Gloria Diaz was the first Filipina to win the Miss Universe title in 1969. Gloria Diaz went on to pursue a career in acting, appearing in a number of films, TV series, TV movies, and TV mini-series. She has played Teodora Alonso in the biopic, Jose Rizal in ‘Nasaan Ka Mann,’ and Lilia in ‘Nasaan Ka Mann,’ among other roles. Gloria Diaz has won ‘FAMAS Best Supporting Actress’ and ‘PMPC Star Awards for ‘Movie Supporting Actress of the Year’ for her roles in films such as ‘Sakal, Sakali, Saklolo’ and ‘Nasaan Ka Man.’
How much is the net worth of Gloria Diaz?
Multi-talented Gloria is a model, actress, and beauty queen. Her earnings are not disclosed separately, but her hard work has paid off handsomely. Gloria Diaz has a total net worth of $8 million.
Gloria Diaz, how old are you?
Gloria Maria Aspillera Diaz is Gloria Diaz’s full name. She was born in Manila, Philippines, on March 10, 1951. Jaime Diaz and Teresa Aspillera welcomed a 69-year-old actress into the world. Gloria, on the other hand, has not disclosed her parents’ occupation.
Diaz is of Filipina descent, but her ethnicity is unknown. Gloria was born under the Pisces astrological sign. In a family of twelve, she was the twelfth child. Rio Diaz, Aurora Diaz, Georgia Diaz, Ruby Diaz-Roa, Didit Diaz, and Benjie Diaz are her sisters, and Ramon Diaz is her brother.
Childhood and Early Life of Gloria Diaz
Gloria Maria Aspillera Diaz is Gloria Diaz’s full name. She was born in Manila, Philippines on March 10, 1951. Jaime Diaz and Teresa Aspillera gave birth to the 69-year-old actress. Gloria, on the other hand, has not revealed what her parents do for a living.
Diaz, the beauty queen, is of Filipino descent, though her ethnicity is unknown. Gloria was born under the Pisces astrological sign. She was the twelfth child in a family of twelve. Her sisters’ names are Rio Diaz, Aurora Diaz, Georgia Diaz, Ruby Diaz-Roa, Didit Diaz, and Benjie Diaz, and her brother’s name is Ramon Diaz.
Education of Gloria Diaz
Her educational background included a high school diploma from St. Scholastica’s College Manila’s basic education department.
Gloria Diaz’s Career
Miss Universe’s journey
While in college, Daz was persuaded and approached by a pageant connoisseur to compete in Binibining Pilipinas. She was crowned Binibining Pilipinas-Universe in 1969 at the age of 18. Her shrewdness and good looks helped her win the pageant.
After winning the title of Binibining Philipinas, she was flown to Miami Beach, Florida, to compete in the Miss Universe 1969 pageant. Diaz did not fall short of anyone’s expectations. Gloria performed admirably throughout the pageant’s events leading up to the finals at the Miami Beach Auditorium. She made it to the Top 5, and her final answer to the question about “men in the moon” wowed both the judges and the audience. Gloria was crowned Miss Universe on July 19, 1969, and became the first Filipina to hold the title. During their space mission, the Apollo 11 crew heard about her victory.
Gloria traveled to several countries during her tenure to promote the Miss Universe Organization’s advocacies. She also appeared in a number of public and television events in the United States.
Career as an actor
Gloria has maintained a cool demeanor in the spotlight for the past four decades. She is a fantastic actress on the Philippine big screen and television. After her reign as Miss Universe came to an end, she pursued a career as an actress in the Philippines. Her breakthrough came with her performance as Isabel in the film ‘The Most Beautiful Animal in the World.’
Before landing on TV series, Diaz appeared in a number of films, including ‘Amor,’ ‘An Affair in Tahiti,’ ‘Balakyot,’ and ‘Wanakosey,’ to name a few. Her few roles, such as ‘Dolores’ in ‘Audalucia’ and ‘Matilde ‘Diding’ Diaz Patron’ in ‘This Is How We Were Before, How Are You Doing Now’?, were well received by the public. Gloria made her television debut in the 1978 series ‘Flordeluna.’
She made an appearance in the drama series ‘Anna Karenina’ in 1996. After appearing in the GMA Network sitcom ‘Kool Ka Lang’ in 1998, she gained enormous popularity for her character, ‘Nadia.’ She also played ‘Lilia’ in ‘Wherever You Are,’ ‘Daisy’ in ‘So… Happy Together,’ and ‘Charito’ in ‘Kasal,kasali,kasalo.’ Diaz, likewise, was a ‘Big Sister’ on the Philippine reality show ‘Pinoy Big Brother Drama Special: The Final Task.’ Similarly, Gloria portrayed ‘Teodora Alonso’ in the biopic ‘Jose Rizal.’
Similarly, she appeared as Susan in two episodes of ‘Love To Love’ from 2004 to 2006. Diaz Daz co-starred in the psychological thriller ‘Nasaan Ka Man’ with Hilda Koronel, Claudine Barretto, and Jericho Rosales the same year. Her portrayal of ‘Lilia,’ a woman trying to suppress her grief while trying to keep her family together, was once again a big hit with the audience.
From 2007 to 2012
In 2007, she starred in two TV shows, ‘Love To Love’ and ‘Sana maulit muli.’ Gloria appeared as herself in the first episode and as ‘Monica Johnson’ in the second. She was offered the role of ‘The Only Mother to You All’ in 2009. Gloria also played the role of ‘Pinky Ortega’ in the TV series ‘Nagsimula sa puso’ in 2009.
Diaz worked on TV mini-series, TV movies, TV series, and Big Cinema from 2010 to 2011. Among her many roles were ‘Paula Fernandez’ in ‘Diva,’ ‘Yuri Sandoval’ in ‘Beauty Queen,’ and ‘Dolores Bustamante’ in ‘100 Days to Heaven.’ Similarly, in 2011, she appeared in a TV mini-series called ‘Mistaken Identity,’ in which she played Queen Mercedes. In the same year, she appeared in the TV series “Glamorous” and the TV movie “Medical Center.”
2012 to the present
Diaz appeared in a number of ABS-CBN television dramas between 2012 and 2018. ‘Kung Ako’y liwan Mo, May Isang Pangarap, and Mirabella are among them. She portrayed Chdeng in the film ‘Chedeng and Apple.’ Similarly, Gloria appeared in several episodes of the ‘Maalaala Mo Kaya’ TV series, which aired from 1991 to 2017. In a few episodes, Gloria plays characters such as Mommy, Joel’s Mother, Ising, Adora, and Rosita.
Her other on-screen appearances include her role as “Remedios” in “Dear Uge.” Similarly, her other on-screen projects in 2018 and 2019 were ‘Natalia Roces’ in ‘Pamilya Roces’ and ‘Gloria Reyes’ in ‘Insatiable.’ Gloria Diaz is currently in the spotlight for her role as ‘Dahlia/Dahlia Rodriguez-De Veyra’ in the TV mini-series ‘Beauty Queens.’
Nominations and Awards of Gloria Diaz
Gloria received the ‘Best Actress’ Award in the ‘FAMAS Awards’ for her first film, ‘The Best Animal in the World.’ Similarly, she received the ‘Best Supporting Actress’ award in 1998 for the biopic ‘Jose Rizal.’ Gloria won ‘FAMAS Best Supporting Actress’ and ‘PMPC Star Awards for ‘Movie Supporting Actress of the Year’ in 2006 for ‘Nasaan Ka Man.’ Similarly, Gloria received awards in the same category in 2008 and 2010. She was named “Movie Supporting Actress of the Year” in 2008 for “Sakal, Sakali, Saklolo,” and “Best Actress for a Supporting Role” for “Sagrada Familia.”
Controversies about Gloria Diaz
Diaz congratulated Binibining Pilipinas contestant Venus Raj on her fourth-place finish. Diaz expressed her belief that Raj and other Filipinas would benefit from responding to pageant questions through an interpreter rather than in English. She stated once more, “Because when you think of a Cebuana, they can hardly speak English and of course Tagalog.” Perhaps she should respond in Bisaya.” Cebuanos were outraged by her response, believing that Daz had insulted their English ability.
Cebuano politicians, including Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia and Congresswoman Rachel del Mar, have asked her to apologize. Gloria, being herself, saw no fault in herself and instead clarified, saying, “Let me clarify it once and for all.” People should have the right to say or respond to (questions) in whatever language they choose. They can say it in Cebuano if they are Cebuanos. I didn’t say they couldn’t communicate in English. Say it in Ilocano if you’re Ilocano. However, if you’re an Ilocano who speaks fluent English, say it in English. If you’re a Cebuano who speaks Spanish, say it in Spanish if you’re comfortable with it. That’s exactly what I said, and it’s exactly what I meant.
Relationship Situation of Gloria Diaz
Gloria Diaz is a married woman who is straight. Gabriel Daza, a businessman, proposed to her. The couple has three children: two daughters and a son. Her daughters’ names are Ava Daza and Isabelle Daza, and her son is Raphael Daza. Unfortunately, they were unable to maintain their relationship. Gabriel is her ex-husband, and she is currently content with her partner, Mike de Jesus.
Social Media and Body Measurements of Gloria Diaz
Gloria is a veteran actress who stands 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs an unknown amount. Similarly, her body measurements are 34.5-23-34.5. Furthermore, her black hair and black eyes make her stand out from the crowd.
Gloria Diaz is a diva, and it’s no surprise that she has a massive fan base on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Diaz has a blue tick mark on her Instagram handle, @its.gloriadiaz. Her Instagram handle has a total of 64.4k followers. Gloria’s Twitter account, @MissGloriaDiaz, has fewer followers than her Instagram account. In terms of Twitter followers, she only has ten, and she is not active on Facebook.
|Full Name:||Gloria Diaz|
|Born Date:||10 Mar, 1951|
|Lucky Color:||Sea Green|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Cancer, Scorpio|
|Height:||5 feet 5 inches (1.65m)|
|Dating||Mike de Jesus|
|Education||St. Scholastica’s College Manila|
|Siblings||Twelve(Rio Diaz, Aurora Diaz, Georgia Diaz, Ruby Diaz-Roa, Didit Diaz, Benjie Diaz, Ramon Diaz)|
|Kids||Three(Ava Daza,Isabelle Daza ,Raphael Daza)|
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