Actress | Dancer | Online Sensation | Singer
She is more popularly known as the Suklay Diva because of her viral video singing a cover of Beyonce’s “Dangerously In Love” with the use of her “suklay” as a microphone. Katrina Velarde began as an “amaturista” at the age of seven. In 2012, during the first season of The X Factor, Katrina became part of an all-female singing group known as “A.K.A. JAM” and was mentored by Gary Valenciano himself. She was featured on TV5’s Trenderas and Wattpad Presents: Bitterella and was nominated for New Female Artist by the Enpress and Star Awards for Television.
Katrina’s performances in “#Setlist,” at the Music Hall, 19East and Polari, and in “GV Presents” at Resorts World Manila draw rave reviews. Currently, she continues to make song covers and post them online, her videos garner millions of views.
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