Gained fame as the son of acclaimed Filipino actress Maricel Laxa and her husband Anthony Pangilinan.
His parents were married in 2001.
On his Instagram account, benjaminpangilinan, he has earned more than 60,000 followers.
He is one of five children with his siblings Ella, Donny, Hannah, and Solana.
In 2010, his mother starred on Kokey alongside Vhong Navarro.