Zanjoe Marudo

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Zanjoe Marudo
Born Zanjoe Acuesta Marudo
(1982-07-23) July 23, 1982 (age 32)
Tanauan, Batangas, Philippines
Ethnicity Filipino
Years active 2006-Present
Agent Star Magic (2006–present)

Zanjoe Acuesta Marudo (born July 23, 1982) is a Filipino actor and model. He was a former housemate in the reality television show franchise, Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition and became one of the Big Four along with Bianca Gonzalez, John Prats, and the big winner Keanna Reeves.

Marudo was born in Tanauan City, Batangas. His father, Zosimo Marudo hails from Batangas while his mother, Rosanna Acuesta is a Calauagenian (native of Calauag, Quezon). He has five siblings and he is the third child. From elementary school until high school, he played in the basketball varsity team. His brother (Zandro) influenced him to play basketball. He was in the San Sebastian College-Staglets Team, playing in the NCAA. He joined a modeling contest, Body Shots, and won the First Runner-up title. He joined The Pinoy Big Brother Celebrity Edition, winning fourth Place with actors John Prats, Bianca Gonzalez and Keana Reeves. He signed his acting contract with ABS-CBN network.

Marudo became a model after high school. He appeared in the Bench Fever fashion show. In Philippine Cosmopolitan Magazine (September 2006 issue), Marudo is one of the 10 Centerfold men in the "Cosmopolitan 69 Bachelors and 10 Centerfolds" supplement.

Marudo was with the ABS-CBN comedy series Aalog-Alog (Jiggling) with Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition housemates John Prats, Keanna Reeves, and Pinoy Big Brother runner-up Jason Gainza and in the fantasy series Super Inggo as Super Islaw. He is set to act in Florinda (TV series) with Maricel Soriano.[1] Marudo is a member of ABS-CBN's Star Magic.



Year Title Role Network
2014 Dream Dad Sebastian "Baste" Javier ABS-CBN
2013-2014 Annaliza Gideon "Guido" Querubin ABS-CBN
2012 Maalaala Mo Kaya: "Relo" Sherwin ABS-CBN
Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Hiyas Silang ABS-CBN
Maalaala Mo Kaya: "Cross-stitch" Egay ABS-CBN
It's Showtime Himself (as a judge) ABS-CBN
2011 Banana Split Special Guest ABS-CBN
Maalaala Mo Kaya: "Kwintas" Zandro ABS-CBN
Your Song: "Kim" Aldo ABS-CBN
Maalaala Mo Kaya: "Kuliglig" Manny ABS-CBN
2010 Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Kristine Jaime Reyes / Bernard De Silva-Fortalejo ABS-CBN
Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Love Is Only In The Movies Xander ABS-CBN
Maalaala Mo Kaya: "Bag" Eric ABS-CBN
2009 Lovers in Paris Martin Barrameda ABS-CBN
Florinda Archie ABS-CBN
The Wedding Marlon Mañalac ABS-CBN
Banana Split: Season 2 Himself ABS-CBN
Pare Koy Mario ABS-CBN
2008 Varga[2] James ABS-CBN
Dyosa[1] Mars ABS-CBN
I Am KC Time's Up Francis/Kato ABS-CBN
Maalaala Mo Kaya: "Bus" Louie ABS-CBN
2007 Super Inggo 1.5: Ang Bagong Bangis Super Islaw ABS-CBN
Kokey Abie ABS-CBN
Love Spell: Barbi-Cute Luke ABS-CBN
Maalaala Mo Kaya: "Barko" Mio ABS-CBN
Maalaala Mo Kaya: "Jacket" Mark ABS-CBN
2006–present ASAP Himself ABS-CBN
2006 Maalaala Mo Kaya: "Bisekleta" Danilo ABS-CBN
Your Song: "Kasi Naman" Paolo ABS-CBN
Your Song: "Nasaan Ka?" Alas ABS-CBN
Star Magic Presents: "Sabihin Mo Lang" Max ABS-CBN
Star Magic Presents: "The Sweetest Victory" Robert ABS-CBN
Komiks: "Alpha Omega Girl" Armand/ Arm ABS-CBN
Komiks: "Fun Haus" ABS-CBN
Super Inggo Super Islaw ABS-CBN
Love Spell: "Wanted Mr. Perfect" Franco ABS-CBN
Aalog-Alog Banjoe Rosales ABS-CBN
Maalaala Mo Kaya: "Love Letters" Julio ABS-CBN
Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition Himself ABS-CBN


Year Movie Role
2014 Maria Leonora Teresa Julio Sacdalan
2014 My Illegal Wife Henry
2013 Kimmy Dora: Ang Kiyemeng Prequel Barry
2013 Bromance: My Brother's Romance Brando / Brandy
2013 Death March Alex
2012 One More Try Tristan
2012 24/7 in Love Butch Vinzon
2012 Kimmy Dora and the Temple of Kiyeme Barry
2011 Shake, Rattle & Roll 13 Allan
2011 Wedding Tayo, Wedding Hindi Oca Baytion
2010 Sa 'yo Lamang John
2010 Cinco Elvis
2009 Kimmy Dora: Kambal sa Kiyeme Barry
2008 Altar Anton
2007 You Got Me! Caloy


Year Award-Giving Body Category Work Result
2012 Metro Manila Film Festival SMDC Male Celebrity of the Night[3] - Won


  1. ^ a b Buan-Deveza, Reyma (2008-06-06). "Zanjoe defends Bianca; dismisses abortion issue". ABS-CBN News Online (ABS-CBN Interactive). Retrieved 2008-06-21. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Zanjoe is Bianca's man in 'Varga'". ABS-CBN News Online (ABS-CBN Interactive). 2008-06-19. Retrieved 2008-06-21. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Metro Manila Film Festival:2012". IMDB. Retrieved 2014-04-09.

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