Enrique Gil is a Filipino actor, dancer and model. Gil has appeared in various films and television shows such as Mula Sa Puso, Budoy, Muling Buksan Ang Puso and She’s the One. He is best known for his role as Alexander “Xander” Grande III in the television series Forevermore alongside Liza Soberano. Enrique has starred in the films Just The Way You Are, Everyday I Love You, Dukot, My Ex and Whys, Seven Sundays and Alone/Together and the television series Dolce Amore, Bagani and Make It With You.

Birth Name

Enrique Mari Bacay Gil V

Nickname

Quen, King of the Gil, Dougie King, Quenito

Profession

Actor, Singer, Dancer, Model

Genre

Dance

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Star Music

Nationality

Filipino

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Enrique Gil was born on the 30th of March 1992, in Cebu, Central Visayas, Philippines.

Age

He’s currently 28 years old.

Residence

Quezon City, Philippines

Sun Sign

Aries

Ethnicity

Multiracial (White and Hispanic)

He has Spanish ancestry on his father’s side and part German, part Spanish ancestry on his mother’s side.

Religion

Christianity

Education

Enrique finished grade school at the Montessori De Manila in March 2004, a private institute inside the BF Executive Village (Venice Street) in Las Piñas and secondary school in March 2008 from Manresa School in Parañaque.

Gil went to San Beda College Alabang to pursue a degree in information technology, but put his studies on hold to focus on his acting career.

In 2017, Enrique started attending a business management programme at the Southville International School and Colleges in BF International, Las Piñas City.

Family Details

  • Father – Enrique Amadeo III (Airline Crew)
  • Mother – Barbara Anne Bacay (Airline Crew)
  • Siblings – Enrique Javier (Older Brother), Diandra Frances (Younger Sister)
  • Relatives – Paul Andre Solinap Salas (Cousin) (Actor), Jose Sixto Raphael Gonzalez Dantes III (Relative) (Actor, Television Presenter, Dancer, Commercial, Model, Film Producer)

Marital Status

Single

Girlfriend / Spouse

Enrique Gil has dated –

  • Coleen Garcia (2010-2011) – Gil dated Good Vibes co-star Coleen Garcia from 2010 to 2011.

  • Liza Soberano (2014-Present) – In February 2019, Enrique and his frequent on-screen partner Liza Soberano publicly confirmed they had been a couple since October 24, 2014.

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 5 feet 10 inches
  • In centimeters – 178 cm
  • In meters – 1.78 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 68 kg
  • In Pounds – 150 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

Athletic

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

He wears a size 10.5 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Enrique became known for his role as Alexander “Xander” Grande III in the television series Forevermore (2014-15) alongside Liza Soberano.

Film Debut

In 2010, Enrique kicked off his acting career with a small part in a short film Diego and His Brothers where he played the role of Anton, directed by Marty Lopez.

Album Debut

On July 29, 2013, Gil released his debut dance album entitled King of the Gil via Star Records.

Television Debut

In 2008, Gil started his acting career with a guest spot in the action-drama series, Pieta where he played the role of Harold.

Brand Endorsements

Enrique has appeared in commercials for many brands including Suzuki, Samsung, Lewis and Pearl & Closeup.

Enrique Gil Favorites

  • Favorite ActorJohnny Depp
  • Favorite ActressJulia Roberts
  • Favorite SingerRihanna
  • Favorite TV Show – Game of Thrones
  • Favorite Color – Black
  • Favorite Food – Fast Food

Enrique Gil Net worth

Enrique Gil has an estimated net worth of $5 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Enrique Gil

  • Enrique was 16 years old when he got into commercial modeling.
  • Gil also attended musical theater workshops organized by Trumpets.
  • In 2010, Enrique co-starred in the indie war film Diego and His Brothers.
  • In 2013, Gil joined the PETA campaign Free Mali to transfer her from the Manila zoo to Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary in Thailand.
  • In February of 2013, Gil was featured in Myrtle Sarrosa’s Mr. Kupido music video.
  • In 2014, Enrique replaced Kiko Estrada in the fantasy series Mirabella the debut project of Julia Barretto.
  • In July 2016, Gil was the lead actor in the action movie Dukot which was based on a real kidnapping incident in the country.
  • In 2017, Gil starred in the romantic comedy drama film My Ex and Whys opposite Liza Soberano, directed by Cathy Garcia Molina, who had previously worked with them in the romantic comedy television series Forevermore.
  • In 2018, Enrique was cast in the role of Lakas, a warrior in the television drama and fantasy series Bagani. The show debuted at Number 1 in its time slot and consistently ranked ahead of its competition during its five-month run.
  • In 2019, Gil won the Push Male TV Performance of the Year at the PUSH Performance Awards 2018.
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