"Mark Bautista" (born August 10, 1981) is a Filipino singer, actor and commercial model. He was recognized as a contestant in a talent search, the Philippine franchise of UK's ''Star for A Night'' hosted by ''Asia's Songbird'' Regine Velasquez in IBC 13. Notwithstanding, finishing second to Sarah Geronimo, he gained his own success as a singer and actor. He has recorded albums and gained a starring role in a movie, lead roles in soaps and drama specials, TV hosting stints and product endorsements.
Mark grew up in Cagayan De Oro City with his parents Darni & Susan Bautista, his older brother and sister, and 2 younger brothers.
As a child, Mark was not always the total entertainer that he is right now. He was said to be very shy, despite the fact that he is blessed with a beautiful voice and his killer looks. Mark’s confidence began growing once he started joining different oratorical contests. He even bagged the first prize in a national oratorical competition.
Mark was determined to help his family when his father was forced to stop working because of his physical condition. Mark gave his prize money from different oratorical contests he won and from some ...