Kat Alano

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Katherine Anne Alano (born 9 July 1985), better known as Kat Alano, is an English-Filipino model, actress and television presenter/VJ in the Philippines.

Early life

Kat Alano was born to an English mother and a Filipino father. She was educated at Gresham's School, Norfolk, England, and at the German Swiss International School, Hong Kong. She was born in Birmingham, England, then later moved to Hong Kong.

Career

Before becoming famous, Alano performed in theatre in England, including William Shakespeare plays and West Side Story. When she came to the Philippines, she started her modeling career and competed in the Miss Batangas competition in 2004, winning the title. That same year, she won the Studio 23 VJ Hunt along with Beau Canlas, Ayanna Oliva, and Juddha Paolo. After that stint, she became one of the first official co-hosts of the variety show Wowowee. She later joined Studio 23's show E-Club. After winning the MTV VJ Hunt in 2007, she was a VJ for MTV Philippines, as well as being the host for Cinema One's VIP Pass. She also hosted QTV 11's Fit & Fab in season two partnered with fellow MTV VJ Maggie Wilson.

After a brief hiatus in the UK, she co-hosted the morning show The KC Show with Kat on Wave 891 alongside KC Montero. She is now working on her musical endeavors, having already collaborated with SNRG on several tracks, she is now the Singer/Songwriter for Alikat, (https://soundcloud.com/alikat-music) as well as hosting her own podcast show on nmfnetwork.tv with Basti Artadi and Sib Sibulo called That Show.

Filmography

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2004–2006 Studio 23 Herself VJ
2005–2006 Wowowee Herself Host
2006 E-Club Herself Host
2007 VIP Pass Herself Host
2007 MTV Philippines Herself Host
2007 Ysabella Georgia
2008 Uploaded on MTV Herself Co-host
2008 Eva Fonda Clarice
2009 Fit and Fab Co-host

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2006 First Day High Ashley
2006 Kasal, Kasali, Kasalo Sandra
2006 All About Love Elizabeth/Betchay
2007 Sakal, Sakali, Saklolo Sandra
2011 In The Name Of Love Jennifer
2011 No Other Woman Michelle

Music videos

Year Title Role Notes
2005 "Too Crazy" South Border
2006 "First Day High" Kamikazee
2007 "Break It To Me Gently" Mark Bautista
2009 "You Don't Know Me" SNRG
2011 "T.I.P.S.Y" BOK76 and SNRG
2012 "Gayuma" Abra

References