Award-winning Filipino actor and business man best known for his role as Papa Chen in the romantic comedy TV drama My Binondo Girl. The role earned him a Golden Screen TV Award for Breakthrough Performance for an Actor in 2012.
He graduated from De La Salle University and aspired to be a chef as a child.
He made a cameo appearance in the 2013 movie Ekstra.
He married his wife Melody in 1993. They have two children, Dylan and Ashley.
He and Be Careful With My Heart co-star Jodi Santamaria won back to back GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards for Most Popular Love Team on Television in 2013 and 2014. Fan of the on-screen couple refer to them as "JoChard."