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Christopher De León started his acting career with a small gag show called 'Goin' Bananas', which was an all-male show.
Christopher De León acted alongside veteran actors in the show like Jay Ilagan, Johnny Delgado and Edgar Mortiz. He is also said to have acted as a lead actor in the box office hit 'Tinimbang Ka Ngunit Kulang' by Lino Brocka and also in 'Ganito Kami Noon, Paano Kayo Ngayon?' by Eddie Romero.
Christopher De León, the famous Filipino actor who acted in more than 120 films, turned to a political career in 2007. That is when he decided to run for vice governor of Batangas in the elections of 2007, but he lost to Mark Leviste. In the same year, Christopher De León also acted in the pilot episode of the primetime TV series 'Pangarap Na Bituin'. In 2009, he did two shows for GMA Network.
He also worked in 'Lovers In Paris' under the same banner GMA Network. Christopher earned a huge net worth primarily as a game show host of the Filipino version of 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire' and second as a politician.
The net worth of Christopher De León is $12 million.
The earnings of Christopher De Leon are between $300,000-800,000 annually.
Christopher De León is 5 ft 7 in (175 cm) tall.
The famous politician, Christopher De León was born on October 31, 1956, and he will be 66 years old as of 2022. The zodiac sign of Christopher De Leon is Scorpio.
Christopher De León was born on October 31, 1956, to Gil De León and Lilia Dizon Strauss in Manila, Philippines. He is originally of German Jewish descent and was given US citizenship on May 11, 1999. Christopher De León has two sisters named Pinky De León and Melissa De León. Christopher De León graduated in fine arts from the University of the East in Manila.
Christopher De León first married actress Nora Aunor, and together they had five children namely Ian De León, Kenneth De León, Kiko De León, Lotlot De León, and Matet De León. They later separated, and Christopher De León married actress Sandy Andolong. The couple has five children, Gabriel De León, Maria Angelica De León, Rafael De León, Miguel De León, and Mica De León.
Christopher De León started his career in the ’80s being a part of a show called 'Goin' Bananas' in which his ex-wife Nora Aunor did a guest appearance. De León is best known as the game show host of the Filipino version of the world-famous show 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire', which started in 2000.
Christopher is known as the only lead actor to work with mega star Sharon Cuneta for various studio outfits like Viva Films, Star Cinema, and Regal Entertainment. He has also produced theater plays through Green Wings Entertainment. Under the banner of Green Wings Entertainment, Christopher's first venture was 'Lorenzo'. Christopher also worked in 'The Dolzura Cortez Story', which is an OctoArts Film that was produced and directed by Laurice Guillen.
In 2007, Christopher began his career as a politician. He decided to run for the post of Batangas's vice-governor. Since he lost to Mark Leviste that year, he once again decided to run but as the second district of Batangas's board member. He finally won with the highest number of votes and became the senior board member of Batangas. Christopher also ran for the congressman of the second district of Batangas.
Christopher De León won the FAMAS Best Actor Award for 'Tinimbang Ka Ngunit Kulang' in 1974 and for another one in 1976. He won the Best Actor Award at the Metro Manila Film Festival for the same show in 1976. He was again awarded the Best Actor Award for 'Haplos' at the Metro Manila Film Festival in 1982. Christopher De Leon won the FAMAS Best Actor Award and also the Metro Manila Film Festival Best Actor award for various shows like 'Imortal', 'Kapag Napagod Ang Puso', 'My Other Woman', 'Ipagpatawad Mo', 'Nasaan Ang Puso?', 'Bulaklak Ng Maynila', 'Mano Po III: My Love', and 'Magkaibigan'.
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