Ogie Alcasid

Herminio Jose Lualhati Alcasid Jr. (born August 27, 1967), better known as Ogie Alcasid (Tagalog pronunciation: [ˈɔɡi ɐlˈkasɪd]), is a Filipino singer-songwriter, television presenter, comedian, parodist, and actor. He is also currently the President of OPM (Organisasyon ng Pilipinong Mang-Aawit).

Ogie Alcasid
Alcasid in April 2012
Alcasid in April 2012
Background information
Birth nameHerminio Jose Lualhati Alcasid Jr.
Born (1967-08-27) August 27, 1967 (age 53)
Taal, Batangas, Philippines
OriginManila
GenresOPM, Pop, Novelty, CCM
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, Record Producer, Actor, Comedian, Parodist, Television Presenter
Years active1988–present
LabelsOctoarts, PolyEast Records Philippines, MCA Music Philippines, Viva Records, Universal Records, Star Music
WebsiteOfficial website

Early careerEdit

Ogie is a former batch member of all male singing group Kundirana batch 1985 after Gary Valenciano. His first album was released in 1989.[1] His debut movie was Feel Na Feel released by Regal Entertainment in 1990, followed by his 2nd movie Tiny Terrestrial: The Tiny Professors released by OctoArts films in 1991. The same year, Ogie made his VIVA films debut movie, Pitong Gamol.

Television careerEdit

Alcasid's television career started as one of the hosts of comedy show Small Brothers on ABS-CBN in 1992. He appeared on other comedy programs such as ABS-CBN's Mana Mana (1991–92), ABC's Tropang Trumpo (from 1994–95), GMA Network's Bubble Gang (1995-2013), QTV's Ay, Robot! (2005–07), and a sitcom Show Me Da Manny (2010–11).

He also branched out as a game show host, beginning in ABS-CBN's Game Na Game Na! in 1995, IBC 13's Fastbreak, a former basketball game show in 1999, the Philippine version of Family Feud on ABC-5 in 2001 and Celebrity Duets: Philippine Edition on GMA. He was a host on SOP Rules.[2] He got his big break in Hanggang Kailan, his first drama show, and also sang its main theme with Aiza Seguerra. In 1995, he moved to GMA Network, leaving ABS-CBN.[citation needed]

Alcasid is recently the judge in Pinoy Idol.[3] and hosted such game shows as Da Big Show and Hole in the Wall. In 2013, he left GMA Network and moved to TV5, where he first project under the channel was The Mega and the Songwriter.

In 2016, he returned to his home network, ABS-CBN. He joined Tawag Ng Tanghalan on It's Showtime as a judge and he was also a judge of Your Face Sounds Familiar: Kids, replacing Jed Madela, the judge of season 1 and 2 of the same show.

Before he returned to ABS-CBN, his contract on TV5 had expired. He later appeared on several GMA Network shows as a guest. He appeared as a guest on Yan Ang Morning!, Sunday PinaSaya, and Eat Bulaga! as a guest judge. He was a special guest in Sarap Diva, hosted by his wife, Regine Velasquez-Alcasid, and the comedy show Bubble Gang, where he recently a cast member until 2013 before his transfer to TV5.

Recording careerEdit

 
Ogie Alcasid in 2010.

Alcasid debuted as a singer in 1989 with the release of his self-titled album. Ogie Alcasid reached gold record status, while his debut single "Nandito Ako" (I Am Here) was awarded "Song of the Year" by local radio station Magic 89.9. He has since released 18 albums, including a Christmas album (Larawan ng Pasko/Images of Christmas, 1994), a live album (OA sa Hits (Live), 2002), and four greatest hits albums. He has received a total of twelve gold records, three platinum records, and three double platinum records.[2]

Year of release Title Certification
1989 Ogie Alcasid Gold
1990 Pagkakataon (Opportunity)
1991 A Step Ahead Platinum
1993 On Air Double Platinum
1994 Larawan ng Pasko (Picture of Christmas)
1995 A Different Light Gold
1997 Phases
1998 Ogie 10th-All the Best Platinum
2000 Now and Then Gold
2001 Movie Moments
2002 A Better Man Double Platinum
OA sa Hits (Live)
2003 Mga Kuwento ng Pag-ibig (Stories of Love) Double Platinum
2004 The Songbird and the Songwriter Platinum
I Am a Singer Gold
2005 Ogie Alcasid Greatest Hits
2006 Greatest Hits, an Audio-visual Anthology
Lumilipad (Flying)
2007 Ogie All the Classics
2008 The Great Filipino Songbook Gold
2010 Ngayon At Kailanman: A Tribute To George Canseco
2012 The Songwriter & The Hitmakers
2016 Ikaw Ang Buhay Ko TBA
2017 Nakakalokal TBA

SoundtracksEdit

  • Boy Pick-Up: The Movie (Universal Records, 2012)
  • I Do Bidoo Bidoo (Available only on iTunes Downloading released in 2012)

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

  • Feel Na Feel, 1990 Regal Entertainment - Ogie's 1st Debut Movie
  • Michael and Madonna, 1990 Regal Entertainment
  • Small and Terrible, 1990 Regal Entertainment
  • Tiny Terrestrial: The Tiny Professors, 1991 OctoArts Films
  • Pitong Gamol, 1991 Viva Films
  • Jesus Dela Cruz at ang Mga Batang Riles, 1991 Viva Films - Ogie's 1st Action Movie
  • Angelito San Miguel at ang Mga Batang City Jail, 1991 Viva Films
  • Kalabang Mortal ni Baby Ama, 1991 Movie Arts Productions
  • Shake, Rattle & Roll III ("Yaya" segment), 1991 Regal Entertainment
  • Working Students, 1992 OctoArts Films
  • Ano Ba Yan?, 1992 OctoArts Films
  • Magnong Rehas, 1992 OctoArts Films
  • Mahirap Maging Pogi, 1992 Viva Films
  • Ali in Wonderland, 1992 OctoArts Films
  • Mamas Boys: Mga Praning-ning, 1993 OctoArts Films
  • Mga Siyanong Parak, 1993 Regal Entertainment
  • Victor Meneses: Dugong Kriminal, 1994 OctoArts Films
  • Si Ayala at Si Zobel, 1994 OctoArts Films
  • Mamas Boys 2: Let's Go Na!, 1994 OctoArts Films
  • Manolo en Michelle Hapi Together, 1994 OctoArts Films
  • O-Ha! Ako Pa?, 1994 OctoArts Films
  • Manila Girl: Ikaw ang Aking Panaginip, 1995 OctoArts Films / Prime Pictures
  • Isko: Adventures in Animasia, 1995 OctoArts Films
  • Barkada walang atrasan, 1995 OctoArts Films
  • Pwera Biro, Mahal Kita (D' Beachboys), 1995 OctoArts Films
  • Ten Little Indians, 1996 Mahogany Pictures
  • Ayos Lang, Pare Ko (It's Okay, My Buddy), 1997 GMA Films - Ogie's 1st GMA Films Movie
  • May Sayad, 1998 OctoArts Films
  • Nanggigigil Ako Sa Iyong Kagandahan, 1998 Good Harvest Unlimited
  • Pedro Penduko: Episode II – The Return of the Comeback, 2000 Viva Films
  • Best Man: Nor Better Not 4 Worse, 2002 OctoArts Films
  • Captain Barbell, 2003 Premiere Entertainment
  • A.B. Normal College, 2003 Viva Films
  • Masikip sa Dibdib, 2004 Viva Films
  • Shake, Rattle & Roll 2k5, 2005 Regal Entertainment
  • Desperadas 2, 2008 Regal Entertainment
  • OMG (Oh, My Girl!) [4] 2009 Regal Entertainment
  • Yaya and Angelina: The Spoiled Brat Movie, 2009 GMA Films [5]
  • Ang Panday 2009 Best Original Theme Song ("Tanging Ikaw Lamang") Metro Manila Film Festival[6]
  • Noy, 2010 Star Cinema [7]
  • Boy Pick-Up: The Movie, 2012 GMA Films
  • I Do Bidoo Bidoo: Heto nAPO Sila!, 2012 Studio 5 - Ogie's 1st & Only Studio 5 Productions Movie
  • Raketeros 2013, Heaven's Best Entertainment & Star Cinema - Ogie's 1st Star Cinema Movie
  • Ang Larawan, 2017 Solar Pictures [8]

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Network
2019 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Flyers Carlo Magno ABS-CBN
2018 Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids Himself / Judge
2017 I Can See Your Voice Himself / Guest Artist
Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids Himself / Judge
2016 It's Showtime Tawag Ng Tanghalan Hurado
Bubble Gang: 21 Gang Salute Guest / Various GMA Network
HAPPinas Happy Hour Himself / Host TV5
Happy Truck HAPPinas Himself / Host
Born to Be a Star Himself / Host
2015 Happy Truck ng Bayan Himself / Host
No Harm No Foul Coach Jawo
2014 Let's Ask Pilipinas Himself / Host
Confessions of a Torpe Christopher "Tupe" Catacutan
2013 The Mega and the Songwriter Himself / Host
Tropa Mo Ko Unli Various
Sunday All Stars Himself / Host GMA Network
Magpakailanman: Rolando Niangar Story Rolando Niangar
Himig Handog P-Pop Love Songs Himself / Judge ABS-CBN
2012 My Daddy Dearest Bong Adonis / Sampaguita / Bong Adonis Clone GMA Network
Pare & Pare Himself / Host
2010–2013 Party Pilipinas Himself / Host
2010 Diva
Daldalita Mateo Matias
Protégé: The Battle For The Big Break Himself / Journey Host
Kap's Amazing Stories Kids Edition Himself / Guest Host
Show Me Da Manny Manny Pa-Cute
2009; 2010 Hole in the Wall Himself / Host
2008 Pinoy Idol Himself / Idol Jury Member
Da Big Show Himself / Host
2007 Mga Kuwento Ni Lola Basyang Rodrigo
2011 Mind Master Himself / Host
2006 Magpakailanman Juan Flavier
2005 Ay Robot! Douglas QTV
2003 Hanggang Kailan George GMA Network
2002 Cyborg Kuro-chan Kuro (voice) IBC
1997–2010 SOP Himself / Main Host GMA Network
1995–2013 Bubble Gang Various
1995–1996; 2014, 2017–present ASAP Host Performer ABS-CBN
1994–1995 Tropang Trumpo Various ABC
1994–1996 Game Na Game Na! Himself / Host ABS-CBN
1988–1989 Eat Bulaga! Himself / Co-host RPN 9
ABS-CBN

AwardsEdit

  • Awit Awards Best Produced Record of the Year (BAKIT KA LUMAYO)
  • Awit Awards Best Inspirational/Religious Recording (SIYA ANG BIDA)
  • 2001 Gawad Pagkilala kay Ogie Alcasid (mang-aawit/kompositor/liriko) sa Pamamagitan ng Musika sa Wikang Pilipino mula sa Republika ng Pilipinas Sanggunian ng Wika sa Pambansang Pagpapa-unlad s/Pamamahala ng Komisyon sa Wikang Pilipino


  • 2008 Aliw Awards Best Major Concert Male
  • 2008 Aliw Awards Entertainer of the Year
  • 2008 Awit Awards Best Movie/TV/Stage Theme Song ‘’Paano kita Iibigin”
  • 2008 FAMAS Golden Artist Awardee
  • 2008 Star Awards Best Comedy Actor “Bubble Gang”
  • 2008 Gold Record Award for The Greatest Filipino Songbook, August 31, 2008
  • 2009 Platinum Award for The Greatest Filipino Songbook, April 26, 2009
  • 2008 Aliw Awards "Entertainer of the Year"[9]
  • (2000, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008 & 2010) Winner, PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Comedy Actor
  • 2009 STAR AWARDS FOR MUSIC( Male Recording Artist-First Recipient)
  • 2010 Aliw Awards "Best Major Concert by a male performer in the Concert Ogie and the Idols"
  • 2010 PMPC Star Awards for "BEST COMEDY ACTOR(BUBBLE GANG)"
  • 2011 PMPC Star Awards for "BEST COMEDY ACTOR(BUBBLE GANG)"
  • 2011 GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards - Male Concert Performer of the Year[10]
  • 2012 Empress Award for Best Comedy Actor
  • 2012 Multiple Intelligence for music award (Multiple Intelligence school)
  • 2014 KBP Golden Award Winner For Best Comedy Actor
  • Myx Music Awards 2016 Magna Awardee[11]
  • 2018 49th Box Office Entertainment Awards Male Concert Performer Of The Year #paMORE
  • 2018 PMPC Star Awards For Best Comedy Actor (Home Sweetie Home | ABS-CBN)
  • 2018 CMMA Best Inspirational Song (Di Ka Pababayaan)
  • 2019 50th Box Office Entertainment Awards Male Concert Performer of the Year
Year Award Giving Body Category Nominated Work Results
2000 Aliw Awards Best Male Performance in Music Lounges, Bars, Clubs and Restaurants N/A Won
Awit Awards Best Ballad Recording "Kung Mawawala Ka" Won[12]
Song of the Year "Kung Mawawala Ka" Won[12]
MTV Pilipinas Music Awards Best Male Music Video Award "Kung Mawawala Ka" Won
RX 93.1 Awards OPM Male Artist of the Year N/A Won
2001 Aliw Awards Best Male Performance in Music Lounges, Bars, Clubs and Restaurants N/A Won
Awit Awards Song of the Year "Kailangan Ko'y Ikaw" Won
Best Ballad Recording "Kailangan Ko'y Ikaw" Won
Best Movie/TV/Stage Theme Song Recording "Kailangan Ko'y Ikaw" Won
Famas Awards Best Movie Theme Song of the Year "Kailangan Ko'y Ikaw" Won
MTV Pilipinas Music Awards Best Song Music Video Award "Kahit Na" Won
Best Male Music Video Award "Kahit Na" Won
National Mother's and Father's Day Foundation, Inc. Tanyag Na Ulirang Ama N/A Won
PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Movie Theme Song of The Year "Kailangan Ko'y Ikaw" Won
2002 Aliw Awards Best Male Performance in Music Lounges, Bars, Clubs and Restaurants N/A Won
Awit Awards Album of the Year "A Better Man" Won
Best Performance by a Male Recording Artist "Ikaw Sana" Won
PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Comedy Actor Bubble Gang Won
2003 Aliw Awards Best Male Performance In A Concert "OA Sa Hits!" Won
Entertainer Of The Year "OA Sa Hits!" Won
Famas Awards Best Movie Theme Song of the Year "Kailangan Kita" Won
Manila Film Festival Best Original Movie Theme Song of the Year "Pangarap Ko" Won
MTV Pilipinas Music Awards Favorite Male Artist N/A Won
National Press Club Tinig Awards Top Ten Singers of the Philippines N/A Included
PMPC Star Awards for Movies Best Movie Theme Song of the Year "Kailangan Kita" Won
2004 Aliw Awards Best Major Concert (Male) "OA @ 15" Won
Awit Awards Best Song Written for Movie/TV/Stage Play "Pangarap Ko Ang Ibigin Ka" Won
GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Most Popular Male Singer/Entertainer N/A Won
Golden Screen TV Awards Best Original Song "Pangarap Ko Ang Ibigin Ka" Won
Best Male TV Host "S.O.P." Won
National Press Club Tinig Awards Top Ten Singers of the Philippines N/A Included
PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Male TV Host "S.O.P." Won
Best Comedy Actor Bubble Gang Won
2005 Aliw Awards Entertainer Of The Year N/A Won
GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Most Popular Male Singer/Entertainer N/A Won
Golden Screen TV Awards Outstanding Performance in a Comedy Gag Show Bubble Gang Won
2006 Aliw Awards Best Major Concert N/A Won
Entertainer Of The Year N/A Won
GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Most Popular Male Entertainer of the Year N/A Won
MYX Music Awards Favorite Male Artist N/A Nominated[13]
Favorite Mellow Video "Hello" Nominated[13]
PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Comedy Actor Bubble Gang Won
2007 MYX Music Awards Favorite Collaboration "Hindi Ko Na Kayang Masaktan Pa" with Regine Velasquez Nominated[14]
2008 PMPC Star Awards for Movies Movie Theme Song Of The Year Pano Ba Kita Iibigin Won

Business careerEdit

  • Owner of chain of hot dog stalls called Oggie Doggie.[15]
  • He co-owns Ryu Ramen and Curry Restaurant [16]
  • He co-owns Hungry Samurai, a Japanese fast food restaurant
  • He is Chairman of opm2go.com, an online music store [17][18]
  • He is President of Starmedia Events, an events company[citation needed]
  • Founder of ATEAM (Alcasid Total Events & Artist Management, Inc.) 2014–present [19] www.ateam.com.ph

Non-showbiz activitiesEdit

  • President of Organisasyon ng Pilipinong Mang-Aawit, an organization of singers (2010[20] – present)
  • Commissioner of the EDSA People Power Commission (2011[21] – 2016[22])
  • Sagip Foundation Spokesperson[23]
  • Kapuso Foundation, Ogie and Regine Ukay-Ukay[23]
  • National Commission for Culture and Arts, Heritage/ASEAN Ambassador[24][25]
  • Childhope Asia Spokesperson[26]

Personal lifeEdit

In 1996, Alcasid married Australian beauty queen Michelle van Eimeren, who represented Australia in the 1994 Miss Universe pageant held in the Philippines. The couple had two children, Leila and Sarah.[27] In 2007, Alcasid announced that he and Eimeren had separated.[27]

On December 22, 2010, he married multi-plantinum singer Regine Velasquez, at a resort in Nasugbu, Batangas.[28] He and Velasquez have a son, Nathaniel James ("Nate"), born on November 8, 2011.[29]

Alcasid is a Christian and an attendee of Victory Christian Fellowship.[30]

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ "Ogie Alcasid Biography". PinoyStop. Retrieved February 28, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on January 15, 2008. Retrieved January 15, 2008.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Dee Calma, Archie (January 15, 2008). "Ogie Alcasid wants to have a baby with Regine but willing to wait for the right time". Philippine Entertainment Portal.
  4. ^ OMG (Oh, My Girl!) Archived March 6, 2009, at the Wayback Machine, Pep.ph; accessed June 21, 2015.
  5. ^ "Yaya & Angelina: The Spoiled Brat Movie". IMDb. Box Office Mojo.
  6. ^ "Metro Manila Film Festival: 2009", IMDb.com; accessed June 21, 2015.
  7. ^ "'Noy' rated 'A' by Cinema Evaluation Board". TV Patrol World. June 1, 2010.
  8. ^ "Ang Larawan". Entertainment.inquirer.net.
  9. ^ "PEP: Ogie Alcasid is named Entertainer Of The Year". Gmanetwork.com.
  10. ^ "42nd Box-Office Entertainment Awards honors outstanding actors and actresses of 2010", Pep.ph; retrieved June 20, 2015.
  11. ^ "FULL LIST: Winners, Myx Music Awards 2016". Rappler. Retrieved March 16, 2016.
  12. ^ a b "13th Awit Awards Results". Archived from the original on March 2, 2006. Retrieved May 8, 2006.
  13. ^ a b Baby A. Gil (May 1, 2006). "List of 1st MYX Music Awards nominees". PhilStar. Retrieved September 12, 2020.
  14. ^ Baby A. Gil (February 5, 2007). "A MYX Magna for Apo nominees". PhilStar. Retrieved September 16, 2020.
  15. ^ Mesina, Divine (March 2005). "New sausages on the block". Entrepreneur Philippines. Archived from the original on January 5, 2008. Retrieved January 16, 2008.
  16. ^ "Ryu Ramen". The Menu Group. Retrieved February 28, 2020.
  17. ^ "President Aquino's speech at the grand launch of OPM2GO, March 28, 2012 | GOVPH". Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines. Retrieved February 28, 2020.
  18. ^ "opm2go.com".
  19. ^ "ATEAM PH". Facebook.com.
  20. ^ Orosa, Carlo (August 17, 2010). "P-Noy at OPM officers oath-taking". The Philippine Star. Retrieved March 3, 2019.
  21. ^ Porcalla, Delon (January 17, 2011). "Ogie, 6 others appointed to People Power Commission". The Philippine Star. Retrieved March 3, 2019.
  22. ^ "Ogie Alcasid joins Grace Poe, resigns from EDSA People Power Commission". Politiko.com.ph. May 1, 2016. Retrieved March 3, 2019.
  23. ^ a b Pulumbarit, Oliver M. (March 31, 2012). "Can OPM be saved?". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved March 3, 2019.
  24. ^ "NCCA appoints Ogie Alcasid as Heritage Ambassador". The Manila Times. April 8, 2011. Retrieved March 3, 2019.
  25. ^ ABS-CBN PR (May 17, 2017). "Ogie Alcasid is also given recognition for his efforts as NCCA's Heritage Ambassador/ASEAN Ambassador". Twitter. Retrieved March 3, 2019.
  26. ^ "Labas na ang first live album ni Ogie!". The Philippine Star. December 17, 2002. Retrieved March 3, 2019.
  27. ^ a b "LOOK: Ogie reunites with daughters with Michelle". News.abs0cbn.com. August 5, 2015. Retrieved September 5, 2016.
  28. ^ "PEP: All is set for Ogie Alcasid-Regine Velasquez wedding". Gmanetwork.com. December 17, 2010. Retrieved September 5, 2016.
  29. ^ "Regine Velasquez gives birth to baby boy Nathaniel James". Gmanetwork.com. November 9, 2011. Retrieved September 5, 2016.
  30. ^ Garcia, Rose (March 9, 2014). "Ogie Alcasid on sharing his faith with showbiz friends: "If forgiveness is the name of the game, all our problems in this world are solved."". PEP.ph. Retrieved September 5, 2016.

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