Full Name at Birth
Richard R. Faulkerson, Jr.
Profile Bio Text
Richard Faulkerson Jr. is Alden Richards in real life! is a 19-year-old commercial model from Sta. Rosa, Laguna. He is taking up Business Administration in De La Salle Canlubang.
Prior to his appearance in some TV commercials, Alden joined and won some pageants like Ginoong Sta. Rosa in 2009 and Ginoong Laguna in 2010.
He auditioned in GMA’s reality artista search StarStruck V and ABS-CBN’s reality program Pinoy Big Brother Teen Clash of 2010. Although he made it to the shortlist of both programs, he failed to enter the final cut.
After being rejected by the two reality talent search, Alden did not lose hope as he auditioned for the role of Joma, one of Louise Delos Reyes‘ leading men in "Alakdana". It's good to note that he was the only one who walked-in to audition for the role as the four others who auditioned came from GMA’s youth-oriented program "Tween Hearts".
After winning the role, Alden signed a 5-year contract with GMA Artist Center!
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Business Administration, Dela Salle Canlubang
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
GMA Artist Center
Quezon City, Philippines
Actor, Commercial Model
Claim to Fame
Alakdana - as Joma
Christopher de Leon (Actor), Johnny Depp (Actor), Nicolas Cage (Actor), J.K. Rowling (Author)
Knowing, National Treasure 1, National Treasure 2, Thor
Favorite TV Shows
Bruno Mars, Nicki Minaj, Lmfao
Party Rock Anthem
Richard Reyes Faulkerson, Jr., also known by the screen name Alden Richards, is a Filipino television actor, host, and model currently signed with GMA Network. He is best known for his roles in Alakdana, Tween Hearts, Karelasyon, One True Love, his breakthrough movie, The Road, and the live Kalye Serye with Yaya Dub in Eat Bulaga. In May 2013, he released his debut album under Universal Records.
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