JC de Vera

JC de Vera

Born John Carlo de Vera
(1986-03-10) March 10, 1986
Manila, Philippines
Nationality Filipino
Occupation Actor, Host, Model, Endorser
Years active 2003–present
Agent GMA Artist Center (2003-2010)
Talent5 (2010-2013)
Star Magic (2013-present)
Website JC de Vera on Instagram

John Carlo de Vera, better known by his screen name J.C. de Vera (born March 10, 1986 in Manila, Philippines), is a Filipino actor, host and model.

Personal life

De Vera was offered a basketball scholarship in Colegio de San Juan de Letran after he graduated from high school in Colegio San Agustin - Makati but rejected it to pursue his acting career.



He started his showbiz career in 2003 when he was cast in Click. At the time, he was paired up with Valerie Concepcion and Julianne Lee, but was soon was cast in supporting and lead roles in primetime series with the likes of Richard Gutierrez, Dingdong Dantes, Dennis Trillo.

He has been named as GMA Network's Drama Prince[1] after they highly rated and praised Philippine dramas like Pati Ba Pintig ng Puso, Pasan Ko Ang Daigdig and Babangon Ako't Dudurugin Kita, where he was paired with Yasmien Kurdi. JC has also paired up with Rhian Ramos in LaLola and Heart Evangelista in Sine Novela's Ngayon at Kailanman. JC was paired up with Jackie Rice in the recently concluded fantaserye of GMA Network, Panday Kids.


De Vera was transferred to TV5 and signed a three-year contract. He was formally introduced on March 17, 2010 as one of the new talents to the network.[2][3] His last appearance was Cassandra: Warrior Angel.


After signing a two-year contract with ABS-CBN on July 29, 2013,[4] De Vera's career returned to the limelight as he starred on the high-profile primetime series The Legal Wife starring Angel Locsin, Jericho Rosales and Maja Salvador,[5] the afternoon series Moon of Desire starring Meg Imperial and Ellen Adarna, and in the film Once a Princess with Erich Gonzales and Enchong Dee. Soon after, he appeared in the 40th Metro Manila Film Festival movie Shake, Rattle & Roll XV, alongside Erich Gonzales.

In 2015, he starred in the romantic horror film Halik sa Hangin with Julia Montes and Gerald Anderson. He will be seen next together with Jessy Mendiola in the romantic family drama series You're My Home, alongside Richard Gomez and Dawn Zulueta.[6]


Talk shows

Year Title Network Notes Ref.
2007 Showbiz Central GMA Network
2013 The Buzz ABS-CBN [7]
Gandang Gabi, Vice! [8]

Television series

Year Title Role Network Notes Ref.
2003 Click Benj GMA Network Batch 3 & 4
2004 Joyride Carlo
Love to Love: Pretty Boy N/A Season 4: Story 1
Forever in My Heart Young Michael Bernabe
2005 Now and Forever
Sugo James
2006 Mars Ravelo: Captain Barbell Boris / Super Boris
Makita Ka Lang Muli Matthew
2007 Mga Kuwento ni Lola Basyang
Season 2: Episode 2
Season 2: Episode 8
Sine Novela
Aldrin Griego
Season 1: Story 2
Season 1: Story 4
2008 Babangon Ako't Dudurugin Kita Derek Perantes / Rod [10]
Dear Friend Alex Season 1
  • Story 5: Pretty Boy
  • Story 6: Rehas
  • Story 7: Daddy Dearest
  • Story 8: Sintoy

LaLola Facundo Diaz [12]
2009 Ngayon at Kailanman Edwin Torres [13]
Dear Friend: Special Tyron
Sana Ngayong Pasko Rigo Dionisio Happy's Boyfriend
2010 Panday Kids Aureus Special Participation
Lokomoko U N/A TV5
5 Star Specials: JC
  • Tato-45
  • Kardong Kamao
  • Johnny Salamangkero
  • Gabriel Molave
  • Jak en Poy
  • Papa Rusty
  • Si Paco at ang Prinsesa
  • Si Ali, si Oli at si Tommy
My Driver Sweet Lover Rocky First Teleserye of TV5
2011 Star Confessions: Isko Moreno Isko Moreno True Story
Ang Utol Kong Hoodlum Benjamin Maningding [14]
2012 Enchanted Garden Edmund Ella's Love Interest [15]
Valiente Gardo Valiente / Nicolas Vallejo /
Gardo Braganza
2013 Toda Max Jake ABS-CBN Guest Cast,
1st Anniversary Episode
2014 The Legal Wife Max Gonzales His 1st Primetime TV series on ABS-CBN [17]
Moon of Desire Dr. Jefferson "Jeff" Bustamante His 1st Daytime TV series on ABS-CBN [18]
2015 Maalaala Mo Kaya: E-Mail Andrew 1st MMK appearance
Banana Split Extra Scoop Various Roles Special guest/ Main Stay Regular Cast
Ipaglaban Mo! : Pusong Mapanlinlang Manolo First Ipaglaban Mo! guesting
You're My Home Christian Vergará His 2nd Primetime TV series on ABS-CBN [6]
2016 Wansapanataym: Just Got Laki Michael/Big Macky First Wansapanataym guesting
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Pictures - Courageous Catie Jayjay 2nd MMK Appearance
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Golden Boy Josef 3rd MMK Appearance
The Better Half Rafael His 2nd Daytime TV series on ABS-CBN

Variety shows

Year Title Network Notes Ref.
2005 SOP Gigsters GMA Network
2008 Eat Bulaga!
2010 P.O.5 TV5
2011 Fan*tastik
Hey it's Saberdey!
2012 Game 'N Go
2013–present ASAP 19 ABS-CBN [19]
Banana Sundae previously Banana Nights and Banana Split


Year Title Role Studio Notes References
2005 Mano Po 4: Ako Legal Wife Nixon Chong Regal Films
2006 White Lady Robbie
2007 Ouija Gino GMA Films & Viva Films
Tiyanaks Kerwin Regal Films
2008 My Bestfriend's Girlfriend Mark Abo Regal Films & GMA Films
My Monster Mom Boboy
Loving You Jepoi Gumba Regal Films
Shake, Rattle & Roll X Jay Regal Entertainment, Inc.
& Regal Multimedia, Inc
Part 1: Emergency
2009 Mano Po 6: A Mother's Love Young Alfonso Uy Regal Entertainment
2010 Hating Kapatid Bong Viva Films Rica's Leading Man [20]
2013 Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy Osweng Star Cinema & Viva Films
2014 So It's You Tony Regal Films [21]
Once a Princess Damian Skylight Films & Regal Films
Shake, Rattle & Roll XV Troy Regal Entertainment, Inc.
& Regal Multimedia, Inc
Part 1: Ahas
2015 Halik sa Hangin Alvin Paredes Star Cinema [22]
2016 Kabisera Fire Starters Manila Production


Year Award Category Notable Works Result Ref.
2004 18th PMPC Star Awards For TV Most Promising Young Actor Joyride Nominated
2005 19th PMPC Star Awards For TV Male Star of the Night (with Jay Manalo) Himself Won
2007 55th FAMAS Awards German Moreno Youth Achievement Award Himself Won
2006 PMPC Star Awards for Movies New Movie Actor of the Year Mano Po 4 Won [23]
2013 STARMOMETER 100 Sexiest Men 100 Sexiest Men of 2013 Himself Rank #37 [24]
2010 24th PMPC Star Awards For TV Male Celebrity of the Night Himself Won
2014 Yahoo! Philippines OMG! Awards Male Emerging Star Himself Won [25]
9th ASAP Pop Viewers Choice Awards Pop Pin Up Boy Nominated [26]
YES! 100 Most Beautiful Stars Comebacking Category Won [27]
2015 3rd Philippine Edition Movie Awards Reader's Choice Movie Actor of the Year Shake, Rattle & Roll XV Pending [28]

See also


  1. JC de Vera feels that Yasmien Kurdi is like a soulmate. Pep.ph. Retrieved on 2011-06-25.
  2. JC de Vera says leaving GMA-7 for TV5 is a "relief" | PEP.ph: The Number One Site for Philippine Showbiz. PEP.ph. Retrieved on 2011-06-25.
  3. JC de Vera is grateful for TV5's spotlight on him | PEP.ph: The Number One Site for Philippine Showbiz. PEP.ph. Retrieved on 2011-06-25.
  4. JC de Vera excited to work with showbiz crush
  5. 1 2 "First details of new Richard-Dawn serye". ABS-CBN News. October 28, 2014. Retrieved October 28, 2014.
  6. http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/entertainment/08/11/13/jc-de-vera-excited-work-showbiz-crush
  7. http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/video/entertainment/12/22/13/ejay-falcon-jc-de-vera-go-shirtless-ggv Ejay Falcon, JC de Vera go shirtless on 'GGV'
  8. http://www.pep.ph/news/13016/Yasmien-Kurdi-reprises-Sharon-Cuneta's-role-in-%22Pati-Ba-Pintig-ng-Puso?, Yasmien Kurdi at JC de Vera, na gaganap sa mga roles nina Sharon at Gabby.
  9. http://www.pep.ph/guide/tv/1718/babangon-akot-dudurugin-kita-premieres-on-march-24
  10. Pumaloy, Rey (August 8, 2008). "Katrina Halili's health starting to suffer from too much work". pep.ph. Archived from the original on December 5, 2014. Retrieved November 30, 2014.
  11. http://www.pep.ph/photos/1045/la-lola-cast-members, "La Lola" Cast Members
  12. JC de Vera takes horseback riding for his next soap in GMA-7
  13. http://www.pep.ph/guide/tv/8887/jasmine-curtis-smith-and-jc-de-vera-starrer-ang-utol-kong-hoodlum-to-pilot-on-september-12
  14. http://www.philstar.com/entertainment/2012/12/09/883687/eula-jc-join-cast-enchanted-garden
  15. http://www.pep.ph/news/36693/jc-de-vera-pleased-about-pacing-of-work-in-tv5
  16. "The Legal Wife casts" (in Filipino). ABS-CBN Corporation. Archived from the original on March 24, 2014. Retrieved March 24, 2014.
  17. "AFTERNOON TV'S MOST DESIRABLE SERIES "MOON OF DESIRE" PREEMS ON ABS-CBN". abscbnpr.com. Retrieved April 18, 2014.
  18. http://www.abs-cbn.com/updates/PR-ABS-CBNS-60th-anniversary-station-ID-premieres-on-ASAP-18?scid=C014FC99-5838-4C63-8736-F0F7BBE60815 Join “ASAP 18” as it welcomes the newest Kapamilya star JC de Vera together with some of the country’s hottest actors including Gerald Anderson, Enrique Gil, and Sam Milby.
  19. http://viva.com.ph/index.php?option=com_jmovies&Itemid=5&task=detail&id=58, "Hating Kapatid Plot, Summary & Cast"
  20. http://www.interaksyon.com/entertainment/carla-abellana-tom-rodriguez-film-so-its-you-graded-a-by-ceb/
  21. "#SNAPSHOTS: Gerald, Julia, and JC join forces in new romance-horror movie". ABS-CBN. Star Cinema. Retrieved September 2, 2014.
  22. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0479631/awards?ref_=tt_awd
  23. http://www.showbiznest.com/2013/07/100-sexiest-men-in-philippines-2013.html
  24. http://www.rappler.com/entertainment/news/63619-list-winners-2014-yahoo-celebrity-awards
  25. https://entervrexworld.wordpress.com/2014/11/30/9th-asap-pop-viewers-choice-awards-2014-winners-revealed-list-of-nominees/
  26. http://www.centertechnews.com/2014/08/complete-list-yes-magazine-100-most-beautiful-stars-2014.html
  27. http://www.philippineedition.com/2014/11/2015-readers-choice-movie-horror.html
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