He became known as the Prince of Philippine Independent Films. By appearing in Tayong Dalawa, Minsan Lang, and Walang Hanggan, he earned many accolades.
Born Rodel Nacianceno, he obtained his Hotel and Restaurant Management degree at the National College of Business and Arts.
He has won several awards, including the Gawad Urian Award for Best Supporting Actor.
He was raised alongside three biological siblings and two step-siblings by his grandmother. He has a daughter named Coleen. In 2017, he was romantically linked to Julia Montes.
He once appeared on Sarah G. Live, a show hosted by Sarah Geronimo, to promote his movie A Moment In Time.