Marian Rivera is the Philippines’ premier celebrity.
She is a multi-awarded actress and host. She catapulted to fame with her leading roles in highly successful shows that were hits in Southeast Asia such as “MariMar”, “Dyesebel”, and “Amaya”. She continuously made her mark with iconic roles in “Darna” and “Temptation of Wife”.
Among her international successes, Marian Rivera was nominated for Best Actress in a Lead Role at the 18th Asian Television Awards. She starred in numerous blockbuster films. She was twice nominated for Best Actress by the prestigious Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences (FAMAS) Awards for her roles in “Kung Fu Divas” and “Ang Panday 2”. She was lauded as the Phenomenal TV Star and won numerous Best Actress awards for her TV performances.
Marian Rivera released two studio albums: the Marian Rivera Dance Hits and Retro Crazy. Both of which were awarded platinum. She was declared a Hall of Famer as the sexiest in the Philippines by FHM Magazine, winning the coveted award thrice in 2008, 2013 and 2014.
She is highly regarded as the most sought after celebrity endorser with over twenty five active endorsements and brand partnerships. She is the queen of social media in the Philippines with over 25 million followers on Facebook. She is the most followed celebrity in the Philippines.
Beyond entertainment, Marian Rivera is a successful entrepreneur launching Flora Vida, her own floral business, in 2017. She expanded Flora Vida in 2020 to include homewares and furniture, and recently, to a clothing line, which was sold out in a matter of days.
Marian Rivera supports a variety of causes and advocacies including operations for children with cleft lips and palates, an ambassador to the Little People, an advocate to children and women with disabilities, and is a staunch supporter of breastfeeding. She was given the Breastfeeding Influencer and Advocate Award by the Mother and Child Nurses Association in 2016. Marian Rivera has two children with husband, Dingdong Dantes.