Empress Schuck

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Empress Schuck
Empress Karen Carreon Schuck

(1993-02-19) February 19, 1993 (age 28) [1]
Quezon City, Philippines
Education Espiritu Santo Parochial School
Angelicum College
  • Actress
  • model
  • singer
  • dancer
  • fashion designer
Years active1997–present
Agent Star Magic
GMA Artist Center
Viva Artist Agency
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Vicente "Vino" Guingona
(m. 2021)
Relatives Princess Schuck (sister)

Empress Karen Carreon Schuck-Guingona (born February 19, 1993), also known mononymously as Empress, is a Filipina actress, model, singer, dancer and fashion designer.


Early life

Schuck was born on February 19, 1993 in Quezon City to a Filipino-German events singer Hans Schuck and a Filipino mother. She is the 4th child among five sibling. She has three brothers; Hans Erard, Prince Justin and King Matthew and a sister actress Princess Schuck. [2] [3]


Schuck started in Vaseline shampoo commercial as a model when she was 7 years old in 1999

In 2000 Schuck was discovered by ABS-CBN when she was 8 years old. At 11 years old, Schuck appeared in Bida Si Mister, Bida Si Misis. Schuck's first movie was 9 Mornings, when she was 9 years old.

In 2003 she won the Most Popular Child Actress in the 2003 Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Scholarship Foundation.

Schuck was seen on GMA Network when she played the role of Young Cassopeia in Etheria . She also appeared in Super Inggo as Ava Avaniko. Schuck was known as Hillary in Star Magic Presents : Abt Ur Luv [4] and Star Magic Presents: Abt Ur Luv, Ur Lyf 2.

She appeared on Your Song Presents: Underage where she played the role of Cecilia. [5]

On February 9, 2015, Schuck appeared in the drama series Kailan Ba Tama ang Mali? . [6]

As of 2017, she is already a freelancer actress but more usually appears in GMA Network.

In 2018 she portrayed a young version of Lilet in My Special Tatay .

Personal life

Schuck has a daughter Athalia with her husband, Vino Guingona, grandson of former Philippine Vice President Teofisto Guingona Jr. and nephew of former senator Teofisto Guingona III. [7] [8] [9] On March 6, 2021, the couple tied their knot at the Hillcreek Gardens in Tagaytay, Cavite. [10]



1997 Oka Tokat SusieGuest
1998Y2K: Yes 2 KidsHerself/Host
1999 G-mik Young Orphan
2000 Munting Anghel Bubbles
2001 Ikaw Lang Ang Mamahalin Young Clarissa
2001Batang VidaylinHerself
2002 Ang Iibigin Ay Ikaw Elmina
2003Chikiting PatrolHerself/Host
2005 Etheria Young Cassiopea
2005 Maalaala Mo Kaya YamEpisode: "Diary"
2006 Super Inggo Ava Avanico [4]
2006–14 ASAP Herself / Performer / Host
2006Maalaala Mo KayaJasminEpisode: Korte
2006 Star Magic Presents: Abt Ur Luv Hillary Smith [1] [4]
2006 Your Song Presents: Let It Snow Carol
2007Dalawang Tisoy
2007 Love Spell Presents: Barbi-Cute Guest
2007Star Magic Presents: Abt Ur Luv Ur Lyf 2Hillary Smith
2007 Mars Ravelo's Lastikman Madonna Puntawe
2007Your Song Presents: Santa ClauseCarol
2008Star Magic Presents: Astigs in Haay...School LifeApril
2008Star Magic Presents: Astigs in Luvin' Lyf Reema
2008Maalaala Mo KayaYoung AnggeEpisode: "Basura"
2008Maalaala Mo KayaRhea/LesterEpisode: "Sumbrero"
2008Maalaala Mo KayaRahinaEpisode: "Bracelet"
2008Maalaala Mo KayaEpisode: "Salamin"
2008Your Song Presents: ImposibleMelanie "Melai" Raymundo
2009 Pare Koy Dally
2009Your Song Presents: UnderageCecilia Serrano
2009Goals & GirlsHerself/Guest
2009Maalaala Mo KayaTeen CoringEpisode: "Bangka"
2009 May Bukas Pa Danica Valera
2010 Agimat: Ang Mga Alamat ni Ramon Revilla: Pepeng Agimat Helen San Simarin
2010 Rosalka Rosa Dimaano / SofiaCredited as "Empress" [11]
2010 PO5 Herself/Guest
2010 Wansapanataym FinaEpisode: "Ali Badbad en da Madyik Banig"
2010 Shoutout! Herself – Host/Performer [1]
2011 Shoutout!: Level Up Herself – Host / Performer
2011 Your Song Presents: Kim Michelle Mercado
2011Maalaala Mo KayaAnnaEpisode: "Pictures" [12]
2011 100 Days to Heaven Gina Bernardo
2011 Guns and Roses Joanne "Joni" Dela Rocha
2011WansapanataymTrinaEpisode: "OMG, Oh My Ghost"
2011 Ikaw Ay Pag-Ibig Nene
2012 E-Boy Teen Ria Villareal
2012 Mundo Man ay Magunaw Sheryl San Juan
2012WansapanataymReginaEpisode: "I'll Be Home For Christmas"
2012Maalaala Mo KayaRoannaEpisode: "Police Uniform"
2013Maalaala Mo KayaLaniEpisode: "Letter"
2013 Apoy Sa Dagat Young Adrianna "Andeng" Lamayre
2013 Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala Iris Diomedes [13]
2013Maalaala Mo KayaClaireEpisode: "Picture"
2014Maalaala Mo Kaya Iza Calzado Episode: "Pagkain"
2014Maalaala Mo KayaJennyEpisode: "Bus"
2014Ipaglaban MoAprilEpisode: "Akin Ka Lang"
2014 Maynila Eliza
2015 Kailan Ba Tama ang Mali? Sonya Barcial [6]
2015 Sunday All Stars HerselfPerformer / Host
2015 Beautiful Strangers MaureenGuest
2015 Wagas CynthiaEpisode: "Hector & Cynthia Love Story"
2016 Someone to Watch Over Me Cynthia Villacastro
2017Ipaglaban MoLennyEpisode: "Paso"
2017KarelasyonKristelEpisode: "Finale"
2017Wish Ko LangMargaEpisode: "Sunog"
2017 My Love from the Star Damsel VillaGuest appearance
2017 Tadhana JulieEpisode: "Thailand"
2017Maalaala Mo KayaEpisode: "Super Dad"
2017 Trops Monet
2017Maalaala Mo KayaLizaEpisode: "Karayom"
2017 Alyas Robin Hood Young Judy
2017 Kambal, Karibal Young Ma. Anicia Enriquez
2018 Asintado Dra. Monalisa "Mona" Calata
2018 My Special Tatay Young Isay
2018 Imbestigador LeahEpisode: "Testigo"
2018 Ipaglaban Mo! Patricia CruzEpisode: "Dalisay"
2019 Hiram na Anak Rowena "Wena" Barrion
2019 Sahaya Casilda
2019 Imbestigador Girlie MasotaEpisode: "Girlie Masota Murder Case"
2019 The Better Woman Young Erlinda
2019 Ipaglaban Mo! ElenaEpisode: "Pagkukulang"
2020 Maalaala Mo Kaya DetteEpisode: "Tattoo"
2020 Bawal na Game Show Herself / ContestantPilot episode
2021 The Broken Marriage Vow Grace Jimenez


20029 MorningsSandy del Rosario
2006 Pacquiao: The Movie Young Isidra
2006 Shake, Rattle & Roll 8 NinaSegment: "LRT" [14]
2007 Angels Nina
2007 Resiklo Gila [15]
2008MagkaibiganKatrina Valenzuela [4]
2009 Hilot Carmen
2009Pasang KrusRossana
2009 BFF (Best Friends Forever) Nina [4]
2009 Ang Darling Kong Aswang Keka
2010 Sa 'Yo Lamang Agnes
2010 Working Girls Sylvia
2010 I'll Be There Portia
2010 Rosario Soledad
2010 Dalaw Marieta [14]
2012 Guni-Guni Joanna [14]
2012 Amorosa Sandra [14]
2012 Shake, Rattle and Roll Fourteen: The Invasion CynthiaSegment: "Pamana"
2013 Tuhog Angel [16] [17]
2013 On The Job Tina
2013 Pagpag: Siyam na Buhay Zarina
2014 Beauty in a Bottle Herself
2016Ang Tatay Kong SexyMariel
2017 Throwback Today Andie
2018 Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral Señorita Felicidad "Neneng" Aguinaldo
2018Kahit Ayaw Mo NaJoey

Music videos

2013Mahal na Mahal Sam Concepcion

Awards and nominations

20039 Mornings 2003 FAMAS Awards Best Child ActressWon
2007 Resiklo 33rd Metro Manila Film Festival Best Supporting ActressNominated
2015 Kailan Ba Tama ang Mali? 29th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Drama ActressNominated

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