Birth Name: Charmaine Clarice Relucio Pempengco
Place of Birth: Cabuyao, Laguna, Philippines
Date of Birth: May 10, 1992
Ethnicity: Filipino [including Cebuano and Tagalog], Chinese
Jake Zyrus, previously also known as Charice Pempengco or Charice, is a Filipino singer and actor. He gained fame through his videos on Youtube. He is the son of Ricky Ricahuerta Pempengco and Raquel Licup Relucio. His surname is Chinese. Jake is transgender.
Jake’s paternal grandfather is Rodolfo Quinto Pempengco (the son of Lorenzo Pempengco and Dolores Quinto). Rodolfo was from Santa Cruz, Laguna.
Jake’s paternal grandmother is Susana Cahomnas Ricahuerta (the daughter of Fruto Ricahuerta and Maxima Cahomnas). Susana was from Cebu City.
Jake’s maternal grandfather is named Sicat Chan/Tiangco Relucio (the son of parents surnamed Relucio and Chan/Tiangco).
Jake’s maternal grandmother is named Teresita Torres Licup.
Sources: Marriage record of Jake’s paternal grandparents, Rodolfo Quinto Pempengco and Susana Cahomnas Ricahuerta – https://familysearch.org
Birth record of Jake’s maternal uncle – https://familysearch.org
Birth record of Jake’s maternal aunt – https://familysearch.org