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Raymond Gutierrez (born January 21, 1984 in Beverly Hills, California), is a TV host, editor, columnist, endorser, entrepreneur and occasional actor in the Philippines. He is best known for hosting Pinoy Idol in 2008. He was also one of the hosts of Showbiz Police.

Raymond Gutierrez
Born
Raymond Kristoffer Rama Gutierrez

(1984-01-21) January 21, 1984 (age 35)
Occupationhost, endorser, columnist, creative consultant, photographer, magazine editor, entrepreneur
Years active1987–present
Parent(s)Eddie Gutierrez (father)
Annabelle Rama (mother)
RelativesTonton Gutierrez (half-brother)
Ramon Christopher Gutierrez (half-brother)
Ruffa Gutierrez (sister)
Rocky Gutierrez (brother)
Elvis Gutierrez (brother)
Richard Gutierrez (twin brother)
Ritchie Paul Gutierrez (brother)

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Early lifeEdit

Raymond Gutierrez was born in Los Angeles, California to matinee idol Eddie Gutierrez and talent manager Annabelle Rosales Rama-Gutierrez. He is the 5th of six siblings. He has an older sister Ruffa Gutierrez, a twin brother Richard Gutierrez, two older brothers, Rocky Gutierrez and Elvis Gutierrez, and a younger brother Ritchie Paul Gutierrez. He also has two older half-brothers Tonton Gutierrez and Ramon Christopher Gutierrez.

After living for a few years in the Philippines, his family moved to Beverly Hills, California. He attended Beverly Hills High School in Beverly Hills, California.

Personal lifeEdit

He began acting as a child with his twin Richard. He has also worked with his father and his other siblings in some Filipino movies.

According to his parents, Eddie and Annabelle Gutierrez, Raymond is the funniest among the Gutierrez children. They said that Raymond is the one who makes them laugh the most. His mother added that among her 6 children, Raymond is the most diligent and that he was the only one who did not need a tutor while growing up.[1]

In September 2012, his mother filed her Certificate of Candidacy as a congresswoman in Cebu but lost during the 2013 elections.[2]

Gutierrez identifies himself as a "Nightlife Connoisseur" in their reality TV series It Takes Gutz to be a Gutierrez.[3]

SexualityEdit

Gutierrez's sexuality has been the subject of controversy by critics especially in social media. Photos has been circulating online showing Gutierrez with a foreign male publicly displaying affection in a night club which has created different speculations. Gutierrez has never confirmed nor denied the allegations.[4]

CareerEdit

Gutierrez has been offered to act in movies and on TV shows but has declined to do so. He says he will just leave it to twin brother Richard, and that he wants to focus on his hosting.

His hosting skills has been praised and awarded many times. He has also impressed some famous personalities who already made their names in the business, like Ryan Seacrest who praised his way of opening his then show, Pinoy Idol

In October 2011, he became the style director for Esquire Magazine Philippines.

Gutierrez is an endorser of Sexy Solution by Belo.[5][6] He is also the launch creative consultant and one of the brand ambassadors of Magnum ice cream in the Philippines.

On January 25, 2012, Gutierrez signed a 3-year contract with Viva Entertainment along with his siblings, Richard and Ruffa.[7]

In 2012, Gutierrez became active in hosting live, non-televised events for launching different products in the Philippines. In May 2012, he hosted press events for Bench to launch endorsers such as Joe Jonas of Jonas Brothers, and Allison Harvard and Dominique Reighard of America's Next Top Model.[8]

In June 2012, Gutierrez attended the Men's Fashion Week in London to represent Esquire Philippines.[9]

In July 2012, he became an endorser for Bench/Fix Salon, which is part of the Bench clothing brand.[10]

In August 2012, Showbiz Central, which he co-hosted for 5 years, was replaced with H.O.T. TV, which he still co-hosts. He was also launched as one of the endorsers of TRESemmé in the Philippines.

On September 6, 2012, he hosted the launch of the first Philippine branch of Cotton On in SM Mall Of Asia. On September 22, he hosted the launch of the second in SM Megamall.

Gutierrez also took part in Dolphy Alay Tawa: A Musical Tribute to the King of Philippine Comedy. He co-hosted a segment with his sister Ruffa Gutierrez.[11]

Gutierrez co-owns the Gramercy Cafe which opened in February 2014 and is located at the Gramercy Tower in Makati, Philippines.[12]

FilmographyEdit

Film
Year Title Role Notes Production Company
1987 Lahing Pikutin Himself Regal Films
1987 Takbo, Bilis, Takbo Himself
1988 Kambal Tuko Totoy
1988 One Two Bato Three Four Bapor Amboy/Richie Seiko Films
1988 Juan Tanga, Super Naman, at ang Kambal na Tiyanak Tong Regal Films
1989 Feel Na Feel Jumbo
1992 Takbo Talon Tili! Toto Seiko Films
2012 Kimmy Dora and the Temple of Kiyeme Himself, party guest Cameo appearance Star Cinema
2013 Coming Soon Himself Cameo appearance Viva Films
Television
Year Title Role Notes Network
2003 CLICK Barkada Hunt Himself/host GMA Network
2003–2004 Stage 1: LIVE! Himself/host
2004–2010 SOP Gigsters and SOP Himself/host
2005 Sugo Amante Body double of Richard Gutierrez
2005–2010 StarStruck Himself/host
2005–2007 MMS, Music Mo Sikat! Himself/VJ Q
2007–2009 Living It Up! Himself / Host
2007 Binibining Pilipinas 2007 GMA Network
2007–2012 Showbiz Central
2008 A Handsome Journey
2008 Pinoy Idol[13][14]
2009 Eat Bulaga! Himself / Guest Aired on September 5, 2009, "Pinoy Henyo" with Richard Gutierrez
2010–2013 Party Pilipinas Himself / Host
2010 Diva Himself / Talk Show Host 2 episodes
2012 Kris TV Himself / Guest Aired on January 30, 2012. With Georgina Wilson, Liz Uy and Vice Ganda. ABS-CBN
2012 Gandang Gabi Vice "The Trending Birthday Concert Part 2" Episode. With Georgina Wilson and Liz Uy.
2012–2013 H.O.T. TV Himself / Host replaced Showbiz Central GMA Network
2012 Eat Bulaga! Himself / Guest Judge 2 episodes:

August 3: (to promote H.O.T. TV)
September 15: "Mr. Pogi 2012" Grand Finals

2012 Dolphy Alay Tawa Himself / Segment Host TV5 / ABS-CBN / GMA Network
2013 Sarap Diva Himself / Guest Aired on March 23, with Richard Gutierrez & Eddie Gutierrez GMA Network
2013-2014 Showbiz Police Himself / Host TV5
2013 Give Love. Give Back Philippines: A Justin Bieber Special
2013 The Mega and the Songwriter Himself / Guest Host Christmas Special
2014 Kris TV Himself / Guest Aired on February 6, 2014. In promotion of 71 Gramercy. ABS-CBN
It Takes Gutz to Be a Gutierrez[15] Himself E! South East Asia
2017 La Luna Sangre Doubled / Special appearance Aired on June 23, 2017 ABS-CBN
Eat Bulaga! Himself / Jackpot En Poy Player Aired on June 24, 2017 GMA Network
Celebrity Bluff Himself / Player Aired on June 24, 2017 with Ruffa Gutierrez
Magandang Buhay Himself / Guest ABS-CBN
2018 It's Showtime Himself / Guest judge Guest judge for Miss Q&A, aired on October 25, 2018

MagazinesEdit

  • Preview (as Section Editor)
  • Esquire Philippines (as Style Editor, 2011–present)

NewspapersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ [2][dead link]
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-10-26. Retrieved 2016-10-26.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ http://www.tvseriescraze.com/2014/06/is-raymond-gutierrez-real-sexuality.html
  5. ^ Sexy Solutions
  6. ^ Raymond Gutierrez finds ”sexy solution” to his weight problem | PEP.ph: The Number One Site for Philippine Showbiz
  7. ^ Gutierrez siblings signed with Viva
  8. ^ Joe Jonas to endorse Bench | ABS-CBN News
  9. ^ Raymond Gutierrez Leaving For England Soon To Be Part Of London Fashion Week | Showbiz Portal
  10. ^ Twitter / mondgutierrez: So excited to announce that
  11. ^ SLIDESHOW: 'Outpouring of love' at Dolphy tribute | ABS-CBN News
  12. ^ http://instagram.com/p/aI02c_FTlc/#[permanent dead link]
  13. ^ San Diego, Bayani Jr (January 23, 2008). "Here come the judges". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Archived from the original on 2008-01-26.
  14. ^ San Diego, Bayani Jr (January 20, 2008). "A new team for 'Pinoy Idol'". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Archived from the original on 2008-01-22.
  15. ^ "‘It Takes guts to be a Gutierrez’ on the E! channel". Yahoo! News Philippines. Retrieved 2014-06-02.