MANILA, Philippines - Dennis Trillo, Abelardo Dennis Florencio Ho in real life, born on May 12, 1981, started his show biz career as one of the members of Batch 10 of ABS-CBN’s Star Circle.
Trillo was born in Quezon City to a well-off family, his mom a Filipina and his dad a Chinese.
Trillo studied at the Ateneo de Manila University then he went to Jose Abad Santos Memorial School (JASMS) in Quezon City for his secondary education.
He graduated with a degree of Bachelor of Arts major in International Studies from Miriam College, formerly Maryknoll College.
He was introduced to TV audience via “Pangako Sa’yo” and “Sa Dulo ng Walang Hanggan,” both top-rating soaps of Channel 2. Soon enough, he moved to another network where he was given major breaks on television.
His biggest break on film was his award-winning performance in Joel Lamangan’s “Aishite Imasu 1941: Mahal Kita” produced by Regal Entertainment. In the movie, he played a drag spying on the Japanese for the Filipino guerilla movement.
Trillo is a young father to Calix Andreas. The mother of his child is his former girlfriend and beauty queen Carlene Aguilar. He also dated sexy actress Cristine Reyes.
He is now rumored to be dating Jennylyn Mercado.