Kristina Paner (born August 1, 1971 in Manila, Philippines) is a Filipina actress and singer. She is also an adoptive sister of Danita Paner, who is also a singer. At a very young age, her parents noticed her interest in music. Her adoptive parents were prominent celebrities as well. Her father Manny Paner was a well known basketball player while her mother Daisy Romualdez was an actress way back in the 1960s. It was her parents who convinced her to try singing at the age of nine and the song "Sana" was popularized by her. She tried acting too at age of 10 when she starred in the movie Sinasamba Kita as the young Lorna Tolentino who played the character role of Nora.