Daniel Padilla (born Daniel John Ford Padilla) is a teen actor currently seen on "Growing Up", a youth-oriented series on ABS-CBN. Born on April 26, 1995, Daniel Padilla is the son of actor Rommel Padilla (brother of Robin) and former actress Karla Estrada.
The 16 year-old replaced his friend Albie Casino in "Growing Up", taking the role of Patrick - a bad boy heartthrob. Daniel said he and Albie are still friends and that Albie is showing his support for him. "Growing Up'" airs Sundays on ABS-CBN.
In his interview with PEP.ph, Daniel expressed being pressured having celebrity parents.
"Mommy ko singer at actress po. Dad ko po, actor rin po. Yung expectation po sa amin mataas." Daniel said.
Daniel had also told the Press that it was always his dream to be star.
"Bata pa lang ako gusto ko na talagang mag-showbiz. Gusto kong i-try yung ginagawa ni Mama and Papa."
Daniel Padilla was also part of the cast of now defunct ABS-CBN show "Gimik 2010." He is a member of a band named Parking 5.
Check out photos of Daniel Padilla of Growing Up below:
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