Born Maria Luisa Ramsey, this Filipina actress, dancer, singer and TV personality is most known for hosting Naya 1-1 on the GMA Network in The Philippines.
She didn't finish school after her parents divorce and she and her mom moved to the US, where she got involved in singing and soon taking on the name Jaya.
She is also known as the Queen of Soul or Soul Diva (Goddess) in The Philippines.
She was married to musician Andrew Huffington from 1998 to 2001. She and her second husband Gary Gotidoc have a daughter, Sabriya, and a son named Dylan.
She sang Save the Best for Last on her Real.Love.Stories album, which was originally sung by Vanessa Williams.