- Marvic "Vic" Castelo Sotto
April 28, 1954 (age 67)
- Presenter, Actor, Comedian, Film Producer, Singer, Television Producer, Screenwriter, Composer
- Dina Bonnevie
- Marcelino Ojeda Sotto, Herminia Castelo
Marvic "Vic" Castelo Sotto (born April 28, 1954), is a Filipino actor, television show host, comedian, and film producer working for GMA Network and stars on noon-time variety show Eat Bulaga!. He won three consecutive titles for Philippine Box Office King (2004, 2005, and 2006).
Marvic Castelo Sotto was born on April 28, 1954, to his parents Marcelino Ojeda Sotto and Dr. Herminia Castelo. Sotto was educated at Colegio de San Juan de Letran. His grandfather Vicente Sotto has Chinese ancestry. He is the brother of Marcelino Antonio "Maru" Sotto, Jr., Vicente "Tito" Sotto, and Valmar "Val" Sotto.
He started his career as a folk singer and guitarist. He then joined his brothers Tito and Val in a gag show "OK Lang" under IBC TV Network. During these years, Sotto is also the lead vocalist of the disco funk band VST & Company. He produced such songs as "Awitin Mo at Isasayaw Ko", "Rock, Rock", and "Kung Sakali".
He joined his brothers Tito, Val in a gag show back in the early 1970s “OK Lang” under IBC 13. This is where he met another comedian Joey de Leon. de Leon invited the brothers to join him. The trio of Tito, Vic and Joey (TVJ) was created. They were cast in Iskul Bukol, Eat Bulaga!, TVJ's Jesters, Rock and Roll 2000.
In 1982, Sotto, together with co-hosts in Eat Bulaga!, Richie D Horsie and Joey De Leon, were accused of rape by Pepsi Paloma, a 16-year old actress. The case was not filed in court after the three apologized publicly on national TV.
He has done sitcoms and television shows underneath 3 networks, ABS-CBN, GMA Network and TV5, in the last three decades. He has mostly done shows for GMA Network.