- Joshua Espineli Garcia
October 07, 1997 (age 23)
Joshua Espineli Garcia (October 7, 1997) is a young Filipino actor who has featured in the television afternoon series The Greatest Love and the 2016 Metro Manila Film Festival entry Vince and Kath and James His new and latest successful movie was Love You to the Stars and Back with his leading Lady, Julia Barretto. He is the second son of Geo Garcia and Marife Espineli. He has two siblings on the mother's side and another three on his father's side. He is the oldest offspring of either parent.
Born and raised in Bauan, Batangas Joshua Garcia was dubbed by the Filipino reality show Pinoy Big Brother as "Tatay's Boy ng Batangas." He was one of the teen housemates who spent some days inside the country's most popular house, the PBB house, to live with 17 other housemates. He was the seventh PBB All In housemate introduced on April 27, 2014.
The 20-year-old Joshua "Josh" Garcia temporarily stopped schooling due to financial reasons. During his school days, he was considered by his peers as one of the campus crushes. Although he stopped schooling, he became more determined to finish his studies right after he was reunited with his father.
Garcia now lives with his father, stepmother and three half-brothers. According to him, he has high regard for his father because of his hardworking traits that serves as an inspiration to him. After his parents separated, he lived with an uncle who is a priest.
The "Tatay's Boy ng Batangas", Garcia also noted that his stepmother treats him as her own and he has a good relationship with his half brothers.
Garcia is a dancer and used to be a member of the Batangas cultural dance group, the Sining Kumintang. Apart from being a dancer, he also loves to play the guitar and the Filipinos' well-loved sport, basketball.
He is currently an artist of Star Magic. He started his acting career on the TV series Nasaan Ka Nang Kailangan Kita in 2015. He is also part of the powerhouse cast of the afternoon series The Greatest Love. He is best known for his critically acclaimed performances as Vince in the movie Vince and Kath and James where he won New Movie Actor of the Year in the 33rd Star Awards for Movies and as Caloy in the movie Love You to the Stars and Back.
Aside from these, he is a regular performer on a Sunday variety show ASAP. He is currently taking a main role in the newest teleserye The Good Son alongside Jerome Ponce, Nash Aguas, Loisa Andalio, Alexa Ilacad, McCoy de Leon, Elisse Joson, Mylene Dizon, Eula Valdez and John Estrada.