Marian Rivera Biography and Profile


Real Name: Marian Rivera Gracia
Birthday: August 12, 1984
Place where she grew up or Birth place: Madrid, Spain
Profession: Actress, Dancer, model
Height: 5’ 4”
Father’s Name: Francisco Javier Alonzo Gracia, Spanish
Mother’s Name: Amalia Rivera, Filipina (When Marian Rivera was 2 years old, her parents got separated, Marian and her mom went back to the Philippines)
College School: Finished BS Psychology in De La Salle University Dasmariñas
Elementary and High School: Saint Francis of Assisi College System

Everything about Marian Rivera:

Marian Rivera is an only child that started her stardom by getting herself involved with TV commercials and ramp modeling. Skin White and Sky Flakes were the first two commercials that she made. With her beauty, gorgeous looks and acting talent, Marian never expected her life to be with showbiz, since she knew that it would be difficult and complicated to this kind of industry. Marian said that her destiny brought her into this career and where she will truly succeed and share her talent to a lot of people. Her dream is just simple; she only wants a very good and peaceful life. She wants to have a lovely house and have a business as well so that whenever some things happen to her, she will have a fallback. Marian loves dancing, listening to music most especially love songs. Words that definitely describe Marian would be a very strong and sweet person. Her favorite fashion attire would be rubber shoes, jeans and shirt.

Marian Rivera was able to have some afternoon sopa operas for TAPE Inc. and GMA Network that includes Kung Mamahalin Mo Lang Ako, Agawin Mo Man Ang Lahat and Pinakamamahal which also starred Oyo Boy Sotto. A lot of soap operas then followed after that. Marian became very popular when she had the role of Marimar, Philippine remake. Now, she has been considered as one of the soap opera queens.

TRIVIA: Marian named her two cars Cariño and Amigo. She believes that her cars bring her good luck.


87 Comments on "Marian Rivera Biography and Profile"

  1. rico john on Wed, 2nd Dec 2009 9:21 am 

    hi poh miss marian mztah poh kau?

  2. marites on Mon, 15th Nov 2010 1:31 am 

    super ganda ni marian. i like her coz she is very true to everyone.. she is not hypocrite. i like her being one of those honest actesses in the showbiz industry.. magaling umarte, sumayaw at magpakwla..singer and beatboxer pa…san ka pa diba.

  3. eric on Sat, 11th Dec 2010 7:42 am 

    marian sana ibalik yung marimar kasi ang ganda ganda ng marimar eh please

  4. nhorsaima tasil on Thu, 16th Dec 2010 7:24 pm 

    sana po ate marian maging isang artista ako katulad mo gusto kong mangyayari yun ay ikaw ang una makatrabaho … i hope my dreams is come true

  5. alvie marian on Thu, 16th Dec 2010 9:50 pm 

    HaI pOh !!! ms mArian !! gAnda muh !! kEep up the gud work ! im ur no 1 fan :))

  6. jhane on Sat, 22nd Jan 2011 2:52 am 

    hi marian im ur fanatics fan,,,i really like u,,,,all ur tv show,commercial…soap opera,,,everything i lkie it,,,,love u,,more power 2 ur life,,,GBU

  7. era love milla on Sun, 24th Apr 2011 3:20 am 

    i luv u marian

  8. wyen on Sat, 30th Apr 2011 1:48 pm 

    how are you sist marian??? really love you

  9. zahirah on Thu, 19th May 2011 5:44 am 

    you are really a beautiful woman….

  10. hanna on Wed, 8th Jun 2011 2:39 am 

    marian panggap! tsk tsk

  11. joanna on Sat, 18th Jun 2011 8:33 am 

    marian pahingi naman ako ng pinaka simple mong picture please.. i like you most when you’re offcam.

  12. era on Wed, 13th Jul 2011 10:50 am 

    i really love marian rivera and I hope someday i will meet her at her own country.. can you wait for me marian?

  13. pey malonzo on Sat, 16th Jul 2011 5:07 am 

    Hi ate Marin I’m A Big Fan Of Yours! I love U so Much Ingat lng po kyo jan palagi wag niyo na po papansinin ang mga naninira sa inyo naiingit lng po cla dahil sa dumating kayo sa ganyang Level Mahal kopo Kyo ni Kuya Dingdong! ;) im so Hapi kc po Nakita ko Narin po Kyo nung Pumunta po kyo sa SM Pampanga! :P

  14. brenda on Wed, 3rd Aug 2011 1:28 am 

    i just love rivera if there is one person i want to meet in this world it is her……..

  15. iyka zamzam on Fri, 12th Aug 2011 4:45 am 

    happy besday… hope of your long life . .
    i love you dongyan . .
    hope you not separated with dong like your parents . .

  16. sheila on Wed, 14th Sep 2011 11:55 am 

    i love this actress with all my heart and wouid do anything to say hi and tell her she is the best have come across.

  17. sheila on Wed, 14th Sep 2011 11:57 am 

    ths lady is my favourite actress of all times and i love like everything she does.

  18. Maria wavua on Thu, 15th Sep 2011 7:36 am 

    Marian, you are a great actress, i love you.

  19. LEA on Sat, 29th Oct 2011 2:28 pm 


  20. juliana evans on Mon, 21st Nov 2011 8:36 am 

    do you have siblings?

  21. Narnie on Sat, 4th Feb 2012 5:52 am 

    Kumusta ka Marian, kailan kayo dumating dito sa Malaysia?

  22. Narnie on Sat, 4th Feb 2012 5:55 am 

    Mahal na mahal kita Marian

  23. mian on Tue, 27th Mar 2012 12:22 am 

    wow…ate marian magkapareho kau ng papa ko ng b-day.
    grabe lagi ktang inaabangan…sa mga soap opera mo…sna mgtagal kapa sa showbiz and stay humble. :)

    i luv u ate marian…my idol

    ingat po kau lagi.

  24. Stella on Fri, 13th Apr 2012 5:10 am 

    Marian is really a rare gem,so so talented and gifted in here career.

  25. velvet on Sun, 15th Apr 2012 11:58 pm 

    i hope i will meet you marian,i like your drama

  26. neliza magalong on Mon, 16th Apr 2012 5:09 am 

    wow my idol actress ko ang ganda ganda nio p tlaga grabe po tuwing pnpnuod ko po kau ang saya saya ko po

  27. CONY on Tue, 24th Apr 2012 6:36 am 

    can i get your contact am in luv with ur soaps

  28. Queen on Fri, 4th May 2012 3:24 pm 

    Marian, you are my idol. I love you so much. I wish and hope i can meet you one day. Am from Nigeria……

  29. odunseye on Mon, 7th May 2012 6:27 am 


  30. xtina on Thu, 10th May 2012 6:37 am 

    i truly love your acting. I love you marian

  31. sandra arthur on Fri, 25th May 2012 8:10 pm 

    i love her and she is pretty

  32. Fred on Mon, 28th May 2012 2:55 pm 

    you are good at what you do, l hope to see you some day. some love

  33. alicecruz on Thu, 31st May 2012 7:46 am 

    hi marian rivera, i felt very very happy because i can read your profile. you are very beautiful, marian …i like your acting in Endless Love…(very hppy !) always happy, marian with your life !!!

  34. Rhose on Tue, 19th Jun 2012 6:44 am 

    Yes, she is truly beautiful, I like her face, I saw her in H&M shop here in Barcelona with Dingdong Dantes, it was yesterday Monday:)

  35. suren karl on Mon, 25th Jun 2012 10:45 pm 

    hello miss marian ,i know there are many gossips from you that you’re a bad girl, but i don’t believe with them ‘coz i know that there’s still good things that’s with in you. and i know that nobody’s perfect. i love you very much, go go go,don’t mind critics. i’m always be the no.1 fan of yours. wish you luck and God bless.

  36. Buchizy on Fri, 29th Jun 2012 8:55 am 

    Marian, i believe your simplicity will change the world. Maybe I called you the daughter of romance. Love your style.

  37. Louisa charles on Wed, 4th Jul 2012 5:31 am 

    I love you marian for your simplicity keep it up.

  38. Louisa charles on Wed, 4th Jul 2012 5:47 am 

    Doing the best of you is what is desired of everyone. marian, continue to do good and forget about critics. luv u.

  39. reysabelle laygo on Sun, 22nd Jul 2012 4:49 am 

    marian ikaw rin ba yung gumanap sa hiram na puso kasi kahawig mo rin yung si lira!

  40. Jacob dan on Thu, 26th Jul 2012 11:00 pm 

    Waoo,no wonder u her so pretty,good in acting.u her so difference i love all ur movies most exp gangerous love, i pray one day i see u and hear ur real voice marian and jericho rosales, kristine harmosal love u all u are all my faviourites one. pls dis is my no 08156262092 pls contact me u her bles love u.

  41. Mendos on Sat, 4th Aug 2012 2:34 pm 

    Marian rivera ur beauty speak of ur action,watching ur movies with dingdong dantes create love in heart,take good care of him.i luv u

  42. estella on Sun, 19th Aug 2012 8:20 am 

    go on girl, Ghana is behind ur back and the whole world is watching u, get married soon to our lover man dingdong

  43. cutey on Mon, 28th Jan 2013 2:31 am 

    hi marian!!! ang ganda mo talaga!! i hope we can see each other someday!!hmmmmwuuaaahh

  44. peris gicharu on Thu, 31st Jan 2013 3:45 pm 

    Am a kenyan who loves and adore Marian….she’s my role model wen it comes to acting ;)

  45. ann on Wed, 6th Feb 2013 1:01 am 

    hello Mrian, Im one of your super fantastic fan..I hope you have time to visit here in surigao. I reall want u to see you on u.

  46. hannah rose on Sun, 17th Feb 2013 12:07 am 

    Hi, um you are so beautiful and I want to be an actress like you, nice, kind, true and so pretty. I love all your shows. You are so talented, you can dance,can act,and many other talents.

  47. RISIKATU ADAM on Mon, 25th Feb 2013 2:13 pm 

    am a fan and i like u so much just hopping that i will meet u in person some day I LUV U.

  48. Precious on Thu, 28th Feb 2013 7:41 am 

    I love u Marian Rivera,ur acting with Dingdon Dante really touch my heart, esp. (MARIMAR) i luv everything about u…i wish i can hear ur voice. WE NIGERIANS LOVE U…

  49. Luvy on Wed, 6th Mar 2013 5:16 am 

    I love you Marian :)
    Will you come to Vietnam? Oh, we love Marimar very much. You and Dingdong Dantes are wonderful :)
    Come here! You are welcome…..

  50. lermz on Fri, 15th Mar 2013 3:17 pm 

    idol ganda mo!

  51. ghen on Sun, 17th Mar 2013 1:39 am 

    hi po ms.marian..
    super idol po kita,na kahit anong paninirang gawin nila in still be your fan forever and ever.
    i love you. hope that your relationship w/ mr.dingdong will last till the end. always take care coz God and me cares.. <3 muwahuuugsss… =)

  52. kimberly on Thu, 21st Mar 2013 6:39 am 

    hello ate yanyan,, :) grabe po,, ang ganda ganda mu po,, at alam ko po na maganda rin ung ugali mo,, wag mu napo pancinin ung mga naninira saung ibang tao,, I know naiinggit lang cla sau.. stay hu u are ,.. kelan po keu magpapakasal ni kuya DONG? hehehehe :)im so very glad when I first time I saw u in person,, hehhe thank u po sa pagpunta sa TUMANA MARIKINA,, sa pagshooting ng EXTRA CHALLENGE .. :) I LOVE YOU ATE YANYAN

  53. yssabell on Sat, 23rd Mar 2013 9:07 pm 

    alam muh idol sana kita..kaso nga lang ang sama pala ng ugali mo at selosa pa..! hindi ka bagay maging artista

  54. SeoHyun on Mon, 25th Mar 2013 6:24 am 

    Huh! SEOHYUN IS BETTER THAN MARIAN. Thats my opinion. Only my opinion

  55. shell on Mon, 1st Apr 2013 4:12 am 

    marian taga cavite din ako.sana mkita ulit kita. loveu so much. u deserve evrythng dat u have. I will support and love u forever until I die.

  56. Olayemi Ibrahim on Wed, 3rd Apr 2013 2:31 pm 

    Marian, i love u so much please had me on Facebook infact i really want to know u better than this my greeting (Sterio,Hommer,Johnny) pls take good care of him i love u.

  57. Maidlieh talib on Mon, 8th Apr 2013 8:18 am 

    I like u very much. I love all of ur movie.

  58. hannabella on Tue, 9th Apr 2013 9:10 am 

    marian you are too beautiful i love your movies (Amaya, marimar,endless love)

  59. hannabella on Tue, 9th Apr 2013 9:14 am 

    marian i pray you get married to ding dong dantes

  60. Emmanuel on Fri, 26th Apr 2013 7:35 am 

    Hi marian i am ur bigest fan and i hope to see u one day in the future

  61. maricel obar on Tue, 30th Apr 2013 1:50 am 

    hi po

  62. maricel obar on Tue, 30th Apr 2013 1:51 am 

    kailan ba movie mo

  63. charlyn pabia on Tue, 30th Apr 2013 2:50 am 

    hi!ate mariane. We luv u!no.1 fan mu cu.haha.

  64. Toga in on Sun, 7th Jul 2013 12:22 am 

    Hello, Ms Marian! I am one of your fans. I still like you with talent of performance and beauty as well as I am watching all your drama played in my country especially The Princess Amaya

  65. carys sian jones on Sat, 13th Jul 2013 3:53 am 

    sana malaman ko ang number ni ate marian

  66. carys sian jones on Sat, 13th Jul 2013 3:54 am 

    sana malaman ko ang number ni ate marian.

  67. esther on Wed, 24th Jul 2013 4:09 pm 

    l love your movies esp (amaya,dangerous love,marimar,endless love,dyesebel) you are so awesome. Keep your relationship with dingdong and i can wait for u both to get married. I hope to see u one day. I love u.

  68. -leslie deita on Sat, 27th Jul 2013 9:56 pm 

    hellO,ate mariAn
    i am your no. 1 fan
    you are so fabulous totally glamorous girl. . .
    nevermind the critics
    cOz you live not for the people who hate you but for the people who loves you
    takecare always . . .

  69. Maryam on Mon, 29th Jul 2013 6:29 pm 

    Actually well done Marian, u really impressed me nd my family, I hhavent watched an intresting movie 4 A long time, really I love u with bagani in d film titled amaya. biniyaan shudnt be pregnant. And I really hate Dian lamitan, shez really evil. I hope shez not the same in real life. Kapid also tried. Coz she helped u a lot. Ahak is rally a true friend. And so also is dayaw

  70. prince moh on Tue, 30th Jul 2013 3:30 pm 

    I luv Maria nd ill luv 2 meet her

  71. Chichi Okolie on Sat, 10th Aug 2013 11:44 am 

    I love ur acting especially dat of Dangerous love and Marima what u did to Angelica is good because u prove to her dat u are more intelligent,wiser, smarter,richer,n above all more stronger n beautiful than her

  72. Chichi Okolie on Sat, 10th Aug 2013 11:48 am 

    I just pray n hoped dat u n sario are truely married cos u two look fantastically ok

  73. Queenmary micah on Thu, 15th Aug 2013 2:48 pm 

    Marian, I rili love ur films nd I love the way you act. A good actress and I wish to see u someday. Am from nigeria

  74. jenmerry on Mon, 19th Aug 2013 12:34 am 

    hai mam marian matagal na po kitang fun… kw po inspration ko…..ur the only one marian of showbiz………….wla nang papantay sau….sna po mkita kita….ongat po lage…..always rmember khit may naninira sau ala po aq pakialam su2porthan po kita…nand2 po aq lage para sau………….laging 2matangkilik sa lhat nang palabas mu…slmat po kc dumating ka sa GMA……

  75. Folasade olaitan on Wed, 4th Sep 2013 4:04 pm 

    Marian i like ur simple heart ad kind mind ad love d way u act may God be with you ad bless u i love u ad dingdong takecare.

  76. chioma okafor on Thu, 5th Sep 2013 9:17 am 

    hi marian,u n dingdong r jst a perfect match.wat cn i say 2u guyz.kudos!wish u sucess in al ur endearvours

  77. adenike fatimah on Thu, 5th Sep 2013 9:53 am 

    I really love how marian rivera act. I tot they switched her when she was small. Because most of her film is switched like Endless love, Dangerous love, Amaya etc.

  78. youngjeezy on Fri, 6th Sep 2013 5:44 pm 

    I lova you marian rivera

  79. jen on Wed, 18th Sep 2013 6:53 am 

    hi po ganda tlaga nyo im youre no.1 big fan love you po te marian..from Eastern Samar po ty..

  80. Justeve on Sat, 28th Sep 2013 11:59 pm 

    Marian my name is Justeve I am 4rm Nigeria I hope u read this message and felt how my heart is beating for you you are my star my moon A moon is not something u looked down upon but something u look up to God create u so perfect bye

  81. Jennifer on Wed, 9th Oct 2013 2:58 am 

    l love her so much I miss marimar, keep ur good work going…

  82. WINNERPHILIPA on Tue, 15th Oct 2013 2:26 am 

    Marian Rivera you are so beautiful and quite;i love u and your acting,keep it up dear.

  83. sally on Sun, 10th Nov 2013 9:32 am 

    hey,marian,i truely luv ur capacity,and i luv de role u played in amaya i luv u so much,keep it up

  84. sally on Sun, 10th Nov 2013 9:35 am 

    am sally frm nigeria ,i luv ur ability gal just keep it up,be assured dat am ur num1 fan .i luv u

  85. joy ejeke on Mon, 2nd Dec 2013 3:02 pm 

    I hope n pray that Marian n Dingdong Dantes will seTtle down someday and have a family of theirs. I love them both

  86. Ch-che Maningo on Tue, 7th Jan 2014 2:45 am 

    hello po..inaabangan ko po ang bagong telebabad mo na Carmela.. Siguradong papatok to sa masa.

  87. Ada 4rm Nigeria on Tue, 18th Feb 2014 2:14 pm 

    I love ur acting girl keep it up love u

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