Profile and Facts of Daniel Padilla: The Teen King

Daniel Padilla is a famous actor in the Philippines.

Aside from being an actor, he is also a recording artist signed under Star Magic, with him being labeled as an OPM Junior Ambassador, an association where young Filipino artists gather together to promote the Original Pilipino Music scene.

Daniel Padilla is currently in contract with ABS-CBN as an actor and Star Magic as his record label.

And he was once rumored that having relationship with Kathryn Bernardo.


Birth Date & Sun Sign

Daniel Padilla was born on April 26,1995.
As of this year, he is currently 21 years old.
Daniel’s zodiac sign is Taurus.

Height, Weight & Measurements

Daniel Padilla stands 5 ft 11 (180cm) tall and weighs 72 kg (160bs).

Born Place, Nationality, Born name & Stories as a child

Daniel Padilla was born in Manila, Philippines with his original name Daniel John Ford Padilla.
His parents are both actors named Rommel Padilla and Karla Estrada.

The two have already separated, although they were never married. Daniel Padilla came from a family full of actors. His uncle is a famous action star named Robin Padilla and he also has another famous uncle named Bb. Gandanghari, who is now a transgender woman.

Some of his famous relatives in the acting industry are Kylie Padilla, Queenie Padilla, and his brother RJ Padilla.

As a child, Daniel transferred to different schools from time to time. He also had a dream of becoming the best singer and to vanish the “bad boy” impression the people sees in him because that trait happens to run in the family.

Daniel Padilla began his acting career at the age of 15 during the year 2010, having the TV Show Gimik 2010 as his first acting debut.

Label: Star Records
Instagram ID: @imdanielpadilla
Twitter ID: @imdanielpadilla


Daniel Padilla transferred schools from time to time, and the last school that he attended to was Montessori de San Juan in 2008.


Daniel Padilla is the first son of Karla Estrada and Rommel Padilla. Daniel has three half siblings from his mother, namely JC Padilla, Magui Planas, and Lelay Ford. He has four other half siblings from his father’s side, namely Ralph, Ronnel, Roanna, and Red Padilla.

His mother, Karla Estrada, is an actress and a singer. She is currently on a 2-year contract under the management of ABS-CBN.

Meanwhile, Daniel’s Father, Rommel Padilla is an actor. He was arrested in 1996 and was jailed for three years because of drug arrest. Rommel is currently married with Annabelle Antonio.

Career & Bio

Daniel Padilla started his acting career in 2010, landing in his first minor role in the remake of the 90’s TV Show Gimik. He also replaced the role of Albie Casino in Growing Up.

In addition to that, in 2011, he received his first major acting role in his acting career.
Furthermore, he was cast as the main lead for the primetime Filipino TV series Princess and I, co-starring Kathryn Bernardo as his leading lady.

In 2012, he began his work as a singer, with the song “Hinahanap-hanap kita” as his debut song. The aforementioned song was used as an official soundtrack of the TV series Princess and I.

On the same year, he also released his self-titled debut album named Daniel Padilla, which garnered thousands of sales in its first week.

Aside from doing television programs and singing, he has also starred in numerous films such as the film 24/7 In Love and Must Be Love.

He was also the main cast alongside Kathryn Bernardo of the movie She’s Dating the Gangster, which instantly became a box office hit. Lastly, Daniel also has a lot of music video appearances from different artists.

With all his movies, albums, television series, and endorsements coming in, he’s definitely one of the highest paid actors in the Philippines as of today.


2010: Gimik 2010 – Daniel Ledesma
2011 : Growing Up – Patrick Rivero
2012: Gandang Dabi Vice – Himself (guest)
2012: ASAP – Himself (performer)
2012: Sarah G. Live – Himself (guest co -host)
2012: Princess And I – Gerald Antonio “Gino” de la Rosa
2013: Kailangan Ko’y Ikaw – Young Gregorio “Bogs” Dagohoy
2013: Got to Believe – Joaquin / Ryan San Juan Manansala
2014: Be Careful With My Heart – Young Anastacio Alejo
2015: Pangako Sa ‘Yo – Angelo Buenavista


2012: Sisteraka – Angelo Santos
2012: 24/7 In Love – Billy Fernandez
2013: Must Be… Love – Ivan Lacson
2013: Pagpag: Siyam na Buhay – Cedric Castillo
2014: Sa Ngalan ng Ama, Ina, at mga Anak – Nato Parojinog
2014: She’s Dating the Gangster – Kenji / Kenneth Delos Reyes
2014: Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo – Joaquin
2015: Crazy Beautiful You – Kiko Alcantara


2012 Daniel Padilla
2013 DJP
2014 I Heart You
2015 I Feel Good


2012: Yahoo! Philippines OMG! Awards – Best Male Newcomer
2012: Yes! Magazine 100 Mos Beautiful Stars – Newbies

Net Worth

It is unknown as to what Daniel Padilla’s net worth is, but it is rumored that he gets more than $21,000 worth of talent fee for each of his TV guesting.


Daniel Padilla has been rumored to be in a relationship with her leading lady Kathryn Bernardo for years, but nothing is said to be official just yet.

However, they have been showing signs of them dating during the past months. They have yet to reveal the real deal between the two of them.

Favorite Things

Chocolate: Ferrero Rocher
Band: The Beatles
Color: Black, Gray, and White
Actress: Kathryn Bernardo
Junk Food: Cheetos
Hero: Batman
Perfume: Givenchy

Favorite Food: Lasagna,Pizza and Corned beef
Favorite ice cream: Vanilla
Favorite Drinks: Gatorade
Favorite Cartoon Character: Batman
Favorite Sports: Basketball and Skateboarding
Favorite Movie: The Butterfly Effect/In time
Favorite TV Show: Family Guy
Favorite Character: Batman
Favorite Actor: Johnny Depp
Favorite Singer: Michael Buble
Favorite Band: Foster People,Beatles and Oasis
Favorite Holiday: Halloween
Favorite Smell: Strawberry
Favorite Website: Youtube

Fun facts

#1: Daniel hates dancing
#2: Daniel loves skateboarding
#3: He started learning how to play musical instruments at the age of 14
#4: He is dubbed as the Teen King of Philippine showbiz
#5: Daniel hates writing notes
#6: He had his first girlfriend at the age of 13 named Kelly.
#7: He is scared of frogs
#8: Daniel used to love wearing ballers (rubber bracelets) back then
#9: Seth Gothico is the name of Daniel’s best friend
#10: Daniel has asthma
#11: He loves playing DotA and NBA as a hobby
#12: He is a heavy sleeper
#13: He dislikes vegetables
#14: He was born on the year of the Pig
#15: His favorite subject is Biology, and he got a grade of 75 in Math

His religion is Catholic
His nickname is DJ
He doesn’t like wearing V-neck shirts instead he prefers round-neck plain white t-shirts.
He was 14 years old when he started playing instruments.
He was 16 years old when he finally met his half-sibling from his father, Rommel Padilla.
Until 2012, he had 3 girlfriends named Kelly, Nicole, and Zharm.
He is the bassist guitarist in his band called “Parking Five”.
He knows and loves skateboarding.
Daniel Padilla sings in the shower.
He hates dancing.
He hates Justin Bieber and One Direction.