Daniel Padilla is a Filipino actor and recording artist. Padilla is the first Pinoy artist to win the Kids’ Choice Awards for Global Slime Star. He has received awards in television, film & music including FAMAS Award for Best Actor, PMPC Star Award for Movie Actor of the Year, Luna Awards for Best Actor, GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards for Box Office King, Awit Awards and has received three World Music Awards nominations. Daniel also held concerts including Daniel Live!, DOS, Most Wanted and DJ Classics: Back at the Araneta.

Birth Name

Daniel John Ford Padilla




Actor, Recording Artist, Endorser, Model, Singer


Pop, OPM


Vocals, Bass, Guitar


Star Music



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Daniel Padilla was born on the 26th of April 1995, in Manila, Philippines.


He’s currently 25 years old.


Quezon City, Philippines

Sun Sign



Multiracial (Asian and Hispanic)


He has Filipino (Tagalog) and some Spanish ancestry.


Roman Catholicism


Padilla went to AMA Education System in 2014. Due to the tight schedule, he reportedly took the home study program of Angelicum College years back.

Family Details

  • Father – Rommel Padilla (Actor)
  • Mother – Karla Estrada (Actress, Singer)
  • Siblings – 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). Daniel has 3 more siblings from father’s side.
  • Relatives – Roy Padilla Sr. (Grandfather), Robin Padilla (Uncle), BB Gandanghari (Aunt) & Kylie Padilla (Cousin)

Marital Status


Girlfriend / Spouse

Daniel Padilla has dated –

  • 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.

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 5 feet 9 inches
  • In centimeters – 175 cm
  • In meters – 1.75 m


  • In Kilograms – 72 kg
  • In Pounds – 159 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 38–12–32
  • Chest – 38 in or 96.50 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 12 in or 30.5 cm
  • Waist – 32 in or 81 cm

Body Build


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color


Shoe Size

He wears a size 10 (US) shoe.



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Padilla made his television debut with a supporting role in soap opera Gimik 2010 (2010), before landing the lead role in Growing Up (2011). He has starred in the Filipino television programs: Princess and I (2012–2013), Got to Believe (2013–2014) and Pangako Sa ‘Yo (2015–2016).

Film Debut

In 2012, Daniel landed his first acting gig as Billy Fernandez in John D. Lazatin’s romantic comedy film, 24/7 In Love with co-star Bernardo.

Album Debut

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

Television Debut

In 2010, Padilla began his acting career when he was just 15 years old in playing the role of Daniel Ledesma on the ABS-CBN series, Gimik 2010 a remake of the hit 1990s Filipino youth-oriented show, in which he was paired with Julia Montes.

Brand Endorsements

Padilla was selected as the brand ambassador of local fashion brand Bench as well as Pepsi, Nescafe, Honda, Bureau of Inland Revenue (BIR), Organisasyon ng Pilipinong Mang-aawit (OPM) and Oishi.

Daniel Padilla Favorites

  • Favorite ActorJohnny Depp
  • Favorite Movies – Spiderman Series
  • Favorite Music – Rock, Relaxing Music
  • Favorite Music Bands – The Beatles, Scorpions, Deep Purple, Metallica, Guns N’ Roses
  • Favorite Books – Comics
  • Favorite Artist – Eminem
  • Favorite TV Show – Game of Thrones
  • Favorite Color – Black
  • Favorite Food – Beef Mechado

Daniel Padilla Net worth

Daniel Padilla has an estimated net worth of $10 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Daniel Padilla

  • His parents divorced when she was a kid and was raised by his mother all by herself.
  • Daniel is the first celebrity face of KFC in the Philippines.
  • In 2013, Padilla was listed in the top 12 biggest Filipino celebrity endorsers.
  • Daniel was awarded the Mavshack Male Star of the Night at the Metro Manila Film Festival in 2013.
  • In 2013, he took on the role of Joaquin and Ryan Manansala on his second prime time soap opera with Bernardo, Got To Believe.
  • In 2013, Padilla was listed in the top 12 biggest Filipino celebrity endorsers.
  • In March 18, 2013, Padilla released Kamusta Ka as the lead single for his first full-length-studio album, DJP.
  • In 2015, Daniel received the Favorite Asian Act award and was named as Global Slime Star at the Kids’ Choice Award.
  • In 2015, Padilla was selected as the High Sierra endorser.


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