Enrique Gil is a Filipino entertainer. He is an actor, a model, a singer, and a dancer. He is a mixed Filipino, Spanish, German, and Swiss.
Enrique is the other half of the LizQuen loveteam alongside actress Liza Soberano.
He has starred in various films and hit television series and is a regular performer in ASAP, a Sunday entertainment show in the Philippines.
Enrique Gil was born on March 30, 1992 and is now 24 years old. His zodiac sign is Aries. Enrique Gil is 5 ft 10 (178cm) tall and he weighs 68kg (150lbs).
Enrique Gil was born in Cebu City, Philippines. He is of Filipino-German-Spanish-Swiss descent and his birth name is Enrique Mari Bacay Gil.
Enrique Gil studied at Montessori De Manila during his primary school years. Montessori De Manila is located in Las Piñas City. He then transferred to Manresa School located in Parañaque City to complete his secondary school.
Enrique attended San Beda College Alabang in Muntinlupa during college with to pursue a degree in Information Technology but he stopped to focus his career in the entertainment industry.
Both Enrique Gil’s parents are half Filipinos and they met as flight attendants at the Philippine Airlines back in the 80’s.
His parents’ names are Enrique Amadeo Gil and Barbara Anne Gil. Enrique’s father, Enrique Sr., died in 2008 after losing a battle with cancer.
Enrique is the second child out of his parents’ three children. His siblings’ names are Enrique Javier and Diandra Frances Gil.
His parents were both flight attendants at the Philippine Airlines. As a child, Enrique’s father always wanted to get them a bigger place because their family consists of five members and that their home is not big enough for the five of them.
The mother then protested because she wanted to stay at a place that’s in the middle of everything, so eventually they did not move.
Growing up, he shared a room with his two other siblings. They basically grew up with each other’s presence. They loved bonding together when they were still children.
Their way of spending time together consisted in watching DVDs all together in their bedroom, and even playing games until late in the evening, till they had to go to bed.
Enrique indeed shared a lot of fun moments with his family during his younger years, and he continues to do so even now.
Career & Bio
Enrique Gil started to take an interest in the entertainment industry when he was 16 years old back in 2008.
He did several TV commercial along with her now ex-girlfriend Coleen Garcia. In the same year when he started attending musical theater workshops. Enrique Gil then became a part of Star Magic Circle Batch 16.
His first minor TV appearance was in “Pieta”, a Filipino TV series back in 2009.
It was in 2010 that he was taken in as a member of Gigger Boys, Star Magic’s male dance group. The Gigger Boys were a regular performer at ASAP.
He has acted in several hit TV series for the past years, but it was “Forevermore” that gave him his huge success.
“Forevermore” is a Filipino TV series featuring him and his on-screen partner Liza Soberano. It’s one of the most famous Filipino TV series up to date.
Enrique Gil starred in 2016 in a TV series named “Dolce Amore” together with Liza Soberano once again. The couple then returned on-screen in the movie “My Ex and Whys”, released on February 15th, 2017.
When Enrique Gil was 16 years old, he dated Coleen Garcia, a Filipino actress and a TV show host. They did a few TV commercials together during the year 2008.
The two broke up because of his rising popularity. Coleen Garcia stated in an interview that it was hard to keep up with him.
It was also reported that he rumoredly dated Bangs Garcia, a Filipino actress. The two reportedly spent a day together in Tokyo Disneyland. The actress was in Japan for work, while Enrique was on vacation with his family.
However, they promptly denied being romantically involved. Both Garcia and Gil clarified that they wanted to focus on their career and not on love.
After years of acting together, in 2016 Enrique Gil finally confirmed that he is currently courting Liza Soberano, her on-screen partner. The two are now involved in a romantic relationship.
Both Liza and Enrique think that they are so popular as actors because their relationship is real. The chemistry they have and the feelings they share for each other is what made watching “Forevermore” so interesting for the audiences.
Food: Pizza and Pasta
Sleepwear: Boxers and T-shirt
Artist: Chris Brown
Chocolate: Kinder Bueno
Ice Cream Flavor: Cookies and Cream
Actor: Johnny Depp
Actress: Jessica Alba
Hero: Iron Man
#1: Enrique Gil’s hair is naturally blonde in color, but he was forced to change it to look more Filipino
#2: He is a dog lover
#3: He is always mistaken to be a relative of Cherie Gil, a famous Filipino actress
#4: Enrique’s mother is very conscious when it comes to health
#5: He was just your average teenage boy before entering the entertainment industry
#6: A fan of Enrique once fed a whole shooting crew during a set
#7: Enrique Gil ranked 9 in the top 10 list of the hottest male celebrities in the Philippines
#8: He hates vinegar
#9: He likes wearing comfortable clothing
#10: Enrique won an award at Yahoo! as the Most Promising Actor
#11: He also won as the Breakthrough Actor of the Year at OMG! Awards in 2015
#12: He is a good dougie dancer
#13: Enrique was a dancer before he started acting
#14: Enrique loves Star Wars
#15: He once named his dog Barbie because he was always called as Quen (pronounced as Ken)