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Jericho Vibar Rosales
(1979-09-22) September 22, 1979
|Agent||Star Magic (1997–present)
Manila Genesis (2006–2014)
Kim Jones ( m. 2014)
Jericho "Echo" Vibar Rosales (born September 22, 1979) is an entertainer from the Philippines.
Primarily a film and television actor, "Echo" as is he known by his friends and fans, began his career by winning the Mr. Pogi ("Handsome") talent search on the noontime variety television show Eat Bulaga! His outstanding talent has secured an epic rise and an impressive portfolio of roles both on TV and in film, spanning over 20 years and a variety of genres, warranting the moniker, "Asia's Prince of Dramas."
He, likewise, is a popular commercial endorser and brand advocate of various leading companies in the Philippines.
When not in front of the camera, Rosales, among many other things, is a singer, songwriter, and performer with three solo albums to his credit.
He is married to British-Filipina digital creative Kim Jones.
After winning the Mr. Pogi contest in Eat Bulaga!, Rosales became a regular host and performer in the variety show.
His career took off when he was cast opposite actress Angelika dela Cruz in the top-rating primetime drama series Esperanza, and in the teen horror flick !Oka Tokat. Their tandem made its way to the big screen through the blockbuster horror movie Magandang Hatinggabi. But their tandem was cut short when Dela Cruz decided to transfer to ABS-CBN's rival network, GMA.
Rosales has garnered international attention in the Asian, African, and Latin American television markets since his drama series have been distributed in these regions. In countries such as Malaysia, China, Ghana, Cambodia, Peru, Colombia, and many others, for his primetime soaps Pangako Sa 'Yo (2000-2002), Sana'y Wala Nang Wakas (2003-2004) and Dahil May Isang Ikaw (2009-2010), all co-starring Kristine Hermosa. Since its original release, Pangako Sa 'Yo has aired in over 20 foreign territories, with the Cambodian Television Network ordering a local remake in 2013. In Peru, Rosales is known for his role in the series Bridges of Love ("Puentes de Amor"), the first Filipino drama to air in the country and the Latin American market. Similarly, The Legal Wife (2014), which also stars Maja Salvador and Angel Locsin, have gained much popularity in the African and Balkan regions.
In 2006 he portrayed legendary Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao in Pacquio: The Movie, and bagged two Best Actor trophies for his work. He repeated this feat in 2008, when he won two more Best Actor awards for his role in the classic film Baler, opposite Anne Curtis.
In 2012, Rosales played the lead role in Alagwa (Breakaway, internationally), for which he won Best Actor Trophy at the 36th Gawad Urian Awards, one of the Philippines' most respected award-giving bodies. Alagwa garnered several accolades in film festivals around the world, most notably the Most Outstanding Achievement in Film Acting Award at the 2013 Newport Beach Film Festival in California; the Grand Jury Award - Best Narrative Feature in the 3rd Guam International Film Festival; Best Narrative in the Third World Independent Film Festival; and the First ASEAN International Film Festival.
The following years found him in a string of Metro Manila Film Festival entries. In 2016, Rosales played Philippine national hero Jose Rizal in Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo, which starred Robin Padilla as the eponymous character. His succeeding films were comedies, with rom-com #WalangForever in 2015, starring opposite Jennylyn Mercado; Ang Babae Sa Septic Tank 2: #ForeverIsNotEnough in 2016 - sequel to Quantum Film's satirical 2011 hit starring Eugene Domingo; and then played opposite Bela Padilla in 2017's Luck At First Sight.
Outside of film, Rosales has forged a music career which features his strengths as a lyricist, songwriter, and singer. He has released three full-length albums to his credit, and several music awards including Song of the Year Award for "Pusong Ligaw." Other songs he has produced and co-written became theme songs of several of his television shows, including Green Rose, Dahil sa Pag-Ibig (Because of Love) and I Dare You.
In 2000, Rosales was linked to former model Kai Palomares, with whom he has a son, Santino "Saint" Palomares Rosales.
|2018–2019||Halik||Catalino "Lino" Bartolome||ABS-CBN|
|2018||I Can See Your Voice||Himself / Guest Star|
|2016||Magpahanggang Wakas||Ronualdo “Waldo” Del Mar|
|2015||Kapamilya Deal or No Deal||Celebrity Player|
|Bridges Of Love||Gabriel 'Gael' Nakpil|
|2014||Kusinero Cinta||Fredo||Global Station Malaysia|
|The Legal Wife||Adrian De Villa||ABS-CBN|
|Maalaala Mo Kaya: Tsinelas||Jesse Robredo|
|2012||Dahil Sa Pag-Ibig||Oliver Falcon|
|2011||100 Days To Heaven||Tagabantay (a security guard)|
|I Dare You||Himself/Host|
|Green Rose||Jerome Delgado|
|2009||Dahil May Isang Ikaw||Miguel Ramirez|
|I Love Betty La Fea||Aldo|
|2008||Kahit Isang Saglit||Francisco 'Rocky' Santillan, Jr.|
|Maalaala Mo Kaya: Gayuma||Johnny|
|Jericho Date||Jericho Rosales|
|2007||Pangarap na Bituin||Terrence Rodriguez|
|Love Spell Presents: Ellay Enchanted||Elloy|
|2005–2006||Carlo J. Caparas' Ang Panday||Tristan|
|Bora: Sons of the Beach||Alon|
|2003-2004||Masayang Tanghali Bayan||Host|
|Sana'y Wala Nang Wakas||Christian Soriano|
|2000–2002||Pangako Sa ’Yo||Angelo Buenavista|
|1999–2002||Ang Munting Paraiso||Alberto Dionisio|
|1998–2000||Richard Loves Lucy|
|1997–1998||Kaybol: Ang Bagong TV|
|1996-1997||Eat Bulaga!||Mr. Pogi/Himself/Host||GMA Network|
|The Girl in the Orange Dress||Rye Del Rosario||
|Luck At First Sight||Joma||Viva Films,N² Productions|
|2016||Ang Babae sa Septic Tank 2: Forever is Not Enough||as himself||Quantum Films|
|2015||#Walang Forever||Ethan Isaac||Quantum Films|
|2014||Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo||José Rizal||Philippians Productions|
|ABNKKBSNPLAko? The Movie||Roberto||Viva Films
|2012||Alagwa||Robert Lim||Indie film distributed by Star Cinema|
|2011||Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow||Jacob||Regal Films|
|Subject: I Love You||Victor||Radiant Studios|
|2010||I'll Be There||Tommy Santibañez||Star Cinema|
|2008||Baler||Celso Resurrecion||Viva Films|
|2006||Bilut||Gabriel||Mega Waja Sinar (Malaysia)|
|Chinese School||Heric Gongan||Regal Films|
|Pacquiao: The Movie||Manny Pacquiao||Star Cinema|
|2005||Nasaan Ka Man||Joven|
|2004||Santa Santita||Mike||Unitel Pictures|
|2003||Noon At Ngayon||Levi||Star Cinema|
|Ngayong Nandito Ka||Rocky|
|2001||Bagong Buwan||Lieutenant Ricarte|
|Wansapanataym: The Movie||Michael Arcangel|
|1997||Hanggang Kailan Kita Mamahalin?||Jojo|
|Biyudo Si Daddy, Biyuda Si Mommy||Robert||M-Zet Films
|Gahum Band||Gordon Street||2018|
During February 2014, Rosales became actively involved in a campaign to Free Mali, the lonely elephant who has been living in a small, concrete enclosure at the Manila Zoo for more that 35 years. The campaign is led by animal rights group PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) and works toward having Mali transferred to the Boon Lott's Sanctuary in Thailand, where she will be given all of the care and natural surroundings that the Manila Zoo cannot provide her with. Rosales showed his support by posing for a photograph holding up a sign that reads "JERICHO ROSALES WANTS MALI FREED"."
Awards and nominations
|Awards and Nomination|
|Year||Award Giving Body||Category||Nominated Work||Results|
|1998||PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best New Male TV Personality||Won|
|2000||30th GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards||Prince of RP Movies||Won|
|Most Popular Loveteam (with Kristine Hermosa)||Won|
|14th PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Single Performance by an Actor||Maalaala Mo Kaya: Pasa||Won|
|11th Young Critics Circle Awards||Best Performance
(shared with the Tanging Yaman cast)
|2004||18th PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Drama Actor||Sana'y Wala Nang Wakas||Nominated|
|2005||19th PMPC Star Awards for TV||Nominated|
|2006||54th FAMAS Awards||Best Actor||Nasaan Ka Man||Nominated|
|2007||55th FAMAS Awards||Pacquiao: The Movie||Won|
|Gawad PASADO Awards||Pinakapasadong Aktor||Nominated|
|23rd PMPC Star Awards for Movies||Movie Actor of the Year||Won|
|2009||57th FAMAS Awards||Best Actor||Baler||Nominated|
|3rd Gawad Genio Awards||Best Film Actor||Nominated|
|Gawad PASADO Awards||Pinakapasadong Aktor||Won|
|23rd PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Drama Actor||Kahit Isang Saglit||Nominated|
|2010||41st GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards||Promising Male Recording/Performer of the Year||Change||Won|
|24th PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Drama Actor||Dahil May Isang Ikaw||Nominated|
|2011||25th PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Drama Actor||Green Rose||Nominated|
|27th Luna Awards||Best Actor||Baler||Nominated|
|37th Metro Manila Film Festival||Best Festival Actor||Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow||Nominated|
|2012||30th Luna Awards||Best Supporting Actor||Nominated|
|28th PMPC Star Awards for Movies||Movie Actor of the Year||Nominated|
|Golden Screen TV Awards||Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Drama Series||Green Rose||Nominated|
|60th FAMAS Awards||Best Theme Song||Naaalala Ka
(song from the movie In the Name of Love)
|26th PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Drama Actor||Dahil Sa Pag-ibig||Won|
|7th MYX Music Awards||Favorite Media Soundtrack||Bumuhos Man Ang Ulan
(song from the TV series Green Rose)
|2013||ENPRESS Golden Screen TV Awards||Outstanding Original Reality Competition Program Host||I Dare You||Nominated|
|61st FAMAS Awards||Best Actor||Alagwa||Nominated|
|37th Gawad Urian Awards||Won|
|Guam International Film Festival||Achievement in Acting||Won|
|26th Awit Awards||Song of the Year||Paboritong Tag-ulan
(shared with Jonathan Manalo)
|2014||28th PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Drama Actor||The Legal Wife||Nominated|
|2015||17th Gawad PASADO Awards||PinakaPASADOng Aktor (Best Actor)||ABNKKBSNPLAko? The Movie||Nominated|
|41st Metro Manila Film Festival||Best Actor||#WalangForever||Won|
|2016||47th Box-Office Entertainment Awards||Film Actor of the Year||Won|
|2017||48th Box-Office Entertainment Awards||TV Actor of the Year||Magpahanggang Wakas||Won|
|31st PMPC Star Awards for Television||Best Drama Actor||Nominated|
|2018||8th EdukCircle Awards||Most Influential Male Endorser of the Year||N/A||Won|
|2018 Metro Manila Film Festival||Best Actor||The Girl in the Orange Dress||Nominated|
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- "Jericho Rosales bares his brand of fitness". Archived from the original on February 24, 2015. Retrieved February 24, 2015.
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- "Americans say 'I love you' to Echo's 1st int'l film". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved May 5, 2011.
- "Jericho dateless on US red carpet". The Manila Bulletin Newspaper. Archived from the original on May 10, 2011. Retrieved May 5, 2011.
- Jericho Rosales calls for Mali the elephant's transfer, gmanetwork.com; accessed December 15, 2015.
- "ABS-CBN big winner at GMMSF Entertainment Awards". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved 2014-05-21.
- Smith, Chuck. "Winners: 2015 Metro Manila Film Festival awards night". Philippine Star. Retrieved 28 December 2015.
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