Dingdong Dantes is a Filipino television presenter, commercial model, and film producer, but most renowned as an actor currently working as an exclusive talent of GMA Network, Chairman of YesPinoy Foundation, Commissioner of the National Youth Commission and manager of his own film studio, AgostoDos Pictures. Recently, Ang Dalawang Mrs. Real helped him won the 2015 6th ENPRESS Golden Screen TV Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Drama Program.
Dingdong Dantes was born to Jose Sixto Jr. and
Angeline( neé Gonzalez). He began his career as a child model at the age of 2, appearing in a television advertisement for a dairy product and several other commercials ensued before joining an all-male dance group called Abztract Dancers, which became regulars on Eat Bulaga! and That's Entertainment. when he was 17, Dantes debuted on GMA Network's youth-oriented T.G.I.S., became one of the most memorable image in Philippine entertainment industry, especially in the 90's.
In December 30, 2014, he married the sought-after actress Marian Rivera who he met on the set of 'Marimar' in 2007. The wedding of them was titled "The Royal Wedding" by GMA as they are A-list exclusive artists of GMA network.