- Was a member of the Teatro Tomasino which is a university-wide theater guild of the University of Santo Tomas.
- Worked as a waiter at The Aristocrat Restaurant before getting into the showbiz industry.
- Started his career as a production assistant in the TV show Tatak Pilipino (1990).
- Won the Best Director Award at the Metro Manila Film Festival for the movie Ang Tanging Ina Mo.
- Has won 4 GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards till date including Best Popular Film Director Award in 2013 for the movie Sisterakas.