Vice Ganda


Jose Marie Borja Viceral (born March 31, 1976), known by his stage name Vice Ganda, is a Filipino comedian, television presenter, actor, and recording artist. Viceral is a regular host/judge on ABS-CBN’s noontime variety show It’s Showtime, and has starred in several films, six of which are considered the highest-grossing films 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 a major product in the Philippines.
The youngest of five children, Vice grew up in the neighbourhood along José Abád Santos Street in Manuguit, Tondo, Manila. His father, a barangay captain, was murdered when he was young, prompting his mother, an Ilocana from San Juan, La Union, to leave the children for work abroad as a caregiver.