Birth Name: Adrian Justine Aquino Muhlach
Place of Birth: Quezon City, Philippines
Date of Birth: May 20, 1992
Ethnicity: Filipino (including Bicolano), Chinese, Spanish
AJ Muhlach is a Filipino actor and singer. He is the son of Alvaro Amador Muhlach and Anita Adies Aquino. He is the brother of actor Aga Muhlach.
AJ’s paternal grandfather was Álvaro Muhlach Agüera (the son of Alejandro Muhlach and Enriqueta Agüera Iglesias). Álvaro was born in Barcelona, to parents from Santander and Cornillas, respectively, both in Cantabria. Enriqueta was the daughter of Cipriano Agüera Monin and Venancia Iglesias. The surname “Muhlach” was said to be originally “Mühlacker/Muhlaquer”, and is of possibly German origin. It is unclear if this German ancestry has been documented/verified.
AJ’s paternal grandmother was Concepcion “Conie” Borja Amador (the daughter of Francisco Amador and Nicolasa Borja y Mendoza). Concepcion was born in Xiamen, Fujian, China, where her father was also born. Francisco’s Chinese family name is said to be “Cheng”. Nicolasa was born in Goa, Camarines Sur, to Nicolás Borja and Hermenegilda Mendoza.
AJ’s maternal grandparents were ? Aquino and ? Adies.