While becoming known for his acting functions and hosting focus on such GMA Network and ABS-CBN series as George and Cecil and Kamandag, this well-known entertainer also worked like a television director, adding to series such as for example Fantastic Man and Atlantika. In the beginning of his profession, he hosted ABS-CBN’s Eat Bulaga! and performed around the GMA Network range system That’s Entertainment. He was nominated for any Gawad Urian honor for his assisting part in The Fatima Buen Tale. His dad and two brothers all experienced acting professions, as do his wife, Carmina Villaroel. In 2002, he and Villaroel welcomed twins called Maverick and Cassandra. In his early adulthood years, he was romantically associated with his regular co-star, Ruffa Gutierrez.