Karylle is a Filipino singer, songwriter, actress, dancer, TV host, producer, model, musical theater performer and entrepreneur. In November 2013, Another album of Karylle, her 5th which is simply entitled K was launched. In February 2016, her latest and sixth album entitled A Different Playground was launched.

Birth Name

Ana Karylle Padilla Tatlonghari


Karylle, K


Singer, Songwriter, Actress, TV Host, Theater Performer, Dancer, Model, Runner, Entrepreneur, Producer


Pop, R&B, Soul, Classical




Universal Records (2001–2008), EMI Philippines (PolyEast Records)



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Karylle was born on the 22nd of March 1981, in Manila, Philippines.


She’s currently 39 years old.

Sun Sign




Karylle is of Filipino descent.





Karylle attended Operation Brotherhood Montessori Center an Italian-based school, in Greenhills, San Juan, Metro Manila. Later, she got enrolled at the Ateneo de Manila University and graduated in 2002 with a B.S. Management major in Communications Technology Management.

Family Details

  • Father – Modesto Tatlonghari
  • Mother – Zsa Zsa Padilla
  • Siblings – Unknown
  • Relatives – Carlos Padilla Jr. (Maternal Grandfather) (Boxing Referee, Judge), Carlos Padilla Sr. (Maternal Great Grandfather) (Actor), Kating Padilla (Maternal Grandmother), Zia Quizon (Maternal Half-Sister), Nicole Quizon (Older Adopted Sister)

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Karylle has dated –

  • Dingdong Dantes (2006-2008) – In 2006, Karylle started going out with actor, television presenter, dancer, commercial model and film producer, Dingdong Dantes but the couple separated in September 2008.

  • Yael Yrastorza Yuzon (2010-Present) – In 2010, Karylle started dating musician Yael Yrastorza Yuzon and the duo later got married in March 2014.

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 5 feet 6 inches
  • In centimeters – 168 cm
  • In meters – 1.68 m


  • In Kilograms – 55 kg
  • In Pounds – 121 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-24-34
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 24 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32D

Body Build


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Karylle is known for delivering some critically acclaimed performance in shows and movies like Love to Love, The Kitchen Musical and It’s Showtime. In 2003, she has won Awit Awards for Best Performance by a Duet, Metro Manila Film Festival for Best Theme Song in 2004, Yahoo! OMG Awards 2014 for female TV host.

Singing Debut

In 2001, Karylle entered the music scene with her first album Time to Shine from Universal Records with the dance single Can’t Live Without You. Her second album was released on 2005 entitled You Make Me Sing.

Film Debut

In 2002, Karylle’s first appearance on a movie Ang Agimat for a cameo role in Imus Productions Metro Manila.

Theatre Debut

In 2005, Karylle made her debut in the Trumpets production of Little Mermaid. Her performance in the Trumpets musical is known to be her breakthrough to show business.

Television Debut

In 2001, Karylle became a co-host and performer in GMA-7’s now defunct program, SOP.

Brand Endorsements

Karylle has either endorsed or promoted a couple of brands through social media which include the likes of MARK BUMGARNER, Miladay Jewels & Resorts World Manila.

Awards & Nominations

Year Organization Award Work Result
2001 Aliw Award Best New Female Artist Time to Shine Won
2002 Most Promising Female Artist Won
Awit Award Best Performance by a New Female Recording Artist Won
MTV Philippines Best New Artist Won
Best Female Artist for Music Video Can’t Live Without You Won
2003 Awit Awards Best Performance by a Duet Kung Mawawala Ka Won
2004 Metro Manila Film Festival Best Theme Song Pagbigyan ang Puso Won
Awit Award Best Inspirational/Religious Song Awit sa Ina ng Santo Rosario Won
2005 2nd Golden Screen Entertainment TV Awards Outstanding Lead Actress Love to Love Nominated
2006 Awit Award Best R&B Song You Make Me Sing Nominated
MTV Philippines Favorite Female Artist Nominated
2009 MYX Music Awards 2009 Favorite Guest Appearance in a Music Video Only Hope Won
Aliw Award Best Musical Stage Actress West Side Story Nominated
2010 MYX Music Awards 2010 Favorite Female Artist Time for Letting Go Nominated
2011 Awit Award Special Recognition for their Successful Stint in a Pan-Asian series The Kitchen Musical Included
PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Talent-Search Program Hosts It’s Showtime Won
2012 MYX Music Awards Favorite Female Artist Roadtrip Nominated
Monte-Carlo Television Festival Best Actress The Kitchen Musical Nominated
Awit Award Best Dance Recording OMG Nominated
PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Reality & Game Show Hosts It’s Showtime Won
2013 PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Female TV Host Nominated
2014 Yahoo! OMG Awards Female TV Host Nominated
Loveteam of the year Won
2015 Star Cinema Awards’ Favorite Fandom of the Year It’s Showtime Won
2017 Women’s Journal Outstanding Woman of the Year Won

Karylle Favorites

Her favorite things are unknown.

Karylle Net worth

Karylle has an estimated net worth of $5 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Karylle

  • Karylle has released many popular albums such as Time to Shine, Time for Letting Go, Roadtrip, K and Different Playground.
  • She released her third album, Time for Letting Go under a new recording company Polyeast Records.
  • Karylle has been a part of various plays like Little Mermaid, Awitin Mo At Isasayaw Ko, West Side Story, Rama Hari and Cinderella.
  • In 2011, she was cast as Maddie Avilon in the Singaporean musical restaurant drama television series, The Kitchen Musical.
  • In 2011, her fourth album, Roadtrip was released in which she ventured out of her comfort zone and produced the album by herself.
  • In November 2013, Karylle released her 5th which is simply entitled K was launched.
  • In 2012, Karylle was nominated for a Monte-Carlo Television Festival Award in the Best Actress category.
  • In 2013, she landed the role of Cinderella in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella along with Christian Bautista as Prince Christopher.
  • In 2015, Universal Records released Karylle Songbook containing her first two albums in one CD.
  • In 2015, she has got Star Cinema Awards for the favorite fandom.
  • In February 2016, Karylle was launched the latest and sixth album entitled A Different Playground.


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