10 Pinay Celebs Who Were Previously Linked With “The Bad Boy” Of Philippine Cinemas Robin Padilla
50-year-old actor Robin Padilla or Robinhood Ferdinand Cariño Padilla in real life is married to the beautiful Kapamilya actress-host Mariel Rodriguez-Padilla for almost a decade now. The two tied the knot at the Taj Mahal in India on August 19, 2010.
The celebrity couple now has two adorable daughters, 3-year-old Maria Isabella and the latest addition to their family, Maria Gabriela, who was born in November last year.
Robin, was dubbed as the “Bad Boy” of Philippine cinema for portraying antiheroic protagonist gangster roles in his films such as Anak ni Baby Ama, Grease Gun Gang, Bad Boy 1, and Bad Boy 2, among many others. He is also hailed as “The Action Prince” or “The Prince of the Philippine Action Movies”.
It’s also not a secret to the public that before this famous action star married his current wife, he was reported to be romantically linked or involved to several celebrities. He even earned a not-so-good reputation as a ladies’ man.
Most of these celebs first became part of his life as his leading ladies in his movies, but their supposed onscreen “love team” will be taken to the next level as they find it hard to resist Robin Padilla’s charm.
1. LIEZL SICANGCO
Robin’s former wife, Liezl Sicangco, his teen sweetheart was considered as one of the most stable relationships that the action star has. The two tied the knot in 1996 in a Muslim ceremony at the New Bilibid Prison social hall, Robin decided to convert to Islam.
His former wife stood by his side even after he was sentenced to jail for illegal possession of firearms in 1994. Unfortunately, the action star revealed that he and Liezl have been divorced since 2007. They had four children together: Queenie, Kylie, Zhen-Zhen, and Ali.
2. JOBELLE SALVADOR
Jobelle Salvador is a member of a Philippine showbiz clan. She met Robin when they worked together in the 1989 action flick Carnap King. However, their relationship didn’t last that long. Based on other reports, there were rumors that the two have a son named Jeremiah Leroy Salvador, nicknamed Mico.
3. LEAH OROSA
Leah was Robin’s leading lady in the film “Sa Diyos Lang Ako Susuko” in 1990. A lot of people were surprised after they found out that this mestiza beauty actress was pregnant with Robin’s child. They have a daughter named Camille who currently stays with her mom’s new family in the US.
4. DOLLY ANNE CARVAJAL
Many Filipino got shocked when Dolly Anne Carvajal, the daughter of Pinoy showbiz icon Inday Badiday, revealed that she had a relationship with Robin. But while the action star chose to keep silent about this issue, it seems that Dolly Anne was more outspoken about it. She even revealed in an interview that Robin treated her as a “queen” and he was a “tireless lover.”
5. SHARON CUNETA
Robin and the Megastar Sharon Cuneta fell for each other during the set of their 1991 film “Maging Sino Ka Man.” The two split and it was only when they reunited in the 2017 film Unexpectedly Yours that Sharon admitted that they almost tied the knot in the past but did not push through.
6. VINA MORALES
Singer-actress Vina Morales was first taken by the charm of the action star when they co-starred in the film “Ang Utol Kong Hoodlum” in 1991. Their relationship was a short-lived one, probably because of Robin’s acquired reputation as a reckless womanizer by then.
7. RUFFA GUTIERREZ
Ruffa and Robin were rumored to have been close to getting engaged after filming the 1994 movie “Lab Kita… Bilib Ka Ba?” According to a source, Ruffa’s mom, Anabelle Rama, allegedly did not approve of her daughter’s relationship with the action star.
8. JOLINA MAGDANGAL
Robin and Jolina worked together in the film “Tunay na Tunay: Gets Mo? Gets Ko!” in 2000. But unknown to many, the two also had something in the past. According to Ruffa Gutierrez, Robin also tried to court Jolina in the past.
9. KRIS AQUINO
Kris Aquino was only 18 years old when she got into a relationship with Robin. The action star, who was 20-year-old then had the chance to meet Kris when he did a TV special “Kris at 18” in 1989. Their love affair, however, ended due to Robin’s “unstable” phase.
10. JUDY ANN SANTOS
Rumors linking Robin and Judy Ann started to circulate following their hit series “Basta’t Kasama Kita” in 2003. Their romantic involvement reached to a point wherein the actress name is being forcibly dragged into the failing marriage of Robin Padilla and ex-wife Liezel Sicangco