Kris Aquino

Kris Aquino as she is popularly known, is also known by her real names as Kristina Bernadette Cojuangco Aquino. She is an actress, television host, and also a producer from Filipino. She started her career back in 1986 and is still active. She has starred in several films and television series as well as hosting numerous talk and game shows, which earned her the name Queen of all Media. Over the years, she has become a top celebrity participating in children’s rights awareness, culture and art appreciation, democratic reforms, and freedom of expression.

Well, how well do you know about Kris Aquino? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Kris Aquino’s net worth in 2021, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Kris Aquino to date.

Biography and Early Life

Aquino was born on 14th February 1971 in Quezon City, Philippines. His parents were Benigno Aquino Jr. and his mother, Corazon Cojuangco Aquino. Her father was a senator of the Ferdinand Marcos regime. Unfortunately, her father was jailed when she was young and was raised by her mother together with his four other siblings. She was the youngest in her family.

During her early life, her father, still jailed, was a candidate in the 1978 parliamentary elections, and she was a stand-in for him in his campaign rallies. At that time, she was seven years old. This led her to be featured on the front page of The New York Times and Time Magazine. Her family used to live in the United States, but later, when she was 12 years old, her father was assassinated, and they returned to the Philippines.

She was still a teenager when she began her television career in dramas and comedies and also talked shows. She took part in films such as Rene Requiestas and Vizconde massacre, which led to her name, ‘’Massacre Queen’’.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Kris Aquino in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Kris Aquino’s age is 50 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 14 February 1971. Though, she is 5′ 2″ in feet and inches and 161 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 125 lbs in Pound and 57kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is black and hair color is Dark brown.


Aquino received her elementary education from Poveda Learning Centre, which is now called Saint Pedro Poveda College. She later joined Colegio San Agustin-Makati for her high school education. She attained her degree from Ateneo de Manila University in 1992, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Aquino has been involved in several relationships in her life. She first dated Philip Salvador, who was an actor, and they were living together. She got her first son from this relationship. She later dated Joey Marquez, who was a comedian in 2003. They later broke up, and Aquino accused Marquez of contracting her with STD.  After this, in 2005, she got married to James Yap and tied the knot on 10th July 2005. She gave birth to her second son, James Carlos, in April 2005.

The following year, 2006, her husband was involved in a controversy of infidelity. They separated in 2010 for personal reasons, and in February 2012, their marriage was declared null and void.

In 2018, Aquino was involved in a public scandal with Nicko Falcis, her former business manager, which resulted in death threats via telephone.

Aquino has Chinese, Spanish, and Kapampangan ancestry.

Is Kris Aquino Lesbian?

Aquino has no history of being a lesbian. She had been married before she divorced her husband and has two sons.

Professional Career

Aquino has had a great professional career by taking part in both television shows and films. Her television career started with her being a talk show host. Her first show was called Kris, which was produced by Viva Television on channel 4. She co-hosted with Boy Abunda and Lolit Solis on GMA Network’s showbiz, which attracted much attention to her hosting skills. She late acquired a contract with ABS-CBN on a morning talk show Today with Kris Aquino.

Together with Korina Sanchez, they hosted Morning Girls with Kris and Korina from 2002 to 2004.ook a break from The Buzz in 2007 when she gave birth to her second son and was replaced by Edu Manzano. Other television shows that she hosted include Deal or No Deal, which is part of ABS-primitive line-up.

She also hosted Boy and Kris together with Boy Abunda.  In 2011 she hosted Kris TV, which ran from June 2011 to April 2016. The same year she hosted The Price is Right, which is a Filipino Version. She returned to The Buzz in 2014 for the Deal or No Deal show.

Some of the films that Aquino has appeared in include Pido Dida series, Vizconde Massacre, Elsa Castillo-Ang Katotohanan, among others. The film that made her be famous is The Fatima Buen Story. Another successful movie is Feng Shui featuring Chinese influences and also The Ring. One of her latest films is a Hollywood film, Crazy Rich Asians, with the role of Princess Intan in 2018.


Kris Aquino has had a successful career, which has led to receive various nominations and win awards in different categories. Some of these awards are as follows;

  1. PMPC Star Awards for television
  2. Golden Screen TV Awards
  3. USTv Students’ Choice Award
  4. FAMAS Awards with 3 nominations and 1 win

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Kris Aquino in 2021

As of 2021, Kris Aquino has a net worth of $12 million. She has acquired her income from her acting career as well as a television host. She was also into a business where she also made part of her wealth. Some of her businesses include upscale flower shop, Mexican restaurant and also co-owns a water company named the Sierra Madre.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  1. Aquino’s brother was the 11thpresident of the Philippines from2012 to 2016
  2. Despite coming from a political family and taking part in rallies at her younger age, she did not take a political journey
  3. She uses her big wealth to give back to the community through sponsorships to underprivileged children.

In conclusion, we can say that Kris Aquino is one of the most successful women in the Philippines who have acquired their good name from their career. She has come a long way, and her dedication and hard work have enabled her to acquire a huge amount of net worth. She is a lady to be emulated by many.


Facts of Kristina Bernadette Cojuangco Aquino

  • Gender Female
  • full nameKristina Bernadette Cojuangco Aquino
  • birthplaceQuezon City, Philippines
  • Date of Birth February 14, 1971
  • Age 53 years 4 months
  • Horoscope Aquarius
  • Lucky Number 7
  • Lucky Stone Amethyst
  • Lucky Color Turquoise
  • Best Match for Marriage Aquarius, Gemini, Sagittarius
  • nationalityFilipino
  • religionNot Known
  • net worth$12 million
  • professionActress, Host and Producer
  • weightIn Kilograms – 57 Kg, In Pounds – 125 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 161 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 2″
  • hair colorDark brown
  • eye colorblack
  • high schoolPoveda Learning Center and Colegio San Agustin-Makati high school

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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