Richard Reyes Faulkerson, Jr. (born January 2, 1992 in Sta. Rosa, Laguna) also known by his stage name Alden Richards, is a Filipino television actor and model who is currently signed to GMA Network. He is best known for his TV roles in Alakdana, Tween Hearts, and One True Love and his breakthrough movie, The Road. In May 2013, he released his debut album under Universal Records. He is also self-titled debut album of Filipino actor Alden Richards under Universal Records released on May 26, 2013 in the Philippines in CD and digital formats. It also became available in iTunes and My Music Store Philippines the same day. The album magazine includes Richards' biography and personal interests in music, showbiz, food and other stuff. However, the physical released was first launched at TriNoma mall in which he has accompanied the event with live performance, autograph signing and giving posters and on May 31 for the nationwide distribution.