35 Facts About Alden Richards

1. Alden Richards is the self-titled EP of Filipino actor and singer Alden Richards under Universal Records released on May 26, 2013 in the Philippines in CD and digital formats.

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2. In January 2015, Alden Richards celebrated his birthday by building homes alongside other volunteers and families involved with the non-profit organization in Payatas, Quezon City.

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3. In 2014, Alden Richards became an ambassador for Habitat for Humanity Philippines.

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4. In September 2015, Alden Richards' self-titled debut album earned a gold record award recognition from PARI and ranked number 10 on Billboard's World Albums Charts.

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5. Alden Richards appeared as a host in the segment "That's My Bae.

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6. Alden Richards starred in a short film entitled Kinabukasan with veteran Filipina actress Nora Aunor.

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7. In 2014, Alden Richards was paired with Marian Rivera in the television series Carmela.

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8. Alden Richards was featured as Myx Celebrity VJ for the month of June 2013.

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9. Alden Richards launched his first single, "Haplos", a revival of Shamrock's hit song, which surfaced in My Music Store and iTunes on April 5, 2013.

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10. Alden Richards was praised by some entertainment writers for his performances, predicting that he would be the next big star of GMA Network.

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11. Alden Richards studied but failed to finish a business administration degree at De La Salle Canlubang in Binan City, Laguna.

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12. Alden Richards studied high school at Paco Catholic School in Paco, Manila and Colegio de Santa Rosa de Lima High School where he graduated.

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13. Alden Richards appeared on a television commercial for a multivitamins product.

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14. Alden Richards tried to be in the reality television shows StarStruck and Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Clash of 2010 but both auditions failed.

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15. Alden Richards holds the titles Ginoong Sta Rosa 2009 and Ginoong Laguna 2010.

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16. Alden Richards has two siblings, an older brother and a younger sister.

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17. Alden Richards has released his third album, Say It Again and is doing well in record and iTunes sales.

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18. Alden Richards is known for his philanthropy and took part in charitable works.

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19. Alden Richards is known for his role as Lakan in the reboot series of Encantadia.

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20. Alden Richards is best known as the other half of the AlDub love team opposite Maine Mendoza.

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21. Alden Richards reacts to Maine Mendoza's rumored romance with Arjo Atayde.

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22. Aside from major award giving bodies, Alden Richards was given recognition by other organizations and magazines.

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23. Alden Richards appeared on a charity event for children with serious diseases and a benefit concert entitled For The Love Of Mama on November 23, 2015, at the Mall of Asia Arena where proceeds were used for building Kristong Hari Parish Church in Quezon City.

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24. Alden Richards participated in Boardwalk's Share Campaign where part of the proceeds goes to charity.

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25. Alden Richards is a brand ambassador for a clothing brand along with co-actors JM De Guzman and Enrique Gil.

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26. In September 2016, Alden Richards was included in the reboot series of Encantadia as Lakan.

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27. Alden Richards received a star at the Philippine Walk of Fame on December 1, 2015, at Eastwood City, Libis, Quezon City along with his "Kalyeserye" co-stars.

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28. Aside from singing the theme song, Alden Richards appeared on the station ID music video with Maine Mendoza and the Kalyeserye's lolas.

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29. In November 2015, his debut album Alden Richards has been certified platinum.

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30. In 2015, Alden Richards became part of the Philippines' longest running noontime variety show, Eat Bulaga!.

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31. On the 6th Star Awards for Music, Alden Richards was nominated for "New Male Recording Artist for the Year" while his self-titled album was nominated for "Album Cover Design and Concept of the Year".

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32. For his song "Haplos", Alden Richards was nominated in the "Best Performance by a New Recording Artist" category in the 27th Awit Awards.

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33. Alden Richards starred in his first lead role on a prime time TV series with One True Love, which premiered on June 11, 2012, and was paired again with Louise delos Reyes.

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34. In 2012, Alden Richards played the supporting role of a thief named Rico on the prime time series, My Beloved headlined by Marian Rivera and Dingdong Dantes.

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35. Alden Richards was praised with his performance as a psychopath in the film The Road.

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