- Kristoffer Lou Ryan Agoncillo
April 10, 1979 (age 42)
- Presenter, Actor, Model, Singer, Photographer
- Judy Ann Santos
Kristoffer Lou Ryan Agoncillo (born April 10, 1977), popularly known as Ryan Agoncillo, is a Filipino Film and Television actor, model, singer, photographer, and TV host.
Agoncillo was born on April 10, 1979. Growing up in an upper-middle-class family, he attended private schools from elementary to college. He finished elementary and high school at San Beda College-Alabang. He graduated from De La Salle University-Manila with a Bachelor of Arts degree, major in Organizational Communication.
Agoncillo started modeling at the age of fifteen (15). He has appeared in various television commercials for a variety of products such as Greenwich Pizza (together with Donita Rose), Sprite, Smart Telecommunication, Emperador Brandy and Swish mouthwash.
Agoncillo became one of the original hosts of Mornings at GMA, an early morning variety program of GMA Network. He also hosted Campus Video, a short-lived program shown every Saturday mornings at GMA Network.
He moved to ABS-CBN, and became a co-host in Talk TV, a late morning talk show co-hosted by broadcasters Julius Babao and Christine Bersola-Babao, and actress Janette McBride. Agoncillo was briefly paired with co-host Janet McBride. Rumors spread that the two were exclusively dating for a period of time.
He also hosted Breakfast, an early morning variety program; Star in a Million, with Edu Manzano and Zsa zsa Padilla and Y-Speak, a youth-oriented talk show and debate forum. Both shows are still aired in Studio 23, an ABS-CBN subsidiary. He won his first KBP Golden Dove Awards for his Best Talk Show host in 2005 for Studio 23's Y-Speak.
Agoncillo was the main host of Philippine Idol alongside fellow ABS-CBN actress Heart Evangelista onABC-5 (now TV5) before it was moved to GMA Network and rebooted into Pinoy Idol.
He returned to hosting with TV5's Talentadong Pinoy, which showcases Filipino undiscovered talents. He also hosts Endemol's Pinoy Fear Factor which airs over ABS-CBN. Pinoy Fear Factor was shot entirely in Argentina.
On March 16, 2009, Ryan joined Eat Bulaga! replaced by long-time host, rapper Francis Magalona.
Agoncillo is now an Aliw Award Hall of Famer as Best Male Emcee.
Agoncillo joined the talent cast of ABS-CBN. He is most memorable for playing the love interest of Judy Ann Santos in the television soap opera Krystala. He again appeared with Santos in the movie Kasal, Kasali, Kasalo. He received best actor nominations from different award-giving bodies for his portrayal of a confused newly wed husband in this film. He will be doing a new movie with Judy Ann Santos called Mr. Housewife.
He also played a main cast role in Bituing Walang Ningning, an ABS-CBN soap opera featuring singer-actresses Sarah Geronimo, Angelika dela Cruz, and Zsa Zsa Padilla in the leads.
Agoncillo also played leading roles in independent film projects and television drama shows. He played the distinct roles of a grease-filled beggar and a transvestite in two separate dramatic episodes of Maalaala Mo Kaya, the biographical drama series of ABS-CBN.
Ryan announced his engagement to actress Judy Ann Santos. They confirmed their engagement on June 19, 2008.
After months of speculation, Ryan Agoncillo and Judy Ann Santos got married in a private wedding on the early morning of April 28, 2009, at the San Juan de Nepomuceno Church in San Juan, Batangas, Philippines.
Ryan and Judy Ann Agoncillo are now parents to Johanna Louis (Yohan) and Juan Luis (Lucho).