Dennis Padilla

Personal Background of Dennis Padilla & His Showbiz Career

DENNIS PADILLA – Here are some details about the personal background, showbiz career, and family life of the Kapamilya actor-comedian.

Undeniably, Dennis Padilla is one of the most brilliant actors in the Philippine showbiz industry. He can do both – comedy and drama. He has spent most of his life in the industry.

Dennis Padilla

Dennis Padilla’s Personal Background

Born on February 9, 1962, actor-comedian Dennis Padilla’s real name is Dennis Esteban Dominguez Baldivia. He is the son of the late Dencio Padilla and Catalina Dominguez. Aside from being an actor and comedian, he is also a television host, a radio broadcaster, and a former politician.

Dennis have three (3) children with his ex-wife, Marjorie Barretto. It was in 1997 when the two (2) celebrities officially tied the knot. The then actress already has a daughter, Dani Barretto, from her previous relationship with Kier Legaspi. Meanwhile, she and her stepfather visibly has a good relationship.

The marriage of Dennis and Marjorie were blessed with three (3) kids – Julia Barretto, Claudia Barretto, and Leon Barretto. However, in 2007, the relationship of the two (2) celebrities led to separation and the annulment of their marriage. Their three (3) children remained with their mother.

Dennis Padilla found another love in the person of a non-showbiz Australian-Filipina, Linda Gorton. They’re together for several years now and their relationship is blessed with two (2) children – Gavin and Maddie. Meanwhile, despite all the issues, the actor-comedian has a wonderful relationship with his children with Marjorie Barretto.

Dennis Padilla’s Showbiz Career

He was only a kid when Dennis Padilla started his showbiz career. He played as the young Fernando Poe Jr. in the 1977 film Totoy Bato. It is one of his most memorable films as he was with “Da King” who is his godfather.

Dennis Padilla’s age now is 59 years old. Even before his retirement age, he was able to do more than 50 movies in his career span. He has played the “father” roles of several young celebrities in the industry and he is looking forward to working with his daughter, Julia Barretto.


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