August 27, 1970
Iloilo City, Iloilo, Philippines
|Occupation||Comedian, actress, television host, recording artist promoter and director|
|Agent||Star Magic (2004–present)|
Marietta Subong (born August 27, 1970), better known by her stage name Pokwang is a Filipina comedienne, actress, TV host, singer, 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 show Wowowee,"Pilipinas Win na Win" and "Happy Yipee Yehey". 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.
|Release date||Album Title||Record Company||Song Title||Certification||Ref|
|November 12, 2011||Happy Yipee Yehey! Nananana!||Star Records||"No Boypren, No Problem"||
Awards and nominations
|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||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||N/A||Won|
|2015||Golden Screen TV Awards||Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Program||Mirabella||Nominated|
- Date of birth of Pokwang.
- Pokwang Star Magic Profile
- Buan-Devesa, Reyma (2009-01-22). "Pokwang unleashes the singer in her". ABS-CBN News Online. Retrieved 2009-05-31.
- "Poohkwang concert, tons of surprises at the Music Museum". ABS-CBN News Online (ABS-CBN Interactive). 2008-06-03. Retrieved 2008-06-21.[dead link]
- "‘Happy Yipee Yehey!’ Launches Its first Album". November 12, 2011.
- http://www.pep.ph/guide/7210/Marian-Rivera-studies-mixed-martial-arts-for-the-action-sequences-of- Super-Inday
- "ABS-CBN big winner at GMMSF Entertainment Awards". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved 2014-05-21.
- "Complete List of Winners: 45th Guillermo Mendoza Box-Office Entertainment Awards 2014". The Summit Express. Retrieved 2014-05-019.
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