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Updated on: Dec 10, 2017

Five Interesting Facts About Philippine Entertainer Donna Cruz!

Donna Cruz Yrastorza-Larrazabal who is known as Donna Cruz, professionally, is a Filipina recording artist and entertainer.

Everybody knows the 40-year-old entertainer and a mother of two is the member of the Philippine showbiz family Cruz, so here are some five interesting facts about the Filipina recording artist and entertainer Donna Cruz, you probably didn't know!

Five Interesting Facts About Donna Cruz

1. Donna Cruz Is a Ball of Positive Energy 

Donna Cruz, who returned to the spotlight in 2006, after appearing with her two children, Belle and Cian for a Jollibee commercial, is very positive and energetic when it comes to dealing with her life. 

Donna Cruz singing one of her songs on stage

Donna Cruz singing one of her songs on stage

If you don't follow her on social media, you might be missing out on this fact. Cruz often posts pictures of inspirational quotes writing captions that shows how grateful she is to be to have her life. 

Example of one of her captions:

“The love of a family is life's greatest blessing, Radiate LOVE and POSITIVITY. Be KIND. Be GRATEFUL. Always”.

One of the pictures of the positive Quotes from her Instagram account

One of the pictures of the positive Quotes from her Instagram account

Donna Cruz is just the celebrity to follow on Instagram to jumpstart your morning positively. 

2. In the nineties, she was the biggest-female OPM music artist

Donna Cruz as released eight studios albums including three compilation albums, and two soundtrack albums so far. 

From 1989 to 2000, Donna sold over 25,00,000 units of her albums under Viva Records, making her the biggest-selling female artist of OPM music in the nineties.

3. Donna loves Loves Cooking For Her Children

Whenever Donna gets some time out her busy schedule, she loves to be with her children. Not only she loves playing around with them, but she loves cooking for them as well. If her Instagram posts can be trusted, she is a great cook!

Donna cooking carbonara pasta for her children

Donna cooking carbonara for her children

Donna always makes sure that she spends quality time with her family (her husband and children).

4. Cruz Is Also A Great Dancer

Donna Cruz, who officially signed as a recording artist for Star Music in 2016, can not only sing her heart out but can also dance.

Because of her love for dancing, she recently performed on Dancing Mommy, a program which was organized on Father's Day. 

Donna after dancing for Dancing Mommy program on Fathers day

Donna after dancing for Dancing Mommy program on Fathers day

Dancing is Donna's way of staying fit as well. She takes her fitness seriously. She runs 7.5k daily. Now, that is some determination!

Donna Cruz's Husband Was Charged With Tax Fraud 

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) filed tax evasion case on Donna Cruz’s husband, Yong" Larrazabal III
in 2013. Donna’s husband faced charges for the failure to pay the value-added tax for three continuous years (2009, 2010 and 2011) in violation of Sections 254 and 255 of the 1997 National Internal Revenue Code (NIRC) of Philippines. 

Dona with her husband Yong" Larrazabal III

Dona with her husband Yong" Larrazabal III

Donna's husband had to pay around Peso 21,140,629.63, for his tax deficiencies over the three years.