Ciara Anna Gamboa Sotto-Oconer
(born July 2, 1980 in Makati City
) is a Filipina actress
She is the youngest daughter of actress Helen Gamboa
and actor and senator Tito Sotto
. She is first cousins with Sharon Cuneta
(their mothers are sisters) and first niece with KC Concepcion
. She is also cousins with Danica and Oyo Boy Sotto
. She is three-eighths Cebuano
and one-eighth Chinese
(her father's side), and one-fourth Kapampangan
, one-eighth Spanish
, and one-eighth American
(her mother's side).
At age 6, Sotto made her first appearance on Eat Bulaga!
and at age 17 became one of the show's regular hosts from 2005 to 2007. Before she became a regular host at Eat Bulaga
, she was a member of former teen-oriented drama T.G.I.S.
, produced by Viva Television
and GMA Network
. During her teenage years, Sotto together with cousin Danica Sotto and Jocas de Leon, had a regular Saturday production number in Eat Bulaga!
. They were dubbed as the "Ang TVJ (Tito, Vic and Joey) Kids." During her stint in Eat Bulaga!
, she was paired with co-host Paolo Ballesteros
and were together dubbed "CiaPao."
On 2008, Sotto launched her album entitled If You Love Me
. She said that she was involved in different aspects of the album's production. The... Read More