BB Gandanghari

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BB Gandanghari (Rustom Cariño Padilla) was born on 15 May, 1967 in Philippines, is a Filipina actress and commercial model. Discover BB Gandanghari’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 53 years old?

Popular AsRustom Cariño Padilla
OccupationActress, model, entertainer, comedian, director, Uber driver
Age53 years old
Zodiac SignTaurus
Born15 May 1967
Birthday15 May

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BB Gandanghari Height, Weight & Measurements

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Who Is BB Gandanghari’s Husband?

Her husband is Carmina Villarroel (m. 1994–2002)

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HusbandCarmina Villarroel (m. 1994–2002)
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BB Gandanghari Net Worth

She net worth has been growing significantly in 2018-19. So, how much is BB Gandanghari worth at the age of 53 years old? BB Gandanghari’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actress. She is from Philippines. We have estimated BB Gandanghari’s net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2020$1 Million – $5 Million
Salary in 2019Under Review
Net Worth in 2019Pending
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Source of IncomeActress

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In 2009, Gandanghari hosted the National Kidlat Awards on the resort island of Boracay in Malay, Aklan. She appeared again in SRO Cinema Serye: Rowena Joy. In September 2017, Gandanghari signed with The Brogan Agency in the United States. On August 9, 2019, she made her U.S. television debut in the Netflix series GLOW, where she played a fortune teller named Patricia in the eighth episode of the series’ third season.


In 2017, the Filipino Times reported that Gandanghari had obtained employment as a driver for Uber.


Gandanghari holds a B.A. in economics from St. Louis University, Baguio City and studied filmmaking at UCLA in 2010.


In 2009, she came out as trans. In 2016, her gender was affirmed by virtue of a decision of the Orange County Superior Court.

In January 2009, Gandanghari came out as trans, and chose to undergo gender confirmation surgery. Her brother, action star Robin Padilla, at first said that he fully accepted the decision, but later recanted his earlier statements and admitted that he was still shocked and not on good terms with her. Their mother, and all of Gandanghari’s other siblings, still refer to her by her deadname.


She became one of the 14 housemates in Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition. On March 2, 2006, she came out as gay on the show. On day 45 of the competition, Gandanghari opted to voluntarily leave the house.


Gandanghari was born to Casimero Padilla, Sr. (aka Carlos Roy Padilla) and Lolita Eva Cariño. She has seven siblings: three brothers and four sisters. Gandanghari married Carmina Villaroel in 1998; She filed for annulment after several months, which was granted in June 2002.


She is the older sister of actor Robin Padilla and younger sibling of Royette and Rommel Padilla, all of whom are actors. Gandanghari enjoyed success in Philippine films in the early 1990s (as “Rustom Padilla”), before taking a hiatus in 2001. She returned to prominence in 2006 when she joined the Pinoy Big Brother Celebrity Edition where she came out after 44 days.


Binibini Gandanghari (born September 4, 1967), commonly known as BB Gandanghari, is a Filipina actress, model, entertainer, comedian, and director.