Marian Rivera

Personal Background of Marian Rivera & Her Showbiz Career

MARIAN RIVERA – Here are some details on the personal background, family, and showbiz career of Kapuso actress Marian Rivera.

One of the most beautiful faces in the Philippine entertainment industry is Kapuso actress Marian Rivera. Undeniably, only the years pass but the beauty of the actress does not age.

Marian Rivera Personal Background

Born in Madrid, Spain as Marian Rivera Gracia, she was welcomed by a Spaniard father, Francisco Javier Gracia Alonso, and a Filipina mother, Amalia Rivera, from Cavite. She’s the only child of the couple and Marian Rivera’s parents separated when she was just three (3) years old.

Marian grew up with her grandmother, Francisca Rivera, as her mom had to continue her work abroad. She was raised in Bacoor, Cavite. She had her elementary and secondary education at St. Francis of Assisi College System and she took Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree in De La Salle University-Dasmariñas.

Marian’s Showbiz Career

The showbiz career of Marian started as a TV commercial model for the lotion SkinWhite, SkyFlakes biscuit, and other products. Her first supporting role film appearance was in Enteng Kabisote 2: Okay Ka Fairy Ko: The Legend Continues.

Undeniably, Marian Rivera’s MariMar role is her most popular character and her breakthrough in showbiz. She worked with her loveteam partner and now husband, Dingdong Dantes, in the said Kapuso TV series.

Marian Rivera-Dingdong Dantes

Marian Rivera’s age now is 36 years old. She is married to Dingdong with whom she has two (2) kids now, Letizia and Sixto or “Ziggy”. It was in 2014 when the Dingdong Dantes-Marian Rivera wedding that was tagged as the Philippines’ Royal Wedding took place.


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