Richard Reyes Faulkerson Jr., commonly known by his stage name Alden Richards, is a 28-yearaold Filipino actor, TV host, product endorser, businessman, and recording artist. He is dubbed as the Asia’s Multimedia Star after winning the 2019 Seoul International Drama Award, Asian Star Prize award equivalent to best acting award, held in South Korea.
His notable works include Tween Hearts, One True Love, Carmela, The Road, Imagine You and Me, Victor Magtanggol, Hello, Love, Goodbye and The Gift. He is also known for his role as Lakan in the reboot series of Encantadia.
During the 29th PMPC Star Awards for Television in 2015, he also won his first Best Actor award for his portrayal of José Rizal in Ilustrado. He is also the other of phenomenal love team AlDub.
The BBC described AlDub as a “phenomenal television and social media success in the Philippines”. He credits his paternal grandmother, Linda, with him in the Catholic faith.
According to him, he would visit seven churches, read the epic poem Pasyon, and watch Christian-themed films such as The Passion of the Christ, The Ten Commandments, Jesus of Nazareth, and The Gospel of John during Lent. No wonder that a lot of people love him and admire him for his over all personality.
It was just recently when he surprised his fans and supporters as he build his own PC set. He posted on Twitter a photo of his incredible custom-made PC gaming setup and he captioned it with “Soon.”
Many netizens speculated that he would soon join the famous celebrities in the streaming industry. His post went viral immediately in different social media platforms resulting to the public to use the hashtag “AldenPautang”.
According to PEP.ph, the Kapuso actor’s PC setup costs nearly P500,000! The cost of the PC was reportedly close to P450,000. The exact specs of Alden’s PC were called “Azure”.