Philippine showbiz’s “Chinita Princess”, Kim Chiu is a Filipina actress, model, and television personality of Chinese descent. She is currently working under the ABS-CBN’s subsidiary talent agency ‘Star Magic’ and referred to as the ‘Queen of Dance floor’. Also, she previously called ‘Princess of Philippine Movies and TV’ for consecutive three years in Philipines.
She also recognized for her romantic relationship with American-Filipino actor Xian Lim. Lim is a multi-facet personality who appears as a filmmaker, model, singer, host, and professional basketball player. He is best known for his roles in ‘My Binondo Girl (2011)’, ‘The Reunion (2012)’, ‘Bride for Rent (2014)’, ‘The Story of Us (2016)’, and ‘Everything About Her (2016)’.
Caption: Kim Chiu, the Filipino actress, model, and television host.
Kim Chiu: Bio, Family, Education
She was born on 19 April 1990 as Kimberly Sue Yap Chiu in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines. She is the fourth daughter of her parents, William Chiu and Louella. Her father is a Chinese businessman from Mindoro whereas her mother is a Philippine Sangley native who migrated to Surigao del Sur, Philippines. However, her parents separated in 1998, and had a dysfunctional relationship with them. She was raised by their paternal grandmother along with her four siblings.
In 2013, she reconciled with her father and met his second partner and half-siblings. Unfortunately, her mother hospitalized and fell into in coma, and eventually died on 23 June 2013. She is multi-lingual in Cebuano, Tagalog, English, Waray, Hokkien, and a beginner level in Mandarin Chinese. Regarding her education, after passing the UPCAT, she enrolled in the University of the Philippines’s UPOU program for business courses in 2015.
Kim Chiu: Career & Life Achievements
She started her career in the entertainment world by winning the reality series Pinoy ‘Big Brother: Teen Edition’ at a young age. She entered the Big Brother house on 23 April 2006 and named the Teen Big Winner with 626,562 votes after 42 days. Following that, she entered the Star Magic and began to appear in several movies and dramas. She gained much recognition from her highly acclaimed television series ‘Tayong Dalawa’.
Her acting credits include 2009 ‘I Love You, Goodbye’, 2011 ‘My Binondo Girl’, 2014 ‘Bride for Rent’, 2017 ‘The Ghost Bride’, and 2020 ‘Love Thy Woman’, many more. Additionally, she has received the Film Actress of the Year in the 50th GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards for her role in the film One Great Love.
Kim Chiu: Personal Life & Boyfriend
Moving on to her personal life, the gorgeous is not single at the moment. Since 2012, she has been dating a handsome American-Filipino actor Xian Lim after the actor began courting her in 2011. Lim confirmed his relationship with the actress in an episode of Kris TV in 2013. Whereas she herself confirmed her relationship with Lim on 15 November 2018 in an interview with ‘Tonight With Boy Abunda’.
Previously, she had dated her co-star Gerald Anderson, Filipino-American actor, from 2006 to 2010. Apart from that, she is an active philanthropist, she has partnered with Glaxo SmithKline Plc, a British company that works yearly for asthma awareness campaigns called ‘Win Against Asthma’. Also, she has worked with charity events including Philippine National Red Cross, PETA, and Typhoon Yolanda via Red Cross.
Caption: Kim Chiu and boyfriend Xian Lim
Kim Chiu: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
The Filipino actress has been making a good amount from her career as an actress and social media personality. Therefore, she has an estimated net worth of around $5 million from her career. Further, she has a successful profession in the field of modeling and endorsing top brands, and featuring in magazine covers.
She is highly active over different social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. On Facebook, she has an unverified account under her name with more than 253k followers. She has a personal and verified Instagram account @chinitaprincess with 9.5 million followers. She has an official but unverified Twitter account @prinsesachinita with 1.8 million followers.
Kim Chiu: Body Measurements
The famous personality has an attractive and saucy body type that measures 31 inches chest size, 23 inches waist size, and 31 inches hips size wearing 36B bra size. Her perfect slim body stands to a height of 5 feet 5 inches and weighs 49 kg. She has dark brown hair color as well as hair color.