Richard Gomez

  • Birth Name: Richard Icasiano Gomez
  • Birth Place: Manila, Philippines
  • Profession: Actor, Model, Director, Athlete
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Fast Facts

  • Represented his nation in the games of rowing, fencing, shotgun and volleyball.
  • Injured himself many times while trying his hand at new sports and old, the worst coming from roller skating at the Fiesta Carnival in Cubao during his school days.
  • Persuaded a career in acting because of his late manager Douglas Quijano, who got him signed up for the movie Inday Bote (1985).
  • Featured in the famous rowing commercial for Bench in 1989; the ad received the Best in Cinematography award at the 12th Advertising Congress - Araw Awards.
  • Launched 6200: The Mission Impossible Project in 2014 along with his wife; it is a campaign to help boost relief efforts for the fishermen affected by the super typhoon Yolanda.

Relationships

  • Juliana T. Gomez — Daughter
  • Lucy Torres-Gomez — Wife
  • Edward Gomez — Father
  • Stella Suarez, Jr. — Sister
  • Dawn Zulueta — Ex-significant Other
  • Stella Suarez — Mother

College

  • University of the Philippines Open University, Philippines (AA, 2009)

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