Coco Martin Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Aashita Dhingra
Nov 28, 2023 By Aashita Dhingra
Originally Published on May 20, 2022
Coco Martin is trained in a variety of martial arts and has worked in several TV advertisements.
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About Coco Martin

Coco Martin is a Filipino actor and film producer born in Quezon City, Philippines, known as the ' The King of Philippine' television.
An interview reveals that he was first chosen to act as a high school student and he enjoyed it. He also mentions that it was unusual for him to be a leading man and not always get the girl.
Coco Martin's film debut was in 'Star Magic' in 2010. He is also known for appearing on the 'Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition' (2005) TV show and has done multiple independent films. He won the 'PBB Celebrity Winner' title in 2005 and was included in the 'Pilipinas Got Talent' (2006) TV show as one of the finalists. He finished as the runner-up behind Lea Salonga in 2006 and Quark Henares in 2007. He is the male lead in 'Batang West Side' (2008), where he played a tough guy.
From 2005 to 2008, Coco was one of the artists who participated in ABS-CBN's official Love Songs compilation album entitled 'Uno Mo Na More.' He featured other artists such as Rayver Cruz and Dawn Zulueta in 'Kapuso Love Songs Vol. 9'.
Martin was featured in the TV adaptation of the movie 'FPJ's Ang Probinsyano'. The role required him to undergo training in martial arts. Over the years, Coco Martin has appeared in TV series and films. He is the co-founder of CoSyn Mediatech.

Coco Martin's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Coco Martin’s net worth?

Coco Martin's net worth is $20 million.

How much does Coco Martin earn per year?

Coco Martin earns $400,000 per year.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Coco Martin?

Coco Martin is 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) tall.

How old is Coco Martin?

Coco Martin is 40 years old as he was born on November 1, 1981, in the Philippines.

Childhood And Education

Coco Martin was born in Santa Cruz, Manila, and was raised in Quezon City by parents Ramon Nacianceno and Maria Teresa. After his parents separated, he became a street kid. He attained a bachelor of science degree in hotel and restaurant management at a college in Quezon City.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Coco Martin dating?

He is currently dating Julia Montes.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

In 2004, Coco Martin starred in a short film named 'Pare O Pare Ko,' which went on to win awards for best short film and most promising young actor.
In 2005, Coco Martin was chosen to be the lead in Regal Films' entry 'Una Bala, Paano Ka Ginawa?' even though he was a newcomer.
In 2009, Coco Martin appeared in a Philippine television drama series 'Tayong Dalawa' and won Best Drama Actor at the Star Awards for Television in 2009.
Coco Martin is featured in the film 'Brgy. Patrol,' which premiered in 2007 and even had its segment during the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF).
Later that year, Coco Martin participated in the second season of 'Pinoy Big Brother' and won.
Coco Martin recently starred in the film 'My Cactus Heart' with Sam Milby, Rayver Cruz, and Ai-Ai de las Alas. He also starred in the short film ‘How Far Would You Go?’
Coco Martin is currently on his third season of the show 'Unang Hirit', which airs every Saturday on GMA Network. This actor working under GMA Network has signed a contract with APT Entertainment and Creative Management Group. He confirmed his transfer to TV5, together with his manager Erick Salud, one of the producers of FPJ's Ang Probinsyano and Raffy Tulfo in Action.
Coco Martin also runs a production company named CCM Film Productions and has produced three films so far.
Coco Martin stars in independent films like 'Kinatay', for which he was nominated for FAMAS Award for Best Actor. He is thus known as 'The King of Philippine Independent Films'.

Charity Work

Coco Martin is a member of the Filipino Red Cross. He also participated in the Pancapulin 6 (2000) campaign and the Asohan Summer (2001) event.
He also did another fundraising for the Philippine Starry Sky Foundation for Children. Coco Martin was appointed as the Ambassador of Pinoy Big Brother Save Our Children, a humanitarian organization that aims to provide child education, health, and livelihood empowerment to orphans and poor children in the Philippines.
He has also done a lot of charity work to benefit the country's capital region.
Coco Martin has also appeared in several advertisements for Jollibee, HSBC Bank, and Gillette, apart from his acting career in movies, TV, and theater. He said that this venture would give him more exposure to the masses as he could reach out to a wider audience.

What awards has Coco Martin won?

Coco Martin has won several awards throughout his acting career.
In 2009, Coco Martin received the Best Actor in Drama award for his role as P-Noy Antiporda in 'Ang Probinsyano.' He also received the Favorite Male Character award for his role as Benenito de Guzman in the same year. In 2011, Coco Martin was once again nominated for two major awards. He was nominated for Best Actor in a Drama Series for his work in 'Ang Probinsyano' and also Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Musical or Comedy) for his role in the film version of the said TV series.

Coco Martin’s Hobbies And Interests

Coco Martin is a sports enthusiast. He has played basketball, volleyball, softball, and table tennis in high school. He also enjoys playing badminton with his friends and watching boxing matches on TV.
He collects vinyl records and watches Japanese anime shows like 'Dragon Ball Z,' Walt Disney's 'The Little Mermaid,' and 'Neon Genesis Evangelion'.
Coco Martin's family resides in Manila, Philippines. His father is a film and theater actor in the Philippines. His grandfather and grandmother live in the city of Olongapo, while his mother is a retired teacher who works at St. Paul's College Manila. He is a member of the Filipino Red Cross and the Kapuso Movie Artists Association (KMAA).
With all his popularity in show business, it is important to note that Coco Martin likes to spend time with family and friends who share his interests, such as sports and music, at least once every week. He is also an active social media user. He can be found on Twitter and Instagram, where he shares posts about his life in the Philippines and the world, his favorite musicians, sports events, and more.
He has been a longtime fan of the local group Rivermaya since the '90s. He also enjoys listening to music by international artists such as The Offspring and Blink 182.

Other Interesting Coco Martin Facts And Trivia

  • There's a mugshot of Coco Martin on the Philippine National Police (PNP) website. It is under the wanted person section.
  • The report states that his name is Kim Seng Gueco, 34 years old and a resident of Eastwood City Phase 2, Quezon City.
  • On June 11, 2011, the Philippine National Police (PNP) released an arrest warrant against Coco Martin. The warrant was released after Martin's alleged involvement in an altercation with his neighbor.
  • According to a report by 'The Philippine Star,' in his own words on Twitter, he said: 'Sorry, I'm very busy today. The allegations are baseless.'
  • He also said that it was a pure case of harassment, and he feels bad for those dragged into it. Coco Martin has a son named Benjamin, who was born in 2009.
  • He also has a daughter named Eman born in January 2013. Coco Martin is good friends with fellow actors Rayver Cruz and Ai-Ai de las Alas. He also used to be a close friend of Angelica Panganiban and Cristine Reyes.
  • Coco Martin has always expressed his love for his family. He has been a longtime fan of the local group Rivermaya since the '90s. He also enjoys listening to music by international artists such as The Offspring and Blink 182.

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Coco Martin Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Date of Birth

1981-10-31

Nationality

Philippine

Place of Birth

Sampaloc

Age

Height

170 cm

Eye Color

Black

Occupation

Actor

Net Worth

20000000

Parents

Maria Teresa C. Nacianceno, Ramon S. Nacianceno
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