Jimboy Martin

This name uses Philippine naming customs. The first or maternal family name is Balasoto and the second or paternal family name is Martin.
Jimboy Martin
Born Hendrix Jim Balasoto Martin
(1997-10-12) October 12, 1997
Solano, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines
Other names Jim, Jimboy
Occupation Dancer, Rapper
Years active 2015–present
Known for Pinoy Big Brother: 737 (grand winner)
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)

Hendrix Jim "Jimboy" Balasoto Martin (born October 12, 1997), better known as Jimboy Martin, is a Filipino rapper, performer and reality television contestant who won in the teen edition of Pinoy Big Brother: 737. Before he proclaimed as the season's teen big winner, he is a 17-year-old student from Nueva Vizcaya.

Personal life

. Jimboy is from the Municipality of Solano in Nueva Vizcaya. Before he joined the Pinoy Big Brother: 737, Jimboy Martin's career for his work as Service Crew and Rapper. After he got the prize at Pinoy Big Brother Jimboy will continue his career as actor. He is fond of basketball and writing his own rap verses, usually about social issues. His college education is uncertain despite both of his parents working hard to make ends meet. He is also determined to help his family financially.[1]


As a teen housemate, Jimboy survived the first three nominations and secured immunity with Franco and Zonia on week 4. On week 5, he loses together with the Pinoy Big Brothers and Sisters in The Big-Ating Concert and was automatically nominated for the first time. On Day 49, he secured his place as a finalist with 10.9% of the net votes. He exited the House on Day 50. He exited on Day 142, emerging as the winner for the teen batch, garnering 56.76% of the votes, out of 2.[2]

Currently, he is part of the all-male dance group of It's Showtime, called Hashtags (Group), together with his fellow housemates Zeus Collins and Jameson Blake.[3]



Year Program Role Network Notes
2015 Pinoy Big Brother: 737 Housemate ABS-CBN He emerged as the Teen Big Winner
It's Showtime Performer Part of the Hashtag Boys
2016 Born for You Joms

See also


  1. "Jimboy Martin profile". ABS-CBN. June 20, 2015. Retrieved 2015-06-23.
  2. "Jimboy Martin, Miho Nishida win 'PBB 737'". Rappler.com. 2015-11-08. Retrieved 2015-11-08.
  3. ""HASHTAGS" ADDS SPICE TO "IT'S SHOWTIME"". ABS-CBN PR. 2015-11-11. Retrieved 2015-11-11.
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