Kimberly Sue Yap Chiu (born April 19, 1990 in Tacloban), better known as simply Kim Chiu, is a Filipina actress. Chiu was the first winner of Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition and is currently part of ABS-CBN's Star Magic.
Chiu launched her career by winning Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition. Chiu and the rest of the housemates entered the Big Brother house on April 23, 2006. After 42 days in the Big Brother house, she was named the Teen Big Winner with 626,562 votes (41.4% of the total votes) at the Cultural Center of the Philippines Complex in Pasay City. She was the only housemate who was never nominated for eviction.
In the six months following after her winning, Chiu together with on-screen partner, Gerald Anderson, appeared together in several ABS-CBN network shows, and appeared in their first film, First Day High. Chiu and Anderson also appeared in Love Spell and Aalog-Alog.
In 2007, Chiu and Anderson starred in the movie I've Fallen For You under Star Cinema. That same year, Chiu starred in her first primetime TV series entitled Sana Maulit Muli alongside Anderson. She was then cast in Philippine adaptation of My Girl, a Korean series.
In January 2009, Chiu starred in the TV series entitled Tayong Dalawa which gave Chiu several acting awards. She also became part of Star Cinema's official entry to the 2009 Metro Manila Film Festival, I Love You, Goodbye.
In 2010, Chiu starred in her fourth fifth movie, Paano Na Kaya. She also starred in the primetime drama, Kung Tayo'y Magkakalayo."
In October, Kim Chiu and Gerald Anderson released, Till My Heartaches End.
Allegedly, the management has temporarily discontinued the Kimerald tandem as to many breakout news of the death threats being sent to fellow stars, Bea Alonzo and Sarah Geronimo. There are no further confirmation if Till My Heartaches End is the last flick for them together. Meanwhile, Gerald Anderson will have a teleserye set to premiere next year with a new leading lady.
Chiu started performing as a regular on ASAP XV in 2006....