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Enrique Mary Bacay Gil V is a ‘RAWR’ award-winning Filipino actor, singer, and dancer

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BirthdayMarch 30, 1992
NationalityFilipinos
FamousFilipino Men, Film & Theater Personalities, Actors
Girl FriendsLiza Soberano
SiblingsDiandra Frances Gil, Enrique Javier Gil
Known asEnrique Mari Bacay Gil V
Universities
  • De Montfort University
Birth PlaceCebu
Height178cm
GenderMale
FatherEnrique Gil Sr.
MotherBambi Gil
Sun SignAries
Born inCebu
Famous asActor
Socials

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Who is Enrique Gil?

Enrique Mary Bacay Gil V is a ‘RAWR’ award-winning Filipino actor, singer, and dancer, known for his portrayal of ‘Alexander ‘Xander’ Grande III’ in the TV series, ‘Forevermore.’ His other popular films and TV shows are ‘Budoy,’ ‘She’s The One,’ ‘Muling Bukson Ang Puso,’ ‘Dukot,’ ‘Dolce Amore,’ among many others. He was born and raised in Cebu City, Philippines. After his school education, he joined college to study Information Technology, but dropped-out to pursue a career in modeling, and acting. He joined the institute, ‘Trumpets,’ to train for a career in commercial modeling and musical theater. Gil began his career with TV commercials and soon received roles in TV series and films. In 2013, he released a dance album, ‘King of the Gil.’ He has appeared in lead roles in a number of successful romantic drama series and movies, such as ‘Just the Way You Are,’ ‘Everyday I Love you,’ and ‘My Ex and Whys,’ among others. Gil has received many prestigious awards, including the ‘Most Promising Male Star of the Year (2014)’ from the ‘GMMS Foundation.’

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Childhood & Early Life

Gil was born on March 30, 1992, in Cebu City, Philippines, to Enrique Amadeo Gil III and Barbara Anne Bacay. He is of mix descent as his father was Spanish and mother is of Filipino, German, and Spanish lineage. His father died of cancer in 2008. He is second of the three children. He has an older brother, Enrique Javier (Javy), and a younger sister, Diandra Frances (Andie). His parents worked for the ‘Philippine Airlines’ as flight attendants.

He completed his primary schooling at the ‘Montessori De Manila’ in the BF Executive Village in Las Piñas and attended secondary school at ‘Manresa School’ in Parañaque. Gil completed his schooling in 2008 and joined ‘San Beda College,’ Alabang, to study Information Technology. However, he dropped-out to pursue his dream of a career in acting. He is related to Filipino entertainment personalities Paul Salas and Dingdong Dantes.

Along with his busy career, Gil is presently pursuing Business Management studies under the ‘Pearson HND Programme,’ leading to Top-up degree with ‘De Montfort University,’ UK.

Career

In the summer of 2008, Gil joined ‘Trumpets,’ an institute for commercial modeling and musical theater workshops. He initially received assignments for modeling in TV commercials. He was noticed in his ‘Lewis & Pearl’s’ ad with actor Coleen Garcia. He also appeared as one of the eco-models in the drama series, ‘I Love Betty La Fea.’ The ‘ABS-CBN’ channel offered him to attend workshops under their management. Later, he got to play the role of ‘Harold’ in the ‘ABS-CBN’s’ action-drama series, ‘Pieta’ (2008 - 2009.)

During this period, his mother persuaded Gil to audition for the sitcom, ‘George and Cecil,’ and he was immediately signed on for the series. Later, he portrayed the role of the brother of lead actor, Kristel Moreno, in an indie film, ‘Pitas’ (2010).

Next, he worked in a war film, ‘Diego and His Brothers,’ in 2010. Gil appeared as one of the ‘Star Magic’s’ dancing talents, ‘Gigger Boys,’ in the ‘ABS-CBN’s’ long running TV musical show, ASAP (All-star Sunday Afternoon Party). In May 2010, he essayed the role of ‘Andrew’ in the teleserye, ‘Rosalka.’ He starred in the film, ‘Till My Heartaches End,’ as Joco, the younger brother of actor Gerald Anderson. He got a chance to host the ‘ABS-CBN’s’ 2010 musical reality-variety show, ‘Shoutout!’

Gil received an important break in the 2011 remake of ‘Mula Sa Puso,’ where he portrayed the role of ‘Michael Miranda’ (originally played by Diether Ocampo). In the 2011 teen dance-musical drama ‘Good Vibes,’ he essayed the part of ‘Troy Cabrera.’ He worked with debutants Kathryn Bernardo and Julia Montes in the Star Cinema’s 2011 release, ‘Way Back Home.’ He appeared as ‘BJ Maniego’ in the 2011’s TV drama series ‘Budoy.’

In the 2012 teen TV drama, ‘Princess and I,’ Gil co-starred with Kathryn Bernardo in the role of ‘Dasho Jao Rinpoche.’ In the same year, he also starred in the teen romantic-comedy film, ‘The Reunion’ and a horror-drama film, ‘Amorosa,’ his first horror-film. He worked in another horror-adventure movie, ‘The Strangers,’ which was one of the official entries for the ‘38th Metro Manila Film Festival.’

In 2013, he appeared in a music video, ‘Mr. Kupido,’ by Myrtle Sarrosa. Gil essayed the role of the Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile on the Philippine TV’s longest running drama anthology, ‘Maalaala Mo Kaya.’ His next project was the series, ‘Muling Buksan Ang Puso,’ co-starring Julia Montes and Enchong Dee. The film, ‘She’s the One,’ (2013) is considered as his breakthrough movie as an actor, wherein he shares the screen with Bea Alonzo and Dingdong Dantes.

‘King of the Gil,’ his debut dance album, was released in July 2013 under ‘Star Records.’ Gil’s dance concert at the ‘Smart-Araneta Coliseum’ was also a great success. Many from the Philippines entertainment industry appeared as guests on his concert.

Gil co-starred with debutant Julia Barretto in the 2014 drama fantasy TV series, ‘Mirabella.’ He released his single, ‘Do the Moves’ (with Sarah Geronimo and apl.de.ap) on March 1, and its music video on March 8, 2014. In June 2014, he was cast with Liza Soberano in the Star Cinema’s ‘The Bet,’ a film based on Kimberley Joy Villanueva’s novel. Later, the film was renamed as ‘Just the Way You Are’ and was released in June 2015; it became a big commercial success.

His lead role in his next project, the romantic-drama TV series ‘Forevermore’ (2014) brought him a lot of accolades. Here Gil plays Alexander ‘Xander’ Grande III, a rebellious heir to Maria Agnes Calay (Liza Soberano). This series was hugely appreciated and thus their pair was repeated in more such romantic projects.

His next venture was a romantic film, ‘Everyday I Love You,’ with Liza Soberano, and Gerald Anderson was the third angle of the love-story. In February 2016, Gil and Soberano were cast in another romantic-drama, ‘Dolce Amore,’ which was broadcast on the primetime TV. Here he essayed a poor, painstaking boy, ‘Simon Vicente ‘TenTen’ Ibarra,’ from Manila.

Gil starred in a challenging lead role in the 2016 action movie, ‘Dukot,’ which was based on a real-life kidnapping incidence. His next romantic-comedy movie, ‘My Ex and Whys,’ which was released in February 2017, became a great success netting ₱ 31.5 million on the first day. This film, too, starred the successful pair of Gil and Soberano. Currently, he is working with Soberano in ABS-CBN’s fantasy TV series ‘Bagani.’

Awards & Achievements

On May 18, 2014, he received the ‘Most Promising Male Star of the Year’ award at the ‘45th Box Office Entertainment Awards of GMMSF.’ He also earned various awards of ‘GMMS Foundation’ during 2016-2018. In 2016, he won 3 RAWR awards for ‘Favorite Actor of the Year,’ and shared ‘Popular Love-Team’ and ‘Fan Club of the Year’ awards with Soberano. Gil has won many other awards, including ‘Yahoo! OMG! award,’ ‘Push Awards,’ and ‘Alta Media Icon Awards,’ among others.

Personal Life

In 2010-2011, Gil dated actor Coleen Garcia, his co-star of ‘Good Vibes.’ Presently, he is in a romantic relationship with Liza Soberano.

Gil is a member of PETA and actively participated in the 2013’s ‘Free Mali’ campaign, which was organized to help transfer the captive elephant ‘Mali’ from Manila Zoo to ‘Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary’ in Thailand.

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Enrique Gil biography timelines

  • // 30th Mar 1992 To 2008
    Gil was born on March 30, 1992, in Cebu City, Philippines, to Enrique Amadeo Gil III and Barbara Anne Bacay. He is of mix descent as his father was Spanish and mother is of Filipino, German, and Spanish lineage. His father died of cancer in 2008. He is second of the three children. He has an older brother, Enrique Javier (Javy), and a younger sister, Diandra Frances (Andie). His parents worked for the ‘Philippine Airlines’ as flight attendants.
  • // 2008
    He completed his primary schooling at the ‘Montessori De Manila’ in the BF Executive Village in Las Piñas and attended secondary school at ‘Manresa School’ in Parañaque. Gil completed his schooling in 2008 and joined ‘San Beda College,’ Alabang, to study Information Technology. However, he dropped-out to pursue his dream of a career in acting. He is related to Filipino entertainment personalities Paul Salas and Dingdong Dantes.
  • // 2010
    During this period, his mother persuaded Gil to audition for the sitcom, ‘George and Cecil,’ and he was immediately signed on for the series. Later, he portrayed the role of the brother of lead actor, Kristel Moreno, in an indie film, ‘Pitas’ (2010).
  • // 2010 To 2011
    In 2010-2011, Gil dated actor Coleen Garcia, his co-star of ‘Good Vibes.’ Presently, he is in a romantic relationship with Liza Soberano.
  • // 2012
    In the 2012 teen TV drama, ‘Princess and I,’ Gil co-starred with Kathryn Bernardo in the role of ‘Dasho Jao Rinpoche.’ In the same year, he also starred in the teen romantic-comedy film, ‘The Reunion’ and a horror-drama film, ‘Amorosa,’ his first horror-film. He worked in another horror-adventure movie, ‘The Strangers,’ which was one of the official entries for the ‘38th Metro Manila Film Festival.’
  • // 2013
    In 2013, he appeared in a music video, ‘Mr. Kupido,’ by Myrtle Sarrosa. Gil essayed the role of the Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile on the Philippine TV’s longest running drama anthology, ‘Maalaala Mo Kaya.’ His next project was the series, ‘Muling Buksan Ang Puso,’ co-starring Julia Montes and Enchong Dee. The film, ‘She’s the One,’ (2013) is considered as his breakthrough movie as an actor, wherein he shares the screen with Bea Alonzo and Dingdong Dantes.
  • // 2013
    Gil is a member of PETA and actively participated in the 2013’s ‘Free Mali’ campaign, which was organized to help transfer the captive elephant ‘Mali’ from Manila Zoo to ‘Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary’ in Thailand.
  • // Jul 2013
    ‘King of the Gil,’ his debut dance album, was released in July 2013 under ‘Star Records.’ Gil’s dance concert at the ‘Smart-Araneta Coliseum’ was also a great success. Many from the Philippines entertainment industry appeared as guests on his concert.
  • // 2014
    His lead role in his next project, the romantic-drama TV series ‘Forevermore’ (2014) brought him a lot of accolades. Here Gil plays Alexander ‘Xander’ Grande III, a rebellious heir to Maria Agnes Calay (Liza Soberano). This series was hugely appreciated and thus their pair was repeated in more such romantic projects.
  • // 2016 To Feb 2017
    Gil starred in a challenging lead role in the 2016 action movie, ‘Dukot,’ which was based on a real-life kidnapping incidence. His next romantic-comedy movie, ‘My Ex and Whys,’ which was released in February 2017, became a great success netting ₱ 31.5 million on the first day. This film, too, starred the successful pair of Gil and Soberano. Currently, he is working with Soberano in ABS-CBN’s fantasy TV series ‘Bagani.’
  • // Feb 2016
    His next venture was a romantic film, ‘Everyday I Love You,’ with Liza Soberano, and Gerald Anderson was the third angle of the love-story. In February 2016, Gil and Soberano were cast in another romantic-drama, ‘Dolce Amore,’ which was broadcast on the primetime TV. Here he essayed a poor, painstaking boy, ‘Simon Vicente ‘TenTen’ Ibarra,’ from Manila.

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  • What is Enrique Gil birthday?

    Enrique Gil was born at 1992-03-30

  • Where is Enrique Gil's birth place?

    Enrique Gil was born in Cebu

  • What is Enrique Gil nationalities?

    Enrique Gil's nationalities is Filipinos

  • Who is Enrique Gil girl friends?

    Enrique Gil's girlFriends is Liza Soberano

  • Who is Enrique Gil siblings?

    Enrique Gil's siblings is Diandra Frances Gil, Enrique Javier Gil

  • What was Enrique Gil universities?

    Enrique Gil studied at De Montfort University

  • How tall is Enrique Gil?

    Enrique Gil's height is 178

  • Who is Enrique Gil's father?

    Enrique Gil's father is Enrique Gil Sr.

  • Who is Enrique Gil's mother?

    Enrique Gil's mother is Bambi Gil

  • What is Enrique Gil's sun sign?

    Enrique Gil is Aries

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    Enrique Gil is famouse as Actor

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