After graduating, she worked for National Institute of Mental Health in Mandaluyong City where she gave out medicines, examinations and evaluation to patients, among others. Rivera made her first supporting role film appearance through Octo Arts' Enteng Kabisote 2: Okay Ka Fairy Ko: The Legend Continues in 2005 as the fairy Alyssa.
In 2006, she signed a contract with Regal Entertainment that featured her debut in the horror film Pamahiin.
MANILA, Philippines—Celebrity friends, colleagues in the show business, and fans celebrated the wedding of GMA-7 “primetime king and queen” Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera which was held on Tuesday afternoon at the Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Cubao, Quezon City.and Desperadas 2, a sequel of the 2007 film of the same with Rufa Mae Quinto, Iza Calzado, Ruffa Gutierrez, and Ogie Alcasid.She was among the third batch of stars honored in the Eastwood City Walk of Fame located in Eastwood City, Libis, Quezon City in 2008.Pointing out that show biz brought them together, Dantes said it was only fitting that he made the proposal on live television. It feels good that I was able to show the world, especially to our family and friends, how serious I am about our relationship,” said Dantes, who first worked with Rivera on the 2007 soap “Marimar.” “It’s great that we had this opportunity.We nurtured our relationship for a long time.” Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70 titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media.