Alden Richards is a Filipino actor, TV host, product endorser, businessman, and recording artist who is known for having been cast in several films and shows like Victor Magtanggol, The Gift, Sosy Problems, Meant To Beh, and Si Agimat, Si Enteng at Ako. Moreover, he has also accumulated an impressive social media fan base with more than 6.5 million followers on Twitter, more than 5 million followers on Instagram, and more than 2.5 million followers on Facebook.

Born Name

Richard Reyes Faulkerson Jr.

Nick Name

Alden, RJ, Chard, Tisoy

Sun Sign


Born Place

Santa Rosa, Laguna, Philippines


Santa Rosa, Laguna, Philippines



Alden Richards attended Paco Catholic School which is located in Paco, Manila, Philippines and also studied at Colegio de Santa Rosa de Lima High School. Later, he got enrolled at De La Salle Canlubang (DLSC) to pursue a degree in Business Management but failed in his attempts.


Actor, TV Host, Product Endorser, Businessman, Recording Artist


  • Father – Richard Peralta Faulkerson, Sr.
  • Mother – Rosario Reyes
  • Siblings – R.D. Faulkerson (Older Brother), Riza Faulkerson (Younger Sister). Alden Richards also has one other younger sister.
  • Others – William Marion Faulkerson (Paternal Grandfather), William Ney Fulkerson (Paternal Great Grandfather), Ida Estella May Tennant (Paternal Great Grandmother), Erlinda Concepcion Peralta (Paternal Grandmother), Linda (Maternal Grandmother)


Alden Richards is represented by –

  • GMA Network
  • GMA Artist Center






Universal Records, GMA Music




5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm


73 kg or 161 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Alden Richards has dated –

  1. Louise de los Reyes (2011) – He went out with actress and model, Louise de los Reyes in the year 2011.
  2. Sam Pinto (2011) – Alden Richards dated actress Sam Pinto for a few months in 2011.
  3. Julie Anne San Jose (2013) – In 2013, he had a short-termed relationship with Julie Anne San Jose, a singer, songwriter, actress, model, and television personality.
  4. (2015) – He went out with actress, comedienne, host, television and Internet personality, writer, product endorser, singer, and songwriter, Maine Mendoza, in the year 2015.

Race / Ethnicity

Mixed (Asian and White)

Alden Richards is of Cornish, Dutch, English, French, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), Scottish, Belgian (Flemish), Norwegian, and Filipino (Ilocano and Kapampangan) descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Dimpled smile
  • Toned physique

Brand Endorsements

Alden Richards has either endorsed or promoted several brands through social media like Boardwalk PH, Shopee Philippines, etc.


He grew up as a Catholic.

Alden Richards Facts

  1. During his younger years, he wanted to become a pilot but his mother encouraged him to become an actor.
  2. On May 26, 2013, Alden Richards released his debut eponymous EP via Universal Records. It was ranked at number #10 in the US World Albums (Billboard) chart and was certified Platinum by the Philippine Association of the Record Industry (PARI).
  3. He starred as José Rizal in the 2014 Philippine television drama period series, Ilustrado, and won the 29th PMPC Star Award for Television for “Best Drama Actor” in 2015.

Featured Image by Alden Richards / Instagram


Facts of Alden Richards

  • full nameAlden Richards
  • Date of Birth January 02, 1992
  • Age 29 years 11 months
  • Horoscope Capricorn
  • Lucky Number 6
  • Lucky Stone Topaz
  • Lucky Color Brown
  • Best Match for Marriage Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus
  • weight73 kg
  • height5 ft 11 in

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