Daniel Padilla Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Daniel Padilla Quick Info
Height5 ft 9 in
Weight72 kg
Date of BirthApril 26, 1995
Zodiac SignTaurus
GirlfriendKathryn Bernardo

Daniel Padilla is a Filipino actor and singer who gained immense popularity for his role as Gino Dela Rosa in the soap opera Princess and I (2012-2013) and Kenji / Kenneth in the film She’s Dating the Gangster (2014). Padilla acted as the lead Ivan Lacson in the 2013 rom-com Must Be… Love. He has a huge social media fan base with more than 2 million followers on Instagram and more than 8 million followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Daniel John Ford Padilla

Nick Name

DJ, DJP

Daniel Padilla at Celebrate Mega in Iceland as seen in November 2016
Daniel Padilla at Celebrate Mega in Iceland as seen in November 2016 (Faty Bhojara / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Manila, Philippines

Residence

Quezon City, Philippines

Nationality

Filipino

Education

Padilla went to AMA Education System in 2014. Due to his acting schedules, Daniel joined the home tuition programme of Angelicum College.

Occupation

Actor, Recording Artist, Endorser, Model, Singer

Family

  • Father – Rommel Padilla (Actor)
  • Mother – Karla Estrada (Actress, Singer)
  • Siblings – None
  • Others – Matt Padilla (Older Paternal Half-Brother), RJ Padilla (Older Paternal Half-Brother) (Actor), Roanna Padilla (Older Paternal Half-Sister), Red Padilla (Older Paternal Half-Sister), JC Padilla (Younger Maternal Half-Brother), Margaret Planas (Younger Maternal Half-Sister), Carmella Ford (Younger Maternal Half-Sister), Robin Padilla (Uncle), Rustom Padilla (BB Gandanghari) (Aunt) (Transgender Actress, Model, Entertainer, Comedian, and Director.). Daniel has 3 more siblings from father’s side.

Manager

Padilla is represented by Star Magic.

Genre

Pop, OPM

Instruments

Vocals, Bass, Guitar

Labels

Star Music

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

72 kg or 159 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Daniel Padilla has dated –

  1. Julia Montes (2010) – Daniel and actress Julia Montes had a brief encounter in 2010.
  2. Jasmine Curtis (2014) – In 2014, Padilla and actress Jasmine Curtis were rumored to be dating.
  3. Kathryn Bernardo (2013-Present) – Padilla and actress Kathryn Bernardo started dating in 2013. Both can be seen posting their pictures together on their social media account. They both are titled as ‘KathNiel’ by the media.
Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo as seen in November 2014
Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo as seen in November 2014 (Dane Alegana / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (Asian and Hispanic)

Padilla has Filipino (Tagalog) and some Spanish ancestry.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Mole on the left jawline
  • Sculpted Nose
Daniel Padilla as seen in June 2014
Daniel Padilla as seen in June 2014 (Dane Alegana / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Brand Endorsements

  • Daniel became the first star-face of KFC in the Philippines in 2013.
  • Padilla served as a brand ambassador for Philippine clothing brand Bench.
  • He has endorsed brands like PepsiNescafe, Honda, and Oishi.
  • Padilla is the brand ambassador of the Bureau of Inland Revenue (BIR).
  • He was appointed as the junior brand ambassadors by Organisasyon ng Pilipinong Mang-aawit (OPM) in 2013.

Religion

Roman Catholicism

Best Known For

  • Playing Gino Dela Rosa in the soap opera Princess and I (2012-2013)
  • Enacting Kenji / Kenneth in the 2014 rom-com drama film She’s Dating the Gangster

First Album

Daniel released his first studio album titled DJP on April 11, 2013, via Star Music.

First Film

Padilla made his theatrical film debut in the 2012 comedy, drama, romance film 24/7 in Love as Billy Fernandez.

First TV Show

In 2010, Daniel made his first TV show appearance on the series Gimik 2010.

Daniel Padilla Favorite Things

  • Food – Beef Mechado
  • Movies – Spiderman series
  • Music – Rock, Relaxing music
  • Music Bands – The Beatles, Scorpions, Deep Purple, Metallica, Guns N’ Roses
  • Books – Comics
  • ArtistEminem
  • Actor – Johnny Depp
SourcePhilstar
Daniel Padilla in an Instagram post as seen in December 2018
Daniel Padilla in an Instagram post as seen in December 2018 (Daniel Padilla / Instagram)

Daniel Padilla Facts

  1. He is also known as Teen King and King of Hearts of the Philippines entertainment world.
  2. Daniel’s EP Daniel Padilla (2012) and albums DJP (2013) and I Heart You (2014) got double ‘Platinum’, and the album I Feel Good (2015) became ‘Gold’ in the Philippines.
  3. Daniel’s mother did his upbringing.
  4. In an early age, Padilla became the top brand endorser and ambassador in the Philippines.
  5. Daniel is a part of several charities.
  6. On June 7, 2013, Padilla along with other 2 singers got appointed as the OPM junior brand ambassadors by Organisasyon ng Pilipinong Mang-aawit (OPM).
  7. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter.

Featured Image by Faty Bhojara / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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