- The fame of Alden Richards did not happen overnight but it came with a lot of difficulties
- In Bawal Judgmental, the actor recalled how his family experienced hardships especially when his mother died
- Since his father's earnings were not that sufficient, he decided to do something and to earn on his own, which prompted him to audition for commercials
- He also said that he needed to travel from the province to Manila just to be able to have a chance to audition
Alden Richards turned emotional during an episode of Bawal Judgmental.
He said that his father went through a difficult time sustaining them especially when his mother died.
"Noong year na namatay ang nanay ko, doon talaga nagsimula lahat," Alden said.
The actor said that his father had to leave his work so that he could get the money to be used to bury his mom.
He then realized that he needed to do something to help the family.
At first, Alden was not given the chance and was not accepted during auditions.
"Mas maraming hindi. Very depressing din kasi siya. Ang kalaban mo kasi 'yung pagkakataon eh, 'yung chance. What if hindi ka makuha?"
"But iniisip mo kasi 'yung puwede mong makuha out of doon sa pupuntahan mong audition kasi that time malaki nang bagay 'yung magkaroon ka ng kaunting kita," said the actor.
Alden Richards is a Kapuso actor, television host, commercial model, and entrepreneur. He was the other half of the phenomenal love team, AlDub, opposite Maine Mendoza.
Alden Richards has recently buzzed the online community after he turned 29 on Saturday, January 2. For his birthday, the actor shared some photos he took from his simple yet intimate birthday party. The Kapuso star was also joined by his family, including his dad and his grandparents, on his special day. According to Alden, the people he celebrated his birthday with are the "people who matter the most."
Alden Richards took on Dr. Vicki Belo’s “Hello, Love, Goodbye Challenge” in her recent vlog. The actor revealed that having a girlfriend is definitely a ‘hello’ for him in 2021. He revealed that he actually plans to get married by the age of 30, which will be in a year. Asked about his ideal girl, Alden mentioned that he wants someone who is passionate about life, supportive, and caring.
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