Maria Erlinda Lucille Sazon Termulo or better known as Mariel Rodriguez was born on August 10, 1984 and is a Filipina model, product endorser, TV host, VJ and actress. She is the spouse of actor Robin Padilla and has been active in the industry for many years. She studied in De La Salle Zobel in grade school and high school and graduated in De La Salle University with Bachelor of Arts in Organizing Communication.
Looking at Mariel’s career, everything started when she was just 15 years old in terms of modeling for ads and commercials. She appeared in several TV shows namely Rouge, MTV Pilipinas, Ok Fine Whatever!, Love to Love, Extra Challenge, Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition 1,Your Song Presents, Entertainment Live, Palos, Komiks Presents, Precious Hearts Romances Presents, Happy Yipee, Yehey!, Wil Time Big Time, Paparazzi, Wowowillie, It’s Showtime and many more.
With these television shows, Mariel really had a lot of experiences and exposures on television. Aside from television shows, she also appeared in movies like Agent X44, Cinco, Tum, My Pledge of Love, and Kuratong Baleleng Film.
Mariel has been reported to be previously dating actor Zanjoe Marudo but the two split up in early 2010. On August 19, 2010, Mariel married Robin Padilla on a Moslem wedding at the Taj Majal, Agra, India.
Right now, Mariel is one of the hosts of the about to start again Talentadong Pinoy together with her husband Robin Padilla. The two were reported to have replaced the former host Ryan Agoncillo. Talentadong Pinoy will air at TV5 and things might change in terms of the mechanics of the show since it has been reported that Robin Padilla will be with the contestants. Mariel Rodriguez as an actress can work in different situations. In fact, she is more than just beautiful since she also has the brains.