Claudine Barretto

Inside Biography

Claudine Barretto is a Philippines-born actress who shot to fame after appearing in the movies such as Wherever You Are, Milan, The Wedding Curse, and Dubai. Working in more than films and television series, Barretto has taken home various awards, including the Cinema One Legend Award and the FAMAS Award.

Early Life and Family Background 

Claudine Margaret Castelo Barretto was born on July 20, 1979, in Manila, the Philippines, making her 42 years as of early 2022. Besides, Barretto holds Filipino nationality, and her height is 5 feet 2 inches (1.57 m). 

Barretto is the youngest of seven children to parents Miguel and Estrella "Inday" Barretto. Moreover, Barretto is also recognized as the sister of actress Gretchen Barretto and Marjorie Barretto. Her elder sister, Gia, is a teacher in Boston, MA.

Career Beginning: Movies and TV Shows

Barretto was interested in pursuing a career in the entertainment industry from an early age. In 1992, Barretto was discovered by talent manager Douglas Quijano. In the same year, she made her debut by appearing as Bing in the tv series Home Along da Riles.

After that, she got more recognition in the industry and began getting more projects. So, she appeared in numerous films and television series such as Kumusta ka aking mahal? Pulis patola, Loving Someone, Taong gubat, Oki Doki Doc, Muntik na kitang minahal, Eat All You Can, Madonna and Child.

Again in 1997, Barretto came in Home Along da Riles 2 as Bing Kosme. From 1997 to 1999, she was a regular cast of Mula sa puso, where we can see her as Olivia Pereira. The multiple-times-award-winning actress has more than 50 television credits.

Her notable television works can be seen in Buttercup, Sa dulo ng walang hanggan, Marina, Ikaw ang lahat sa akin, Star Magic Presents, Your Song, Walang kapalit, SineSerye, May bukas pa, Jillian: Namamasko po, Bakit manipis ang ulap, Iglot, and many more. 

The FAMAS Award winner has also played the role of Vivian / Lorena / Leni in the television series named Maalaala Mo Kaya

Claudine Barretto Husband and Children Details

Currently, the husband's details of Barretto are unknown as she seems to be leading a single life. But the Deception actress was previously in a marital relationship with Raymart Santiago. The former couple married in May 2004 and then again in March 2006. They had two children named Sabina and Santino Santiago. And in 2015, she adopted a child and named her Quia Barretto.

Furthermore, they officially separated in 2013. According to a source, Claudine filed charges against Raymart for failing to provide the P100,000 a month they agreed on for their children. Another document a month after also said that Raymart's deficit to their kids had reached more than P1 million because he presents only P40,000.

Claudine Barretto and Rico Yan

Barretto and Yan were love partners in the late 1990s. Yan is a late Filipino matinee idol, model, film and television actor, host, spokesperson, and entrepreneur, for your information. Their on-screen romance ultimately led to an off-screen relationship.

From 1982 to 2000, Yan and Barretto cherished their life together until their death of Yan. The late actor was found dead inside his hotel room on March 29, 2002. The cause of his death was reported to be cardiac arrest due to acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis.

Barretto's Net Worth In Millions

The multi-talented actress has amassed a considerable fortune from her active involvement in the showbiz industry. According to the Idol Net Worth, Barretto is estimated to have around $73 million as of 2022. However, the exact figure of her net worth is yet to be revealed.

Undoubtedly, she made most of her gains from her professional career as an actress. In the Philippines, an actress earns around â‚±586,680. So, the SineSerye actress has achieved in the same range. Likewise, she has worked in a few big-budget movies that must have paid her well.

Apart from that, Barretto might earn something from sponsorship and endorsement deals. As of now, she has accumulated more than 1 million followers. According to the Influencer Marketing Hub, Barretto's estimated earning from a single sponsored post on Instagram is $2,817 - $4,695.

by dipesh, 22 Apr, 2022

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