Kylie Padilla

Kylie Nicole Sicangco Padilla-Abrenica (born 25 January 1993) is a Filipino-Australian actress, model, and recording artist. She is the daughter of actor Robin Padilla.

Kylie Padilla
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Kylie Nicole Sicangco Padilla

(1993-01-25) 25 January 1993 (age 27)
OccupationActress, recording artist
Years active2008; 2010–present
AgentGMA Network (2008–present)
Vidanes Talent Management (2010–2019)
Royal Artist Entertainment (2019–present)
Known forErenea in Joaquin Bordado
Heidi in "Tween Hearts"
Bea in The Good Daughter
Ada in Adarna
Leonor Rivera in Ilustrado
Celine in Buena Familia
Amihan in Encantadia (2016)
Spouse(s)Aljur Abrenica (m. 2018)
Musical career
Years active2014–present
LabelsGMA Records (2014–present)

Early and personal lifeEdit

Padilla was born on Calatagan, Batangas, to Filipino actors Robin Padilla and Liezl Sicangco. She studied in Queensland, Australia during her elementary years.[citation needed] She is a Muay Thai practitioner.[1] Although raised in the Jehovah's Witnesses faith, she has been practicing Islam since April 1998, almost a decade before joining showbiz, when in fact, she is not a devout Muslim.[2][3]

Padilla became engaged to actor Aljur Abrenica by late January 2017,[4] with whom she has a child born on 4 August 2017, a boy.[5] The two had started dating in 2011 until they broke up in 2014.[6] They dated again in September 2016.[7] They got married on 11 December 2018.[citation needed]


Acting careerEdit

Padilla is a GMA Network contract star, her TV series for GMA include Joaquin Bordado, The Good Daughter and Adarna. She was awarded as the Best New Female Personality (tied with Patricia Gayod) in the 22nd PMPC Star Awards for Television last 2008 for her acting performance in Joaquin Bordado.[8]

She rose to fame and gained popularity and praises after Encantadia (2016) where she portrayed the eponymous, controversial, and most-coveted role up-to-date, Sang’gre Amihan.



Year Title Role Network
2019 TODA One I Love Mayora Angela 'Gelay' Dimagiba-Magsino GMA Network
2018 The Cure Adira Aguilar[9]
Lip Sync Battle Philippines Herself / Contestant (2nd time)
2016 Dishkarte of the day Herself / Guest GMA News TV
2016–2017 Encantadia Hara Amihan GMA Network
2016 Eat Bulaga Lenten Special: Walang Kapalit Rowena
2015–2016 Alamat: Mariang Sinukuan Mariang Sinukuan
Maynila: Sikretong Malupit Katrina
Maynila: Magpakatotoo ka, teh! Jenna
Buena Familia Celine Buena
Wowowin Co-host
Wagas : Pag-Ibig na dumaan sa pinakamahirap Emily GMA News TV
Imbestigador Anria Galang Espiritu GMA Network
More Than Words Roxanne / Katie
2014 Ilustrado Leonor Rivera
The Buzz Herself / Guest ABS-CBN
Kris TV
Innamorata Hope GMA Network
2013–2014 Adarna Ada
2013 One Day, Isang Araw Maya / Diwata
Magpakailanman: Ang Prinsesa ng mga Pipi Princess Pura
Wagas: Ang Siga at ang Probinsyana Maura GMA News TV
Unforgettable Rosanna 'Anna' Caruhatan GMA Network
Startalk Guest
Sunday All Stars Herself / Performer
2012 The Good Daughter Bea Guevarra
Showbiz Central Guest
2011–2012 Reel Love Presents: Tween Hearts Heidilyn "Heidi" Rivera[10]
2011 Spooky Nights Presents: Sumpa Tina
Elena M. Patron's Blusang Itim Jessa Gonzales / Jessica Santiago
Dwarfina Chloe Agustin
2010–2013 Party Pilipinas Herself / Performer
2008 Carlo J. Caparas' Joaquin Bordado Erenea


Year Title Role Studio
2014 Sa Ngalan ng Ama, Ina, at mga Anak Anna Star Cinema
Dilim Maritess Regal Films
2017 Triptiko Ann Michelena
2019 Malamaya TBA


  • Seasons (2014)


Year Brand Name Role Notes
2012 Talk 'N Text Herself Together with her father, Robin Padilla.
2015 Myra
2016 Surf Amihan Together with Alena, Gabbi Garcia
2017 Surf Together with Mikee Quintos as Lira
2017 Watsons PH Herself Together with Lorna Tolentino, Edu Manzano, Iya Villania and Christian Bautista


  • Marikina Shoe Exchange (MSE)[11]
  • Watsons Philippines[12]


Year Award Category Nominated work Result Note
2015 7th PMPC Star Awards for Music New Female Recording Artist of the Year Seasons (2014) Nominated She sings her song, "Awake" before awarding the winner of the category New Female Recording Artist of the Year
FHM Philippines 100 Sexiest Woman Girls of FHM Rank # 87 Second Filipina Muslim to include in the Sexiest Woman List along with Filipina-Malaysian model Nicole Alexandria
31st PMPC Star Awards for Movies Face Of The Night None Won Together with Inigo Pascual
MYX Music Awards 2015 Favorite MYX Celebrity VJ None Nominated She was the MYX Celebrity VJ for the month of September 2014
2013 1st Sunday All Stars Awards Stand Out Season Performer None Nominated
Stand Out Scene Stealer Won Tie with Ruru Madrid
2012 Party Pilipinas Most-Liked Awards Party Pilipinas Most-Liked Drama Actress The Good Daughter Nominated
FHM Philippines 100 Sexiest Woman Girls of FHM Rank # 83 Second Filipina Muslim to include in the Sexiest Woman List
2008 22nd PMPC Star Awards for TV Best New Female TV Personality Joaquin Bordado Won


  1. ^ Enriquez, Marge C. (26 August 2014). "Wushu, gymnastics, arnis, Muay Thai–don't mess with Kylie Padilla". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 28 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Kylie Padilla: 'I'm not a devout Muslim'". Philippine Daily Inquirer. 6 June 2013. Retrieved 19 October 2016.
  3. ^ Chavez, Quinn. "Kylie Padilla Chooses Acting Over Muslim Beliefs". Philippine News. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
  4. ^ "Kylie Padilla engaged to Aljur Abrenica". GMA Network. 24 January 2017. Retrieved 24 January 2017.
  5. ^ "'Little prince' ni Kylie Padilla, isinilang na". GMA News and Public Affairs (in Filipino). 5 August 2017. Retrieved 5 August 2017.
  6. ^ Serato, Arnel (25 January 2017). "PEP LOOKBACK: The Aljur Abrenica-Kylie Padilla love story". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 28 January 2017.
  7. ^ "PEP EXCLUSIVE. Aljur Abrenica confirms rekindled relationship with Kylie Padilla". Philippine Entertainment Portal. 4 November 2016. Retrieved 28 January 2017. September [2016], nagkabalikan na kami (September 2016, we got back together), Aljur Abrenica said
  8. ^ ABS-CBN wins 26 trophies while GMA-7 gets 19 trophies during 22nd Star Awards for TV
  9. ^ "Kylie Nicole on Twitter: "Adira Aguilar"". 28 June 2018. Retrieved 1 July 2018.
  10. ^ "Kylie Padilla on first taping day of Tween Hearts: "I feel okey sa set kasi alam ko I will be working with one of the best people in the industry." | The Number One Site for Philippine Showbiz". Retrieved 10 January 2014.
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