Born Kathryn Chandria Manuel Bernardo on March 26, 1996 in Cabanatuan City, Kathryn Bernardo is one of the most popular young stars in the Philippines. She studied at the OB Montessori Center Inc. in Greenhills.
While she started her television career when she was just 7 years old, the remake of the hit soap opera Mara Clara catapulted her to fame. In the said teleserye, Kathryn played the underdog Mara, originally played by Judy Ann Santos.
A contract artist of Star Magic, Kathryn starred in various ABS-CBN programs including Goin Bulilit, Super Inggo, Shoutout!, Growing Up and the hit teen primetime series, Princess and I, alongside loveteam partner Daniel Padilla.
Her successful teamup with Padilla spawned several film projects including Star Magic's 20th Anniversary offering, 24/7 In Love, the 2012 MMFF entry, Sisterakas, their first solo movie project, Must Be... Love, and the 2013 MMFF entry, Pagpag.
Kathryn and Daniel are currently starring in the hit primetime series, Got To Believe.