- Was a folk singer and guitarist before he joined the entertainment industry.
- Was the lead vocalist of a disco funk band called VST & Company.
- Made his television debut in 1977 in the series Student Canteen and his movie debut in Swing It Baby (1979).
- Is one of the hosts of Eat Bulaga!, the longest running noon-time variety show on Filipino television.
- Has collected many awards and accolades for his performances throughout his career.