- John Vladimir Cruz Manalo
September 06, 1995 (age 25)
- Lot Manalo, Rey Manalo
John Vladimir Cruz Manalo (born on September 6, 1995 in Marikina City) popularly known as John Manalo is a Filipino actor who is currently a member of ABS-CBN's circle of homegrown talents named Star Magic. He is a multi-awarded child actor and has been nominated as Best Supporting Actor. He is the nephew of Jericho Rosales.
At the age of 4, John wanted to be like what his uncle Tito Jing Jericho Rosales in TV. This dream soon came true when he began making commercials. He had 36 commercials in 8 years. Not long after, John turned his sights to Primetime TV.
John also starred in My First Lessons with Jollibee in which he co-stars with Nash Aguas, Sharlene San Pedro and Nikki Bagaporo.
In 2004, John had his film debut Feng Shui (film) as he played the role of Kris Aquino's son. This film gave him 2 awards as 21st PMPC Awards for Movies - Best Child Performer and 2005 FAMAS Awards - Best Child Actor. And for the series of Mga Anghel na Walang Langit, John got his 2 awards in The Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Foundation as Most Popular Child Actor and Best Child Performer. At a young age of 9, he became a multi-awarded child actor.
John lives in Parang, Marikina City with his parents (Rey and Lot), older sister and two older brothers. He graduated high school in Marist School in Marikina City. He will be taking up Theatre Arts in UP.