One of Jose Rizal’s famous quotes is, “Ang hindi marunong lumingon sa pinanggalingan, hindi makararating sa paroroonan.” The national hero had some great wisdom because it turns out, this saying still holds true even in today’s times. And it seems that this is the guiding principle of Alden Richards.
The other half of the phenomenal AlDub tandem in Eat Bulaga, Alden tickled the hearts of Maine and their fans with his dimples and boyish charm. Up until today, his pabebe wave sends fans into mass hysteria, because admit it, it (or rather he) is just too cute!
But did you know that before he was paired with Maine Mendoza, aka Yaya Dub, Alden was barely getting by with his showbiz engagements? Although a mainstay at the longest running noontime show, the Pambansang Bae wasn’t earning enough for his family. “Walang-wala ako noon. Wala talaga akong pera,” he said during an interview with Real Living.
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One columnist was all praises for the young celebrity because of his good character and sensibility since he listens to the advice of his mentors. The guy is also as humble as it gets, even if he could be considered as one of the richest kids in the showbiz industry nowadays. So rich that he was able to afford a Jaguar, the luxury vehicle.
According to Jobert Sucaldito, the showbiz columnist, Alden reportedly gave a house and car to his “discoverer”. Although no further details were disclosed, it seemed that the young actor is “galante!”
Apparently, the Kapuso star is a close friend of the Alonte family in Binan, Laguna. During the early period of his career, the Alontes were really supportive in his projects. Now that he’s a superstar, do you know how Alden dealt with the Alonte family’s graciousness? By performing in Binan for free, of course!
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The pambansang Bae appears during shows and events without any talent fee and he has been doing so for a couple of years since his rise to stardom. That’s how he shows gratitude and “utang na loob.”
With devastatingly good looks and a big heart, no doubt, Alden Richards is the Pambansang Bae that you’ll definitely bring home to your momma!