Boy Abunda Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Boy Abunda Quick Info
Height5 ft 7 in
Weight68 kg
Date of BirthOctober 29, 1955
Zodiac SignScorpio
BoyfriendElmer “Bong” Quintana

Boy Abunda is a Filipino television host, talent manager, celebrity endorser, and publicist.

Born Name

Eugenio Romerica Abunda Jr.

Nick Name

Tito Boy, Boy

Boy Abunda as seen in April 2018
Boy Abunda as seen in April 2018 (Commission on Higher Education Region 1 / Wikimedia / Public Domain)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Borongan, Samar, Philippines

Residence

Quezon City, Philippines

Nationality

Filipino

Education

He attended Ateneo de Manila University.

Occupation

Television Presenter, Publicist, Talent Manager, Newscaster, Doctor of Philosophy

Manager

He self-manages himself.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

68 kg or 150 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Boy Abunda has dated –

  1. Elmer “Bong” Quintana (1983-Present)
Boy Abunda as seen in August 2014
Boy Abunda as seen in August 2014 (Tilly Holland / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

He is of Filipino descent.

Hair Color

Bald

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Gay

Boy Abunda during an interview as seen in December 2019
Boy Abunda during an interview as seen in December 2019 (ABS-CBN Entertainment / YouTube)

Distinctive Features

Thick Eyebrows

Religion

Catholicism

Boy Abunda as seen in December 2019
Boy Abunda as seen in December 2019 (ABS-CBN Entertainment / YouTube)

Boy Abunda Facts

  1. He failed to finish college due to his father’s death and left school to work in odd jobs to support himself.
  2. Before fame, he worked as a stage actor at the Metropolitan Theater. There, he also worked as an assistant stage manager and later became the assistant of the theater’s administrator, Conchita “Tita Conching” Sunico, who also taught him public relations.
  3. He started managing singers and actresses after building his public relations firm called Backroom, Inc.
  4. Abunda was working as a public relations consultant for GMA Network when network executive Bobby Barreiro suggested to him to try hosting a TV show. He then became a host of Show and Tell with Gretchen Barretto and Startalk.
  5. In 1999, he transferred to GMA Network’s competitor ABS-CBN and started hosting several shows such as The BuzzPrivate ConversationsHomeboyKontrobersyal, SNN: Showbiz News NgayonThe Bottomline with Boy Abunda, and Bandila.
  6. He produced an album titled Melodic Conversations in the past.
  7. Although he’s a practicing Catholic and a Marian devotee, he is a supporter of LGBT rights and same-sex marriage, disagreeing with the church’s stand on homosexuality.
  8. Abunda denounced the 2016 Orlando nightclub shooting, an incident that has been recorded as one of the deadliest violence against the LGBT people in the United States history.
  9. On June 23, 2010, he worked as a part-time professor at Philippine Women’s University where he taught radio and television to communication arts students.
  10. In August 2014, he went on a hiatus for weeks. On September 7, 2014, he revealed in an interview with The Buzz that he had suffered from a medical condition in which 300 milliliters of abscess had been removed from his liver. Abunda was discharged on August 23, 2014.

Featured Image by Commission on Higher Education Region 1 / Wikimedia / Public Domain

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