Dingdong Dantes Biography

Dingdong Dantes Biograph

Dingdong Dantes is a multi-talented personality from the Philippines, renowned for his work as a television and film actor, director, presenter, print, and commercial model. He has appeared in numerous notable productions, such as Segunda mano (2011), Atlantika (2006), and Angels (2007), and featured in popular shows like One True Love and Stairway to Heaven, which was based on a Korean soap opera. Additionally, he hosted Family Feud in 2010 and Mind Master in 2011.

Early Life

Jose Sixto Rafael Dantes III, professionally known as Dingdong Dantes, was born on August 2, 1980, in Quezon City, Philippines, to Sixto Zafra Dantes Jr. and Maria Angelita “Angeline” Enriquez Gonzalez.


As a child, Dingdong Dantes started his journey as a model, featuring in a dairy product advertisement at the age of two. He then made his movie debut at 14, appearing in Shake, Rattle, and Roll V. By the time he turned 17, he had already landed a prominent role in GM’s youth-oriented series T.G.I.S.

In 2011, Dingdong Dantes co-starred with Regine Velasquez in the comedy primetime TV series, I Heart You, Pare!. Besides his acting skills, he is also an excellent host, having hosted several programs, including the annual Binibining Pilipinas Pageant. Since 2013, he has been an exclusive talent of GMA Network, where he continues to excel.

Personal Life

In 2014, Dingdong Dantes tied the knot with Marian Rivera. Their daughter, Maria Letizia, was born in November 2015.

In 2007, Dingdong Dantes was ranked on Cosmopolitan magazine’s list of bachelors and was selected as one of the top 5 Sexiest Men in the World by the E! Entertainment network.

Dingdong Dantes Biography


  • Name: José Sixto Raphael González Dantes
  • Other names: Dingdong Dantes, Dong,
  • Born: August 2, 1980
  • Star Sign: Leo
  • Birth Place: Quezon City, Philippines
  • Height: 5 feet 11 inches
  • Hair: Light Brown
  • Eyes: Dark Brown
  • Skin: White
  • Education: Ateneo de Manila University, San Beda College
  • Profession: Actor
  • Citizenship: Philippine
  • Language:

Family of Dingdong Dantes

  • Father: Jiggs Dantes
  • Mother: Angeline Dantes
  • Spouse: Marian Rivera (m. 2014)
  • Children: Maria Letizia Dantes

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