Sharon Cuneta has been dubbed the Philippines’ “Megastar” for her unrivaled success in the entertainment business. She works as an actress, singer, TV host, and brand ambassador. As of 2021, Sharon Cuneta’s net worth is now estimated to be about $10 million.
Sharon Cuneta is a multi-award-winning and multi-talented Filipino celebrity. She has worked in the entertainment industry for almost 40 years. She has been a top-rated celebrity for the majority of this time.
|Net Worth||$10 million|
|Real Name||Sharon Cuneta|
|Occupation||Actress, TV host, Brand endorser, Singer, Entrepreneur|
|Husband||Gabby Conception, Francis Pangilinan|
|Parents||Pablo Cuneta, Elaine Gamboa Cuneta|
Sharon Cuneta Early Life & Education
Sharon Cuneta was born on January 6, 1966, in Santa Mesa, Manila. Her father, Pablo Cuneta, was the mayor of Pasay. He was the longest-serving mayor in Philippine history.
Her mother, Elaine Gambo, is the sister of Helen Gamboa, a well-known actress and singer. She grew up in San Lorenzo village before moving to Makati with her family.
Cuneta attended St.Paul College in Pasig and International School Manila for her primary and secondary schooling.
She has been interested in music since she was a child. This was primarily due to her family, as her aunt was a well-known singer. She used to go along with her aunt when she was recording her songs. Soon after, she starred in her first film, ‘Lovers for Hire.’
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Sharon Cuneta Net Worth & Career
Sharon Cuneta began her career as an amateur vocalist in 1978. Tito Sotto, her uncle, was the vice president of Vicor Records. He requested that she record a song for him. This song received a positive reception from listeners. Following that, she was interviewed on many TV programmes. The next year, she released her second single, named ‘Mr. DJ.’ This song proved to be a watershed moment in her career. The song became an instant hit. This song earned Sharon her first Gold Record. She followed this breakthrough with further chart-topping singles under the same label.
Aside from her incredible success in music, she has also begun presenting TV shows. Her aunt accompanied her on her initial forays. She presented the variety show C.U.T.E., which stood for Call Us Two for Entertainment.
Career in Film
Cuneta had caught the attention of major film producers due to her huge popularity in music and television. As a result, her debut feature picture was released in 1981. In that film, she co-starred with her future husband, Gabby Conception.
This film, titled ‘Dear Heart,’ was a huge success. It provided a springboard for her future career.
A sequel to the film was also released as a result of its commercial success. She then worked on numerous projects with Gabby Conceptions.
Because of her consistent box office success, she was given the moniker of ‘Megastar’ in 1985. Her unrivaled box office success continued in the years that followed.
Sharon Cuneta’s Show
The Sharon Cuneta Show, a musical reality show, premiered on IBC in 1986. The show is the longest-running reality television program in Philippine television history. Cuneta held the title of box-office queen for five years in a row.
Sharon has appeared in 59 films, presented over 40 television shows, and published over 40 music albums. She is the lone actress in the box office hall of fame.
Sharon holds the record for the most box office queen titles in history. She is also one of the Philippines’ highest-paid product endorsers.
Without a doubt, she is the biggest star in the Philippines’ entertainment industry’s history. She has amassed a sizable net worth throughout the course of her career. Sharon Cuneta’s net worth is now estimated to be about $10 million.
Sharon Cuneta Personal Life
Sharon Cuneta began her profession with a relationship with fellow start-up Gabby Conceptions. They eventually married and had one child, KC Conception. But they split up in August 1987.
She met politician Francis Pangilinan after Conceptions. In 1996, the couple married. They have two children from this marriage and one boy through adoption.
Sharon Cuneta Net Worth
Through social media, success in music and film she has continued to increase in her revenue streams. As of 2021, Sharon Cuneta’s net worth is now estimated to be about $10 million.