Twitter recently revealed that he was one of the most popular trending topics in the Middle East region this year. So now fans of Alden Richards will be thrilled to hear he is coming to Dubai.
The 23-year-old will be in the emirate in 2016, performing in concert on January 7. Richards will perform a live gig at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium, an event that’s set to draw in many fans from all over the UAE.
Not only is he known for appearing on screen as an actor in The Road, One True Love, Eat Bulaga! and Carmela, but the Philippine TV favourite is known just as much for his vocal talents.
His debut album went gold in September and earlier this month he received a star on the Philippine Walk of Fame.
Alongside fellow Eat Bulaga! star Maine Mendoza (Yaya Dub), the duo is affectionately known as AlDub.
Each actor has approximately 2.8 million Twitter followers, so it’s no surprise tales of their small screen love are regularly trending in the Dubai region.
Richards and his co-star are also have huge modelling gigs all over their native country. Catch them in adverts for monster brands including Coca Cola, McDonald’s and Tide.
A recent music show Richards put on, Eat Bulaga! Sa Tamang Panohon, raised 14 million pesos for the AlDub Library Project in October.
Tickets to the gig – which will be supported by Wonder Gray – can be purchased from Platinum List (05 6294 3206) at the following prices; Dhs125, Dhs175, Dhs195, Dhs225 and Dhs295.