Richard Yap TV Actor

Birthday May 18, 1967
Birthplace Philippines
Age 50 years old
Birth Sign Taurus


Award-winning Filipino actor and business man best known for his role as Papa Chen in the romantic comedy TV drama My Binondo Girl. The role earned him a Golden Screen TV Award for Breakthrough Performance for an Actor in 2012.

Before Fame

He graduated from De La Salle University and aspired to be a chef as a child.


He made a cameo appearance in the 2013 movie Ekstra.

Family Life

He married his wife Melody in 1993. They have two children, Dylan and Ashley.

Associated With

He and Be Careful With My Heart co-star Jodi Santamaria won back to back GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards for Most Popular Love Team on Television in 2013 and 2014. Fan of the on-screen couple refer to them as "JoChard."


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