Sarah Asher Geronimo popularly known as Sarah Geronimo was born on July 25, 1988 in Sta. Cruz Manila. She is a Filipina actress-singer. During the time of her birth her father Delfin Geronimo was employed with PLDT and the mother Divina Asher Geronimo run a beauty parlor business in their house at Sta. Cruz Manila. Sarah is the third child of four children. She had her first music lessons from her father Geronimo who practiced her every day to develop her talent in singing. At the age of two she first sang on stage at a mall show singing together with Pinky Marquez and Richard Reynoso to the song “Pasko Na Naman”.
Her mother Divina would usually accompany her to several auditions for different television programs. When she was four years old Sarah became part of the show “Pen-pen de Sarapen until she turned 6 and with Ang TV when she was seven years of age. In between these shows Sarah would also be performing in malls and in some hotel lounges. She was also chosen to perform during the Papal visit of Pope John Paul II in 1995.
It was in the singing contest “Star For A Night “hosted by Regine Velasquez where Sarah gained her stardom. On March 1, 2003 at the age of fourteen she was the grand prize winner of the said show. She won a total of P1,000,000 and a managerial contract under Viva Artist Agency. After her success in that singing contest a lot of projects followed. She had created numerous albums, had made many concerts, played and starred in soap operas and a mainstay in ASAP, leading roles in movies and became an endorser for both print and television. Sarah in her own way became a pop star. In the year 2005, she had her first major-solo concert.
In 2005 Sarah was the first Filipino artist to grab a platinum award for a DVD copy of her concert entitled The Other Side and is the only artist to have a platinum record for four DVDs of her own concert. Her fourth concert was awarded with triple platinum status in 2010. Her first starring role for a movie “A Very Special Love” released in 2008 was a box office hit. She was hailed as the Box Office Queen in the year 2008. Due to the success of the movie a sequel immediately followed You Changed My Life. Aside from being an actress and singer she also ventured into several businesses like a beauty parlor named after her and a food chain being managed by her mother Divina. This year Sarah was nominated at the well-known and prestigious World Music Awards. Many of her fans see Sarah as a role model and this serves as her charm on why a lot of company’s gets her to endorse their product.