Filipino child actor known for his roles in such ABS-CBN programs as Luv U, Mara Clara, and Princess and I. He received a FAMAS Award for his role in the 2004 horror movie Feng Shui.
By his early teens, he had appeared in nearly forty television commercials.
He was accepted into the theater program at the University of the Philippines.
He and his three siblings grew up in Marikina City, Philippines as the children of Lot and Rey Manalo.
His uncle, Jericho Rosales, had a successful career in both television and film.