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Vice Ganda is a Filipino comedian, television presenter, actor and singer. He is a regular host judge on ABS-CBN’s noontime variety show It’s Showtime and has starred in several films, eight of which are considered to be the highest grossing in Philippine cinema. He is best known for his stand-up routines in which he uses observational comedy, situational irony and sarcasm in pertaining to Filipino culture and human sexuality. He is also the first openly gay endorser for Globe Telecom.

Birth Name

Jose Marie Borja Viceral

Nickname

Vice Ganda, Tutoy

Profession

Actor, Comedian, Singer, Television Presenter

Genre

OPM, Pop, Pop Rock, Dance, Novelty

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Viva Records, Star Music

Nationality

Philippine

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Vice Ganda was born on the 31st of March 1976, in Tondo, Manila, Philippines.

Age

She’s currently 44 years old.

Residence

Quezon City, Philippines

Sun Sign

Aries

Ethnicity

Asian

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He has Filipino ancestry.

Religion

Christianity

Education

Vice graduated in political science from Far Eastern University, Manila, Philippines.

Family Details

  • Father – Reynaldo Viceral
  • Mother – Rosario Viceral
  • Siblings – Emma Viceral, Babut Viceral (Older Brother), Tina Viceral (Older Sister).
  • Relatives – Camille Maxine Anne Viceral (Niece), Francisco Gaerlan Borja (Maternal Grandfather), Rosa Dacumos Palacay (Maternal Grandmother)

Marital Status

Single

Boyfriend / Spouse

Vice Ganda has dated –

  • Ion Perez (2019-Present) – In November 2019, Ganda is in a relationship with Ion Perez, a member of the supporting cast on It’s Showtime.

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 6 feet 0 inches
  • In centimeters – 182 cm
  • In meters – 1.82 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 67 kg
  • In Pounds – 148 lbs

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Black (Natural)

Shoe Size

His size is 11.5 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Gay

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Vice is best known for his stand-up routines in which he uses observational comedy,  situational irony and sarcasm in pertaining to Filipino culture and human sexuality. He is also the first openly gay endorser for Globe Telecom.

Singing Debut

In 2011, Viceral released his first studio album, Lakas Tama under Vicor Music. The album has 8 tracks including 5 original songs.

Film Debut

In 2007, Vice made his film debut in the comedy film Four In One (Apat Dapat, Dapat Apat: Friends 4 Lyf and Death in the Philippines) as a Chinese restaurant employer.

Television Debut

In 2007, Vice made his first television show appearance in the fantasy comedy series Kokey as Lyka Horse.

Brand Endorsements

Vice Ganda has done endorsement work for several brands such as ABS-CBN Mobile, Funtastyk, Vice Cosmetics, Belo Sunscreen, Just Things shoes, Luxe Station, Rajo Laurel, Julius O Closet NYC, Shoe Fiend Los Angeles, Pumped Up Kicks Philippines & Globe Telecom.

Controversy

In May 2013, Viceral was widely criticized for making several jokes about gang rape during his I-Vice Ganda Mo Ko! comedy concert show. One of them was directed towards respected news anchor Jessica Soho, whom he mentioned in a joke regarding several personalities starring in a hypothetical adult movie. Philippine women’s rights group GABRIELA condemned the joke as being distasteful in light of rape victims.

GMA reporter Arnold Clavio, a colleague of Soho, defended the news anchor and expressed his disapproval of Viceral’s body-shaming remark in one of the former’s radio programs.  Although Viceral, initially defended his stance, saying that the brand of humor he uses is based on his roots doing stand-up in comedy bars and karaoke lounges, the comedian eventually issued an apology over the issue during an episode of It’s Showtime!.

Awards & Nominations

YearAwardCategoryWorkResult
200923rd PMPC Star Awards for TVBest Single Performance by an ActorMaalaala Mo Kaya: BolaNominated
20112011 GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment AwardsBert Marcelo Achievement Award for Excellence in ComedyIt’s Showtime/ Petrang KabayoWon
20122nd EdukCircle AwardsBest TV ComedianGandang Gabi, Vice!Won
PMPC Star Awards for TV 2012Best Reality Game Show HostsIt’s Showtime hostsWon
Best Celebrity Showbiz Talk Show Male HostGandang Gabi, Vice!Won
39th Metro Manila Film FestivalBest ActorSisterakasNominated
2013PMPC Star Awards for TV 2013Best Celebrity Showbiz Talk Show HostGandang Gabi, Vice!Won
GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment AwardsPhenomenal Box Office StarThe Unkabogable Praybeyt BenjaminWon
GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment AwardsPhenomenal Box Office StarSisterakasWon
39th Metro Manila Film FestivalBest Festival ActorGirl, Boy, Bakla, TomboyNominated
20141st Paragala: The Central Luzon Media AwardsCentral Luzon’s for a Variety Show HostIt’s ShowtimeWon
30th PMPC Star Awards for MoviesMovie Actor of the YearGirl, Boy, Bakla, TomboyWon
GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment AwardsMale Concert Performer of the YearN/AWon
Yahoo OMG Awards 2014Loveteam of the Year
with Karylle
It’s ShowtimeWon
Eastwood City Walk Of Fame PhilippinesCelebrity InducteeActing, Singing, HostingWon
4th EdukCircle AwardsBest TV ComedianGandang Gabi, Vice!Won
Most Influential Film Actor of the YearGirl, Boy, Bakla, TomboyWon
Best Talk Show HostGandang Gabi, Vice!Won
GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment AwardsPhenomenal Stars (with Vic Sotto)Girl, Boy, Bakla, TomboyWon
2015Star Cinema AwardsFavorite Fandom of the Year with KarylleIt’s ShowtimeWon
29th PMPC Star Awards for TelevisionBest Male TV HostIt’s ShowtimeWon
GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment AwardsPhenomenal Box-Office StarThe Amazing Praybeyt BenjaminWon
201647th GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment AwardsPhenomenal Box-Office StarBeauty and the BestieWon
6th EdukCircle AwardsMost Influential Film Actor of the YearBeauty and the BestieWon
Box Office Tandem of the Year (with Coco Martin)Won
201748th GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment AwardsPhenomenal Box-Office StarThe Super Parental GuardiansWon
7th EdukCircle AwardsMost Influential Film Actor of the YearWon
2nd Golden Laurel: LPU Batangas Media AwardsBest Talk Show HostGandang Gabi, Vice!Won
20188th EdukCircle AwardsMost Influential Film Actor of the YearGandarrapido: The Revenger SquadWon

Vice Ganda Favorites

His favorite things are unknown.

Vice Ganda Net worth

Vice Ganda has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Vice Ganda

  • Viceral’s career began to build after appearances on television and reviews from tabloid columns.
  • In 2009, Viceral became part of Showtime, a talent search program where he eventually gained his present role as a regular presenter/judge.
  • In 2010, he starred in a remake of the comedy film, Petrang Kabayo which was an instant hit at its release.
  • He has a dog named, Chip In.
  • In 2013, Vice released his 2nd album, self-titled and debut album under Star Records.
  • In 2014, Vice released his 3rd album, entitled #Trending, which featured the song Boom Panes and Push Mo Yan Teh!
  • In July 16, 2016, Viceral launched his first book titled President Vice: Ang Bagong Panggulo ng Pilipinas a parody about how he would deal with problems of the Filipinos in case he was elected the next president of the Philippines.
  • In 2017, Vice launched his own beauty products for the purpose of wanting women to feel beautiful and loved.
  • In 2017, Yes! magazine listed him as one of the 100 Most Beautiful Stars of Philippines.
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