Janno Gibbs

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Janno Gibbs
Birth name Janno Ronaldo Gibbs
Also known as Mokong
"The (Philippine) King of Soul"
Born (1969-09-16) September 16, 1969 (age 46)
Origin Manila, Philippines
Genres OPM, Soul, Pop, R&B
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, Actor, Comedian
Instruments Vocals, Piano
Years active 1986-present
Associated acts Ogie Alcasid
Andrew E
Anjo Yllana
Bayani Agbayani
Vic Sotto
Maureen Larazabal

Janno Ronaldo Gibbs (born September 16, 1969) is a Filipino singer-songwriter, actor and comedian. He was a regular host of GMA Network television shows SOP Rules, Nuts Entertainment, Eat Bulaga, Kakasa Ka Ba Sa Grade 5?, Power of 10, and Sunday All Stars.

Early career[edit]

Gibbs started out in 1986 as one of the members of the teen variety show That's Entertainment on GMA Network. Gibbs then played some minor film roles for Viva Films. Gibbs was co-host of the TV show "Small Brothers" in 1990.

Recent TV career[edit]

Gibbs is popularly known for his role in the 90's sitcom Ober Da Bakod and Beh Bote Nga, both with Anjo Yllana. Gibbs also played the character Geron Agular in Codename: Asero which was aired in 2008.

Gibbs recently moved to TV5 after being with GMA for 30 years. He is currently one of the hosts of TV5's game and musical variety show "Happy Truck ng Bayan".

Music career[edit]

Gibbs released a Vicor Music single called "Miss" in 1988 which became a radio hit. His recordings include his rendition of "Ipagpatawad Mo", "Ikaw Lamang,", "Fallin'" and other ballads. He was also cast in a musical play called Kenkoy Loves Rosing.

Personal life[edit]

He is the son of veteran actor Ronaldo Valdez and is married to actress Bing Loyzaga since 1990. Together they had 2 daughters named Alyssa and Gabby.


TV shows[edit]

TV specials[edit]

  • GMA @ 45: The GMA 45th Anniversary TV Special (GMA 7)
  • That's Entertainment Anniversary Special (GMA 7)
  • Ryan Cayabyab: The Music Man @ 50 (ABS-CBN 2)
  • No. 1 @ 55: The GMA 55th Anniversary TV Special (GMA 7)
  • Philippine Idol Grand Finals Special (TV5)
  • SOP Anniversary Special (GMA 7)
  • Eat Bulaga Silver Special (GMA 7)
  • Party Pilipinas Anniversary Special (GMA 7)
  • GMA @ 60: The Heart Of Television TV Special (GMA 7)



  • Winner, Best Male TV Host For Sobrang Okey Pare GMA 7 in 2000
  • Celebrity Inductee Winner, Eastwood City Walk Of Fame Philippines in 2009

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