About Manilyn Reynes

Personal Profile

Name : Manilyn Reynes - Jimenez

Birthday: April 27, 1972

Birthplace: Cebu, Philippines

How She Started?
At a very young age, her parents noticed her interests in music, encouraging her to join in various singing contests in Cebu. It wasn't long before Bobit Avila saw her perform, and convinced her and her parents to go to Manila to try their luck.

Manilyn Reynes was only ten years old when Bobit Avila presented her to Mother Lily, the owner and producer of Regal Films. After the meeting she was offered a contract. For her first film, she worked with film actress Gloria Romero in " To Mama With Love ". That same year, her first album Apple Thoughts was released, followed by a Christmas album entitled Manilyn Christmas Due to her popularity, she was given the title Star of the New Decade given by the press and the fans. Her achievements as a young star are still unbeaten. All of her albums are certified gold and platinum awards. She was the youngest recording artist to have a major concert at the Araneta Coliseum, also known as the Big Dome in 1990. In that same year she also had a major concert at the Ultra. Manilyn Reynes had movies and television shows left and right. She was the last actress to have a musical variety show entitled Manilyn Live!

She was a cast of the hit television show That's Entertainment and had her own show named after her. Manilyn's singing voice is often compared to Sheryn Regis, a fellow Cebuana singer in the Philippines, who revived Manilyn's popular song, "Sayang Na Sayang".

Manilyn Reynes is married to former actor Aljon Jimenez. They have 2 handsome and smart sons, Kyle and Kirk.

On October 27,2007, Manilyn Reynes celebrated her 25th year in showbiz. Her silver anniversary October 27 concert at Aliw Theatre was a huge success. Her special guests were her past love interest Ogie Alcasid, Janno Gibbs, and Keempee de Leon.

(Source: Wikipedia)