|Birthday||22 April, 1970|
|Birthplace||Tondo, Metro Manila, Philippines|
|Eye Color||Brown - Dark|
|Hair Color||Brown - Dark|
|Claim to Fame||Asia`s Songbird|
Regina Encarnacion Ansong Velasquez ( REE-jeen VEH-las-KEZ) (born April 22, 1970) is a Filipino singer, actor, and record producer who came to prominence after winning the 1984 Ang Bagong Kampeon and the 1989 Asia Pacific Singing Contest. Velasquez signed with OctoArts International under the name Chona in 1986 and released the single "Love Me Again", which was commercially unsuccessful. After adopting the stage name Regine Velasquez, she signed a recording contract with VIVA Records in 1987 and released her eponymous debut album containing the singles "Kung Maibabalik Ko Lang" and "Urong Sulong".