Jasmine Villegas, Rising Fil-Am Star

Filipino-American Jasmine Villegas entered the radar of sports fans as the singer of the Star-Spangled Banner before the matches of Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao against Juan Marquez and Ricky Hatton on PPV. She is 15 years old, stands barely five feet tall and weighs 90 pounds.
 
A native of San Jose, California, Jasmine Villegas is a young R&B and pop singer of Filipino and Mexican heritage. She has been in print ads, commercials, music videos and TV shows -- she recently finished shooting a pilot for the Disney sitcom “House Broken”, a spinoff  of Disney’s The Suite Life of Zack and Cody.

Other sports events at which Jasmine V has sung the National Anthem: the games of the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers, Miami Heat, Sacramento Kings, Anaheim Angels, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Kings and the Golden State Warriors, the Winky Wright vs Jermain Taylor boxing fight, the Paul Williams vs Antonio Margarito boxing fight and the PGA Tour.

The print advertisements in which she appeared are for major brands such as Target, Mary Kate and Ashley, American Girl, Levi’s, Hilary Duff, Robinsons May, Macys, Mervyns, Girl Scouts, Sparklets Drinking Water and Kohl's.

Her other work: Recurring role on ABC’s primetime show “The Nine”

TV commercials for Chevrolet, The Dog, Kellogs, Zellers, Marshalls and McDonald’s.

Starred on Disney’s “That’s So Raven,” Touchstone Pictures’ “My Wife and Kids” with Damon Wayans. Guest role on the TV “Threat Matrix”

Music video: Kanye West’s “Jesus Walks” and Frankie J. ‘s “How To Deal”

Her hero is Manny Pacquiao whom she interviewed during his birthday party in his hometown General Santos City in the Philippines.




She plays the piano very well too!
Birthday: December 7, 1993