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Born Marietta Subong
(1970-08-27) August 27, 1970 (age 45)
Tacloban City, Philippines
Occupation Comedian, actress, television host, recording artist
Years active 1998–present
Agent Star Magic (2004–present)

Marietta Subong (born August 27, 1970[1] in Iloilo City, Iloilo, Philippines), better known by her stage name Pokwang[2] is a Filipina comedian, actress, TV host, singer,[3] impersonator and salon co-owner.

She started in a reality show in ABS-CBN and subsequently appeared in dramas and sitcoms of the network. She also received the Best Comedy Actress award from the Philippine Movie Press Club for her portrayal in the sitcom Aalog-Alog and the Best Female Comedian award from People’s Choice Awards. She became a host of the variety shows Wowowee, Pilipinas Win na Win and Happy Yipee Yehey.[4]

She is also known for impersonating actress Annabelle Rama, Dionisia Pacquiao (Manny Pacquiao's mother), and Marlene Aguilar, the sister of singer Freddie Aguilar. She was look alike with Marinduque Rep. Regina Reyes.

Pokwang is a member of ABS CBN's Star Magic group of entertainers.

She is currently residing in Antipolo, Rizal.


''Pokwang... Ang Album Na May Puso[3]

  • Released: 2009
  • Format: mp3
  • Label: Star Records
  • Writer: Christian Martinez and Lito Camo
  • Chart position: N/A
  • Tracks: "GayaGaya Puto Maya," "Bratatat," "Bahoo," "Sana Kunin Ka Na Ni Lord"
  • Bonus tracks: "Hai"
  • Singles: "Sana Kunin Ka Na Ni Lord"


Compilation album[edit]

Release date Album Title Record Company Song Title Certification Ref
November 12, 2011 Happy Yipee Yehey! Nananana! Star Records "No Boypren, No Problem" [5]



Year Title Role Network
2016 Till I Met You ABS-CBN
We Will Survive Wilmalyn "Wilma" Bonanza-San Juan
2015-present Banana Sundae Herself/Various Characters
2015 Wansapanataym: Raprap's Wrapper Sioneng
Nathaniel Elizabeth "Beth" Salvacion-Bartolome
2014 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Alak Lui
Ipaglaban Mo: Umasa Ako Sa Hula Lovinia Ignacio
Mirabella Mimosa "Osang" Balete
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Arroz Caldo Mely
2013 Wansapanataym: Give Glove On Christmas Day Queenie Batumbakal
My Little Juan Sarah de Guzman
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Gown Linda
2012-2013 Aryana Ofelia Capuyao-Mendez
2011-2016 Kris TV Recurring co-host
2011–2013 Toda Max Beverly "Lady G" Gil
2011 100 Days to Heaven Digna Amparo
2011–2012 Happy Yipee Yehey! Host
2011 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Birth Certificate Carol Araos
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Singsing Tita B. Canoy
2010 Your Song Presents: Kim Belma Jolie
Pilipinas Win Na Win Host
Your Song Presents: Love Me, Love You Lovely
Melason In Love Herself
2009–2011 Banana Split Herself/Various Characters
2008 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Laruan Rita
2007–present ASAP Herself/Performer
2007–2010 Wowowee Host
2007 Ysabella Phuket
Your Song: Breaking Up Is Hard To Do Anna
Love Spell: Shoes Ko Po, Shoes ko Day Lisa
2006 Crazy For You Bessie
Komiks Presents: Da Adventures of Pedro Penduko Principal Nendita
Aalog-Alog Etang Sukimura
2005 Pinoy Big Brother Buzz Host
M.R.S Most Requested Show Host
2004–2005 Krystala Fantasia
2004 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Teddy Bear Herself (as Marietta "Pokwang" Subong)
Maid In Heaven Harlene
Yes Yes Show Herself
1998 Eezy Dancing Herself


Year Title Role Producer
2015 All You Need Is Pag-Ibig Corina
Star Cinema
Wang Fam TBA
Viva Films
Edsa Woolworth Edsa Woolworth
Star Cinema,
2014 My Illegal Wife Clarise
Skylight Films
Star Cinema
2013 Call Center Girl Teresa "Terry" Manlapat
Bakit Hindi Ka Crush Ng Crush Mo? Cora Veloso
Star Cinema
2012 D' Kilabots Pogi Brothers Weh?! Kitty Kilabot
APT Entertainment
M-Zet Productions
24/7 in Love Virgie Cruz
Star Cinema
The Healing Alma
The Mommy Returns Ruby
Regal Entertainment
A Mother's Story Medy
ABS-CBN International
Star Cinema
2011 Pak! Pak! My Dr. Kwak! Pining
Star Cinema
APT Entertainment
M-Zet Productions
OctoArts Films
The Adventures of Pureza: Queen of the Riles Sr. Purisima
Star Cinema
Sine Screen
2010 Super Inday and the Golden Bibe Miss Kokay[6]
Regal Entertainment
I Do Myka Punongbayan
Star Cinema
Cinco Emily
2009 Nobody, Nobody But... Juan Lolay
RVQ Productions
2008 Dayo: Sa Mundo ng Elementalia Vicky
Cutting-Edge Production
Supahpapalicious Nympha
Star Cinema
2007 Apat Dapat, Dapat Apat Gay / Maria Ligaya Kalungkutan
Viva Films
Agent X44 Col. Cynthia Abordo
Star Cinema
2006 D' Lucky Ones Lea
2005 Dubai Cookie
D' Anothers Aruray "Balat" Paclayon
2004 Bcuz of U Tiya Pards

Awards and nominations[edit]

Awards and Nomination
Year Award Giving Body Category Nominated Work Results
2008 22nd PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Female TV Host Wowowee Nominated
Best Comedy Actress That's My Doc Nominated
2010 GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Bert Marcelo Lifetime Achievement Award[7] N/A Won
23rd Awit Awards Best Novelty Recording Bratatat Nominated
2011 25th PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Comedy Actress Banana Split Nominated
2012 26th PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Comedy Actress Toda Max Won
60th FAMAS Awards Best Actress A Mother's Story Nominated
25th Awit Awards Best Novelty Recording No Boypren, No Problem Nominated
2013 27th PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Comedy Actress Toda Max Nominated
2014 GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Bert Marcelo Lifetime Achievement Award[8] N/A Won
2015 Golden Screen TV Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Program Mirabella Nominated


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