Rodel Luis Cortez Nacianceno, professionally known as Coco Martin in the show business industry is a 37-year old actor, producer, director, screenwriter, and creative manager. He is known for his amazing portrayals in Juan dela Cruz and the top-rating show of Kapamilya network, “FPJ’s: Ang Probinsyano”. He was born in Sampaloc, Manila and he was also a Black Nazarene devotee. He took up a Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management at the National College of Business and Arts in Fairview Quezon City. He was also an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) before as he had worked as a janitor in Alberta, Canada.
He was known as the Philippines’ Prince of Independent Films because of his award-winning performances in several Indie film projects he had. He was one of the best actors in the show business industry as he already earned about 80 awards and recognition and over 30 nominations from prestigious award-giving bodies since 2006. No wonder that he is now a successful person.
Recently, he amazed a lot of his fans and supporters with his “bahay kubo” in his own home. The actor revealed that it was his favorite spot of his resort-like house in Quezon, City where he harvests different kinds of fresh vegetables like okra, pipino, sitaw, talong, and ampalaya. He shared in his post on social media account that we should plant more for us to help our environment. He also had tomatoes, chili, mustasa, labanos, pechay, lettuce, onions and carrots in his “bahay kubo”. He described his garden as his favorite spot and he captioned it with “Napakasarap mabuhay ng simple.”
Despite the fame and the money he had, he still wanted to live a simple life and help the environment in some little ways he can. More than that, he also inspires a lot more people to do the same and care for our surrounding especially to our environment.