita was originally sung by the Pinoy Pop Superstar Year 2 Grand Champion Gerald Santos and revived by Maricris Garcia and became the themesong of loveteam of Marimar
  • She is now part of a Trio group named "La Diva" wherein her co-singers were Aicelle Santos, Jonalyn Viray.
  • The "La Diva" sang the Philippine National Anthem during the Pacquiao-Cotto fight last November 15, 2009


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