Home About Piolo Career Media Contact Forum
Trivias Biography | Photography | Advocacy
The Basics:  
Real Name: Piolo Jose Nonato Pascual
Age: 33 years old
Birthday: January 12, 1977
Birthplace: Manila
Religion: Christian
Height: 5’11
Weight: 170 lbs.
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Complexion: Fair
Nationality: Filipino
Ethnicity: Filipino-German-American
Special Skills: Acting, Singing, Modelling and Hosting

Did You Know?

• Since turning Christian, Piolo has lived by the motto "Let go and let God."

• Some of Piolo's all time Hollywood celebrity crushes include Natalie Portman and Winona Ryder.

• Despite a hectic schedule, Piolo always finds time to head to the gym for a disciplined workout. He makes it a habit to catch up on sleep during long filming breaks and given more than one day of down time, he usually goes diving (one of his favorite pastimes).

• Piolo appreciates a woman with a good hearty laugh.

• Piolo is keen on having a big family and believes God is preparing him to be a good husband and father. He is working hard now so he can truly enjoy his family when the time comes.

• A window to the soul and one of the most expressive features for an actor, Piolo claims his eyes as his favourite body part.

• Piolo has a varied collection of movies on DVD. Some of Piolo's favourite movies include, The Awakenings, Reality Bites and the Back To The Future series.

• The actor/singer owns three iPods with 12,000, 4,000, and 500 songs respectively and listens to a wide range of music — from classical to Sinatra to Switchfoot. More than half the time, he listens to praise and worship music from Hillsong.

• Piolo has been working out every day at the same Quezon City gym, with the same instructor, for five years now.

• He has an injury on his right tricep, a bone cyst.

• Piolo prays before sleeping. The first thing he does when he wakes up in the morning is pray.

• Piolo loves driving his brown/grey Hummer and has plans to get a pick-up truck.

• Despite only taking up running recently, Piolo has plans to join an Ironman event this year.

• Superman is Piolo's favourite fictional hero.

• In July 2008, Piolo was the first ever Filipino actor to be invited to grace the Paris Cinema International Film Festival (6th Edition). Honouring the Philippines with over 40 films screened, Dekada '70 (for which Piolo won a rare grandslam for Best Supporting Actor) was shown during the festival.

• Maalaala Mo Kaya's 10th Anniversary Presentation - "Pier 39" starring Piolo and Judy Ann Santos was the first ever MMK episode filmed outside the Philippines. The episode "Lobo" ("Balloon") was the highest-rating episode (47.9% in Mega Manila) starring Regine Velasquez and Piolo Pascual.

• With the encouragement of Jojie Dincong (who later became Piolo’s manager), it took Piolo two months to convince his Mom for permission to return to Manila to continue the profession he loves.

• Piolo worked as part of the security for the Oscar Awards once.

• Fresh into UST’s Teatro Tomasino, Piolo was the only newbie cast in the play“"Juan dela Cruz in New York City".

• He admits that he has had over 30 girlfriends already. Piolo started in grade school and those flings were considered as “nothing serious”.

• If he was not an entertainer, Piolo says he probably would've become a pilot or a newscaster.

• Piolo favours white shirts and boxers for his sleepwear.

• Piolo considers his bible as his most prized possession. Under a state of calamity, he admits this would probably be the first thing he would save (after his family).

• Piolo’s mother Amelia and Judy Ann’s mother Carolina were high school best friends. They were reunited after 40 years in Toronto, Canada. Piolo along with Mommy Amy paid Mommy Carol a visit during the Toronto Film Festival screening of “Lagarista” and the two friends recognised each other. For the past 10 years, both Mommy Amy and Mommy Carol have attended their high school reunion together.


Home | About | Career | Media | Contact | Forum | Sitemap | Star Magic

Yetkl Designs