Daniel Padilla is a Filipino actor, singer, and model. Jump to movie list.
Real Name: Daniel John Ford Padilla
Nickname: DJ, DJP, Daniel
Birthdate: April 26, 1995 (age 25)
Father: Rommel Padilla
Mother: Karla Estrada
Brothers: RJ Padilla, Matt Padilla, JC Padilla
Sisters: Roanna Padilla, Red Padilla, Carmela Ford Tenorio, Magui Ford Planas
Height: 5’11 or 1.8 m
School: Studied in Tacloban City until grade 4 then transferred to Angelicum College.
Although Daniel has been linked to Julia Montes and Jasmine Curtis, it was never admitted by any one of them. In the middle of 2018, Daniel and actress Kathryn Bernardo opened up and admitted their 5-year old relationship.
Daniel’s initiation in the entertainment industry was through talent manager Douglas Quijano. He joined the youth-oriented show Gimik opposite Julia Montes. The following year, he was paired with Kathryn Bernardo in Growing Up. In 2013, he became officially a member of ABS-CBN’s Star Magic Circle. Then the drama Princess and I was launched topbilled by the tandem of Daniel and Kathryn. It became a huge success and many more TV projects followed.
Notable Television Programs
2020 – The House Arrest of Us
2020 – Tanging Mahal
2017-2018 – La LUna Sangre
2015-2016 – Pangako Sa’yo
2013-2014 – Got To Believe
2012-2013 – Princess and I
2021 – After Forever with Kathryn Bernardo
2020 – Post Angst
2020 – Whether the Weather is Fine with Charo Santos Cancio
2019 – Familia Blondina (guest appearance)
2018 – The Hows of Us
2017 – Gandarrapido: The Revenger Squad
2017 – Can’t Help Falling in Love
2016 – Barcelona: A Love Untold
2015 – Crazy Beautiful You
2014 – She’s Dating the Gangster
2014 – Sa Ngalan ng Ama Ina at mga Anak
2013 – Must Be… Love
2013 – Pagpag: Siyam na Buhay
2012 – Sisterakas
2012 – 24/7 In Love
Daniel also released an self-tittled Extended Play (EP) in 2012. He came up with his first single “Nasa Iyo Na Ang Lahat” in 2013 and became no. 1 by year’s end. That same year, he also released his first album DJP containing his second single “Kamusta Ka”. This was followed by “I heart You” in 2014, I Feel Good in 2015. He also released his compilation album in 2016 and a Christmas Album in 2015 (with Kathryn).
Go here to see the complete list of Daniel Padilla songs and albums.
1. Best Selling Album of the Year by 26th Awit Awards
2. GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards for She’s Dating the Gangster and Barcelona: A Love Untold
3. 2015 MYX Music Award for “Simpleng Tulad Ko”
4. Best Actor by FAMAS for “Barcelona: A Love Untold”
5. Kids’ Choice Awards by Nickelodeon’s Global Slime Star – First Filipino to win
See also: Top Actors from the Philippines