Oyo Boy Sotto

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His father, Vic Sotto , is known to be an ultimate ladies’ man, but one of his doting sons say no, he isn’t comparable to his dad. True enough, at 23 years of age, he can only count his number of girlfriends with his one hand. His concentration, nowadays, is his blossoming career in show business.
Vittorio Mari Sotto—or Oyo Boy, for short—was born on January 12, 1984,
in Manila, Philippines. He belongs to one of the influential and
powerful clans in the entertainment industry: the Sottos. His uncle is Tito, a former senator and one-third of the Tito, Vic , and Joey de Leon">Joey triumvirate. He is a cousin of Miko, Ali Sotto’s son and actor, and Ciara, a singer and actress. He has Danica, a well-known TV actress, as a sister, and Dina Bonnevie, a seasoned thespian, as a mother.

With his lineage alone, there is no way that Oyo Boy can ever evade the limelight. At a young age, along with his sister, Danica, they would appear in his dad’s show called Eat Bulaga, the longest-running game show in the Philippines. During the 1990s, he was cast as the firstborn son of the Kabisote family named Benok in Okay Ka, Fairy Ko, a fairytale cum comedy show in GMA-7. He was later replaced by CJ Ramos after the first season ended. He debuted again when the TV show graced the silver-screen. His character was one of those who underwent transformation, starting from a very disobedient child and spoiled brat to a very loving son when he was kidnapped by their family’s archenemy called Satana. The show also gave him an opportunity to perform alongside his dad.

While growing up, Oyo Boy then acted in numerous afternoon TV soap operas including Walang Hanggan, where he played the role of Basti, a ghost who’s still attached to his living girlfriend. Then came Ikaw Sa Puso Ko, Leya, and Saang Sulok ng Langit in 2004. All in all, he was able to act in 10 TV dramas, more than enough for him to earn the title King of Afternoon Dramas.

Oyo Boy Sotto made a very big move in 2007, when he decided to transfer to ABS-CBN. In spite of coming from the opposing station, the Kapamilya Network showered him with several projects starting in an episode in Your Song entitled Someone in the Dark. He also portrayed the role of Bong for Love Spell: Sweet Sixty, where he was paired with Sarah Geronimo">Sarah Geronimo .

His biggest break so far could have been his performance as Carlitos in the TV adaptation of May Minamahal. His pair-up with Anne Curtis">Anne Curtis triggered a number of controversies, one of which is the possibility of getting back together again. It could be recalled that both are each other’s first loves. Due to their performances, chemistry, and all-star cast, the show received rave reviews even until the end of the show. Oyo Boy today can be seen in Pedro Penduko at Ang Mga Engkantao where he played the role of Josef, the head of a group of superheroes who is bound to defeat Kalagua.

Oyo Boy finished his elementary in Ateneo de Manila University and high school studies in OB Montessori. He also had three other siblings in his father’s side. Angel Locsin">Angel Locsin is his ex-girlfriend, while he was rumored to have courted Nadine Samonte.{mos_ri}



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