Kim Chiu Parents, Husband, Family, Siblings, Father, Mother, Brother & Sister
Kimberly Sue Yap Chiu (Tagalog pronunciation: (born April 19, 1990), professionally known as Kim Chiu, is a Filipino actress, model, host, singer, dancer, and vlogger. She is currently managed by Star Magic, ABS-CBN’s home-based talent agency.
Parents and family
parents are William Chiu (father) and Louella Chiu (mother).
Chiu is the fourth of five children to William Chiu, a Chinese businessman from Mindoro and Louella (née Yap; 1963–2013), a Philippine Sangley native who migrated from Dinagat Islands to Surigao del Sur, Philippines. She is fluent in Cebuano, Tagalog, and English, with her Waray, Hokkien, and Mandarin Chinese at a beginner level only.
Since her parents’ separation in 1998, Kim had a dysfunctional relationship with both of her parents. She and her siblings were raised by their paternal grandmother and, as children, frequently moved residences in the Philippine Visayas; locating in Tacloban, Leyte, Cebu, Cagayan de Oro, General Santos, Mindoro and back to Cebu City until 2006. In 2013, she reconciled with her father “after five years of estrangement” while visiting his second partner and half-siblings in San Jose, Occidental Mindoro. A month later in June, her biological mother, Louella, fell into a coma. Following a week of hospitalization, Louella died on June 23, 2013, due to brain aneurysm. In a eulogy dedicated to her mother, she debunked rumors of animosity over her mother’s child abandonment and expressed: “An angel guides me in my decisions in life. For me, that is finally my mom.”
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Chiu dated co-star Gerald Anderson from 2006 to 2010.
Chiu began dating fellow Star Magic artist and leading man, Xian Lim in 2012, which was confirmed in a 2013 episode of Kris TV. They acknowledged they were “exclusively dating”. On November 15, 2018, Kim Chiu confirmed she was still in a relationship with Lim during her interview on Tonight with Boy Abunda.
Kim Chiu is currently not yet married and has no wedding history.
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