Daniel Padilla

Birth Name: Daniel John Ford Padilla

Place of Birth: Manila, Philippines

Date of Birth: April 26, 1995

Ethnicity: Filipino [Waray, Tagalog], some Spanish

Daniel Padilla is a Filipino actor and recording artist.

He is the son of actress and singer Karla Estrada (born Carla Elago Ford) and actor, model, businessperson, politician, and movie producer Rommel Cariño Padilla. He is a paternal nephew of actress, model, entertainer, comedian, and director BB Gandanghari (born Rustom Cariño Padilla), and politician, television personality, film actor, and director Robin Padilla, who has been a Senator of the Philippines, since June 30, 2022.

Daniel’s patrilineal ancestor, Luis Ortiz de Padilla, came from the Canary Islands in Spain.

Daniel’s paternal grandfather was Roy Padilla, Sr. (Casimero Bustamante Padilla, the son of José Padilla Gálvez and Ramona Bustamante). Daniel’s grandfather Carlos was born in Plaridel, Bulacan, Central Luzon, Philippines, and was a politician, who served as a Member of the Regular Batasang Pambansa, from June 30, 1984 to March 25, 1986, and Governor of Camarines Norte, from March 16, 1986 to January 17, 1988. Daniel’s great-grandfather José Padilla, Sr. was a lawyer, politician, and movie actor, who was Governor of Bulacan, from 1928 to 1931, and again, from 1934 to 1937. He was the son of Pedro Padilla Ortiz and Mónica Gálvez y Mariano.

Daniel’s paternal grandmother was Eva Lolita Rivera Cariño (the daughter of Rufino V. Cariño and Asuncion Rivera). Eva’s sister, Anita Rivera Cariño, is the grandmother of actress and model Bela Padilla, making Daniel and Bela second cousins. Rufino was the son of a father surnamed Cariño, and of Teodora Vergara.

Daniel’s maternal grandfather was named Raymond Ford.

Daniel’s maternal grandmother was named Thelma Ilago.

Sources: https://push.abs-cbn.com

Genealogy of Daniel Padilla (focusing on his father’s side) – http://www.geni.com

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