Gloria Diaz is a Filipina actress, a model as well as a beauty idol. She is well-known in the industry for a lot of reasons. She has won significant beauty pageant competitions, including the Binibining Pilipinas as well as Miss Universe.

Furthermore, she has also appeared in many movies, including the miniseries called Beauty Queens and Maalaala Mo Kaya. Stay with us to learn more about Gloria and her life.

Early Life and Family Details

Diaz’s full name is Gloria Maria Aspillera Diaz. She was born on 10 March 1951 in the capital city of Manila, Philippines. Her mother’s name is Teresa Aspillera, and her father’s name is Jaime Diaz.

People often recognize her as one of the members of the Diaz clan. She shared the love of her parents alongside twelve siblings.

Her sisters are Aurora Diaz, Benjie Diaz, Didit Diaz, Rio Diaz Cojuangco, and Ruby Diaz Roa, but she has not shared the identity details of the rest of her siblings. Furthermore, we also know that her brother’s name is Ramon Diaz.

Gloria Diaz
Image Source: Gloria’s Instagram

Furthermore, Gloria’s sister Rio was also a famous personality. She was also a model, an actress as well as a politician.

Unfortunately, she is no longer with this world as she passed away on 4 October 2004 due to colon cancer. Besides this, she is currently 70 years old with the zodiac sign of Pisces.

Quick Info
Full NameGloria Maria Aspillera Diaz
Date of Birth10 March 1951
Place of BirthManila, Philippines
Age70 years old
Zodiac SignPisces
OccupationModel, Actress
Mother's NameTeresa Aspillera
Father's NameJaime Diaz
SiblingsAurora Diaz
Benjie Diaz
Didit Diaz
Rio Diaz
Ruby Diaz
Ramon Diaz
AncestryIlocano, Bicolano
EducationSaint Scholastica's College Manila
Height5 feet 5 inches (1.65m/165cm)
Body Measurements34-23-34 inches
Eyes ColorBrown
Hair ColorDark Brown
SpouseGabriel Daza (1986-1995)
Mike de Jesus
ChildrenAva Daza
Isabelle Daza
Raphael Daza
Net Worth$8 million (estimated)

Gloria has held Filipina by nationality since she was born in the Philippines. She belongs to Filipino ethnicity, and she descends from Ilocano and Bicolano ancestry through her parents’ side.

Apart from this, she has not revealed the details concerning her religious background and details at the moment. Talking about her education, she has not shared the details of her schooling years at the moment.

She enrolled at Saint Scholastica’s College Manila for further education and completed her high schooling from there.

Physical Stats

Gloria stands at the height of 5 feet and 5 inches (1.65m/165cm) tall, but she has not shared her exact weight at the moment. However, judging by her looks, we can tell that she has a well-maintained and slim body figure with a body measurement of 34-23-34 inches, respectively.

Even at the age of 70, the former Miss Universe loves working out and staying in shape. In addition to this, the color of her eyes is brown, and the color of her hair is dark brown.

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Professional Career

Diaz began her professional career when she was pursuing her collegiate-level education. Beauty pageant scouts approached her and asked if she wanted to take part in the sixth season of Binibining Pilipinas, a beauty pageant in the Philippines.

She agreed to the offer, and this marked the breakthrough moment of her career. She not only participated in the contest, but she was also able to win the contest and be crowned Binibining Pilipinas-Universe of the year 1969.

After winning the beauty pageant, Gloria Diaz’s agents sent her to Florida to compete in the eighteenth Miss Universe beauty pageant.

After agreeing to participate in the competition, she was able to win everyone’s hearts with her beauty. She made it to the finals, and she was also able to win the competition on 19 July 1969.

In addition to winning the competition, she also became the first-ever Filipina to wear the crown of Miss Universe.

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Gloria when she was young.
Image Source: Gloria’s Instagram

In addition to being a beauty icon, Gloria Diaz is also a famous actress. She gave her debut performance as an actress in the year 1974.

After that, she made two on-screen appearances through movies, The Most Beautiful Animal in the World and Amor. Since then, she has made over 100 on-screen appearances in several films and television series.

Some of her most remarkable works include the 2009 drama movie Sagrada Familia. She appeared as Carmen in the movie, and she won a FAMAS Award and a Star Award for her performance.

Gloria Diaz is active on social media platforms. Her official Instagram account (@its.gloriadiaz) entertains over 64 thousand followers.

Unfortunately, according to the information available on her current Instagram account (@gloria.diaz69), she started the second account because she forgot the password to the first one. Her second account has over 39 thousand followers at the moment.

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Love Life and Spouse

Gloria was previously in a marital relationship with her ex-husband, and his name is Gabriel Daza. He is a businessman by profession. Their marriage took place in the year 1986.

Following their relationship, they welcomed three children together, a son and two daughters. Their daughters are Ava Daza and Isabelle Daza.

Likewise, their son’s name is Raphael Daza. Unfortunately, the couple could not sustain their relationship, and they separated in the year 1995. Since then, she has been in a relationship with her husband named Mike de Jesus.

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Gloria and Mike de Jesus.
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Net Worth of Gloria Diaz

Diaz earns from her professional career as an actress and model. She has had a successful career both in the entertainment industry and in modeling.

She has also managed to garner a handsome amount of fortune throughout her career. As of 2021, she has an estimated net worth of around $8 million.

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