JB Magsaysay

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JB Magsaysay
Born Joseph Benedict Aquino-Magsaysay
(1980-07-06) July 6, 1980 (age 36)
San Juan, La Union, Philippines
Occupation Actor, Public Servant, and Businessman
Years active 2005–present

Joseph Benedict Aquino Magsaysay, also known as JB Magsaysay (born July 6, 1980), is a Filipino actor, a public servant, a businessman and was one of the 13 housemates of ABS-CBN's Pinoy Big Brother, Season 1.[1] He was the second evicted housemate on his 35th day in Pinoy Big Brother's house.

Magsaysay was born in San Juan, La Union; he is the grand nephew of former Philippine president Ramon Magsaysay, and also the first cousin of the late Ram Revilla. He graduated with a college degree at the Philippine School of Business Administration in Quezon City. He entered politics for his hometown on May 14, 2007 local elections but he lost.

Showbiz career[edit]

After his second eviction from Big Brother house. JB was first TV guesting on ABS-CBN programs Nginiig, Ok Fine Whatever, Private Conversation with Boy Abunda, Y Speak, Star Magic Presents and others.

His cameo role as an antagonist in an action-packed TV series Palos with Cesar Montano and Jake Cuenca.

Then his first movie co-starrer with Bong Revilla Jr. in an action-adventure movie of the Metro Manila Film Festival 2009 Ang Panday.



Year Title Role Network
2010 Ang Darling Aswang Pinoy Dracula TV5
2009 Lipgloss Joel TV5
2009 Maynila Mark GMA-7
2008 Palos Dr. Samuel Chan ABS-CBN
2006 Y Speak himself (celebrity guest) Studio 23
2006 Star Magic Presents: Miss... Mistress Governor ABS-CBN
2006 Your Song Presents: Can't Let You Go Jason ABS-CBN
2006 Komiks: Inday bote Various ABS-CBN
2005 Homeboy celebrity guest ABS-CBN
2005 Private Conversation with Boy Abunda celebrity guest ABS-CBN
2005 Nginiig Various ABS-CBN
2005 Pinoy Big Brother Himself / Housemate ABS-CBN
2001 Subic Bay Houseboy IBC


Year Title Role Working with Lead Stars Movie Studios
2009 Ang Panday Benito Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr., Phillip Salvador, Iza Calzado, Geoff Eigenmann, Rhian Ramos GMA Films and Imus Productions Inc.


  1. ^ Salonga, Bianca R. (May 5, 2006). "RP REALITY SHOW: BIG BROTHER JB MAGSAYSAY". Philippine Headline News. Retrieved 28 June 2011.