Regine Velasquez is a Filipino recording artist and is widely known for possessing an extensive vocal range. She was hailed by the Philippine Association of the Record Industry (PARI) as the Philippines' Best-Selling Artist of All Time, with more than 7 million albums sold in the Philippines and 1.5 million albums in Asia.
Being the first child of Teresita and Gerardo Velasquez, she usually entered singing competitions from age 6. She was early figure by music as her father always sang songs to the children and her mother accompanied on guitar.
Velasquez and Ogie Alcasid announced their engagement on August 8, 2010 after a 3-year relationship. By December 22 of the same year, Velasquez married long-time partner Ogie Alcasid.