There’s really no stopping with Kim Paolo Vivas Feliciano popularly known as “Kimpoy Feliciano” to invade the entertainment scene as he continues to inspire lots of people with his Pinoy Banats YouTube video, blog posts and witty posts on Twitter and Tumblr on which he became a household name and has endeared himself with today’s youth. Tagged by his followers as “Superman” and “Online Heartthrob”, Kimpoy has amassed a solid following in cyberspace (more than 500,000 followers on Twitter and hundreds of thousands on various social media platforms) paved the way for him to be a recording artist, TV actor and product endorser. He lends his boy-next-door charm in the song Sana Pinatay Mo Nalang Ako, which has now gained over 1 million views on YouTube from Philpop 2013 album.
Last year after his return to Philippines, Kimpoy released his self-titled debut album from Universal Records and now making showbiz splash by bagging his first role on television via the nerdy-romance in GMA Network’s kiligserye “With a smile”. He was recently named Trending Twitter Phenom at the 2013 Global Tatt Awards, which also gave him the Thought Mover Award last year.
He was adjudged number one Youtube Leader in the 4th Annual Shorty Awards, besting other local and international celebrities. The awarding was held in New York USA. He was also Peace Ambassador earlier last year by the office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process.
Kimpoy was proclaimed on the #6th spot as the Pinaka: Sikat na Cyber Celebrities on GMA7 Channel 11’s Ang Pinaka. And recently one of his followers made a romantic novel “Fan Girl Meets Superman,” published by Lifebooks (the publisher of the national best-selling book “Para sa Hopeless Romantic”).
This September, this New Zealand based online sensation, in partnership with premier urban, street brand Mossimo, will be having a meet and greet tour at the following Mossimo branches:
Sept. 25 – Mossimo North Edsa Annex
Oct. 12 – Mossimo SM San Lazaro
Oct. 19 – Mossimo Trinoma
For a minimum purchase of P500 (single receipt), see him perform live and have photo opportunity with him and get a chance to win an autographed personalized life-size photo poster (20” x 30”) (one winner per store).
Mossimo is an American apparel brand which has been in the Philippines for 15 years. This year, Mossimo launches “Mossimo is California Cool!” a new store format with California cool ambiance that reflects a street – style combined with beach lifestyle culture which matches their latest fashion that are more hip, young and urban styles.
Kimpoy’s passionate, enigmatic charm and vibrant personality made him as Mossimo’s Ambassador. According to Kimpoy, “I love Mossimo because it’s shows my individuality and it fits my fashion style. And I’m really excited that I’ve been given the amazing opportunity to do this kind of meet and greet because it’s one way to have a real interaction with my followers.”
Kimpoy Feliciano has break the boundaries from being online sensation to becoming entertainment’s newest property, a rare feat for someone who is relatively new in the business. But from the way he’s getting many projects, it looks as though that he was born for this kind of superstardom.
Here is an exclusive video interview with Kimpoy:
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Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KIMPOY FELICIANOOFFICIAL
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