KC Concepcion (born Maria Kristina Cassandra Cuneta Concepcion on April 7, 1985) is a Filipina actress and singer and who is currently a National Ambassador Against Hunger of the UN's World Food Programme.
Concepcion is the daughter of Gabby Concepcion and Sharon Cuneta. She was estranged from her father for thirteen years following her parents annulment and his immigration to the United States in 1995. Concepcion was legally adopted by Senator Kiko Pangilinan following the marriage of Pangilinan and Cuneta.
In January 2011, KC admitted she began dating Piolo Pascual after courting for two years. And they said the reason why they kept their relationship a secret was because of Piolo's son out of wedlock, Iñigo Pascual.
In 2003, she graduated from the International School Manila, and in 2007, graduated with a bachelor's degree in International Corporate Communications with a minor in Theatre Arts from the American University of Paris.
After many controversies and issues, it was revealed on The Buzz on January 30, 2011, that KC Concepcion was officially the girlfriend of Heart throb Piolo Pascual. Their anniversary is on October 21, 2010. A post-Valentine's Day date at Subic Bay was the first date they had as an open couple.
Concepcion made several guest appearances in her mother's concerts and television shows. In 2003 became a product endorser both on television and in print ads. She also became an MTV Asia VJ.
In 2008, she was appointed by the United Nations World Food Program as National Ambassador Against Hunger, won the Nickelodeon Philippines Kids' Choice Awards for Pinoy Wannabe, and made her acting debut in Maalaala Mo Kaya entitled "Mansyon". She made her first movie via Star Cinema movie For the First Time. The movie grossed PHP 78,982,290 on its first week making it the highest grossing opening weekend of a Filipino movie for the year 2008, the film ended up as the years third highest grossing movie with PHP 133,916,349.. She won the best performance by an actress award for her role in the film. In 2009, she starred in the movie When I Met U under GMA Films and Regal Films .
In 2009, she played the lead in the remake of the Koreanovela, Lovers in Paris with the philippines ultimate heartthrob Piolo Pascual. ABS-CBN reran the pilot week in a marathon showing on October 3, 2009.
The April 11, 2010 episode of The Buzz announced that Concepcion had been chosen to be the replacement co-host after Ruffa Gutierrez's departure.
In her 2010 studio album, titled KC, she sings "Girl Most Likely To" by Skye Sweetnam from the soundtrack of Mattel's 2006 movie The Barbie Diaries.
|2003||The Little Mermaid||Princess Sapphire ||Trumpets|
|2005||Beauty and the Beast||Belle ||Atlantis |
|2008||Katy, the Musical Concert ||Katy de la Cruz||Celeste Legaspi|
|Year||Title||Role|||-||2003–2005||MTV Philippines||Herself / VJ||MTV Philippines|
|2006–2010||Sharon||Guest Co-Host / Herself||ABS-CBN|
|2008||I am KC||Host / Herself||ABS-CBN|
|2008||Maalaala Mo Kaya: "Mansyon"||Darlene||ABS-CBN|
|2009||May Bukas Pa||Abby||ABS-CBN|
|2009||Lovers in Paris||Vivian Vizcarra||ABS-CBN|
|2010||Star Circle Quest for the Next Kiddie Superstars (Season 4)||herself/host||ABS-CBN|
|2011||Maalaala Mo Kaya: Piyesa||Angeline Quinto||ABS-CBN|
|2011||Binibining Pilipinas 2011||herself/co-host||ABS-CBN|
|2011||Gandang Gabi, Vice!||Guest / Herself||ABS-CBN|
|2011||100 Days to Heaven||Special Participation||ABS-CBN|
|2011|| Maalaala Mo Kaya: Liham||Auring||ABS-CBN|
|August 27, 2008||For the First Time||Pia / Sophia Carmina Sandoval||Star Cinema||Joyce Bernal|
|February 11, 2009||When I Met U||Jenny||GMA Films and Regal Films||Joel Lamangan|
|June 16, 2010||I'll Be There||Maximina Dela Cerna||Star Cinema||Maryo J. delos Reyes|
|June 15, 2011||date=May 2011}}||Raffy||Star Cinema||Cathy Garcia-Molina|
|October, 2008||For the First Time||She Supreme Awardee||1st Supreme to the Extreme Awards|
|April 30, 2009||For the First Time||Breakthrough Performance by an Actress||6th EnPresS Golden Screen Awards|
|May 28, 2009||For the First Time||New Movie Actress of the Year||25th PMPC Star Awards for Movies|
|February 4, 2010||For the First Time||Best Film Debut Performer||3rd Gawad Genio Awards|
|October, 2008||For the First Time||Collaboration of the Year (with Richard Gutierrez)||1st Supreme to the Extreme Awards|
|November, 2008||Pinoy Wannabe 2008||1st Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards|
|March, 2009||For the First Time||Princess of Philippine Movies||40th Box-Office Entertainment Awards|
|March, 2009||For the First Time||Most Promising Female Star of Movies and TV||40th Box-Office Entertainment Awards|
|May 16, 2009||Pasadong Kabataan||11th Gawad PaSaDo Awards|
|March, 2009||a.k.a. Cassandra||New Female Recording Artist of the Year (Promising Singer)||40th Box-Office Entertainment Awards|
|December, 2008||POP Movie - For the First Time||ASAP Pop Viewers’ Choice Awards 2008|
|December, 2008||POP Movie Theme Song - For the First Time||ASAP Pop Viewers’ Choice Awards 2008|
|December, 2008||POP Love Team (with Richard Gutierrez) - For the First Time||ASAP Pop Viewers’ Choice Awards 2008|
|December, 2009||POP Female Fashionista||ASAP Pop Viewers’ Choice Awards 2009|
|December, 2009||POP Covergirl||ASAP Pop Viewers’ Choice Awards 2009|
|December, 2008||For the First Time||POP Female Performance||ASAP POP Viewers' Choice 2008|
|February 26, 2009||a.k.a. Cassandra||Favorite New Artist||4th Myx Music Awards|
|April 25, 2009||a.k.a. Cassandra||Female Vocalist of 2008||1st Waki OPM Awards|
|April 25, 2009||a.k.a. Cassandra||Breakout Star of 2008||1st Waki OPM Awards|
|April 25, 2009||a.k.a. Cassandra||Listeners' Choice for Favorite Female Artist||1st Waki OPM Awards|