Maristella Cañedo Racal, popularly known as Maris Racal, is a Filipino actress, singer-songwriter, host, vlogger and endorser of Visayan descent. Maris was born on September 22, 1997, her zodiac sign is Virgo. She came to prominence in 2014 after joining “ Pinoy Big Brother: All In” where she placed second. Racal grew up in a musically inclined family and learned to sing and play instruments at a young age. She can play the guitar, piano, ukulele, and beatbox, some of which she learned on her own by watching various videos online. Aside from being a musician and singer, she also excels in painting, song/poem writing, acting and dancesport.
Mariestella C. Racal grew up in Davao del Norte and graduated high school from St. Mary’s College in Tagum City. She is the 5th of 6 siblings in a musically-inclined family. In school, she used to sing the responsorial psalm, sing in mass and sing intermission numbers. She also did cover songs on SoundCloud. She attended Trinity University of Asia taking up medical technology but had to stop due to her busy schedule.
Maris Racal has a huge path of career and that is why we’ll talk about the last four years of her career. On February 8, 2018, Racal released her newest single entitled “Tala” during her FanCon. In July 7, 2018, Racal launched her very first album entitled “Stellar” at the SM North Edsa Skydome with Migz Haleco, Sue Ramirez and her loveteam Inigo Pascual as her special guests, she performed all of her songs in the album, “Hi Crush”, “Love Is Easy”, “Tayo Na Di Tayo”, “Ikaw Lang Sapat Na” and a rock version of “Tala”. Her album is now available in all digital stores nationwide. By the 2nd quarter of 2019, Racal released her new self-written single entitled “Abot Langit” in collaboration with Rico Blanco. In 2020, Racal signed with a new music label, Balcony Entertainment and distributor, Sony Music PHilippines. She released her first single, “Not For Me”, in September under the new label.
Racal is currently in a relationship with musician Rico Blanco .Rico has an Instagram account, ricoblanco100, with over 410K followers. Maris Racal is also showing a high level of activeness on various social media platforms such as Instagram, YouTube, TikTok and others .On YOuTube Maris has had a presence for already 7 years. Her channel was created on September 5, 2014 and it is Martis Racal. As for now, Martis’s YouTube channel has more than 940K subscribers, 69 uploaded videos and more than 30 million total number of views. The very first video of her channel is called “ Kahit Maputi Na Ang Buhok Ko Cover by Maris Racal”, which was posted on September 16, 2014 and gained over 300K views. The Instagram account of Maric is mariesteller and has the biggest size of audience, which exceeds 5.7 million followers. As for Twitter, Maris joined this platform back in January 2015, however she keeps her channel private. It is marstellaracal and has only 68 followers. Maris had a Facebook account Maris Racal, however it is not available now. On TikTok Maris also has a big audience. Her account is missmariestella, and the audience of this platform exceeds 5.1 million followers.