|Artist Birtday :||06/08/1964 (Age 59)|
|Born In :||Santa Mesa, Philippines|
|Genres :||OPM, Inspirational, Pop|
|Web Site :||garv.com|
Gary Valenciano, also known as Gary V, is a Filipino singer, dancer, musician, and actor. He was born on August 6, 1964, in Santa Mesa, Manila, Philippines.
Valenciano started his music career in the 1980s, releasing his debut album “Gary V” in 1983. He quickly gained popularity in the Philippines with his upbeat and catchy pop songs, earning the nickname “Mr. Pure Energy” for his energetic performances on stage.
Throughout his career, Valenciano has released numerous albums and hit songs, including “Di Bale Na Lang”, “Hataw Na”, “Shout for Joy”, and “Take Me Out of the Dark”. He has won multiple awards for his music, including Awit Awards, Star Awards for Music, and PMPC Star Awards for Music.
Aside from his music career, Valenciano has also appeared in various films and television shows. He hosted the Philippine version of the reality singing competition “The Voice” in 2013, and has served as a judge on other reality shows such as “Pinoy Dream Academy” and “World of Dance Philippines”.
Valenciano is also known for his philanthropy work, particularly for his advocacy for diabetes awareness and prevention. He was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 1985 and has since been an advocate for diabetes education and support.
Valenciano continues to be a prominent figure in the Philippine music industry and remains active in his music and philanthropy work.