Kriesha Ziskind Teo Tiu who is more popularly known by her stage name Kriesha Chu is a K-pop star with a singing talent many people have come to admire. At the age of 2, her family migrated to faraway San Francisco in Northern California, in the United States from the Philippines but little did they know that their daughter had a date with destiny. As fate would have it, she got scouted by Urban Works Entertainment and as the saying goes, the rest is history.
In this article, Kriesha’s history is our focus. We present all there is to know about Kriesha’s childhood and family life, her career as a singer and various other facts we gathered about her.
Who is Kriesha Chu and How Old is She?
The Filipino singer who is now based in South Korea was born on the 20th of December 1998 in Makati City, Philippines. Her birth name is Kriesha Ziskind Teo Tiu but a lot of people now know her by her stage name – Kriesha Chu.
In her family, you have her father who is half Chinese and half Filipino, while her mother is a Filipina. She is not an only child as she has a younger brother and sister. Their family relocated to San Francisco at around the time when Kreisha was just 2 years old. But while in faraway San Fran, Urban Works Entertainment scouted her and that prompted her family to relocate to South Korea.
She became a trainee under the talent management company and trained with them for 1 full year. In 2016 at the end of the training, Kriesha Chu competed in the 6th and final season of K-pop Star – a South Korean reality television competition – titled “K-pop Star 6: The Last Chance.” Kriesha lost out in the 7th episode but was brought back as a wild card contestant who teamed up with Kim So-hee and Kim Hye-rim in a group known as Kwins.
While the show lasted, Kreisha Tiu distinguished herself among other contestants. Though she didn’t win, the show provided a platform for her to launch her music career. On May 24, 2017, she released her first single album titled Kriesha Chu 1st Single Album which contained the song Trouble. The following year, Kreisha delighted K-pop fans with a mini-album she titled Dream of Paradise with more expected to come from her.
Her Height and Other Interesting Facts
- How Tall is Kriesha Chu?
Going by available reports, Kriesha Chu stands at a height of 1.55m or the equivalent of 5 feet 1 inch. Though her weight is not known, other things we know about the Filipina is that she has black hair and dark eye color.
- Kreisha Tiu is a Polyglot
One of the many unique things about this K-pop star is her ability to speak many languages. It is on record that Kreisha speaks the English language, Tagalo (spoken in Philippine Islands), Cebuano (spoken in the southern Philippines) and the Korean language.
- Kriesha Chu’s Brand Endorsement
The K-pop star has leveraged on her fame in the music industry to commercialize herself. Keisha is the face of the Korean cosmetics brand Holika Holika. The cosmetics company has a range of beauty products that cut across skincare products, makeup items, body & hair, and some men products.
- Television Appearances
Kreisha has appeared on a couple of television shows. They include K-pop Star 6: The Last Chance (2016-2017), Eodi Road (2017), We Are Also National Athletes (2017, in 2 episodes), Busted! (2018 as a guest in episode: “The Mysterious Gentleman”) and Hitman (2018 as a guest). She was also seen as a contestant in King of Mask Singer (2018).
Aside from her TV appearances, Kriesha Chu has also featured on a couple of radio programs and web drama. They include as a DJ in Double Date (2017), and as a guest on Hwa-jeong Choi’s Power Time, One Fine Day and Wish 107.5 Bus all in 2018. She was seen as the character Ari in the 2019 web drama series Spunk.
- Who is Kriesha Chu’s Boyfriend?
For now, we are still in the dark about who Kriesha Chu’s boyfriend is. A February 2018 publication on allkpop.com revealed that she hasn’t dated anyone before. Be that as it may, this is what we know about her ideal kind of date – someone who likes music as much as she does, has some voice, pretty looking, free and carefree as well as love their family.