Awww, Magui Ford Learned All About Makeup Thanks to Kathryn Bernardo

Plus, other things to know about Magui.
by Mylene Mendoza   |  Nov 21, 2020
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Magui Ford is most often associated with big names in the local showbiz scene. Her brother is actor Daniel Padilla while her mom is actress Karla Estrada. But it's no surprise that, despite having famous celebrities as family members, Magui is gradually making a name for herself. The 18-year-old has a lot to offer to fans and has a lot of potential to eventually join the entertainment industry as her own person. With over 800 thousand followers on Instagram, Magui proves that there's more to her than a pretty face and a reconizable last name.

Below, get to know more about the promising young star: 

"Magui" is just one of her many nicknames.

Born Margaret Fiona Ford Planas, Magui’s mom is actress and host Karla Estrada while her dad is former Quezon City Councilor Mike Planas. Magui also shared that she has many nicknames, depending on who she is with. Her kuyas often jokingly call her "Magrot," while her friends like to call her "Maguirre" in school. She also goes by "Mags," which is somewhat like a nickname of her nickname! You'll also find it on her Instagram username, @magsford.


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Magui had a grand debut.

Magui is now 18 years old, and she celebrated her coming of age with a grand debut. Celebrity attendants include Kathryn Bernardo, Julia Barretto, Lorin and Venice Bektas, and Dominic Roque, among many others. 

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Magui has ~other~ brothers.

We all know by now that Magui has protective kuyas in the form of half-brothers Daniel Padilla and JC Padilla. But aside from the Padillas, Magui also has equally loving half-kuyas on her dad's sideMigui Planas and Miko Planas. She also has half-sistersCarmella Ford and Gabbie Planas. 

Magui is pretty tight with the rest of her siblings, too. She often makes appearances in brother Migui's YouTube channel together with their other siblings where they get to showcase their unfiltered relationship with one another. 

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Magui is an ENFP.

Magui revealed that her MBTI type is ENFP or the Campaigner. ENFPs are described as free spirits. They are also known as charming, independent, and compassionate. They like to explore and experience different things and are not afraid to step out of their comfort zones. Other famous ENFPs include Robert Downey, Jr., BTS' RM and V, and Quentin Tarantino.

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Magui can play instruments.

It's no surprise that Magui also has talents of her own. The 18-year-old is musically inclined and can play all sorts of instruments, especially the guitar and piano. She would spend time in her room jamming on her guitar or playing random notes on the piano and writing her own lyrics to it (Yup, she can write her own songs, too!).

Magui is a K-pop fan.

Aside from making her own songs, Magui can also appreciate good music when she hears it. It's no secret that Magui is a K-pop fan. She isn't shy to post fangirl tweets about her favorite groups like BTS.


Magui likes to play games.

It's no secret among avid fans of Magui that she's a gamer. Magui is a huge fan of multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) games such as Call of Duty, Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds, Mobile Legends, and Rules of Survival.

She's also physically active.

Aside from playing online games, Magui can also kick ass in real life. She knows how to play a multitude of sports and likes to stay physically active through volleyball, tennis, football, boxing, and Muay Thai. Aside from sports, don't be surprised when you find out that Magui can also fend for herself in times of trouble as she also underwent self-defense training and street fighting.

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Magui learned makeup from Kathryn Bernardo.

Apart from a close relationship with her kuya Daniel Padilla, Magui also seemed to have developed a tight bond with Kathryn Bernardo. In an interview on her mom's talk show Magandang Buhay, Magui revealed that she actually learned how to put on makeup thanks to the box office actress. More than makeup, though, Kathryn makes sure that Magui can learn more from her about life, just like a *true sister*. 


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