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Cinta Laura Kiehl
Laura in November 2019
Cinta Laura Kiehl
17 August 1993
|Alma mater||Columbia University
Jakarta International School
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Years active||2007 - present|
|Labels||Sony Music Entertainment|
Cinta Laura Kiehl (Indonesian: [ˈtʃinta ˈlaura]; German: [ˈtʃiːn'ta 'laʊʁa]; born August 17, 1993) is a German actress, singer, and model based in Indonesia.
She was appointed ambassador of anti-violence against women and children by the Indonesian Ministry of Women Empowerment and Child Protection in 2019.
Early life and education
Laura grew up in several countries such as the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Singapore, Germany and Indonesia. Upon her move to Indonesia at 12 years old, Laura became an Indonesian national swimmer, winning 10 gold medals, 7 silver medals and 7 bronze medals from various swimming competitions.
Laura studied at Columbia University in New York. She was a teaching assistant (TA) for Professor Herbert S. Terrace in Columbia's psychology department. While at Columbia, she joined the sorority Kappa Alpha Theta. Laura graduated cum laude from the university in May 2014. After graduating, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue her acting career in Hollywood, signing her contract under Netflix and Grindstone Entertainment Group.
Laura started her career in February 2007, debuted under MD Entertainment. Her first soap opera, Cinderella: Apakah Cinta Hanyalah Mimpi? aired on SCTV and TV2 (Malaysia) with 310 episodes, where she gain popularity and won ”2007 Indonesia's Best Actress” on 2007 SCTV Awards.
2007−2012: Oh Baby, Cinta Laura album, and Hollywood Dreams
In 2007, Laura playing her first movie Oh Baby, where she also taking part on the film soundtrack, Oh Baby reigned in the no. 1 position of various charts in Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei Darussalam. Soon after that, she released her first self-titled studio album, Cinta Laura (2010). The album was released in February 2010 and sold over a million copies. In the summer of 2010, Cinta received the Wannabe Artist Award of 2010 Nickelodeon Indonesia Kids' Choice Awards.
She also filming her TV soap series, Upik Abu dan Laura (2008) and Air Mata Cinta (2009), which was a success in Indonesia and Malaysia aired in RCTI and TV3 (Malaysia). Following her success, she released several songs You Say Aq, Guardian Angel, Cinta Atau Uang, Tulalit, Boomerang and Playlist for her second album Hollywood Dreams (2012).
2013−present: International acting career and English album
In 2013, she decided to move to Los Angeles. In addition, Laura was offered to act in a Hollywood-produced movie After the Dark (2013), starring Bonnie Wright and James D’Arcy. Laura work together with Grindstone Entertainment Group, continuing her acting at The Ninth Passenger (2018) by Hollywood producer Corey Large. She has also appeared on several Netflix Lifetime films, such as Crazy For The Boys (2018), TAR (2018), Goodnight (2018) and The Nanny Is Watching (2018). Laura won a "Best Film Actress" at the "2019 Latino Film awards", for the movie Goodnight (2018).
In 2019, Laura came back with her new English single Caliente and Vida after 7 years hiatus. She also starred in several Indonesian films such as Target (2018), MatiAnak (2019) and Jeritan Malam (2019).
|2007||Oh Baby||Baby||Indonesian film||comedy film|
|2010||Seleb Kota Jogja (SKJ)||Gadis||comedy film|
|2013||After the Dark||Utami||American film||science fiction|
|2016||3 Pilihan Hidup||Laura||Indonesian film||reality film|
|2018||The Ninth Passenger||Nicole||American film||horror-thriller film|
|Crazy For The Boys||Madison||romance film|
|TAR||Camilla Landry||horror-thriller film|
|The Nanny Is Watching||Rachel||psychological thriller film|
|Target||Cinta||Indonesian film||comedy film|
|Jeritan Malam||Wulan||horror film|
|2007||Cinderella (Apakah Cinta Hanyalah Mimpi?)||Cinta||MD Entertainment||310 Eps.|
|Upik Abu dan Laura||Laura||SinemArt||110 Eps.|
|2009||Air Mata Cinta||Cinta||53 Eps.|
|2010||Ayo Nge-dance Bareng Cinta||SCTV|
|2013 - 2014||Yuk Keep Smile||Trans TV|
|2021 - 2022||Indonesia Mencari Bakat||Trans TV|
|2008||"Penghianat Cinta"||Sang Juara
by Duo Maia
|2009||"Let's Get the Beat"||Ost. Beat Hits
|2011||"Who's That Girl"||Twenty Ten
by Guy Sebastian
Awards and nomination
|2007||Finalis Top Model Indonesia||Model||N/A||Won|
|SCTV Awards 2007||Aktris Ngetop (Best Actress)||Won|
|Gadis Magazine||Breakthrough Awards||Won|
|Panasonic Awards 2007||Aktris Panasonic Awards (Actress of the Year)||Nominated|
|2008||Best Actress||Trax Magazine||Won|
|Indonesia Kids Choice Awards 2008||Favorite Female Singer||Nominated|
|Indonesian Star Wannabe Award||Nominated|
|2009||Anugerah Planet Muzik 2009||Best Vocal – Song (New Female Singer)||Oh Baby||Nominated|
|Indonesia Kids Choice Awards 2009||Favorite Actress||N/A||Nominated|
|2010||Indonesia Kids Choice Awards 2010||Favorite Female Singer||Nominated|
|Indonesian Star Wannabe Award||Won|
|2011||SCTV Music Awards 2011||Best Album||Cinta Laura||Nominated|
|Indonesia Kids Choice Awards 2011||Favorite Female Singer||N/A||Nominated|
|Anugerah Musik Indonesia 2011||Best Dance/Electronica Music Performance||Cinta Atau Uang||Won|
|FTV Awards||Favorite Theme Song||Nominated|
|2013||Anugerah Musik Indonesia 2013||Best Electronic Dance/Dance Production Work||Tulalit (feat. Rayi Putra)||Nominated|
|2016||Pop Awards 2016||Female Pop Awards||N/A||Nominated|
|2019||Latino 5th Annual Film Festival||Best Female Actress||Goodnight||Won|