Bela Padilla

  • Birth Name: Krista Sullivan
  • Birth Place: Philippines
  • Profession: Actor, Model
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  • Is of half-British, half-Filipino descent. Her father is British.
  • Has acting in her genes. She belongs to the famous Padilla family.
  • Was a member of her school's dance troupe.
  • When in school, she nurtured dreams of becoming a journalist. She chose journalism as an elective in senior school.
  • Was spotted by talent hunters when on a journalism field trip at ABS-CBN.
  • Made her showbiz debut in Star Magic when she was only 16. She was launched as Krista Valle. Krista is her birth name and Valle the surname of the man who discovered her.
  • Won the "Media's Darling" and "Miss Friendship" titles at the 2011 Asian Super Model Contest.
  • Posed for the cover of FHM magazine in the March 2012 issue. The cover was later scrapped of because it was dubbed racist.
  • Won the FAMAS Award for the Best Supporting Actress for her role in the film 10,000 Hours.
  • Is an animal lover.


  • Margarette — Mother
  • Daniel Padilla — Cousin
  • Jason Abalos — Ex-significant Other
  • BB Gandanghari — Uncle
  • Kylie Padilla — Cousin
  • Cornelius Gary Sullivan — Father
  • Neil Arce — Ex-significant Other
  • Robin Padilla — Uncle