Jao Mapa

Jao Mapa
Born Jose Vicente P. Mapa III
(1976-02-11) February 11, 1976
Occupation Actor, model and painter
Years active 1992-present

Jose Vicente P. Mapa III, who is better known by his screen name Jao Mapa (born February 11, 1976), is a popular actor in the Philippines. He is also an accomplished painter known by the name Jao Mapa, and also he's a former member of teen boy trio group The Gwapings.

Acting career

Mapa is best known for his Pepsi-Cola advertisement. He started a modeling career in the late 1990s, and co-hosted television variety shows like Eat Bulaga and ASAP (variety show). He first starred in the movie 'Pare Ko' in 1995.

In 2000, he decided to take a break from his showbiz career and went back to school to earn his degree in Fine Arts (major in Advertising) at the University of Santo Tomas. Jao is expected to be back on television screen via Sine Novela:Trudis Liit aired on GMA Network. His life story was feature in TV5's Star Confessions, was portrayed by Martin "Mart" Escudero

Personal life

He graduated at the University of Santo Tomas with a degree in Fine arts, majoring in advertising. His younger brother, Diego Mapa, is also a known musician and plays for the bands Monsterbot, Pedicab and Cambio. He is married to Cecille and has three children, namely, Benjamin, Caleb and Amber Marie.[1][2]



Year Title Network
2016 Naku, Boss Ko! GMA Network
2016 Wansapanataym: ParangNorman Activity ABS-CBN
2016 Wish Ko Lang: Silang Mga Naulila GMA Network
2015 FPJ's Ang Probinsyano ABS-CBN
2015 Boys Ride Out 9TV
2015 Sabado Badoo GMA Network
2014 Magpakailanman GMA Network
2014 It's Showtime ABS-CBN
2013 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Family Picture ABS-CBN
2013 Star Confessions TV5
2012 Angelito: Ang Bagong Yugto ABS-CBN
2011 Bagets: Just Got Lucky TV5
2011 Untold Stories Mula Sa Face To Face TV5
2010 Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Alyna ABS-CBN
2010 Sine Novela: Trudis Liit GMA Network
2009 Daisy Siete: Kambalilong GMA Network
2009 Komiks ABS-CBN
2008 Warriors: Celebrity Boxing Challenge RPN 9
2006 Baywalk GMA Network
2005 Magpakailanman GMA Network
2005 Maynila GMA Network
2005 Wag Kukurap GMA Network
2005 Kakabaka-Boo GMA Network
2005 Extra Challenge GMA Network
2003 Hawak Ko Ang Langit GMA Network
2003 Maalaala Mo Kaya ABS-CBN
2000 GMA Telecine Specials GMA Network
2000 Super Klenk GMA Network
2000 Di Ba't Ikaw GMA Network
1999 Maynila GMA Network
1999 Dear Mikee GMA Network
1999 Star Drama Theatre ABS-CBN
1997 Growing Up GMA Network
1995-present ASAP ABS-CBN
1997 Campus Romance GMA Network
1995 Sine Siyete GMA Network
1995 Mikee GMA Network
1995 Music Bureau TV5
1995 Love Notes TV5
1995 GMA Telecine Specials GMA Network
1995 Eat Bulaga GMA Network
1995 Guwapings Live! GMA Network 1995 Love Notes TV5
1993-2001 Star Drama Presents ABS-CBN (Guest role)
1993 Palibhasa Lalake ABS-CBN
1992 Ang TV ABS-CBN


  1. Fruits N' Vegetables: Mga Bulakboleros (2016) as University Security Guard
  2. Bumulakabataan...Bulalakaw Waves (2016) as Waiter at Bar
  3. Vampires' Transformation: #UsapangVampire na 'yan! (2016, Short Films) as Waiter at Resort
  4. Manila's Finest (2015)
  5. Kamandag ni Venus (2014)
  6. Sa Ngalan Ng Ama, Ina At Mga Anak (2014)
  7. Isang Araw (2013)
  8. Jumbo Jericho (2013)
  9. Guerilla Is A Poet (2013)
  10. Larong Bata (2012)
  11. Limang Dipang Tao (2012) as Chester
  12. Balang Araw (2012)
  13. Pacer 3 (2012, TV Movie)
  14. Tumbok (2011) ....Benjie
  15. Pilantik (2010)
  16. Hungkag (2010, Short Films) as Caloy
  17. HIV: Si Heidi, Si Ivy at Si V (2010)
  18. Working Girls (2010) as Leon Arnaldo
  19. Donor (2010)
  20. Luna Lucis (2009, Short Films) as Joaquin
  21. 69 1/2 (2009) as Wiley Kamote
  22. Bala Bala: Maniwala ka (2009)
  23. Fidel (2009) as Goonie
  24. I Love Dreamguyz (2009) as Didi
  25. Pasang krus (2009)
  26. Medalya (2009) as Efren
  27. Miss Taken (2008) (V) as Bryan
  28. Baler (2008) as Mauro
  29. Huling Pasada (2008)
  30. Dollhouse (2008) as Red ..Lihim ng Dapit Hapon (2008, Letran Short Films) ....
  31. Condo (2008) as Ricky
  32. Sisa (2008) as Crisostomo Ibarra
  33. Motorcycle (2008) as Romus
  34. Ay ayeng (2008)
  35. Xerox Copy (2007)
  36. Super Noypi (2006)
  37. You Are the One (2006) .... Venjamin Garcia
  38. Illusyon (2005) as Artist
  39. Cut (2005/II)
  40. Tunay na mahal (2000)
  41. Tugatog (2000) as Jake
  42. A Date with Jao Mapa (1999) (V) .... Jao Mapa
  43. Babae (1997) as Victor
  44. Matrikula (1997) as Eddie Boy
  45. Dahil tanging ikaw (1997)
  46. Asero (1995) as Troy
  47. Hataw na! (1995) as Nico Torres
  48. Pare ko (1995) as Chipper
  49. Maalaala Mo Kaya: The Movie (1994) as Jerry
  50. Nag-iisang Bituin (1994)

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