Jaclyn Victor

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Date of Birth December 4, 1978
Place of Birth Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Age 42 years old
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Jaclyn Joshua Thanaraj Victor Rivera, better known by her stage name Jaclyn Victor, is a Malaysian singer, songwriter and actress who won the inaugural Malaysian Idol and Ikon Malaysia. As the winner of Malaysian Idol, she won a recording contract with Sony BMG Music Entertainment. She represented Malaysia in the first Asian Idol and Ikon Asean. She has been dubbed "Asia's Divette" for her vocal prowess and a legend in M'sia. Jaclyn Victor known for her Malay language big hits such as Gemilang, Di Pohon Asmara, Wajah, Cepat - Cepat, Ceritara Cinta, Satu Harapan, Bertamu Di Kalbu, Beribu Sesalan, Jagalah Diri, Ikut Rentaku, Seindah Mimpi, Nisan Cinta. Her debut album "Gemilang" under the label Sony BMG won the "Best Pop Album" & "Album of the Year" awards in Anugerah Industri Muzik 2005, while her titular single won the Anugerah Juara Lagu in 2005. In 2012, Jaclyn Victor signed a recording deal with KRU Music and recorded a Malay language album entitled "Ikut Rentakku".

Native name: ஜக்லின் விக்டொர்
Born: Jaclyn Joshua Thanaraj Victor, December 04, 1978, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Occupation: Singer, songwriter, actress
Years active: 2004 – present
Children: Jonah Joshiah Rivera (b. 2015), Molly Marguerite Rivera (b. 2017)
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About Jaclyn Victor

Malaysian pop, R&B, and rock diva best known as the inaugural Malaysian Idol winner.

Before Fame

She began singing in lounges and clubs when she was eighteen. Later, she produced and recorded her own album called Dream.

Achievement

She received a Malaysian Film Festival Award for her starring role in the 2009 film, Talentime.

Family Life

Her father died when Jaclyn was nine years old, after which her mother, Maggie Victor, worked three jobs to support Jaclyn and her three brothers. She and her husband, Shawn Rivera, welcomed a son in 2015.

Associations

She performed Chaka Khan's hit song, "I Feel For You," during the Malaysian Idol competition.

Information related to Jaclyn Victor

  • Asian Idol
  • Malaysian Christians
  • Tamil singers
  • Malay-language singers
  • Idols (TV series) winners
  • Malaysian television personalities
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Latest information about Jaclyn Victor updated on January 26, 2021.

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