Vice Ganda, a comedian, TV host, actor, and endorser, has come a long way. He has several projects up his sleeves which makes him one of the busiest TV personalities nowadays.
Vice Ganda’s humble beginning dates back when he was still performing as a stand-up comedian at a comedy bar known as The Library. Then, he was discovered by Ogie Diaz, a talk show host and a columnist who later became one of Ganda’s closest friends.
The comedian Vice Ganda was raised in Tondo, Maynila. His mother moved to the United States to work after his father was killed in a shooting incident when he was still 13 years old. He is the youngest in the family with two sisters and 2 brothers.
His first major concert was held last May 15, 2010 entitled “May Nagtext Yung Totoo Vice Ganda sa Araneta” and last July 1, 2011, a second major concert “Eto na Vice Ganda Todong Sample sa Aranet” was held in the same venue.
Aside from being the resident judge of the pre-noontime show Showtime, he is also the host of his own show Gandang Gabi Vice which airs every Sunday at 9:30 in the evening at ABS-CBN.
Real Name: Jose Marie Borja Viceral
Screen Name: Vice Ganda
Birth Date: March 31, 1976
Birth Place: Tondo, Manila
Education: studied Political Science in Far Eastern University
Occupation: singer, actor, stand-up comedian, dancer, host
Vice Ganda and his mother Rosario reunited after 19 years. His mother left the country to work in the United States after Vice Ganda’s father died of shooting incident;
His father died not knowing that he is a gay;
His two brothers are also gay;
He became the first celebrity to have 1,000,000 fans in Facebook. Currently, he has over 3,000,000 fans;
His first debu album is entitled Vice Ganda Lakas Tama; and
Petrang kabayo is Vice Ganda’s first starring role in big screen which grossed at around 108 million after its first week.