Marc Abaya in 2003
|Birth name||Ramon Marcelino Diaz Abaya|
|Born||November 6, 1979|
He is the son of actor/director Manolo Abaya and director Marilou Diaz-Abaya.
Abaya was discovered by Raimund Marasigan of The Eraserheads during a "battle of bands" in which Abaya's band Shirley Beans won first place. Marasigan, who was one of the judges for the night, invited Abaya to act as frontman for the band Sandwich in 1998. While Abaya was a member of the band, they released three albums: Grip, Stand, Throw; 4-track mind; and Thanks to the Moon's Gravitational Pull.
Abaya joined MTV Philippines in 2003 and became one of the VJs until the dissolution of the channel under Music Source, Inc. on January 1, 2007. Abaya hosted a variety of shows, including Rockola on MTV and Massive. In September 2009, AYC hired him to man MTV Philippines' music station U92 for a weekly show.
Abaya played the role of Francis in an ABS-CBN afternoon drama series, Ligaw na Bulaklak. He was also one of the judges of the network's reality entertainment show Showtime and host of Pilipinas Got More Talent, a spin-off program of the show Pilipinas Got Talent.
In 2012, he was seen in the GMA Afternoon Drama show Faithfully.
|2004||Kjwan||Sony Music Philippines|
|2006||2StepMarv||PolyEast Records/Barnyard Music Philippines|
|2009||13 Seconds to Love||MCA Music Philippines|
|2014||Kjwan IV Volume One||MCA Music Philippines|
|2003||Drizzle (Helltop Remix)||Rx Band Breakout Finalists CD|
|2005||A Different Kind||ROK ON! Music Inspired by the Ragnarok Online Game|
|2007||Daliri||LIVE AND RAW (6UG Live CD)|
|2009||13 Seconds to Love||Nokia 5800 Express Music Phone
|2012||Kjwan IV volume 1
2014 IKjwan IV voiume 2
|2008||Ligaw na Bulaklak||Francis||ABS-CBN|
|Showtime||Himself / Guest|
|2009||Your Song Presents: Babalik Kang Muli||Rafael "Raffy" Valero|
|2010||Habang May Buhay||King|
|Sarap At Home||Special Guest||Q (now GMA News TV)|
|Pilipinas Got Talent||Himself||ABS-CBN|
|2011||Party Pilipinas||Himself / Performer / Co-Host||GMA Network|
|I Heart You, Pare!||Joel|
|Spooky Nights Presents: Bampirella||Armand|
|2014||Ang Dalawang Mrs. Real||Vincent Dumlao|
|Sunday All Stars||Himself/Guest Performer|
|Sabado Badoo||Himself/Cameo Footage Featured|
|Princess in the Palace||Raphael Jacinto|
|2016||Hahamakin ang Lahat||Luisito "Sito" Labsat Sr.|
|2017||Legally Blind||William Villareal|
|2010||Off World||Lucky||Theo Films|
|2013||Alfredo S. Lim: The Untold Stories||Charlie Zaragosa||Viva Films and CM Films Productions|
|2013||Boy Golden: Shoot to Kill, the Arturo Porcuna Story||N/A||Viva Films and Scenema Concepts International|
|2014||Sundalong Kanin||N/A||Cinemalaya Productions|