- Angel Locsin, Kim Chiu and Kathryn Bernardo enthusiastically shared their inclusion in this year’s Forbes 100 list of Asia-Pacific’s most influential celebrities on social media
- Angel said no words can express how deeply humbled and honored she is to be on the list
- Kim, who was surprised with the news, is also thankful how her “Bawal Lumabas” fiasco paved the way for her to obtain the recognition
- Kathryn, on the other hand, was honored to be on the list alongside other influential people
Angel Locsin, Kim Chiu and Kathryn Bernardo have taken to social media to express excitement at their inclusion in this year’s Forbes 100 list of Asia-Pacific’s most influential celebrities on social media.
Angel, who also landed in Forbes Asia‘s “Heroes of Philanthropy” list in 2019, beamed with joy upon learning the great news.
“Words can’t express how deeply humbled and honored I am to be included in Forbes Asia’s List of 100 Digital Stars in the Asia Pacific Region as one of the representatives of our country.
I have always looked up to Forbes and I’m in awe to be put in the same light with my Asian-Pacific contemporaries whom I admire.”
Kim likewise admitted to being surprised after seeing herself that she was really on the list.
“TOTOO NGA!!!!!!!!!!!!! OMG!!! OMG!!!!!!! No words!!!! I am a part of ASIA PACIFIC’s MOST INFLUENCIAL CELEBRITIES ON SOCIAL MEDIA! no words!!! FORBES!!! Sorry capital letters lahat!!! Para intense yun yung nararamdaman ko now!!! LIKE WOW!!!!! Ang #bawallumabas umabot ng FORBES. Com im litterally crying while typing all these. Grabe po! I am just thankful for everything God has been giving me. My faith has been tested this year but I never gave up on trusting his will, ALL IN HIS GLORY! ALL FOR YOU FATHER GOD! THANK YOU @forbes for this recognition, there is truly LOVE AND LIGHT! MARAMING SALAMAT PO! WOW!!!!!”
Meanwhile, Kathryn was honored to be on the list alongside other influential people.
“Thank you @forbesasia for including me in your inaugural #100DigitalStars list! It's an honor to be mentioned alongside people who put their influence to good use, especially in these trying times where the digital platform plays a huge role in raising awareness and promoting positivity.”
Forbes 100 Digital Stars list features singers, bands, film, and TV personalities with huge social media influence. The list also included celebrities who “have also used their influence to support worthy causes, especially those with a COVID-19 focus.”
Aside from Angel, Kim and Kathryn, local celebrities Marian Rivera-Dantes, Anne Curtis, Vice Ganda, and Sarah Geronimo were also among the notable stars mentioned on the list.
In a report by KAMI, Angel Locsin made it to Forbes' list of Asia’s 2019 "Heroes Of Philanthropy" last year. She received the recognition as an appreciation for her kindness and generosity.
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