Khalil Joseph Nepomuceno Ramos (born January 22, 1996) is a Filipino actor and singer, better known by his stage name Khalil Ramos. In July 2011, he won third place on Pilipinas Got Talent, a reality talent show in ABS-CBN. He is a recording artist and one of the talents of ABS-CBN's Star Magic. In 2012, he was cast in his first teleserye project, Princess and I, top-billing with Kathryn Bernardo, Daniel Padilla and Enrique Gil. Ramos was born January 22, 1996 in Parañaque City, Philippines to parents Lito Ramos and Tessa Nepomuceno, who are entrepreneurs. As of 2011, he was in his third year at Colegio San Agustin-Makati. Khalil was inspired by his father, who started to train him to be a singer at the age of 5. His talent were influenced by Michael Jackson, David Cook, Journey, and John Lennon. However, his musical taste matured from the influences by Queen, Aerosmith, and The Beatles while growing up. In 2011 he trained with Jay Glorioso of the UP Diliman College of Music and Juilliard School of Performing Arts.