Claudine Barretto

Personal Background of Claudine Barretto & Her Showbiz Career

CLAUDINE BARRETTO – Here are some details about actress Claudine Barretto’s personal background, family life, and showbiz career.

Some celebrities in the Philippine showbiz industry achieved the limelight at a young age but had to step back from their career for something more personal. One of them is actress Claudine Barretto who left the industry for her family.

Claudine Barretto

Claudine Barretto’s Personal Background

Born on July 20, 1979 in Manila, Claudine Barretto’s real name is Claudine Margaret Castelo Barretto. Both her parents, Miguel Barretto and Estrella “Inday” Barretto, are non-showbiz but many from their family entered the field. She is the younger sister of actresses Gretchen Barretto and Marjorie Barretto.

In 2006, Claudine married actor Raymart Santiago. They adopted Sabina and their marriage was blessed with another child, their biological son Santino. However, the couple separated and the children are living with the actress. She decided to adopt two (2) more kids – Quia and Noah. She’s vocal of living for her children who were also the reason why she left the industry before. Claudine Barretto’s age now is 41 years old.

Claudine Barretto’s Showbiz Career

Claudine rose to prominence with her loveteam partner and late ex-boyfriend, Rico Yan. They did several projects together and their most popular project was the movie Got 2 Believe which was a box office success. However, in March 2002, the actor died of cardiac arrest during a short vacation in Palawan. It left countless hearts broken and Claudine was really devastated.

Currently, the fans and supporters of Claudine await the showbiz comeback of the actress. Many are excited to see her again on screen with her former leading men.


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