Jaclyn Victor was born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Monday, December 4, 1978 (Generation X). She is under the management of The 8 Unit. She has been married to Shawn Rivera since July 19, 2014. She has performed in duets with Hazami, Taufik Batisah, Akademi Fantasia's second winner, Zahid, Delon Thamrin, and Misha Omar. In the final, Jac sang a medley songs which is "Impian" (hope) from her first album, "Cepat-cepat" in her second album and her third song "Gemilang". Leave feedback. As the winner of Malaysian Idol, she won a recording contract with Sony BMG Music Entertainment. She and her husband, Shawn Rivera, welcomed a son in 2015. Victor was born in Kepong, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on December 4, 1978. Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia. She is the eldest and only daughter of Maggie Victor, a single mother of Indian descent. After reaching the last three, her chances were improved by her performance of Alicia Keys' If I Ain’t Got You. She was expected to win the TV3's "Anugerah Vokal Terbaik" (Best Vocal Award). 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. On April 29, 2006, Victor won four of seven nominations from the Malaysian music scene's biggest night, the 13th Anugerah Industri Muzik. She represented Malaysia in the first Asian Idol and Ikon Asean. Famous Birthdays #1: Today's Birthdays & Celebrity Deaths, personalities in trinidad and tobago mail, Jaclyn Joshua Thanaraj Victor, December 04, 1978, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Jonah Joshiah Rivera (b. She has been dubbed "Asia's Divette" for her vocal prowess and a legend in M'sia. Her previously-released album Dream, sold out within days, despite the sudden increase in price. She performed Chaka Khan's hit song, "I Feel For You," during the Malaysian Idol competition. At the age of eighteen, Victor started singing in clubs and hotel lounges. Jaclyn Victor is a Indian Singer, who was born on 4 December, 1978 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She won the "Best Newcomer Award" on Hitz. Jaclyn's father died when she was nine years old, prompting her mother to take on three jobs simultaneously to support her and her three younger brothers. Victor emerged as the champion during the Asian Music Festival in Shanghai with her winning song, "Gemilang". As the winner of Malaysian Idol, she won a recording contract with Sony BMG Entertainment. By New Straits Times - January 11, 2020 @ 5:12am. She received a Malaysian Film Festival Award for her starring role in the 2009 film, Talentime. Since winning, Victor has appeared in numerous television and talk shows such as Pillow Talk and Muzik-Muzik. The last six contestants included Nikki, Dina, Vick, Andrew, and Saipul. Jaclyn d/o Joshua Thanaraj Victor (b. December 4, 1978), is a singer who won the first season of Malaysian Idol. They are Best New Artist, Best Musical Arrangement in a Song, Best Pop Album and Best Album.She is currently competing for the Ikon Malaysia awards for the solo category.Victor has made it to the Semi-Finals and made it to the final along with Dayang Nurfaizah. The song's music video incorporated short scenes of Victor through her journey in Malaysian Idol. Victor performed an effortless Lady Marmalade, but received a less favourable comment from Roslan, who expressed that "she is a super singer but not an idol", and he felt bored week by week of her performances thus far. Jaclyn Victor is 1 of the famous people in our database with the age of 40 years old. KUALA LUMPUR: Singer Jaclyn Victor, 41, and Az Yet … In 2012, Jaclyn Victor signed a recording deal with KRU Music and recorded a Malay language album entitled "Ikut Rentakku". Along with ten thousand others, Victor auditioned for Malaysian Idol. Connect your Spotify account to your Last.fm account and scrobble everything you listen to, from any Spotify app on any device or platform. When Victor was nine years old, her father passed away, prompting her mother to take on three jobs simultaneously to support her four children. Victor's album achieved gold status within weeks of going on sale. Most Popular #101426. While in Australia, Victor also did an interview for gospel radio station HCJB . 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. Feel free to contribute! Around the time it was launched, she was on a trip to Australia for both leisure and business purposes, including visiting Mount Buller, and performing in two concerts in Melbourne's Australia for Christ Fellowship Church (alongside singer-songwriter Juwita Suwito), and in Adelaide's Paradise Community Church (which inaugural Australian Idol winner Guy Sebastian is a member of; though Sebastian himself did not appear). As the winner of Malaysian Idol, she won a recording contract with Sony BMG Music Entertainment. December Dec 4, 1978 ( age 41) Birthplace. As a result, she won a recording contract under Sony BMG Entertainment. All user-contributed text on this page is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. FM and "Best New Artist" in Anugerah Bintang Popular. After a series of delays, Victor's second album, Inilah Jac, was launched on 25 August 2006. In 2004, her mother encouraged her to audition for Malaysian Idol after hearing 8TV CEO Ahmad Izham Omar saying, "Who knows, somebody in Bukit Kepong could be the first Malaysian Idol". She began singing in lounges and clubs when she was eighteen. She has also performed "Gemilang" at a Tsunami Concert held to aid victims of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake. Popularity. 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. Birthday. However, she lost the title to Hazami who performed "Kata". Malaysian pop, R&B, and rock diva best known as the inaugural Malaysian Idol winner. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. In the first spectacular, the theme for the week was "Song from your Pop Idol". Her performance took her through to the next round. Victor had become the final two contestants on Malaysian Idol, and on October 16, she took the title of Malaysian Idol, earning 76% of audience votes over Dina. Biography Jaclyn Victor was born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on December 4, 1978 . In 2007, Victor received an AIM award for Best Female Vocal Performance in an Album as well as two APM nominations, all of which are attributed to Inilah Jac.