Birthday: October 19, 1981
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
Christian Bautista launched his self-titled debut album after finishing fourth place in the singing competition Star In A Million in 2003. The album, which contained covers of The Way You Look at Me and Hands to Heaven became a multi-platinum hit, launching him to top-rank popularity not only in the Philippines but in other countries in South East Asia such as Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand. His second album, Completely, also became a Platinum success both in the Philippines and Malaysia merely a week after its release. Due to his resounding popularity in the field of entertainment, he was awarded the GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Male Recording Artist of the Year for four consecutive years from 2011 to 2014. Christian joined ASAP as a regular host and performer along with fellow singing contest alumni Rachel Ann Go, Sarah Geronimo, Sheryn Regis, Erik Santos and Mark Bautista. He was also part of the international cast of the Asian television hit The Kitchen Musical and took on main roles in Philippine staging of West Side Story, Rama Hari, Cinderella and Ghost: The Musical.