- Performed with a band called Hotdog for a year before going solo.
- Released her first single "Kahit Na" in 1983.
- Made her television debut in 1987 in the drama series Lovingly Yours Helen.
- Mga Anak Ni Facifica Falayfay (1987) was her first movie.
- Diagnosed with stage 1 kidney cancer in 2012.
- Earned the nickname Divine Diva in the entertainment industry.