Rachelle Ann Go is a popular Filipina singer, actress, and commercial model. Rachelle was only eleven when she started her singing career. She joined the reality talent search entitled “Search For a Star” in the year 2004. She then became a Viva Artist and managed by the same agency. In “ASAP,” she also became a co-host and also a part of the SAS or Sunday All Stars in replacement of Party Pilipinas. On August 31, 1986, Rachelle was born to Oscar Go and Russel Villalobos Go. She is the eldest among four siblings. She finished her elementary and secondary education at the La Imaculada Concepcion School in Pasig City. In school, she was actively joining different organizations and was a member of the school’s choir. She studied her International Business and Entrepreneurship program at San Beda College but quit school when she competed in the reality talent search.
After she emerged champion in the search, she performed with “Salbakuta” and sang “Gloria” which she recorded and became an instant hit. She even appeared as a guest singer in Malacanang and sang in front of the former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, to the President’s delight. She had released her self-titled album with hit songs “Love Of My life,” and “Don’t Cry Out Loud,” included in the album. She had a US tour together with Sarah Geronimo and Erik Santos entitled, ‘Night of the Champions.” Rachelle had a duet with Christian Bautista “You and Me, (We Wanted It All)” which also became a blockbuster.
It was in 2005 that she was given the award “Best Promising Female Singer,” from the Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Scholarship Foundation, and this signaled her first ever concert entitled, “Rachelle Ann Go: The Ultimate Champion,” which was a statement that she is ready to go solo as a recording artist. Several albums were released then, and hits after hits were achieved by Rachel, and some songs reached the Gold Status awards.
In 2012, she auditioned in “Miss Saigon” and passed the lead role of Kim, a role where Lea Salonga began her journey as an international star. She also had a theatre exposure in the Little Mermaid, the musical. It was this year that she is set to perform as Jane in the musical show “Tarzan,” shown last June 14 – July 7, 2013 at the Meralco theater in Pasig City, Philippines. Rachelle had a guest appearance in “The Ryzza Mae Show,” and even encouraged the little Miss to sing. She said that to attain your dreams, you must not stop until you reach your goals. That was very well said to a little girl who was still in awe listening to Rachel hit the belt with her favorite songs. She just thanks the Lord for all the blessings and for giving her the voice and talent she can share with the people. Rachel is not afraid to even help coach aspiring singers. Currently, Rachel is visible in different TV shows in GMA, and trusts that the management takes real good care of her singing career.