|Daniel Padilla Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||April 26, 1995|
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.
Daniel John Ford Padilla
Quezon City, Philippines
Padilla went to AMA Education System in 2014. Due to his acting schedules, Daniel joined the home tuition programme of Angelicum College.
Actor, Recording Artist, Endorser, Model, Singer
- 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.
Padilla is represented by Star Magic.
Vocals, Bass, Guitar
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
72 kg or 159 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Daniel Padilla has dated –
- Julia Montes (2010) – Daniel and actress Julia Montes had a brief encounter in 2010.
- Jasmine Curtis (2014) – In 2014, Padilla and actress Jasmine Curtis were rumored to be dating.
- 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.
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (Asian and Hispanic)
Padilla has Filipino (Tagalog) and some Spanish ancestry.
- Mole on the left jawline
- Sculpted Nose
- 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 Pepsi, Nescafe, 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.
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
Daniel released his first studio album titled DJP on April 11, 2013, via Star Music.
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
- Artist – Eminem
- Actor – Johnny Depp
Source – Philstar
Daniel Padilla Facts
- He is also known as Teen King and King of Hearts of the Philippines entertainment world.
- 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.
- Daniel’s mother did his upbringing.
- In an early age, Padilla became the top brand endorser and ambassador in the Philippines.
- Daniel is a part of several charities.
- 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).
- Follow him on Instagram and Twitter.
Featured Image by Faty Bhojara / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0