Kim Chiu (born April 19, 1990) is a Filipina actress and television host of Chinese descent. Kim garnered acclaim at a young age for her acting performances on television and film. She is known as Philippine showbiz's "Chinita Princess" and once hailed "Princess of Philippine Movies and TV" for three consecutive years in the Philippines. She is currently managed and under contract to Star Magic, ABS-CBN's homebased talent agency and is referred to as the "Queen of the Dance Floor".
Kim Chiu started her showbiz career at the age of 16 after winning the first teen edition of the reality show Pinoy Big Brother. She then, starred in the television series, Sana Maulit Muli (2007) which won her the year's Most Promising Female Star and Most Popular loveteam with Gerald Anderson at GMMSF. This was followed by a string of successful projects and leading roles in dramas such as My Girl (2008), Tayong Dalawa (2009), Kung Tayo'y Magkakalayo (2010), My Binondo Girl (2011–2012), Ina, Kapatid, Anak (2012–2013), Ikaw Lamang (2014), The Story of Us (2016), Ikaw Lang ang Iibigin (2017–2018), Love Thy Woman (2020) and Bawal Lumabas: The Series (2020).
She also starred in multiple commercially successful films including Bride for Rent (2014), I Love You, Goodbye (2009), Bakit Hindi Ka Crush Ng Crush Mo? (2013), Etiquette for Mistresses (2015) and The Ghost Bride (2017).
She has also received a PMPC Award for Best Drama Actress on her performance in Ikaw Lamang, four FAMAS Award nominations (winning one) and was hailed Princess of Philippine Movies and TV for three times at the GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards for her accomplishments in the film and television industry. She has a very wide fanbase which is rapidly growing because of her chemistry, strong acting on-screen and her dedication to the entertainment industry. She is one of the few Philippine actresses with a high number of best actress accolades under her name. To top it all apart from acting she is also the ambassador of various companies in the Philippines and she loves sports.
In 2020, her song 'Bawal Lumabas: The Classroom Song' became the most disliked song in WISH 107.5's YouTube Channel having reportedly received 404k dislikes and 78k likes within 14 hours. The song was based from a viral edit made by DJ Squammy from her statement about the ABS-CBN franchise renewal controversy.