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Date of Birth 4 January 1977
Birth NameFerdinand Hipolito Navarro
Nickname Mr. Suave

Mini Bio (1)

Vhong Navarro was born on January 4, 1977 as Ferdinand Hipolito Navarro. He is an actor, known for Toda Max (2011), Kokey (2007) and RPG Metanoia (2010).

Spouse (1)

Bianca Lapus (? - ?) (separated)

Trivia (8)

Son of Danilo Navarro and Imelda Hipolito.
As part of the dance group Streetboys, Vhong was discovered by director Chito S. Roño who continues to manage him.
Among the products he endorsed are Sprite (Obey your thirst Series -- "Sprite 101: How to add a little spice to your life" and "Sprite 101: Paano pumili ng wasto"), Pop-Cola (Sigaw ng uhaw Series -- "Pasingit, singit..." and "Ang tindi ng sikat ng araw..."), Jag Thug & Jag Jeans and Blu Tab.
His supposed launching (solo) movie was Gagamboy (2004), Regal/MAQ entry in Metro Manila Film Festival 2003 in December. But Star Cinema Production Inc. pulled a fast one and cast him in the lead role of Mr. Suave: Hoy! Hoy! Hoy! Hoy! Hoy! Hoy! (2003) which was scheduled in November of 2003. The issue created a feud between the two production companies.
Self-proclaimed 'Jim Carrey of the Philippines' amidst strong protest.
Sang an official jingle for ABS-CBN radio station WRR 101.9.
His debut single "Pamela" became a dance craze, and was made into movie titled Otso-otso pamela-mela wan (2004). The follow-up "Totoy Bibbo" was also a hit. Both are certified double platinum (sales of over 60,000 units). Third single "Don Romantiko" failed to duplicate the previous singles.
Vhong Navarro is one of the original members of The Streetboys.

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