Enrique Gil

Who is Enrique Gil?

Enrique Gil is a Filipino actor and dancer. Enrique Gil is most known for his roles as Benjamin ‘BJ’ Maniego in ‘Budoy,’ Dasho Jan Alfonso ‘Jao’ Rinpoche in ‘Princess and I,’ and Alexander ‘Xander’ Grande III in Forevermore.

Enrique Gil – Birth, Parents, Siblings & Education

Enrique Gil was born in Cebu City, Philippines, on March 30, 1992

His nationality is Filipino, and he is of mixed ethnicity (Filipino, German, and Spanish).

Enrique Mari Baccay Gil V was born to parents Enrique Amadeo III and Barbara Anne Baccay (mother).

His father is Spanish, and his mother, who is of Filipino, German, and Spanish origin and works as a flight attendant for Philippine Airlines, is of Filipino, German, and Spanish descent. 

Enrique Javier IV is his older brother, and Diandra Frances is his younger sister.

Gil attended Manresa School in Paranaque City.

Then he graduated from San Beda College Alabang with a Bachelor of Science in computer technology but did not pursue his performing profession.

Net Worth of Enrique Gil? Salary, Earning

There is no information available about Enrique Gil’s salary or net worth.

We can presume that based on his performance in this profession, he has a solid salary and net worth.

Facts of Enrique Gil

Age: 30 years
Birth Date: March 30, 1992
Full Name: Enrique Gil
Net Worth: N/A
Profession Actor and Dancer

Relationship, Married life, Boyfriend/Girlfriend

Enrique Gil is presently dating Filipina-American actress and model Liza Soberano. 

Gil had previously developed feelings for Liza but decided to wait till she turned 18.

Gil was discovered in October 2016 taking business administration classes at Southville International School, which is associated with Foreign Universities, with his girlfriend Liza Soberano.

Enrique Gil is with Liza Soberano. Source: ABC-CBN News

Their parents have also granted them permission to be in a relationship.

Enrique previously dated Filipino commercial model and actress Coleen Garcia, but the relationship did not continue. 

They began dating in 2010, however, their relationship terminated in 2011.

Body Measurement- Height, Weight, Hair Color

Enrique Gil stands 5 feet 10 inches tall. His body weight is 69 kg. 

He has dark brown eyes and black hair.

Enrique Gil – Professional Career

Gil began his career in 2008. 

Trumpets, a well-known dance company in the Philippines, recruited him in a commercial modeling and musical theater class.

He debuted as a member of ABS-Star CBN’s Magic Circle Batch 16. 

He later earned the role of Harold in the action-drama series Pieta.

Gil gained the nickname Dougie King after performing the smash song Teach Me How to Dougie.

In 2008, he had his television series debut in the film ‘I Love Betty La Fea,’ playing the role of an eco mode.

After that year, in 2010, he began working in the short film ‘Diego and His Brothers,’ portraying the character Anton.


Gil is a vocalist in addition to being an actor. 

He released numerous albums and successful singles, and he received numerous prizes.

He has been nominated for and won various accolades, including the 5th Star Magic Ball Breakout-Style, Yahoo OMG Awards in Most Promising Actor, Candy Reader’s Choice Awards in Best Actor, and many more.

Enrique Gil – Social Media Status

Gil is active on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

He has 444.9k Facebook followers, 5.5 million Twitter followers, and 2.9 million Instagram followers.

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Quick Facts of Enrique Gil

  • Gil is a Filipino actor and dancer.
  • He is best known for his role in television shows ‘Budoy’ as Benjamin ‘BJ’ Maniego, ‘Princess and I’ as Dasho Jan Alfonso ‘Jao’ Rinpoche, and as Alexander ‘Xander’ Grande III in Forevermore.
  • Gil started his career in 2008.
  • He was launched as a part of ABS-CBN’s Star Magic Circle Batch 16.
  • Some Filipino sources say that Enrique is soon to be a father, but Gil hasn’t reacted to these rumors.
  • He is currently in a relationship with Filipino-American actress and model Liza Soberano.