Ogie Alcasid

Herminio Jose Lualhati Alcasid Jr. (born August 27, 1967), known as Ogie Alcasid, 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
Background information
Birth nameHerminio Jose Lualhati Alcasid Jr.
Born (1967-08-27) August 27, 1967
Manila, Philippines
OriginTaal, Batangas
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 career

Ogie is a former batch member of all male singing group Kundirana batch 1985 after Gary Valenciano. His first album was released in 1989. 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 career

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 and the Philippine version of Family Feud on ABC-5 in 2001. He hosted Fastbreak, a former basketball game show on IBC 13 in 2002 and Celebrity Duets: Philippine Edition on GMA. He was a host on SOP Rules.[1] 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.

Alcasid is recently the judge in Pinoy Idol.[2] 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 on 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 career

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.[1]

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


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



2019 Maalaala Mo Kaya: FlyersCarlo MagnoABS-CBN
2018 Your Face Sounds Familar KidsHimself / Judge
2017 I Can See Your Voice Himself / Guest Artist
Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids Himself / Judge
2016It's ShowtimeTawag Ng Tanghalan Hurado
Bubble Gang: 21 Gang SaluteGuest / VariousGMA Network
HAPPinas Happy HourHimself / HostTV5
Happy Truck HAPPinasHimself / Host
Born to Be a StarHimself / Host
2015Happy Truck ng BayanHimself / Host
No Harm No FoulCoach Jawo
2014Let's Ask PilipinasHimself / Host
Confessions of a TorpeChristopher "Tupe" Catacutan
2013The Mega and The SongwriterHimself / Host
Tropa Mo Ko UnliVarious
Sunday All StarsHimself / HostGMA Network
Magpakailanman: Rolando Niangar StoryRolando Niangar
Himig Handog P-Pop Love SongsHimself / JudgeABS-CBN
2012My Daddy DearestBong Adonis / Sampaguita / Bong Adonis CloneGMA Network
Pare & PareHimself / Host
2010–2013Party PilipinasHimself / Host
2010 Hole In The Wall
DaldalitaMateo Matias
Protégé: The Battle For The Big BreakHimself / Journey Host
Kap's Amazing Stories Kids EditionHimself / Guest Host
Show Me Da MannyManny Pa-Cute
2009 Hole in the WallHimself / Host
2008Pinoy IdolHimself / Idol Jury Member
Da Big ShowHimself / Host
2007Mga Kuwento Ni Lola BasyangRodrigo
2011Mind MasterHimself / Host
2006MagpakailanmanJuan Flavier
2005Ay Robot!Douglas QTV
2003Hanggang KailanGeorgeGMA Network
2002Cyborg Kuro-chanKuro (voice)IBC
1997–2010 SOPHimself / Main HostGMA Network
1995–2013Bubble GangVarious
1995-1996; 2014, 2017-present ASAP Host Performer ABS-CBN
1994–1995Tropang TrumpoVarious ABC
1994–1996Game Na Game Na!Himself / HostABS-CBN
1988–1989Eat Bulaga!Himself / Co-host RPN 9

Selected film roles

  • Ang Larawan, 2017 Solar Pictures [3]
  • Raketeros 2013, Heaven's Best Entertainment & Star Cinema - Ogie's 1st Star Cinema Movie
  • I Do Bidoo Bidoo: Heto nAPO Sila!, 2012 Studio 5 - Ogie's 1st & Only Studio 5 Productions Movie
  • Boy Pick-Up: The Movie, 2012 GMA Films
  • Noy, 2010 Star Cinema [4]
  • Ang Panday 2009 Best Original Theme Song ("Tanging Ikaw Lamang") Metro Manila Film Festival[5]
  • Yaya and Angelina: The Spoiled Brat Movie, 2009 GMA Films [6]
  • OMG (Oh, My Girl!) [7] 2009 Regal Entertainment
  • Desperadas 2, 2008 Regal Entertainment
  • Shake, Rattle & Roll 2k5, 2005 Regal Entertainment
  • Masikip sa Dibdib, 2004 Viva Films
  • A.B. Normal College, 2003 Viva Films
  • Captain Barbell, 2003 Premiere Entertainment
  • Best Man: Nor Better Not 4 Worse, 2002 OctoArts Films
  • Pedro Penduko, Episode II: The Return of the Comeback, 2000 Viva Films
  • Nanggigigil Ako Sa Iyong Kagandahan, 1998 Good Harvest Unlimited
  • May Sayad, 1998 OctoArts Films
  • Ayos Lang, Pare Ko (It's Okay, My Buddy), 1997 GMA Films - Ogie's 1st GMA Films Movie
  • Ten Little Indians, 1996 Mahogany Pictures
  • Pwera Biro, Mahal Kita (D' Beachboys), 1995 OctoArts Films
  • Barkada walang atrasan, 1995 OctoArts Films
  • Isko: Adventures in Animasia, 1995 OctoArts Films
  • Manila Girl: Ikaw ang aking panaginip, 1995 OctoArts Films / Prime Pictures
  • O Ha! Ako Pa!, 1994 OctoArts Films
  • Manolo en Michelle Hapi Together, 1994 OctoArts Films
  • Mama's Boys 2: Let's Go Tara Na!, 1994 OctoArts Films
  • Si Ayala at Si Zobel, 1994 OctoArts Films
  • Victor Meneses: Dugong Kriminal, 1994 OctoArts Films
  • Mga Siyanong Parak, 1993 Regal Entertainment
  • Mama's Boys: Mga Praningning, 1993 OctoArts Films
  • Ali in Wonderland, 1992 OctoArts Films
  • Mahirap maging pogi, 1992 Viva Films
  • Magnong Rehas, 1992 OctoArts Films
  • Ano Ba Yan?, 1992 OctoArts Films
  • Working Students, 1992 OctoArts Films
  • Shake, Rattle & Roll III, 1991 Regal Entertainment
  • Kalabang Mortal Ni Baby Ama, 1991 Movie Arts Productions
  • Angelito San Miguel at ang mga Batang City Jail, 1991 Viva Films
  • Jesus Dela Cruz at ang mga Batang Riles, 1991 Viva Films - Ogie's 1st Action Movie
  • Pitong Gamol, 1991 Viva Films
  • Tiny Terrestrial: The Tiny Professors, 1991 OctoArts Films
  • Shake Rattle & Roll III (segment "YAYA"), 1990 Regal Entertainment
  • Small and Terrible, 1990 Regal Entertainment
  • Michael and Madonna, 1990 Regal Entertainment
  • Feel Na Feel, 1990 Regal Entertainment - Ogie's 1st Debut Movie


  • Popular Male Recording Artist
  • Representative to the 1990 ASEAN SONG FESTIVAL, Kuala Lumpur
  • Awit Awards Best Revival Recording
  • Awit Awards Best Performance by a Male Recording Artist (MAHAL KITA, WALANG IBA)
  • Awit Awards Best Movie/TV/Stage Theme Song (PAANO BA ANG MAG-ISA?)
  • Awit Awards Best Performance By a Male Recording Artist (BAKIT NGAYON KA LANG)
  • Awit Awards Best Movie/TV/Stage Theme Song (BAKIT NGAYON KA LANG)
  • Catholic Mass Media Award (CMMA) Best Original Pilipino Music (DAHIL MAHAL...)
  • Manila Film Festival Best Movie Theme song (DAHIL MAHAL KITA)
  • Awit Awards Best Produced Record of the Year (BAKIT KA LUMAYO)
  • Awit Awards Best Inspirational/Religious Recording (SIYA ANG BIDA)
  • Best Male Music Video Award in the MTV Philippine Video Music Awards 2000. (KUNG MAWAWALA KA)
  • 2000 Aliw Awards Best Male Performance in Music Lounges, Bars, Clubs and Restaurants.
  • 2000 Awit Awards Best Ballad Recording (KUNG MAWAWALA KA).
  • 2000 Awit Awards Song of the Year (KUNG MAWAWALA KA).
  • 2000 RX 93.1 OPM Male Artist of the Year
  • 2001 Star Awards Best Movie Theme Song of The Year (KAILANGAN KO'Y IKAW)
  • 2001 Famas Best Movie Theme Song of the Year (KAILANGAN KO'Y IKAW).
  • 2001 Best Male Music Video Award in the MTV Pilipinas 2001 (KAHIT NA).
  • 2001 Best Song Music Video Award in the MTV Pilipinas 2001 (KAHIT NA).
  • 2001 Tanyag Na Ulirang Ama from National Mother's and Father's Day Foundation, Inc.
  • 2001 Aliw Awards Best Male Performance in Music Lounges, Bars, Clubs and Restaurants.
  • 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
  • 2001 Awit Awards Song of the Year (KAILANGAN KO'Y IKAW)
  • 2001 Awit Awards Best Ballad Recording (KAILANGAN KO'Y IKAW)
  • 2001 Awit Awards Best Movie/TV/Stage Theme Song Recording (KAILANGAN KO'Y IKAW)
  • 2002 Aliw Awards Best Male Performance in Music Lounges, Bars, Clubs and Restaurants
  • 2002 Awit Awards Album of the Year (A BETTER MAN).
  • 2002 Awit Awards Best Performance by a Male Recording Artist (IKAW SANA).
  • 2002 Star Awards Best Comedy Actor (BUBBLE GANG).
  • 2003 National Press Club Tinig Awards - One of the Top Ten Singers of the Philippines
  • 2003 Star Awards Best Movie Theme Song of the Year (KAILANGAN KITA).
  • 2003 Famas Best Movie Theme Song of the Year (KAILANGAN KITA).
  • 2003 Manila Filmfestival Best Original Movie Theme Song of the Year (PANGARAP KO...)
  • 2003 MTV Pilipinas Favorite Male Artist (SANA)
  • 2003 Aliw Awards Best Male Performance In A Concert (OA SA HITS!)
  • 2003 Aliw Awards Entertainer Of The Year (OA SA HITS!)
  • 2004 Star Awards Best Original Theme Song (PANGARAP KO ANG IBIGIN KA)
  • 2004 Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Award Most Popular Male Singer/Entertainer
  • 2004 Golden Screen Awards Best Original Song (PANGARAP KO ANG IBIGIN KA)
  • 2004 Aliw Awards Best Major Concert (Male) - (OA @ 15)
  • 2004 Awit Awards Best Song Written for Movie/TV/Stage Play (PANGARAP KO ANG IBIGIN KA)
  • 2004 Golden Screen Awards Best Male TV Host (S.O.P.)
  • 2004 Star Awards Best Male TV Host (S.O.P.)
  • 2004 Star Awards Best Comedy Actor (Bubble Gang)
  • 2004 National Press Club Tinig Awards - One of the Top Ten Singers of the Philippines
  • 2005 Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Award Most Popular Male Singer/Entertainer
  • 2005 Golden Screen Awards Outstanding Performance in a Comedy Gag Show (Bubble Gang)
  • 2005 Aliw Awards Entertainer Of The Year
  • 2006 Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Award Most Popular Male Entertainer of the Year
  • 2006 Aliw Awards Best Major Concert (Male)
  • 2006 Aliw Awards Entertainer Of The Year
  • 2006 Star Awards Best Comedy Actor (Bubble Gang)
  • 2008 24th Star Award for movies, movie theme song of the year, Pano Ba Kita Iibigin
  • 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"[8]
  • (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[9]
  • 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[10]
  • 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

Business career

  • Owner of chain of hot dog stalls called Oggie Doggie.[11]
  • He co-owns Ryu Ramen and Curry Restaurant
  • He co-owns Hungry Samurai, a Japanese fast food restaurant
  • He is Chairman of opm2go.com, an online music store
  • He is President of Starmedia Events, an events company
  • Founder of ATEAM (Alcasid Total Events & Artist Management, Inc.) 2014-present [12] www.ateam.com.ph

Non-showbiz activities

  • President of Organisasyon ng Pilipinong Mang-Aawit, an organization of singers (2010[13] – present)
  • Commissioner of the EDSA People Power Commission (2011[14] – 2016[15])
  • Sagip Foundation Spokesperson[16]
  • Kapuso Foundation, Ogie and Regine Ukay-Ukay[16]
  • National Commission for Culture and Arts, Heritage/ASEAN Ambassador[17][18]
  • Childhope Asia Spokesperson[19]

Personal life

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.[20] In 2007, Alcasid announced that he and Eimeren had separated.[20]

On December 22, 2010, he married again, to Regine Velasquez, at a resort in Nasugbu, Batangas.[21] He and Velasquez have a son, Nathaniel James ("Nate"), born on November 8, 2011.[22]

Alcasid is a Christian and an attendee of Victory Christian Fellowship.[23]


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