Elmo Moses Arroyo Magalona April 27, 1994 (age 23)
Actor, Singer, Presenter, Acting
Elmo Moses Arroyo Magalona (born 27 April 1994) is a Filipino actor and singer. He is currently an artist of ABS-CBN and Star Magic. He is the child of Francis Magalona and Pia Magalona.
2009–2011: Early career
Magalona's first appearance in the Pinoy hip-hop/rock scene was when he was six months old being featured on the cover of his father's album FreeMan. He reappeared on an album cover five years later on FreeMan 2. Magalona also appeared in a noodle commercial called "Lucky Me Supreme" along with his father. He appeared as a young drummer in Kjwan's music video, "One Look". He also studied in College of Saint Benilde.
In 2010, Magalona joined the cast of GMA's television pilot Bantatay as a series regular. He also appeared in the fantasy series Kaya ng Powers in a recurring role.
In 2011, the young actor-rapper, together with fellow artist Sam Concepcion, performed as the front act of Miley Cyrus' concert at the SM Mall of Asia concert grounds. In the same year, he was launched as a movie star in Tween Hearts: Class of 2012.
2012–2014: JuliElmo and breakthrough
In 2012, Magalona began appearing on Party Pilipinas as a regular performer and host. Aside from being known as the "Heir of Rap", he became known as the other half of the musical tandem JuliElmo with Julie Anne San Jose, with whom he collaborated in several YouTube videos. The same year, he was cast in Tweets For My Sweet. He also starred as the lead in the series Together Forever as Ely Trinidad opposite Julie Anne San Jose. In May 2013, Magalona, in collaboration with Oishi, released a remake of a famous song by his dad, and renamed it "Kaleidoscope World Forever More". The remake featured his duet with his father. A music video was also created, with certain modifications and inserting Elmo digitally into the original music video.
In 2014, he was chosen as one of the interpreters of the Philpop entry, "Qrush on You", alongside Jay-R and Q-York. He also made appearances in the Sunday variety show, Sunday All Stars as a host and performer. He was also the lead star in the 2014 CinemalayaX entry, #Y and then starred in the drama Villa Quintana together with Janine Gutierrez. The tandem was reunited again in the primetime soap, More Than Words. His briefly appeared in Magpakailanman in 2015.
2015–Present: Transfer to ABS-CBN
On November 26, 2015, Magalona left GMA Network and signed a working contract with ABS-CBN. His first project was the 2016 musical-drama series, Born for You with Janella Salvador. He collaborated with Salvador in the official soundtrack for Born for You, which reached #1 on iTunes Philippines. In October 2016, he released his album, Elmo, which reached a gold record status by PARI.
In 2017, he appeared in Topel Lee's suspense thriller Bloody Crayons released nationwide on July 12. He is set to appear in Regal Films romance film, My Fairy Tale Love Story this year.