Before the “AlDub” phenomenon, Alden Richards and Maine Mendoza love team, struck our country, have you ever wondered if the other half of AlDub has been paired or had relationship with other Filipino female celebrities before they were recognized by netizens?
Richard Reyes Faulkerson Jr., popularly known by his stage name Alden Richards, entered the world of showbiz industry to fulfill his mother’s wish to become an actor and to support his family financially after his mother lost her life.
Before he became a celebrity, he used to join various male beauty pageants in Laguna where he was born. He also worked as a part-time commercial model and later auditioned and had a role in a television series, Alakdana.
After entering the showbiz industry, let’s take a look who appreciated his good looking and his charisma before he became a part of AlDub love team!
Sam Pinto – Year 2011, Alden admitted that his ultimate celebrity crush is Sam Pinto. The two went on a cruise on Manila Bay, however, he justified that it is only a friendly date.
Louise Delos Reyes – Alden and Louise have been paired as lead actors in a television series Alakdana. However, Enzo Pineda courts Louise that time and they never had a chance to have deeper intimacy.
Marian Rivera – Before marrying Dingdong Dantes, Primetime Queen Marian Rivera has been paired with Alden to be her leading man in a television series “Carmela: Ang Pinakamagandang Babae sa Mundong Ibabaw”.
Kylie Padilla and Solenn Heussaff – the both were paired with Alden in a historical television drama “Illustrado” where Alden played as Jose Rizal, Kylie as Leonor Rivera, and Solenn as Nellie Boustead.
Rita Daniela – she claimed that she had mutual understanding with Alden. The two worked together in a television series “Mundo Mo’y Akin”. Alden denied her claim and said that she treats every woman he works with as special.
Julie Ann San Jose – Rumors spread that they might had romantic relationship before, as Alden unfriended Julie Ann in Facebook. Alden didn’t justify the reason while Julie Ann said she was clueless regarding the matter.