Sarah Asher Tua Geronimo (Tagalog pronunciation: [hɛˈɾɔnɪmo], born July 25, 1988) is a Filipino singer and actress. Born and raised in Santa Cruz, Manila, Geronimo started a career in music at the age of 14 after winning the television singing contest Star for a Night. She then signed with music label Viva Records and rose to fame with the release of her debut album Popstar: A Dream Come True (2003) which became a multi-platinum record. Geronimo is known as the Philippines' pop princess. Her fame and contributions to the entertainment industry earned her the honorific titles "Popstar Princess" and "Popstar Royalty. "