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Jericho Rosales
Jericho Vibar Rosales

September 21, 1979 (1979-09-21) (age 41)
Other names Echo
Years active 1996–present
Agent Star Magic
Manila Genesis (2006–2014)
ABS-CBN (1997–present)
Cornerstone Entertainment (2014–2015)
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Kim Jones (m. 2014)
Partner(s) Kristine Hermosa (2000–2004)
Heart Evangelista (2006–2008)
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Jericho "Echo" Vibar Rosales (born September 21, 1979) is an entertainer from the Philippines.

Primarily a film and television actor, he is known by his stage name "Echo". He began his career by winning the Mr. Pogi ("Handsome") talent search on the noontime variety television show Eat Bulaga! His career has spanned over 20 years and a variety of genres, warranting the moniker, "Asia's Prince of Dramas."


Rosales has garnered international attention in the Asian, African, and Latin American television markets since the distribution of his drama series in these regions. He gained international stardom in several countries (Malaysia, China, Ghana, Cambodia, Peru, Colombia, and many others) for his primetime soaps such as Pangako Sa 'Yo (2000–2002), Sana'y Wala Nang Wakas (2003–2004) and Dahil May Isang Ikaw (2009–2010), all co-starring Kristine Hermosa. Since its original release, Pangako Sa 'Yo has aired in over 20 foreign territories, with the Cambodian Television Network ordering a local remake in 2013. In Peru, Rosales is known for his role in the series Bridges of Love ("Puentes de Amor"), the first Filipino drama to air in the country and the Latin American market. Similarly, The Legal Wife (2014), which also stars Maja Salvador and Angel Locsin, have gained much popularity in the African and Balkan regions.

In 2006 he portrayed Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao in Pacquiao: The Movie, and bagged two Best Actor trophies for his work. He repeated this in 2008, when he won two more Best Actor awards for his role in the classic film Baler, opposite Anne Curtis.

In 2012, Rosales played the lead role in Alagwa (Breakaway, internationally), for which he won Best Actor Trophy at the 36th Gawad Urian Awards.

The following years found him in a string of Metro Manila Film Festival entries. In 2016, Rosales played Philippine national hero Jose Rizal in Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo, which starred Robin Padilla as the eponymous character. His succeeding films were comedies, with rom-com #WalangForever in 2015, starring opposite Jennylyn Mercado; Ang Babae Sa Septic Tank 2: #ForeverIsNotEnough in 2016 - sequel to Quantum Film's satirical 2011 hit starring Eugene Domingo; and then played opposite Bela Padilla in 2017's Luck At First Sight.

In late 2017, he played Diego in surf romance film Siargao, directed by Paul Soriano. Set in the eponymous Philippine island, he co-stars Erich Gonzales and Jasmine Curtis-Smith.

Personal life

Rosales was born in Quezon City, but was raised in Bula, Camarines Sur where he learned to speak Rinconada Bikol.

In 2000, Rosales was linked to former model Kai Palomares, with whom he has a son, Santino "Saint" Palomares Rosales.

He married Kim Jones in a beach wedding ceremony in Boracay on May 1, 2014.



Year Title Role Network Notes
2020 Naglilibot ng Kaluluwa Paulino "Paul" Crisanto ABS-CBN
2018–2019 Halik Catalino "Lino" Bartolome
2018 I Can See Your Voice Himself / Guest Star
2016-2017 Magpahanggang Wakas Ronualdo “Waldo” Del Mar
2015 Kapamilya Deal or No Deal Celebrity Player
Bridges Of Love Gabriel 'Gael' Nakpil
2014 Kusinero Cinta Fredo Global Station Malaysia
The Legal Wife Adrian De Villa ABS-CBN
2013 It's Showtime Himself
Maalaala Mo Kaya Jesse Robredo Episode: "Tsinelas"
2012 Dahil Sa Pag-Ibig Oliver Falcon
2011 100 Days To Heaven Tagabantay (a security guard)
I Dare You Himself/Host
Green Rose Jerome Delgado
2009 Dahil May Isang Ikaw Miguel Ramirez
I Love Betty La Fea Aldo
2008 Kahit Isang Saglit Francisco 'Rocky' Santillan Jr.
Maalaala Mo Kaya Johnny Episode: "Gayuma"
Jericho Date Himself
2007 Pangarap Na Bituin Terrence Rodriguez
Love Spell Presents: Ellay Enchanted Elloy
2005–2006 Carlo J. Caparas' Ang Panday Tristan
Bora: Sons of the Beach Alon
2003–2004 Masayang Tanghali Bayan Host
Sana'y Wala Nang Wakas Christian Soriano
2000–2002 Pangako sa 'Yo Angelo Buenavista
1999–2002 Ang Munting Paraiso Alberto Dionisio
1998–2000 Richard Loves Lucy
1998–2000 !Oka Tokat Jeremy
1997–present ASAP Himself
1997–1999 Esperanza Buboy
1997–1998 Kaybol: Ang Bagong TV
1996–1997 Eat Bulaga! Mr. Pogi/Himself/Host GMA Network


Year Title Role Film Company


The Girl in the Orange Dress Rye Del Rosario

Star Cinema
Quantum Films

2017 Siargao Diego Ten17P
Luck At First Sight Joma Viva Films,N² Productions
2016 Ang Babae sa Septic Tank 2: Forever is Not Enough as himself Quantum Films
2015 #Walang Forever Ethan Isaac Quantum Films
2014 Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo José Rizal Philippians Productions
ABNKKBSNPLAko? The Movie Roberto Viva Films
MVP Entertainment
2012 Alagwa Robert Lim Indie film distributed by Star Cinema
2011 Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow Jacob Regal Films
Subject: I Love You Victor Radiant Studios
2010 I'll Be There Tommy Santibañez Star Cinema
2008 Baler Celso Resurrecion Viva Films
2006 Bilut Gabriel Mega Waja Sinar (Malaysia)
Chinese School Heric Gongan Regal Films
Pacquiao: The Movie Manny Pacquiao Star Cinema
2005 Nasaan Ka Man Joven
2004 Santa Santita Mike Unitel Pictures
2003 Noon At Ngayon Levi Star Cinema
Ngayong Nandito Ka Rocky
2002 Kailangan kita Abel
Forevermore Anton
2001 Bagong Buwan Lieutenant Ricarte
Trip Erwin
2000 Tanging Yaman Rommel
1999 Suspek
Wansapanataym: The Movie Michael Arcangel
1998 Magandang Hatinggabi Darwin
1997 Hanggang Kailan Kita Mamahalin? Jojo
Biyudo si Daddy, Biyuda si Mommy Robert M-Zet Films
Star Cinema


Title Group Year
Korona Jericho Rosales 2012
Change Jericho Rosales 2009
Jericho Jericho Rosales 2008
Loose Fit Jeans 2006
Hunks Live Hunks 2001
Gahum Band Gordon Street 2018

Animal activism

During February 2014, Rosales became actively involved in a campaign to Free Mali, the lonely elephant who has been living in a small, concrete enclosure at the Manila Zoo for more that 35 years. The campaign is led by animal rights group PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) and works toward having Mali transferred to the Boon Lott's Sanctuary in Thailand, where she will be given all of the care and natural surroundings that the Manila Zoo cannot provide her with. Rosales showed his support by posing for a photograph holding up a sign that reads "JERICHO ROSALES WANTS MALI FREED"."


Year Title position credited film company
2018 The Girl in the Orange Dress executive producer as Jericho Vibar Rosales Star Cinema
Quantum Films

Awards and nominations

Awards and Nomination
Year Award Giving Body Category Nominated Work Results
1998 PMPC Star Awards for TV Best New Male TV Personality Won
2000 30th GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Prince of RP Movies Won
Most Popular Loveteam (with Kristine Hermosa) Won
14th PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Single Performance by an Actor Maalaala Mo Kaya: Pasa Won
11th Young Critics Circle Awards Best Performance
(shared with the Tanging Yaman cast)
Tanging Yaman Won
2004 18th PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Drama Actor Sana'y Wala Nang Wakas Nominated
2005 19th PMPC Star Awards for TV Nominated
2006 54th FAMAS Awards Best Actor Nasaan Ka Man Nominated
2007 55th FAMAS Awards Pacquiao: The Movie Won
Gawad PASADO Awards Pinakapasadong Aktor Nominated
23rd PMPC Star Awards for Movies Movie Actor of the Year Won
2009 57th FAMAS Awards Best Actor Baler Nominated
3rd Gawad Genio Awards Best Film Actor Nominated
Gawad PASADO Awards Pinakapasadong Aktor Won
23rd PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Drama Actor Kahit Isang Saglit Nominated
2010 41st GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Promising Male Recording/Performer of the Year Change Won
24th PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Drama Actor Dahil May Isang Ikaw Nominated
2011 25th PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Drama Actor Green Rose Nominated
27th Luna Awards Best Actor Baler Nominated
37th Metro Manila Film Festival Best Festival Actor Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow Nominated
2012 30th Luna Awards Best Supporting Actor Nominated
28th PMPC Star Awards for Movies Movie Actor of the Year Nominated
Golden Screen TV Awards Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Drama Series Green Rose Nominated
60th FAMAS Awards Best Theme Song Naaalala Ka
(song from the movie In the Name of Love)
26th PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Drama Actor Dahil Sa Pag-ibig Won
7th MYX Music Awards Favorite Media Soundtrack Bumuhos Man Ang Ulan
(song from the TV series Green Rose)
2013 ENPRESS Golden Screen TV Awards Outstanding Original Reality Competition Program Host I Dare You Nominated
61st FAMAS Awards Best Actor Alagwa Nominated
37th Gawad Urian Awards Won
Guam International Film Festival Achievement in Acting Won
26th Awit Awards Song of the Year Paboritong Tag-ulan
(shared with Jonathan Manalo)
2014 28th PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Drama Actor The Legal Wife Nominated
2015 17th Gawad PASADO Awards PinakaPASADOng Aktor (Best Actor) ABNKKBSNPLAko? The Movie Nominated
41st Metro Manila Film Festival Best Actor #WalangForever Won
2016 47th Box-Office Entertainment Awards Film Actor of the Year Won
2017 48th Box-Office Entertainment Awards TV Actor of the Year Magpahanggang Wakas Won
31st PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Drama Actor Nominated
2018 8th EdukCircle Awards Most Influential Male Endorser of the Year N/A Won
2018 Metro Manila Film Festival Best Actor The Girl in the Orange Dress Nominated
2019 33rd PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Drama Actor Halik Won
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