Shekinah Arzaga

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Shekinah Arzaga
Shekinah Arzaga (2019)
First Name Shekinah
Middle Name Igarta
Last Name Arzaga
Nickname Sheki
Birth Info
Birthdate July 20, 2000  
Hometown Flag of Philippines.png Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Blood type AB
Current Age 23 Years Old
Nationality Filipino
Height 150cm
Professional Info
Agency Superball
Social Networks Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / YouTube / TikTok / Spotify
Idol Career Info
Group MNL48
Team 1st Generation
Debuted April 2018 / 1st Generation

Sheki (Shekinah Arzaga) is a member of MNL48's 1st Generation. She is also a soloist.


  • Name in Japanese: シェカイナ・アルザガ
  • Nickname in Japanese: シェキ
  • Fandom name: Sheki Sakuras
  • Hobbies: Watching vlogs, cooking, photography, eating, playing Mobile Legends, do song and dance covers, reflect on things while drinking coffee and listening to her favorite playlist, and bonding with her friends and family
  • Pet peeve: Noisy clothesline
  • One thing that she can't live without: Food
  • Special skills: Can easily remove fish bones in her throat.
  • Favorite comfort food: Ice cream
  • Favorite singer: Beyonce
  • Considered as the Vocal Queen of the AKB48 Group.
  • She's a former contestant of a national singing contest.
  • She's a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management.
  • Was part of the same voice and performance training school as Rans.
  • Can eat up to 7 cups of rice.
  • Loves spicy foods.
  • Can run while wearing 6 inch heels.
  • Has a mannerism of suddenly winking.
  • Describes herself as selfless, confident, and talented.
  • Is one of the "Tatlogs" with Rans and Alice
  • Close friends with
  • Is said to look like current JKT48 General Manager Melody Nurramdhani Laksani.
  • Is always shipped with Alice, with fans celebrating their ship every 3rd of the month dubbed as Shelice Day.
  • Dubbed by fans as the MNL48's Golden Ace due to being center for three consecutive singles and her consistency every time she performs on stage.
  • Is part of MNL48's Holy Trinity/Super M alongside Abby and Sela due their consistent appearance in all of MNL48's main singles and that the trio always forms an "M" when they are together.
  • Is one of the four Pillars of MNL48.





  • She was part of Team MII's Shonichi of MNL48's 1st Stage on January 25th.
  • On March 11th, had a supporting role for MNL48's first short film MNL48 Presents: 2020 Vision.
  • On May 27th, appeared at the virtual concert ONE LOVE ASIA.
  • On June 14th, appeared on the "Yes Sir" episode of Ipaglaban Mo as a supporting role.
  • On December 1st, uploaded a joking video on her TikTok account, where she took a screenshot of her Stage48 Wiki page and claimed that her registered height of 147cm was "fake news." She then edited the picture to say 155cm.
  • On December 6th, appeared at the Pinoy Big Brother Connect opening night.
  • On December 20th, performed on the ABS-CBN Christmas Special 2020.
  • On December 23rd, was the center for MNL48's first original song and second digital single HASHLOVE.


  • On January 3rd, performed on the main stage of ASAP.
  • On January 14th, had her first guesting on Magandang Buhay.
  • On January 18th and 23rd, performed on the 1st and last day of Japan Fiesta 2021.
  • On January 24th, appeared on I Can See Your Voice.
  • On February 20th, was ranked 2nd in MNL48's 3rd General Election.
  • On March 17th, appointed as the new general captain of the group.
  • On April 4th, announced she will have a regular podcast on Spotify titled "CHUMIKA with Sheki". (Link: Spotify)
  • On June 26th, was one of the 16 chosen representatives of MNL48 at the AKB48 Group Asia Festival 2021 ONLINE.
  • On early December, it was announced that Sheki will hold a collaboration project titled Sheki Sings featuring members from their international sister groups.
  • On December 17th, released the first collaboration of Sheki Sings with Kaycee from SGO48 singing I Love You 3000.
  • On December 24th, released the second collaboration of Sheki Sings with Weng Tung-hsun from AKB48 Team TP singing Last Christmas.
  • On December 31st, released the third collaboration of Sheki Sings with Isarapa Thawatpakdee (Tarwaan) from BNK48 singing You Are The Reason.


MNL48 Senbatsu Election

Solo Singles

# Cover Title Release date
01 TBACover.jpg Tell Me 2022.12.21
02 TBACover.jpg Good For Ya 2023.09.02
03 TBACover.jpg Follow You 2023.12.01

Team History

Team MII1st Generation
Joined MNL48 on April 28, 2018 (1st Generation)
Formed Team MII on May 2, 2018
Transferred to 1st Generation on December 15, 2022

Singles Participation

MNL48 A-Sides

MNL48 B-Sides

Other Singles

Other MNL48-related Songs


Stage Units

MNL1 (PARTY ga Hajimaru yo)
Kiss wa Dame yo

Concert Units

AKB48 Group Asia Festival 2019 in Bangkok

AKB48 Group Asia Festival 2019 in Shanghai

MNL48 2nd Generation Members Team Concert: No To Oshihen!

MNL48 Christmas Concert Magical Night of Love

  • O Holy Night

Media Appearances

Web Shows

TV Shows

  • It's Showtime (2018)
  • Umagang Kay Ganda (2018)
  • ASAP (2018)
  • Letters and Music (2018)
  • Myx Live! (2019)
  • iWant ASAP (2019)
  • Magandang Buhay (2020)
  • Going Live with Shelly Lazaro (2020)
  • Ipaglaban Mo (2020)
  • Pinoy Big Brother Connect (2020)
  • I Can See Your Voice (2021)
  • Rated Korina (2022)

Short Films



Shekinah Arzaga MNL48 2nd General Election Poster (2019)
Shekinah Arzaga (2018)
Shekinah Arzaga (2018)
Shekinah Arzaga (2018)
Shekinah Arzaga (2018)
Shekinah Arzaga, winner of the MNL48 1st General Election (2018)
Shekinah Arzaga MNL48 1st General Election Poster (2018)
Shekinah Arzaga (2018)
Shekinah Arzaga (2018)
Shekinah Arzaga (2018)
Shekinah Arzaga (2018)
Shekinah Arzaga (2018)


1st Generation
2nd Generation
3rd Generation
4th Generation