Mikael Daez

Mikael Banzon Daez (born 6 January 1988) is a Filipino commercial model, actor, news anchor, television and events presenter, and vlogger. Daez is well known for his starring role in Amaya, a Philippine historical drama, alongside Marian Rivera.[1] He also starred in the remake of the hit blockbuster 1980s film Temptation Island.

Mikael Daez
Mikael Banzon Daez

(1988-01-06) January 6, 1988 (age 32)
OccupationActor, model, television host
Years active2011–present
AgentGMA Artist Center
Vidanes Celebrity Marketing
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
(m. 2020)


Daez started his career as a commercial model in various advertisements and projects. Later on, Daez started opening his career into acting, and is currently signed with GMA Network in the Philippines.

Personal lifeEdit

Mikael Daez was born in Manila, Philippines to a family of nine siblings. He attended the Ateneo de Manila University from grade school to college, earning a degree in business management.[citation needed]

His younger sister Bea Daez is a graduate of the University of the Philippines and was a varsity basketball player for the UP Fighting Maroons. She also provides commentaries for the UAAP Men's & Women's Basketball games.

On January 25, 2020, he married his longtime girlfriend Megan Young.[2][3]



Year Title Role Network
2011 Amaya Lumad GMA Network
Spooky Nights Presents: Bampirella Michael Dela Rosa
2012 My Beloved Nelson De Guia
2012–2013 Sana Ay Ikaw Na Nga Carlos Miguel Altamonte
2012–2019 Bubble Gang Himself
2013 Saksi Segment anchor for "Midnight Express"
With A Smile Dean Vicencio
Titser Kurt Reyes GMA News TV
Adarna Falco GMA Network
2014–2016 Ismol Family Bernie
2014–2015 Ang Lihim Ni Annasandra William Benitez
2015 Blood in Dispute Marco CTN[4][5][6]
2015 My Faithful Husband Dean Montenegro GMA Network
Dangwa Jericho Santillian
2016 Poor Señorita Rafael 'Paeng' Castillo
Alyas Robin Hood Charlie Altarubio
Dear Uge: Acting Dyowa Patrick
Someone To Watch Over Me Dave
2017 Legally Blind Edward Villareal
2018 The Stepdaughters Francis Almeda
2019 Alex and Amie Alex Sablay
2020 Love Of My Life Nikolai Gonzales


Year Title Role Studio
2011 Temptation Island Ricardo Regal Films and GMA Films
2012 Sosy Problems Santiago Elizalde GMA Films


Year Film award/critics Award/nomination
2012 Favorite Movies, TV Show, & Music Awards Most Promising Actor of the Year (Included)
2011 1st Yahoo! OMG Awards Amazing Male Newcomer nomination
100 Sexiest Men in the Philippines Rank #62
Golden Screen TV Awards Outstanding Breakthrough Performance by an Actor Nominee for Amaya


  1. ^ Santiago, Erwin (16 February 2011). "Actor Sid Lucero and model Mikael Daez are Marian Rivera's leading men in Amaya". Philippine Entertainment Portal (in Tagalog). Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 13 July 2012.
  2. ^ https://www.cnnphilippines.com/entertainment/2020/1/25/megan-young-weds-mikael-daez.html
  3. ^ https://www.philstar.com/entertainment/2020/01/25/1987734/finally-megan-young-and-mikael-daez-married-after-9-years
  4. ^ Paulino, Ver (31 May 2015). "Mikael & Andrea star in Blood in Dispute". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 13 April 2016.
  5. ^ "Andrea Torres and Mikael Daez's 'Blood in Dispute' premieres in Cambodia this August". GMA Network. GMA Network Inc. 3 August 2015. Retrieved 13 April 2016.
  6. ^ Ligunas, Mary Louise (12 April 2016). "Andrea Torres and Mikael Daez find lasting friendship in each other". GMA Network. GMA Network Inc. Retrieved 13 April 2016. Andrea noted how working on Fight for Love, a mini TV series co-produced by GMA Network and Cambodia Television Network, brought them even closer.

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