There is always something captivating about a bad guy in a movie. Filipino actor Robin Padilla has managed to wow the audience with his protagonist badass roles. This has led to him being called the Bad boy of the Philippine cinema and ‘James Dean.’ The cultural icon has also made tremendous contributions to the TV industry with groundbreaking roles. He is really a national treasure.
Robinhood Ferdinand Carino Padilla, better known by his stage name Robin Padilla is a Filipino actor, screenwriter, film director, producer, and martial artist. He is popular for his badass gangster movie roles. With a family background in acting, he did not have to look far enough for inspiration. The talented actor has been featured in blockbuster movies and TV shows and received multiple awards for his craft.
Robin Padilla profile summary
- Full name: Robinhood Ferdinand Carino Padilla
- Date of birth: November 23rd, 1969
- Place of birth: Daet, Camarines Norte, Philippines
- Age: 49 years
- Profession: Actor, screenwriter, film director/producer, martial artist
- Height: 5’8” (173cm)
- Weight: 72kg (158.73lbs)
- Nationality: Filipino
- Years active: 1978-present
- Net worth: $25 million
Robin Padilla was born on November 23rd, 1969, in Daet, Camarines Norte, Philippines. His mother, Eva Carino Padilla, was an actress while his father, Casimero Padilla Sr, was a film director who once served as the vice-governor of Camarines Norte in the 70s and an assemblyman in the 80s. Robin was raised in Manila and moved to Baguio, where he was discovered. He wanted to be an astronaut even though acting coursed through his veins.
Robin Padilla siblings
Padilla has seven siblings; four sisters and three brothers. Three siblings Royette, Rommel, and Rustom, are also actors. Also, he has a half brother Casimero Roy A. Padilla Jr who inherited his father’s passion for politics and served as a union leader, congressman and governor of Camarines Norte for three terms.
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Robin Padilla wife
Robin’s wife is called Mariel Rodriguez. He married her on August 19th, 2010, in India at the Taj Mahal. Liezl Sicangco is Padilla’s ex-wife, who he married in a Muslim ceremony at the New Bilibid Prison social hall, and the two later divorced.
Robin Padilla children
Padilla has four children with Lielz Sicangco: three daughters and one son. From his relationship with actress Jobelle Salvador, he has a son called Mico. He also has another daughter with model Leah Orosa called Camille who is an aspiring actress and model.
Robin Padilla daughters
Robin has five daughters. With Lielz Sicangco, he has Kylie and Queenie, who are both actresses, and Zhen-Zhen; with Leah Orosa, he has Camille, an aspiring model and actress; and with wife Mariel Rodriguez, he has Isabella.
Robin Padilla age
The film actor was born on November 23rd, 1969, and is currently 49 years old and just a few weeks shy of turning 50.
Robin Padilla height
The physically fit actor is 5’8” tall, which translates to 173cm.
What is the religion of Robin Padilla?
The famous actor became a Muslim while serving a two-year sentence for illegal possession of high-powered firearms. President Fidel Ramos granted him a conditional pardon, and he was released in 1998.
His wife, Mariel Rodriguez, is a Catholic, and during their nine-year marriage, Robin has never imposed his beliefs on her even though he is a dedicated Muslim.
Robin Padilla movies
The talented actor has been featured in blockbuster movies like Ang Utol Kong Hoodlum with Vina Morales and Maging Sino Ka Man with Sharon Cuneta. He is also a martial artist. Thus, Padilla does his movie stunts, which could be risky at times. The worst accident he has had is while filming a blasting scene in the movie Utol Kong Hoodlum whereby he got burns on his arms and abdomen.
Robin reprised his role as Anghel in the film Hari ng Selda: Anak ni Baby Ama 2 in 2002 with Angelika dela Cruz. The movie was a sequel to the 1990 version. He appeared in two movies in 2005, La Visa Loca which was a comedy film and Kulimlim which was a horror film. In the 2006 Urian Awards, the actor received the award for the Best Actor. While he was under GMA Films, he signed a two-film contract and ended up being featured in the movies Till I Met You and Sundo. Padilla received a Cinema One Legend Award in 2009. The successful actor has a Golden Screen Award and two FAMAS awards.
The phenomenal actor transitioned to TV through Pwedeng-Pwede, the ABS-CBN comedy show. In 2003, he debuted his primetime action-drama series performance in Basta’t Kasama Kita. After his contract with ABS-CBN expired, he moved to the GMA network and starred in the Asian Treasures TV series. He went back to ABS-CBN in 2010 and worked on the sitcom Toda Max. In late 2013, the superstar made a cameo appearance in Adarna in the GMA network. Two years later, he became one of the judges of Pilipinas Got Talent Season 5.
Robin Padilla net worth
With a successful career as an actor, director, producer, screenwriter, and martial artist, Robin has managed to accumulate a substantial amount of wealth. He is currently worth $25 million.
They say that there is only so much someone can do. However, Robin Padilla has ventured into so many aspects of film and TV. He portrays his passion and dedication in his craft, and that is why he gets an overwhelmingly positive response from the audience. The fact that the famous actor does his stunts is incredible and inspiring, and we cannot wait for what lies ahead.