Donna Cruz (born February 14, 1977) is a Filipina recording artist and entertainer. She emerged as the biggest multimedia superstar in the 1990s, becoming successful as a recording artist, actress, product endorser and television presenter. She is related to the Cruz clan in Philippine showbiz which includes uncle Tirso Cruz III, cousins Sheryl, Sunshine, Geneva, Rayver and Rodjun Cruz. According to Viva Entertainment, she is the most successful OPM female artist of the 1990s, with combined album sales of over 300,000 throughout her nine years as an active recording artist. Born in Manila, Philippines, Cruz began performing as a child, becoming a grand finalist of Eat Bulaga's Little Miss Philippines beauty pageant and grand champion of Bulilit Batang Kampeon in 1988. She signed with Viva Records in 1991 and released her debut album Donna in that same year. During this decade, she became a prominent figure in the entertainment industry, as she was one of the most sought-after entertainers in the Philippines. Her singles "Kapag Tumibok ang Puso" and "Rain" became popular singles in OPM music. In the same year that Cruz was launched as an actress, she played a supporting role alongside Tony Lambino in Mars Ravelo's Darna, which was topbilled by actress Nanette Medved.