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BB (BeBe) Gandanghari (often spelled as Bb. Gandanghari / Bebe Gandanghari (lit. Miss Beautifulking)) (born Rustom Cariño-Padilla on May 15, 1965) is a transgendered Filipino actress and commercial model. She is the eldest sibling of actors Robin Padilla, Rommel Padilla, and Royette Padilla. Gandanghari, as Padilla, is best remembered as a former action star and matinee idol. Soon after revealing that he was transgendered (male-to-female) and after returning from the United States, Padilla changed her name to BeBe/Bb. Gandanghari, short for "Binibining Gandanghari" (Miss Beautifulking), as well as her physical structure and everything that reminds Filipinos about Rustom Padilla, to complement her new identity. The name BeBe came from her motto, "Be all that you can be".
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Rustom Cariño Padilla
Actor/Actress, Writer, Producer
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St. Louis University, Baguio City, UCLA
Claim to Fame
Being the elder "sister" of Philippine cinema's bad boy, Robin Padilla.
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Carlos Roy Padilla
Royet, Rommel, Robin Padilla (actor)
Rowena (dermatologist), Rema, Roda (businesswoman), Richie (web designer)
Kylie Padilla (niece) (actress)
BB Gandanghari (English: Miss Beautiful King, born Rustom Cariño Padilla on September 4, 1967) is a Filipino transgender actress, model, entertainer, comedienne, and director. She is the older sister to actor Robin Padilla and younger sister to Royette and Rommel Padilla, both actors. In January 2009, after returning from the United States, Gandanghari came out as a trans woman and changed her name to BB (sometimes spelled Bibi Gandanghari), saying that the person which the people used to know is already dead.
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