Maricar Reyes (m. 2013)
| December 8, 1973 (age 42)
Metro Manila, Philippines (1973-12-08) |
MCA Music (2007–2013)
Universal Records (2013–present)
Star Magic (2007–present)
Cornerstone Talent Management Center(present)
U-Turn, ASAP Sessionistas
The Crooner Sings Bacharach, I'll Be Seeing You
Maricar Reyes, Sitti Navarro, Sabrina, Kean Cipriano
Richard Poon Wikipedia
Richard Poon (born December 8, 1973) is a Chinese Filipino singer-songwriter and TV personality in the Philippines. He is a former member of the band U-Turn.
Poon was born on December 8, 1973 in Makati City, Philippines. His parents, Robert Poon (from Hong Kong) and Eva Huang (from Taiwan), are of pure Chinese descent. He has a sister named Eva Marie.
Richard Poon married Maricar Reyes on June 9, 2013 at the Bellevue Hotel in Alabang, Muntinlupa City.
As a musician, Poon has performed in various lounges and bars across Metro Manila with his four-piece band, as well as in weddings. He used to regularly perform at Eastwood Central Plaza.
As a recording artist, he is known for covering standards and classic pop songs, including Filipino songs. He has also written songs, including Lalala which was performed by Regine Velasquez and Piolo Pascual for the soundtrack of their movie Paano Kita Iibigin?
Poon cites Harry Connick, Michael Bublé and Jose Mari Chan as having influenced his singing style.
Poon is one of the regular performers at the Sunday variety show ASAP (ABS-CBN channel 2), usually in the ASAP Sessionistas segment together with Sitti, Aiza Seguerra, Juris Fernandez, Duncan Ramos, Princess Velasco and Kean Cipriano.
In 2008, in his first year as a solo artist, Richard won prestigious back-to-back Awit Awards’ Best New Male Recording Artist and Aliw Awards Best Male Performer in Hotels, Bars and Music Lounges.
In 2009, Richard was awarded Breakthrough Artist of the Year by the 1st Radio Music Awards and bagged the 2009 Best Male Entertainer and Recording Artist by the Dangal Ng Bayan “Who’s Who in the Philippines”.
In 2010, Richard garnered the Aliw Awards Best Male Concert Performer.Christmas With Richard Poon (2011)