Kris Bernal

This name uses Philippine naming customs. The first or maternal family name is Tan and the second or paternal family name is Bernal.
Kris Bernal
Born Kristine Ann Tan Bernal
(1989-05-17) May 17, 1989
Quezon City, Philippines
Occupation TV and film Actress
Years active 2006-present
Agent GMA Artist Center

Kristine Ann "Kris" Tan Bernal is a Filipina actress who became known for winning in the fourth season of the reality-based talent search StarStruck of GMA Network.

Early life and education

Kris Bernal was born as Kristine Ann Tan Bernal on 17 May 1989 in Quezon City, to Edgardo Bernal and Analyn Tan. She has older twin sisters, Kathleen Ann and Katherine Ann and a younger brother named Miguel. She studied in Diliman Preparatory School and Holy Family School for her primary and secondary education. She took up nursing in Trinity University of Asia.


Bernal joined Starstruck in 2006 and won as the Ultimate Love Team with Mart Escudero. Bernal became part of different GMA Network shows including Boys Nxt Door,[1] Zaido: Pulis Pangkalawakan, and Dyesebel. Although she started in showbiz with Escudero as her partner, Bernal garnered more attention when she was paired with present love team partner Aljur Abrenica. Bernal and Abrenica starred in their first afternoon series Sine Novela: Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin? in 2009 and a primetime drama series All My Life in the same year. Bernal has also appeared in the movie Mag-ingat Ka Sa... Kulam with Judy Ann Santos and Dennis Trillo.[2][3]



Year Title Role Studio
2011 Ang Panday 2 Alira Imus Productions and GMA Films
2009 Nandito Ako... Nagmamahal sa 'Yo Stephanie Luzano
2008 Mag-ingat Ka Sa... Kulam Maggie Regal Entertainment and Regal Multimedia
Loving You Tonee Tienza Regal Entertainment


Year Title Role Type of Role Network
2006/2007 StarStruck: The Next Level Herself Contestant GMA Network
2007/2010 SOP Rules Performer
2007 Boys Nxt Door Coffee Main role
Mga Kuwento ni Lola Basyang Maria Upeng Episode guest
2007/2008 Zaido: Pulis Pangkalawakan Amy Maltayra Main role
2008 Bubble Gang Herself Guest
Dyesebel Sheila Mae Legaspi-Montemayor Main role
2008/2009 Luna Mystika Malou Supporting role
2009 Dear Friend Mardy / April Episode guest
Sine Novela: Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin? Myrna Ramos-Sanchez Main role / Protagonist
All My Life Romina Estrella
2010 The Last Prince Reyna Lara Fernandez
2010/2013 Party Pilipinas Herself Performer
2010 Take Me Out Guest appearance
Love Bug Presents: Wish Come True Gelli Episode guest
2010/2011 Koreana Jennifer "Jenny / Jenna" Bartolome-Jung Main role / Protagonist
2010 Puso ng Pasko: Artista Challenge Herself Contestant
2011 Machete Jessa Ledesma-Romero Main role / Protagonist
Spooky Nights: The Ringtone Nancy Reyes Episode guest
Time of My Life Lisette / Shane Main role / Protagonist
2012 Amaya Adult Alunsina Cameo role
Hiram na Puso Lira Banaag Main role / Protagonist
Coffee Prince Andrea "Andy" Gomez
Magpakailanman: The Tani-Gloria Story Young Gloria Cruz Episode guest
2013/2015 Sunday All Stars Herself Performer
2013/2014 Prinsesa ng Buhay Ko Princess "Cess" Inocencio-Grande / Elizabeth Salazar Main role / Protagonist
2014 Magpakailanman: Sa Kamay ni Misis Anna Episode guest
Magpakailanman: Kulam ng Paghihiganti Glenda Marasigan
2014/2015 Hiram na Alaala Andrea "Andeng" Dizon Main role / Protagonist
2015 Pari 'Koy Regine Magdrigal-Gutierrez Guest appearance
Maynila: Christmas In My Heart Milda Episode guest
Maynila: Dead na Dead Sayo Sam
Maynila: Copy Cat Love Helena
Karelasyon: Instant Baby Lily
Karelasyon: Karma Monique / Anna
StarStruck VI Herself Segment Host
Wagas: Kulam at Pag-ibig Jonalyn Episode guest GMA News TV
Little Nanay Celestina "Tinay" Vallejo Batongbuhay-San Pedro Main role / Protagonist GMA Network
2016 Karelasyon: Yaya Sara Main role / Antagonist
Dear Uge: GGSS VS GGSS Gigi Escobar Episode Guest
Dear Uge: 'Till Death Do Us Apart Cynthia Main Role
Karelasyon: Fake Wife Michelle Episode guest
Magpakailanman: Pinaghiwalay, pinagtagpo ng tadhana Arlene/ Lorna
Magpakailanman: Mahal kita, mahay ko siya Samantha
2016 Karelasyon: Desperadang Mabuntis Rachel


  1. Dimaculangan, Jocelyn (15 June 2007). "Kris Bernal could have danced all night with Mart Escudero". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 7 September 2015.
  2. Erece, Dinno (12 June 2007). "StarStruck winners Mart Escudero and Kris Bernal join the cast of "Kulam"". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 7 September 2015.
  3. de Calma, Archie (25 September 2008). "Mart Escudero reunites with former "StarStruck" partner Kris Bernal in "Mag-ingat Ka Sa... Kulam"". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 7 September 2015.

Kris Bernal on IMDb

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