Bob dela Cruz
|Jun Bob J. Dela Cruz|
|Municipal Councilor of Marilao, Bulacan|
August 10, 1977 |
Marilao, Bulacan, Philippines
|Political party||Liberal Party|
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On Day 50, Bob was brought to the hospital for observation due to stress-related symptoms and his momentary loss of consciousness the day before, all caused by a heart ailment. The next day, he was instructed never to return to the house because his 24-hour deadline to re-enter had elapsed. He did return to the house the day after his automatic eviction on Day 51 (October 9, 2005) to formally bid farewell to his fellow housemates.
Prior to PBB, he ran for the position of municipal councilor in his hometown in the 2004 Philippine General Elections but lost. He ran again for the same position six years later, in 2010, under the Liberal Party banner, and this time he won, placing second out of eight.
- BS Physical Therapy, Fatima University
- Masters in Public Administration, University of Makati
- Acting Workshop - ABS-CBN Center for Communication Arts Inc.
- Voice Lessons - ABS-CBN Center for Communication Arts Inc.
- Male Star of the Night - 20th Star Awards for TV, by the Philippine Movie Press Club. October 23, 2006, UP Theater.
- Gawad KKK: Outstanding Youth of the Philippines Award from the Department of Education, given on February 11, 2006.
- Best in Talent - Television from St. Michael the Archangel Parish.
- Gawad ng Pagkilala from Marilao SPED Center.
- Gawad Parangal from the Sangguniang Bayan ng Marilao.
- Plaque of Appreciation from Prenza National High School.
- Junior Chamber of the Philippines (Jaycees) - Marilao Chapter
- Marilao SPED Center - A school for special children.
Other Facts About Bob
- Bob is the second of three sons.
- Bob served as altar boy, choir member, catechist, and Hermano Mayor in his parish.
- Bob supported himself through college by working as food service crew in a fastfood chain.
- After graduation, Bob worked as a pharmacist assistant in a leading drugstore and medical representative (territory business manager) in a pharmaceutical company.
- In the 2004 elections, Bob ran for municipal councilor in his hometown, Marilao, but lost.
- He ranked 9th but there were only eight elective posts.
- Financial burdens incurred during the elections forced Bob to contemplate seeking greener pastures abroad, but he dropped the idea when the chance to join Pinoy Big Brother came along.
- It was Bob's younger brother, Jayson, who was first interested in Pinoy Big Brother but he fell short of the age requirement.
- Bob auditioned for Pinoy Big Brother on his birthday.
- Bob's stint at Pinoy Big Brother was cut short on Day 50 (October 9, 2005) when he was forcibly evicted for medical reasons.
- Astigs - Rico, father of Andoy (2007)
- Sine'skwela - "Avian Flu" episode - Mang Tomas (2007)
- Noypi, Ikaw Ba 'to? - episode - security guard (2007)
- Star Magic Presents - "Abt Ur Luv" episode - Neri's Dad (2007)
- Voltes V Evolution (2006) - voice of Big Bert (2006)
- Komiks - "Inday Bote" episode (2006)
- Nginiiig - "Haunted Jail" episode - inmate (2006)
- Mga Anghel Na Walang Langit - fiancee of Miss Diana (2005)
- Yes Yes Show - various (2005)