Kiatkamol Lata Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Girlfriend, Family, Images, And More
Kiatkamol Lata (Thai: ) (also known as Tui Thai: ) is a Thai singer and actress who was born on May 7, 1983. He rose to prominence after winning Thailand's True Visions Academy Fantasia Season 3, a popular American Idol-style reality competition in Thailand. Because of the show's popularity, fans often called the participants' names followed by the term "AF"; as a result, Kiatkamol became known as "Tui AF" (Thai: AF) or "Tui AF3" (Thai: AF3).
Kiatkamol Lata was born as an only child in Bangkok, Thailand. He earned a bachelor's degree in Business Administration (Majoring in Finance) from Rajamangala University of Technology Phra Nakhon. He worked at Thai Health Promotion Foundation after graduating, where he was part of a team promoting a "anti-drink-drive" campaign - he worked there for three months before auditioning for Academy Fantasia Season 3.
Fantasia at the Academy
Kiatkamol auditioned for Academy Fantasia Season 3 in 2006 and was one of the show's final 12 candidates. His stint on Academy Fantasia was regarded as one of the most successful runs in the history of Thailand's Academy Fantasia, since he was one of three contestants (the others being Jeen AF1 and Good AF5) who never finished in the bottom three out of 72 contestants from Seasons 1-5. Kiatkamol is also regarded as one of Thailand's most successful reality show artists.
Thailand's Academy Fantasia has always been known for surprising their followers. On Week 6 of Season 3, the presenter, Toi-Settha, announced that Kiatkamol would be leaving the show. Kiatkamol was one of the season's frontrunners, therefore his "elimination" stunned the entire audience. Toi-Settha then disclosed that Kiatkamol was only going to leave the show for a few days because he received the most votes that week. Kiatkamol was awarded with a trip to Hong Kong with his mother, as well as a visit to Hong Kong's leading TV station, TVB, where he participated in a promotional event with Hong Kong actor and singer Ron Ng Cheuk Hei.
A career in music
Following his great stint on Academy Fantasia, Kiatkamol launched his first single "Aok Huk Mai Wa" - a pop dance tune that reached the top of numerous music charts at the time. Kiatkamol's solo album, Tui: A Rock On Earth, was released half a year later, and he returned to his favorite genre, pop rock. Kiatkamol was nominated for and won several artist surveys and awards as a result of this album. Takieng Kub Tawan, the concluding theme song for Kiatkamol's lakorn premiere "Phoo Kong Yod Rak," and Hai Krai Ma Rak Noi, which won Popular Songs of the Year 2007 at Virgin Hitz Award 2007.
Surgery on the Vocal Cords
Kiatkamol was diagnosed with a cyst on his voice cord in 2008, before Jo Jo San AF the Musical began. Kiatkamol claimed that his voice became hoarse following performances and that it never returned to normal. On September 17, 2008, he waited until the run of the play was completed before having it withdrawn, and he was barred from speaking for one month.
Career as an actor
Kiatkamol has acted in numerous productions in addition to singing. His debut TV series, Phoo Kong Yod Rak, in which he collaborated with Diana Chung, earned the KomChadLuek Award#5 for most popular TV series. Following the success of Phoo Kong Yod Rak, Kiatkamol took part in AF's first musical production "Ngern Ngern Ngern," for which he received a positive review from Bangkok Post for his singing, calling his version of Classical love songs alongside his partner in the performance "arresting and transporting."
Kiatkamol's debut appearance on Channel 3 was in "Tueng Rai Kor Rak," in which he appeared with Paul Pattarapol and Namfon Patcharin. He got a lakorn deal with station 3 and began working with the station on more lakorns. In 2008, he co-starred in "Botan Gleeb Sud Tai" with Ploy-Chermarn Boonyasak and had to learn Chinese Opera for the role. Kiatkamol reunited with Namfon Patcharin in Look Sao Kam Nan, a musical lakorn in which he played a new deputy attempting to win the affection of the mayor's tomboy daughter.
Handle Me With Caution
Kiatkamol was picked by producer Jira Maligool to co-star in Kongdej Jaturanrasamee's Handle Me With Care (aka. Kod) in 2008, alongside Kratae - Supaksorn Chaimongkol. Kiatkamol portrayed Kwan, a three-armed guy in search of his life's meaning. Kiatkamol stated in an interview that this was a difficult job for him and that Kongdej had assisted him greatly in understanding the character. As the filming went, he grew accustomed to having two left arms and thought it looked unique. By the end of the shoot, he had been so engaged in the character that when his "extra" arm was removed, he felt something was missing.
Kod did not perform well at the Thai box office and received mixed reviews upon its initial release, but it was a big hit on the film festival circuit, and it was shown at festivals like the Hong Kong International Film Festival 2008, Udine Far East Film Festival 2008, Munich Film Festival 2008, Montreal Fantasia Festival 2008, and the 2008 Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival.
"Handle Me With Care" was nominated for Best Foreign Film, The Arri-Zeiss Award, at the 26th Filmfest Munchen 2008 in Germany, as well as Best Picture, in International Competition, at the 2nd Chungmuro International Film Festival 2008 in Korea. It received the Mental Health Media Award 2008 from Thailand's Department of Mental Health, Ministry of Public Health.
Kiatkamol earned positive feedback for his performance in Handle Me With Care, and he was nominated for Best Actor by organizations such as the Thailand National Film Association Awards (Supannahong), the Bangkok Critics Assembly, and others. He then went on to win his first acting award for this film at the 6th Kom Chad Luek Awards for Best Actor.
- 2006: [AF3 Group Album] AF3 School Bus – Single : Aok Huk Mai Wa
- 2007: [AF OST Album] AF The Musical, Ngern Ngern Ngern (Money Money Money) – Single : Yard Pett
- 2007: [Solo Album] Tui : A Rock On Earth
- 2007: [Single] : Rak Tong Som (Title song of Sitcom: Rak Tong Som)
- 2008: [AF OST Album] AF The Musical, JoJo San
- 2009: [Lakorn OST Album] Look Sao Kam Nan Vol.1–2
- 2010: The Winners Project
- 2007: [TV Series] Phoo Kong Yod Rak as Paan Namsupaan
- 2007: [Sitcom] Rak Tong Som (2007–2008) (aka. Love Repair) as Chaidan
- 2007: [Sitcom] Raberd Terd Terng as Chang Yai (Guest Appearance, 1 Episode; October 2007)
- 2008: [Film] Handle Me With Care as Kwan
- 2008: [TV Series] Tueng Rai Kor Rak as Kasama
- 2008: [TV Series] Botan Gleeb Sood Tai as Ah Long
- 2009: [TV Series] Look Sao Kam Nan as Palad Chaiya
- 2009: [Sitcom] Tevada Satu as Chaiyo (Guest Appearance, 1 Episode; May 3, 2009)
- 2009: [TV Series] Phoo Yai Lee Gub Nang Ma as Pradit
- 2010: [TV Series] Keuy Bann Nok as Kamnuan
- 2010: [TV Series] Jong Kol King Tien as Apphan
- 2010: [TV Series] Sapai Jao Sua as Traiwit
- 2011: [TV Series] Chuen Cheeva Navy as Captain Nawin
- 2011: [TV Series] Ngao Prye as Ratchata
- 2011: [TV Series] Nai Sudza Kha Sudzab as Rafah
- 2012: [TV Series] Khunsuek as Somboon
- 2007: AF The Musical : Ngern Ngern Ngern (Money Money Money), as Kroo Rangsan
- 2008: AF The Musical : Jo Jo San (adapted from Giacomo Puccini's Cio-Cio San aka. Madama Butterfly), as B.F. Pinkerton
- 2007: Click Club (True Visions Channel 21)
- 2006: Presenter Pepsi
- 2006–2007: Presenter Tesco Lotus
- 2006–2007: Brand Ambassador Gillette Vector Plus
- 2006–2007: Brand Ambassador Honda Click Play
- 2008: Presenter True Visions Sim
- 2009: Presenter True Visions Freeview Package
- 2009: Presenter Dr.Taco
- 2010: Presenter True Move Sim
- 2010: Presenter CP Chicken with spicy source
Awards and nominations
|2006||True Academy Fantasia Season 3||Won||Winner of True Academy Fantasia Season3||N/A|
|2007||Thailand National Youth Bureau Awards||Won||Best Young Artist Role Model in Filial Son Category||N/A|
|2008||5th Kom Chad Luek Awards||Won||Most Popular Male Singer||A Rock on Earth (Album)|
|3rd Seed Awards||Won||New Artist of the Year||A Rock on Earth (Album)|
|Virgin Hitz Awards||Won||Popular Songs of the Year||Song "Hai Krai Ma Rak Noi", A Rock on Earth (Album)|
|Virgin Hitz Awards||Nominated||Most Popular Male Artist||A Rock on Earth (Album)|
|The National Council on Social Welfare of Thailand||Won||The Filial Son Award in Artist Category||N/A|
|TV Pool Tops Award 2007||Nominated||Most Promising New Actor||Phoo Kong Yod Ruk (TV Series)|
|2009||18th Thailand National Film Association Awards (Supannahong)||Nominated||Best Actor||Handle Me With Care|
|17th Bangkok Critics Assembly Awards||Nominated||Best Actor||Handle Me With Care|
|6th Kom Chad Luek Awards||Won||Best Actor||Handle Me With Care|
|6th Kom Chad Luek Awards||Won||Most Popular Actor||N/A|
|6th Starpics Thai Film Awards||Nominated||Best Actor||Handle Me With Care|
|6th Hamburger Magazine Awards||Nominated||Best Actor||Handle Me With Care|
|TV Pool Tops Awards 2008||Nominated||Best Actor||Handle Me With Care|
|6th Chalermthai Awards||Nominated||Best Actor of the Year||Handle Me With Care|
|23rd TV Gold Awards||Nominated||Best Actor||Rak Tong Som|
|49th Monte Carlo Television Festival Golden Nymph Awards||Nominated||Outstanding Actor (Drama)||Rak Tong Som; nominated along with Pongsak Pongsuwan|
|7th Star Entertainment Awards||Nominated||Best Actor||Handle Me With Care|
Kiatkamol Lata Biography
|Date of Birth||7-May-1983|
|Age in 2023||40|
|Height||In Centimeters: 175 cm.|
In Meters: 1.75 m.
In Feet Inches: 5'9"
|Weight||In KG: Not known|
In Pound: Not known
|Marital Status||Yet to update|
Some FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) about Kiatkamol Lata.
- What is the Net Worth of Kiatkamol Lata?
The Net Worth of Kiatkamol Lata is $1.5 Million.
- What is the Height of Kiatkamol Lata?
The height of Kiatkamol Lata is 1.75.
- Where is the birthplace of Kiatkamol Lata?
The birthplace of Kiatkamol Lata is Bangkok
- What is the Date of Birth of Kiatkamol Lata?
The birthday of Kiatkamol Lata is on 7-May-1983.
- Is Kiatkamol Lata Married?
The marital status of Kiatkamol Lata is: Yet to update.