Singer, actress and television presenter who originally reached stardom as a member of the band Smokey Mountain, whose self-titled album went double platinum. She later found success with solo albums like I Like You (1992) and hosting stints on shows like the variety show ASAP.
As a teenager, she became the very first winner of the singing contest The Voice of Asia.
She is a longtime animal rights activist who partnered with PETA to help free the elephant Mali from the Manila Zoo in 2013.
She comes from a very famous family which includes father Tirso Cruz III and cousins Sunshine, Sheryl and Donna Cruz. She was previously married to KC Montero and Paco Arespacochaga. She has children named London and Heaven.
She and Mara Lopez were both contestants on Survivor Philippines: Celebrity Doubles Showdown.