Born on 10 August 1984 in Philliphines, Mariel Rodriguez holds a Filipino nationality. She has not opened up about her actual ethnicity even though she has made it clear that she is still a Catholic despite her husband being a Muslim.
Mariel, age 34, considers her grandparents as her role models. The popular TV host-actress and VJ, has been really close to them ever since her childhood.
Mariel along with her elder sister, was raised by her grandparents. Her parents got divorced at a very young age, which consequently led her to get all the love and affection from her grandparents.
Considering her grandparents as her ideals, Mariel has succeeded in achieving heights in the long path of her career. She has set an image of herself known as an actress and producer for the 2007 movie, Agent X44, 2011 movie Tum: My Pledge of Love and the 2014 film, Sa Ngalan ng Ama, ina, at mga Anak.
As of now, Mariel works as a TV presenter for the show, It’s Showtime, which supposedly garners her an average salary of $61K.
Hence, from all her works throughout, Mariel must have already amassed a satisfying amount of net worth.
Mariel Rodriguez Married, Baby Daughter
Mariel Rodrigues got married to action star Robin Padilla on 19 August 2010. Mariel and her husband got married at the Taj Mahal in Agra, India.
Mariel gave birth to her daughter Isabella on 14 November 2016 in the United States. She was pregnant with her husband twice before she gave birth to her first baby. However, Isabella ended up becoming their first baby together as Mariel had to go through miscarriages in her past two pregnancies.
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As a frustrated mother of three unborn babies (single and twins), Mariel flew to the United States to take extra care of herself. Her heading to the USA was successful with the birth of her daughter.
However, her husband couldn’t accompany her to the United States for her first ever birth experience as he was not given the American visa. The man had to struggle for the American visa as he was convicted for the possession of the illegal firearms in 1994.
Mariel's husband got the privilege of the live video display of his daughter’s birth. In the video, Robin was seen apologizing to his wife for not being with her during her pregnancy.
Despite all the complications, their daughter Isabella was born healthy, which was the real cause of the couple’s happiness.
Thus, as of now, in their social media posts, the couple is seen happier than ever with their daughter. They keep sharing the good moments and quality time they spend with their daughter in their social media accounts.
Mariel Rodriguez & her husband Robin Padilla pose with their daughter Isabella on 15 May 2019 (Photo: Mariel Padilla's Instagram)
Nevertheless, Mariel and Robin’s happiness is not over yet! It seems like God has become very kind to the couple for their harsh losses earlier, Mariel is pregnant with her second baby with Robin.
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On 11 May 2019, Mariel announced her three-month-old pregnancy on the show, It’s Showtime, with her eyes full of tears of joy.
Hopefully, Mariel's husband stays by her side during the birth of their second baby, unlike the last time.
The public has mostly seen Mariel as a happily married woman. However, the case is always not the same as everyone has to go through some tough times in their relationship to stand strong in the long-lasting ones.
Even the beloved TV host Mariel had to go through some tough relationships in her life. The lady was previously in a relationship with her ex-boyfriend Zanjo Marudo. Sadly, their relationship didn't last long as the two ended up their affair in 2010.