Jomari Yllana

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Jomari Yllana
Born José María Garchitorena Yllana
(1976-08-16) August 16, 1976 (age 38)
Manila, Philippines
Other names JMY, Joe Mari Garchitorena, Jo Mari Yllana, Jose Mari
Occupation Actor, model, concert producer, and promoter
Years active 1989–present

José María Garchitorena Yllana (born August 16, 1976 in Manila, Philippines) commonly known as Jomari Yllana, is a Filipino actor, model, concert producer and promoter.

He first rose to fame as one of the members of '90s teen group "Gwapings" along with Mark Anthony Fernandez, Eric Fructuoso and later with Jao Mapa.

Career[edit]

Yllana appeared in several TV shows to both ABS CBN and GMA networks. He made his recent return to GMA-7 via Zorro in a special guest role and became a contestant in Celebrity Duets. Yllana also played Alex Dorantes in Rosalinda opposite Carla Abellana and Geoff Eigenmann. He made his return in movies via Yaya and Angelina: The Spoiled Brat Movie with Michael V., Ogie Alcasid and ex-wife Aiko Melendez.

Other works[edit]

Aside from being an actor, Yllana also was a successful commercial and promotional model for the Bench clothing line.

Currently, Yllana together with controversial politician Ronald "Ronnie" Singson, heads the Fearless Productions, a joint business venture which produces and promotes concerts in the Philippines to international and local artists.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Yllana is one-third of the Yllana celebrity siblings, including comedian-actors Anjo (older brother) and Ryan (younger brother). Yllana is also the ex-husband of actress/politician Aiko Melendez who has one son named Andrei.

Yllana's also known to have had past relationships with actresses/singers Ara Mina and Pops Fernandez.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2014 The Half Sisters Benjamin 'Benjie' Valdicañas GMA Network
2013 Magpakailanman: The Louise de los Reyes Story Stevan Perido
Juan Dela Cruz Young Julian ABS-CBN
Kakambal ni Eliana Emman Poblete GMA Network
Indio Young Tarong
2012 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Baunan Nonit ABS-CBN
E-Boy Miguel Villareal
2011 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Bracelet Teddy
2010 Agimat: Ang Mga Alamat ni Ramon Revilla: Kapitan Inggo Carlos Salazar
Imortal Roman Rodriguez
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Litrato Father Roy
Claudine:Present Madrasta Alejandro GMA Network
2009 Sana Ngayong Pasko Young Pablo
Rosalinda Alex Dorantes
Celebrity Duets Himself / Contestant
Zorro Diego Dela Vega
2008 Lovebooks Presents Various TV5
Philippines Scariest Challenge Host
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Dagat Freddie ABS-CBN
Palos Alessandro Canavaro
2007 Mars Ravelo's Lastikman Mang Ninoy / Morphino
2005 Pablo S. Gomez's Kampanerang Kuba Martin De Vega
2004 Te Amo, Maging Sino Ka Man Rodelio GMA Network
2003 Hawak Ko Ang Langit Paolo
2002 Sana Ay Ikaw Na Nga
2001 Kool Ka Lang Bal
2000 Kiss Muna Third
1992 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Payaso  ???? ABS-CBN
1991 Palibhasa Lalake Jomari

Movies[edit]

  • The Healing (2012) as Robert
  • Ikaw Ang Pag-ibig (2011) as Dr. Joey Lucas
  • Yaya and Angelina: The Spoiled Brat Movie (2009) as Mr. A
  • Enteng Kabisote 4: Okay Ka Fairy Ko... The Beginning of the Legend (2007) as Jose Rizal
  • Sigaw (2004) as Bert
  • Minsan Pa (2004) as Jerry
  • Gatas... Sa Dibdib Ng Kaaway (2001)
  • Katayan (2000)
  • Most Wanted (2000)
  • Mahal Kita, Walang Iwanan (2000) as Bodgie
  • Bulaklak ng Maynila (1999) as Ed
  • Warat: Bibigay Ka Ba? (1999) as Rex
  • Banatan (1999)
  • Sambahin Ang Ngalan Mo (1998) as Ramoncito
  • Sagad Sa Init (1998)
  • Sa Pusod ng Dagat (1998) as Pepito
  • Diliryo (1997)
  • Kahit Kailan (1997)
  • Mula Noon Hanggang Ngayon (1996) as Nico
  • Kabilin-bilinan Ng Lola (1996)
  • Taguan (1996) as Serge
  • Araw-Araw, Gabi-Gabi (1995)
  • Pare Ko (1995) as Mackie
  • The Secrets of Sarah Jane: Sana'y Mapatawad Mo (1994) as Francis
  • Sobra Talaga...Over (1994)
  • Gwapings Dos (1993) as Dennis
  • Dino... Abangan Ang Susunod Na... (1993)
  • Bulag, Pipi at Bingi (1993)
  • Secret Love (1993) as Jodi
  • Gwapings: The First Adventure (1992) as Mike
  • Mahal Kita Walang Iba (1992) as Ruben
  • Shake, Rattle & Roll III: Ate (1991) as Delinquent
  • Emma Salazar Case (1991) as Leo
  • Hihintayin Kita Sa Langit (1991) as Young Gabriel
  • Regal Shocker The Movie: Aparador (1989)

Awards[edit]

Year Award-Giving Body Category Work Result
1996 Metro Manila Film Festival Best Actor Kakit Kailan: Love Forgives[3] Won

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