Who is Lea Salonga?
Singer and actor, Lea Salonga is famous for her roles in musical theater, providing the singing voices of 2 Disney Princesses, (Jasmine and Ming-Na Wen) and as a recording artist and television celebrity. She’s the girl of Eliciano Genuino Salonga, also a naval Back admiral, & transportation firm owner (1929-2016) along with Maria Ligaya Alcantara. Lea left her pro debut in 1978 at age seven at the musical named ‘The King and I ‘ together using Repertory Philippines. Lea is your first Filipina to win the prestigious Tony Award for her role as Kim from the Broadway Musical”Miss Saigon”. The couple met while performing Flower Drum Song. Salonga and Chien has a daughter called Nicole Beverly Chien, born from 2006.