Bernard Palanca: bio, family, age, scandal, children

Bernard Palanca: bio, family, age, scandal, children

Bernard Palanca is a Filipino actor, product endorser and a host. He became popular after his exemplary appearances in Sa Huling paghihintay of 2001, The Wedding Curse of 2006, and The Patriarch of 2013.

Bernard Palanca
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Bernard is a diligent person who has made a name in the Philippines acting field. As an actor, host and product endorser, he is well-known and loved within the Philippines and beyond. His illustrious career has equally earned him a substantial amount of wealth.

Bernard Palanca profile summary

  • Full name: Bernard Revilla Palanca, Jr.
  • Nickname: BJ
  • Date of birth: December 3th, 1976
  • Bernard Palanca age: 43 years
  • Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
  • Years active: 1996 to present
  • Place of birth: Pasay, Philippines
  • Nationality: Philippines
  • Ethnicity: Filipino
  • Occupation: Actor, host, endorser
  • Height: 1.83 m
  • S3xuality: Straight
  • Marital status: Divorced

Bernard Palance biography

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The Filipino actor, product endorser and host was born on December 3rd, 1976 in Pasay, Philippines. He is the son of Bernard Palanca, Sr a former race car driver in the Philippines. His mother is Pita Revilla, and the brother of Bernard Palanca is called Mico.

Bernard Palanca father is the son to Carlos Palanca, a businessman and philanthropist, who is believed to have a Chinese ancestry. His father died when the actor was still young.

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Bernard Palanca mother, on the other hand, is from the Revilla clan. She is the daughter of the former actor Jose Revilla, sometimes called Armando Goyena. His maternal grandfather greatly influenced him to secure his career in the acting field.

Bernard Palance career and achievements

The highly dedicated actor enrolled for acting classes at a young age. He made his television debut in 1995 and featured as a host in a show called ASAP. His film debut happened in 1998 when he appeared as a cast in Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay. Throughout his illustrious career, the actor has made appearances in several television shows and movies. He has also won numerous product endorsement deals.

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Bernard Palanca age
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Some of his bestselling works are as follows.

Television shows

  • Mea Culpa (2019)
  • FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano (2019)
  • Ipaglaban Mo!: Suspetsa (2017)
  • Till I Met You (2016)
  • Pangako Sa ‘Yo (2015)
  • Hawak Kamay (2014)
  • Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala (2013)
  • Babaeng Hampaslupa (2011)
  • Endless Love (2010)
  • May Bukas Pa (2009)
  • Carlo J. Caparas’ Gagambino (2009)
  • HushHush (2008)
  • Rounin (2007)
  • Your Song Presents: I (2006)
  • Bora: Sons of the Beach (2005)
  • Hiram (2004)
  • Masayang Tanghali Bayan (2003)
  • Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay (2002)
  • Sa Dulo Ng Walang Hanggan (2001)
  • Labs Ko Si Babe (1999)
  • Gimik (1996)
  • ASAP (1995–present)


  • Sin Island (2018)
  • How to Be Yours (2016)
  • Shake, Rattle & Roll XV (2014)
  • Four Sisters and a Wedding (2013)
  • Captive (2012)
  • Paano Na Kaya (2010)
  • You Changed My Life (2009)
  • Baler (2008)
  • A Very Special Love (2008)
  • Sukob (2006)
  • All My Life (2004)
  • Pagdating Ng Panahon (2001)
  • Narinig Mo Na Ba Ang Latest? (2001)
  • Sa Huling Paghihintay (2001)
  • Bakit Ba Ganyan? (Ewan Ko Nga Ba, Darling) (2000)
  • Kahit Isang Saglit (2000)

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Bernard Palanca wife, children and relationship affairs

The Filipino actor had been married to actress Meryll Soriano before. Unfortunately, the couple got separated. The split occurred barely five months after Bernard Palanca Meryll Soriano wedding. Later on, the actor began dating Jerika Ejercito, the daughter of Joseph Ejercito Estrada, the former president and current mayor of Manila.

Bernard Palanca son

He has two sons called Elijah Pineda and Isaiah Joseph Ejercito Palanca. Elijah's mother is Meryll Soriano, whereas Isaiah belongs to Jerika.

Bernard Palanca son
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Jerika Ejercito Bernard Palanca relationship

Jerika Ejercito and Bernard Palanca had dated for four years before they went their separate ways. Their relationship brought forth a baby boy called Isaiah.

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In 2016, their fans were surprised when Bernard Palanca girlfriend took to his Instagram page to confirm their break up. According to Rappler, the actor says that he did not let her go but instead, his girlfriend replaced him.

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Jerika, on the other hand, responded by saying that there was no third party involved in their break up.

To set the record straight... Once and for all, no one replaced anyone just like that. I have kept our breakup very private out of respect for the father of my child

She went further to explain that there are many painful reasons why she decided to end her relationship with the actor. Nonetheless, she chose to keep the reason between the two.

Bernard Palanca scandal

In 2017, the celebrated actor received attention from netizens for an alleged private video that leaked online. The alleged Bernard Palanca jakol which was uploaded on YouTube runs for two minutes and four seconds and shows a guy who apparently appears like Bernard showing his full glory.

Bernard Palanca scandal
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The actor who is supposed to be talking to someone through cam-to-cam chat is seen playing with his private parts in the video. He then showed an adult toy called fleshlight while saying, "Just imagine this being you."

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Bernard Palanca death

Is the actor dead or alive? The actor is alive. However, he lost his brother Mico.

Tragic death of Bernard Palanca brother

In late 2019, Philippine's entertainment industry was in utter shock after it was confirmed that actor Mico was dead. The cause of his death was, however, not mentioned. Bernard Palanca and Mico Palanca are brothers who have been actively involved in the acting scene for a long time.

Bernard Palanca Instagram

The Filipino star is an active member of the social media fraternity. You can follow him using the following link:

  • Instagram page: @iambjp.76

Bernard Palanca is no doubt one of the most celebrated actors in the Philippines. He is an inspiration to many young and upcoming artist.

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