Katherine Anne Brown Alano (born July 9, 1985), better known as Kat Alano, is an English-Filipino model, actress and television presenter/VJ in the Philippines.
Kat Alano was born to an English mother and a Filipino father. She was educated at Gresham's School, Norfolk, England, and at the German Swiss International School, Hong Kong. She was born in Birmingham, England, then later moved to Hong Kong.
Before becoming famous, Alano performed in theatre in England, including William Shakespeare plays and West Side Story.
When she came to the Philippines, she started her modeling career in Bayo ads and then in the Metro Body Calendar. She competed in the Miss Batangas competition in 2004 and won the title. Also that year, she won the Studio 23 VJ Hunt along with Beau Canlas, Ayanna Oliva and Juddha Paolo, which was her major break. After that stint, she became one of the first official co-hosts of the variety show Wowowee, along with Iya Villania, Janelle Jamer, and later Cheena. With that opportunity, another door opened for her when she became a part of Studio 23's show E-Club.
After winning the MTV VJ Hunt in 2007, she was a VJ for MTV Philippines, as well as being the host for Cinema One's VIP Pass. She also hosted QTV 11's Fit & Fab in season two partnered with fellow MTV VJ Maggie Wilson.
After a brief hiatus in the UK, she co-hosted the morning show The KC Show with Kat on Wave 891 alongside KC Montero. She is now working on her musical endeavors, having already collaborated with SNRG on several tracks, she is now the Singer/Songwriter for the band Decibelle, as well as hosting her own podcast show on nmfnetwork.tv with Basti Artadi and Sib Sibulo called 'That Show'.