Victor Basa

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Victor Basa
Born Victor Emmanuel Basa
(1985-06-06) June 6, 1985 (age 30)
Quezon City, Philippines
Occupation Model, actor, TV host, radio V.J.
Years active 2003–present
Agent Star Magic (2006–2011)
ALV Talent Circuit (2012–present)

Victor Emmanuel Basa (born June 6, 1985) is a Filipino model, actor, radio V.J., and a television host.

Victor is the middle child of three, with a younger brother and older sister.

Modeling career[edit]

Basa began his modeling career at the age of 19, where he was discovered at the Mega Young Designer's Competition in 2004 by newspaper editor Joyce Fernandez along with fashion designer Kenneth Chua. He joined the Philippine search for the best model of the world where he was awarded best in swimwear, and then landed on a television ad for a cracker, and endorsing a clothing brand, became a television actor then the Cosmopolitan Bachelor's Bash.

In 2005, Basa gained commercial visibility in the Philippines when he became a model for clothing retailer Penshoppe. In 2006, Basa was invited to sign on with Star Magic, the talent management agency affiliated with the ABS-CBN network in the Philippines.[1]

Television career[edit]

Soon after signing with Star Magic, Basa quickly began to appear in a number of shows on the ABS-CBN network: He became a regular host of the weekly Sunday variety show ASAP; appeared in his first recurring primetime supporting role in the soap opera Crazy for You as a love interest of the leading lady portrayed by Toni Gonzaga; and landed supporting roles in two single-episode stories in Star Magic Presents.

In 2006, Basa was cast as a regular cast member of Abt Ur Luv (a youth-oriented drama series that will span the entire second season of Star Magic Presents), where he was cast as fellow Star Magic talent Carla Humphries's love interest. Basa is a member of ABS-CBN's circle of homegrown talents named Star Magic.

In 2007, the new MTV Philippines signed on Basa as one of the channel's new VJs. He currently hosts MTV Timeout.

He was one of the Celebrity Housemates in Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition 2.

Basa is now currently a contract artist of the GMA Network. Basa is progressing very well in his television acting career aspect and is currently playing a role in the hit drama series My Husband's Lover."

Television appearances[edit]


Music videos appearances[edit]

  • Penge Naman Ako Nyan by Itchiworms (2008)
  • Kasi Naman by Nikki Gil from the Hotsilog Album (2006)
  • Abot Kamay by Orange and Lemons (2005)

Modeling/ Print[edit]

  • Generation Pink Magazine (August 2006 Cover)
  • Cosmopolitan Magazine 2006 Centerfold Bachelors

Commercial endorsements and advertisements[edit]

  • Penshoppe advertisements (2005–present)
  • Oracare
  • Sunsilk Touchflicks TVC (2006)
  • Greenwich commercial
  • Tropicana commercial
  • Magic Flakes commercial


  • Best Model Form—MTV Fashionista 2004
  • Batti Man of the Year—Chi Chi Man Awards 2007
  • Mark Van's Hunk—Mark Van Awards 2007


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