You have to admit it. They are now hot. But, before they were not. This is actually what happened when puberty hits you really... hard. Here's our list of top 7 male celebrities who had the enormous transformations.
1. Daniel Padilla
Born on April 26, 1995, the ABS-CBN and Star Magic talent had his first acting exposure in the remake of Filipino youth-oriented show Gimik, in 2010. His major role was in 2011 where he was paired with her now long-time leading lady Kathryn Bernardo in the Kapamilya primetime TV series Princess and I.
Also popularly known as “DJ”, he is the son of celebrities Karla Estrada and Rommel Padilla.
2. Alden Richards
Richard Reyes Faulkerson, Jr. is of American descent through his grandfather on the father side. Before he became well-known in Eat Bulaga’s Kalyeserye segment as Maine Mendoza’s other half in the AlDub love team, the young actor first auditioned in television reality shows Starstruck of GMA Network and 2010 Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Clash of ABS-CBN but did not make it.
In 2015, he won best actor for his role as Rose Rizal in the Kapuso Network’s game-changer, Bayani (hero) series Ilustrado.
3. James Reid
Renowned as Cross Sandford in the hit movie Diary ng Panget, Robert James Reid rose to stardom after becoming the big winner in Pinoy Big Brother teen edition in 2010.
He was born to a Filipino mother and an Australian father. James grew up in Sydney, Australia and transferred to the Philippines when his parents separated when he was 15 years old.
The now 23-year-old actor is in a relationship with Nadine Lustre who is also his other half in the JaDine love team.
4. Enrique Gil
Enrique Mari Bacay Gil V may have small to big roles in ABS-CBN’s Budoy and Mula Sa Puso, but he earned greater attention from his role as Xander in the primetime series Forevermore where he was partnered with Filipino-American actress Liza Soberano. The tandem, popularly known as LizQuen, now stars in the romantic drama Dolce Amore of Kapamilya network.
5. Dingdong Dantes
He was first paired with Tanya Garcia in GMA 7's Sana ay Ikaw Na Nga. It was his first major soap opera.
Jose Sixto Gonzalez Dantes III was married to Kapuso Primetime Queen Marian Rivera which he met on the set of Philippines adaptation of the Mexican drama Marimar. The two played both lead roles in the said primetime hit TV series in 2007. Their first baby, Maria Letizia, will be turning one on November23.
6. Piolo Pascual
Piolo Jose Nonato Pascual had That’s Entertainment as his stepping stone in showbiz. His team up with Judy Ann Santos in soap operas became highly remarkable.
The 39-year-old actor is about to celebrate his 20 anniversary as a Star Magic Talent in 2017.
7. Vice Ganda
Born as Jose Marie Borja Viceral, the It’s Showtime host began as a stand-up comedian for The Library and Punchline. He first had appearances in Maging Sino Ka Man and Dyosa.
He is also hosting his Sunday talk show Gandang Gabi Vice aside from the noontime variety show Showtime. - Kami Media