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Karla Ysabel Marquez-Santos (born December 21, 1982; Manila, Philippines), professionally known as Karel Marquez-Santos, is a Filipino actress, model, singer, and TV host who's currently signed under manager, Becky Aguila since July 2017. Before she joined GMA Network, she was part of ABS-CBN Talent Management & Development Center (known as Star Magic). She was Star Magic's Batch 10 alumna. Today, she is a freelance artist and entrepreneur.
Karla Ysabel Marquez-Santos
December 21, 1986
|Partner(s)||Sean Fariñas (2012–present)|
Marquez started as VJ in Myx, a subsidiary of ABS-CBN, in 2003. She was transferred to ABS-CBN's rival network, GMA Network, despite being a VJ in Myx until 2007. She starred in GMA's afternoon Philippine television drama Pati Ba Pintig Ng Puso?. She was also a mainstay in GMA's Sunday variety program SOP. She hosted a segment in GMA's gag show Bitoy's Funniest Videos, titled "Just 4 Kikays". She co-starred in GMA's primetime Zaido: Pulis Pangkalawakan, as Lyka. She was one-half of the cover girls in the November 2006 edition of FHM Philippines. Marquez, alongside Drew Arellano, was also a co-host in Coca-Cola: Ride To Fame, a reality talent show. She was also a radio DJ.
Marquez's first relationship (ex-boyfriend) was with Arman de Guzman, with whom she had two children, Keiley and Kyler. Marquez began dating Sean Fariñas in January 2012. They became engaged on May 6, 2016 and got married last December 1, 2016 until present.
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