Pasay City, Philippines

Carol Claire Aguilar Banawa (born March 4, 1981, in Pasay City, Philippines), better known in the Philippines as Carol Banawa, is a US-based Filipina singer and actress. She was born in Pasay City to Albino and Cirila Banawa. She has two siblings, Alexander and Cherry. She was raised in Batangas. She was invited to join the new roster of ABS-CBN stars through the children oriented show Ang TV. She is a Star Magic Batch 4 alumni.

Banawa started to sing when she was a little girl when her family lived in Saudi Arabia. Her family moved back to the Philippines.

She performed in the Madison Square Garden in New York in the 2003 New York Music Festival.