To those who aren’t familiar yet with Ellen DeGeneres Show, well… let’s update you about it a little bit. Ellen DeGeneres Show is a talk-variety show that features comic Ellen DeGeneres in the studio performing an opening monologue and interviewing guests who include celebrities, newsmakers and ordinary people with extraordinary talents.
Additionally, segments include performances from top music acts, audience participation and man-on-the-street interviews. Music is a key part of the show, with an in-studio DJ — including occasional celebrity guest DJs — spinning tunes and DeGeneres often breaking out into dance moves during the show.
Ellen hunts extraordinary people online and around the world and brings them on her show. A lot of prominent people have graced the show, including US President Barack Obama. Also, ordinary yet extraordinarily remarkable people have made it to the popular talk show, Filipinos included. Yes!
So in this list, we give you 17 Filipino celebrities who have appeared on Ellen either as guests or as audiences:
After getting worldwide attention via YouTube, it did not take long for Ellen to invite Filipina singer Charice Pempengco to appear on her show. On December 19, 2007, Charice amazed Ellen’s audience with her two performances. She sang Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You” and Jennifer Holiday’s “And I Am Telling You.
Charice, an international singing sensation, appeared not only on Ellen but in many other television shows around the world.