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The Most Popular And Handsome Filipino Heartthrobs

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Xhyniie is a writer who enjoys writing pieces about famous actors and actresses in various types of media.

Filipino actor Coco Martin

Filipino actor Coco Martin

A heartthrob is an attractive, hunky guy who makes our heart beat faster. It is like our world stops for a minute when we see them. They might be a good-looking guy who lives next door, a handsome and famous guy in school, a well-known movie star or an award winning actor.

The practice of using the word "heartthrob" began in 1920 to depict a person who makes other people feel romantic. What about you? Is there a hunky guy that you admire the most?

There you go. So, let's talk about the most popular and most handsome Filipino heartthrobs.

(Disclaimer: The following pictures may generate electric shivers in your body. That is typical. However, pictures on this article doesn't belong to me or to this website. All rights belong to their respective owners.)

10. Jericho Rosales

Jericho Rosales

Jericho Rosales

Why Jericho Is Hot?

Jericho is not just known for his versatility in acting and outstanding performance as an actor in both television and movies but as well as for his lovely looks and stunning identity. He has the charm, the looks, talents, and his physique. He has a cute and mesmerizing smile that will surely melt your hearts. Indeed, he is the heartthrob of numerous women.

Trivia on Jericho Rosales

Jericho Rosales rose to stardom after winning in Eat Bulaga’s Mr. Pogi 1996. He then began his acting career in the country and became a household name after playing the love interest of Angelika dela Cruz in the primetime teleserye Esperanza and the teen paranormal drama !Oka Tokat. He is widely known for the teleserye Pangako Sayo opposite to Kristine Hermosa and movies such Forevermore and Ngayong Nandito Ka.

9. Richard Gutierrez

Richard Guttierez

Richard Guttierez

Why Richard Gutierrez Is Hot?

Richard Gutierrez is the the perfect way to describe tall, dark, and handsome. He is absolutely one of the most talented actors in the Philippines with ruggedly handsome face as well as having a well-sculpted body. He is extremely hot, lovable, and valiant heartthrob in the entertainment industry. What could you ask for more? He has the look that makes girls go crazy and a multi-talented actor who played different roles in movies and television.

Trivia on Richard Gutierrez

Richard Gutierrez is the son of actor and former matinee idol Eddie Gutierrez and Annabelle Rama. He began his showbiz career as a child actor along with his twin brother Raymond Gutierrez. Before he rose to stardom, he was cast in the youth oriented drama Click opposite to Chynna Ortaleza and the primetime drama Habang Kapiling Ka with actress Angelica Panganiban.

It was in 2004 when his career rose to stardom when he was cast in the fantaserye Mulawin opposite to Angel Locsin wherein he played the lead role Aguiluz. Angel and Richard had worked in Click before as twins. He is also known for drama’s such as Sugo, Kamandag, Captain Barbell, Lupin and etc.

8. Daniel Matsunaga

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Daniel Matsunaga

Daniel Matsunaga

Why Daniel Matsunaga Is Hot?

Daniel Matsunaga is adorable, tall, enchanting, and extremely appealing. For his female fans, he is a man not to be taken lightly. He has the ideal bone structure, and is unfathomably attractive.

Trivia on Daniel Matsunaga

Daniel Matsunaga got to be known in the Philippines by showing up in Cosmopolitan Philippines' September 2009 "Cosmo Men" supplement. He was found in the Philippines as a performing artist and was first given TV show extends on GMA Network. He likewise joined the unscripted television show Pinoy Big Brother of ABS-CBN and was announced as the big winner on the big day.

7. Tom Rodriguez

Tom Rodriguez

Tom Rodriguez

Why Tom Rodriguez Is Hot?

Tom Rodriguez is one of the hottest heartthrobs today. He has a perfect smile and cute dimples that will surely make you fall in love. He is extremely hot with those six pack abs. Gosh! It’s really summertime then we are talking about these hottest actors. I've seen him wearing underwear’s in billboards and his hotness simply doesn't chill off! But girls, don’t be too excited. You better watch his drama My Husband’s Lover first as he really displays his hotness on the show. Good luck girls on chasing him!

Trivia on Tom Rodriguez

Tom Rodriguez is known for being a housemate of the reality show Pinoy Big Brother: Double Up as an unscripted television challenger and his parts in Be Careful With My Heart, Temptation Island, and My Husband's Lover as Vincent Soriano.

Tom likewise has a profession in musical theater. He assumed the title part in the Asian debut of Disney's Aladdin which ran from November 16 to December 9, 2012 at the Meralco Theater in Manila.

6. Dennis Trillo

Dennis Trillo

Dennis Trillo

Why Dennis Trillo Is Hot?

This really young looking cutie is a standout amongst the most looked for after on-screen characters and driving men in the Philippine TV and Cinema. He has it all: looks, talent, and disposition to boot. After he was cast on the fantaserye Mulawin and Aishite Imasu is the thing that Dennis consider the defining moment in his profession. He is now one of the most sought leading actors in the Philippine tv.

Trivia on Dennis Trillo

Dennis Trillo's showbiz career began in 2000 at ABS-CBN, when he was presented in the 10th cluster of ABS-CBN's Star Circle (now known as Star Magic). He was seen in the teleserye's such as Pangako Sayo and Sa Dulo ng Walang Hanggan where he played the friend of one of the lead stars.

He is best known for playing the character of Eric del Mundo in the first ever gay-themed tv series My Husband's Lover, that was aired on GMA Network in 2013.

5. Paulo Avelino

Paulo Avelino

Paulo Avelino

Why Paulo Avelino Is Hot?

Paulo Avelino is extremely hot, handsome and sexy. He is a versatile actor and in fact one of the most hottest and sexiest guy in the showbiz industry. Plus, he has a cute and captivating smile. Not only a good looking actor but can act very well. As of this writing, Paulo Avelino is playing the character of Carlos Antonio / Manuel "JR" Nakpil, Jr. in the ABS-CBN drama Bridges of Love. I'm sure you are a fan of Mia-Carlos loveteam.

Trivia on Paulo Avelino

Paulo Avelino started his showbiz profession through the talent show StarStruck on GMA Network. When he was eliminated in the show, he signed an exclusive contract with GMA where he assumed different supporting parts for the network. In mid-2011, he exchanged to ABS-CBN where he picked up his current popularity.

He rose to fame after playing the character of Nathan Montenegro in the 2012 hit TV series Walang Hanggan together with Julia Montes and Coco Martin. In addition, he won the Gawad Urian Award Best Actor for the film Sayaw ng Dalawang Kaliwang Paa.

4. Coco Martin

Coco Martin

Coco Martin

Why Coco Martin Is Hot?

Coco Martin is known for his wonderful acting all over the world. He is greatly hot, and charming.

His humbleness is his specialty, and his simpleness is his magnificence as a genuine refined man. His body is so impeccable and attractive. His great looks coordinates his acting capacity. Each film he makes merits a best acting grant.

Trivia on Coco Martin

He got to be renowned for featuring in independet films, and was named the "Prince of Philippine Independent Films". He is additionally known for playing the role of Ramon Lecumberri in the TV series Tayong Dalawa, and for his double part as the twins Alexander and Javier del Tierro in the drama Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin, and his primary hero part as Daniel Guidotti in Walang Hanggan.

3. Dingdong Dantes

Dingdong Dantes

Dingdong Dantes

Why Dingdong Dantes Is Hot?

Dingdong Dantes is one of the most popular television personality in the country. He is tall, hunk and handsome, has the strong sex appeal and hot whom girls really admire. Looking at his pictures you will go crazy for his hunky body. Well girls, I will just remind you that he is already married so what you can do is to continue dreaming about him. I’m just kidding. Of course you need to face reality. Admiring Dingdong is okay but being obsessed is too much. But what can I do to stop you?

Trivia on Dingdong Dantes

Dingdong Dantes started his showbiz career when he was two years old as a child model in a television advertisement for a dairy product. He is also known as a member of the all-male dance group Abztract Dancers who was then regulars on Eat Bulaga and That’s Entertainment, with his friend, actor Nathan Dados, and his cousin, actor Arthur Solinap.

At the age of 17, he debuted on GMA’s youth oriented show TGIS using the name Raphael Dantes. He played the character of Iñaki and was the loveteam of actress Antoinette Taus. Her tandem with Antoinette is one of the most memorable loveteams in 90’s. He is now married to actress Marian Rivera and is expecting their first child.

2. Piolo Pascual

Piolo Pascual

Piolo Pascual

Why Piolo Pascual Is Hot?

Who will forget Piolo Pascual? Me? No! Of course, when I was thinking of the hottest and handsome heartthrobs, Piolo’s name came out on my mind. Arrghh. I don’t really know but he is really unique and different from other male celebrities. And speaking of sex appeals, well he has a very strong sex appeal. I’m sure girls go crazy and wild whenever they saw Piolo Pascual on movies, magazines and tv dramas. What about if you see him in personal? Don’t get me wrong, Piolo is also multi talented. He is an award-winning actor for his movies and tv drama’s, a singer and of course a loving father to his only son.

Trivia on Piolo Pascual

Piolo Pascual was on his third year in high school when he joined That’s Entertainment, a teen variety show that was aired in the 1990s. In the end, he exited That’s Entertainment to pursue his study at the University of Santo Tomas (UST) taking up AB General Education. Eventually, he decided to shift to Physical Therapy as a preparation for his immigration to the United States.

It was in 2002 when he rose in stardom after playing the role of Jules in the award winning film, Dekada '70. He gathered eight awards for Best Supporting Actor and was given special acknowledgment for special gram hammer grant as a Best Supporting Actor for the same part by the GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards.

1. John Lloyd Cruz

John Lloyd Cruz

John Lloyd Cruz

Why John Lloyd Cruz Is Hot?

Of course, we have John Lloyd Cruz in our list. Actually, I can’t explain why it has to be JL. What I know is that I am physically attracted to him. He is hot and we can’t deny that. He has something in him that we don’t even know. I mean, we like him; we adore him and admire him. His smile is what we want to see when we wake up in the morning. Oh my god! Just imagine, early in the morning, then when you look to the other side of your bed you will see him smiling at you, staring at you. Arrgghh.. Another imagination that we are expecting to happen. I don’t speak for the majority but I know this is what other fans also thinking.

John Lloyd doesn’t need to be like those hunky guys in showbiz stripping off their clothes and wearing underwear’s for print ads because he already attracted his fans by just wearing t-shirts. His smiles and the way he looks at you will complete your day. Just other reminder girls, he is in a relationship with actress Angelica Panganiban so we better face reality and stop dreaming.

Trivia on John Lloyd Cruz

John Lloyd Cruz first showed up in the now outdated show Calvento Files. It was followed by a few guesting, and shows. JL was 14 years old when he became a member ABS-CBN's Star Magic, where he turned into a graduate of Batch 5.

He rose to fame in 2002, when he was chosen to play the role Yuri in Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay where he was matched with Bea Alonzo. After his part in Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay, it was trailed by numerous TV series where he assumed the lead parts including It Might Be You where he played Lawrence. After it, he then assumed the part of Oliver in Ikaw Ang Lahat Sa Akin, Eli in Maging Sino Ka Man and its sequel where he won a grant for Best Actor.

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Let's hear your opinions!


Liana Brencia on April 03, 2017:

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AKo antie mu joy on March 31, 2017:


Xhyniie (author) from Alegria on September 15, 2016:

Because of his charisma. He's not that handsome but girls really go after him.

Kirshiee on September 11, 2016:

why john lloyd

Marion on June 21, 2016:

I think JC De Vera

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