Boy Abunda Net Worth

Boy Abunda Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Eugenio Romerica Abunda, Jr. net worth is
$10 Million

Eugenio Romerica Abunda, Jr. Wiki Biography

Eugenio Romerica Abunda, Jr. was born on the 29th October 1955, in Borongan, Eastern Samar in the Philippines, and is a publicist, television personality, talent manager and celebrity endorser; he has been nicknamed the King of Talk. Abunda has been active in the entertainment industry since 1976.

How much is the net worth of Boy Abunda? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $10 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2017. Television is the major source of Abunda’s fortune, although he has appeared in several films too, so adding further to his wealth.

Boy Abunda Net Worth $10 Million

To begin with, the boy was raised in Borongan, then enrolled at Ateneo de Manila University where he majored in Business Management. Unfortunately his father died, and Abunda dropped out of the university to earn a living.

Concerning his professional career, he started as an actor in the Metropolitan Theatre, but then he was promoted to the assistant’s position of theatre administrator. There, he worked under the guidance of Conchita Sunico who was his superior in public relations and tutored Abunda, such that soon he himself launched a public relations company entitled Backroom Inc., but also worked with GMA Network as a consultant, where he received an offer to host a television show. Thus, he became the host of the shows “Show & Tell” (1994 – 1995) and “Startalk” (1995 – 1999). Later, Boy moved to ABS – CBN net work, in which he hosted the long-running weekly entertainment news and talk show “The Buzz” (1999 – 2015), and since 2001, the programme “Private Conversations”, for which he won a PMPC Star Award as the Best Public Affairs Program Host.

Keeping occupied, from 2003 to 2006, Abunda hosted the news journal “Kontrobersyal” (2003 – 2006), winning a PMPC Star Award again, this time as the Best Magazine Show Host. Moreover, he served as a judge in the reality-based talent competition “Star Circle Quest” (2001 – 2005). Since 2005, he has also been working as the talk show host of “Pinoy Big Brother”. Meanwhile, Boy Abunda hosted a number of shorter-running shows, including “Morning Star” (2004 – 2005), “Homeboy” (2005 – 2007) and “Boy & Kris” (2007 – 2009). He was also cast as a main in the television series “Volta” (2008), in which he portrayed Ama. Moreover, as the anchor he was seen in the shows “SNN: Showbiz News Ngayon” (2009 – 2011) and “Bandila” (2011 – 2014).

In 2011, he was inducted into the Hall of Fame of PMPC Star Awards for TV. Recently, Abunda hosted the show “Aquino & Abunda Tonight” (2014 – 2015), and currently “Tonight with Boy Abunda” (2015 – present).

What is more, Boy Abunda has appeared in several feature films, including “Volta” (2004) directed by Wenn V. Deramas, portraying Ama. As himself, Boy was shown in the films “Scaregiver” (2008), “Noy” (2010) and “Boy Pick – Up: The Movie” (2012).

To conclude, all the above mentioned engagements have added to the size of Abunda’s net worth.

Finally, in the personal life of Boy Abunda, he is gay, and has been in a long term relationship with Bong Quitana (1983 – present).

Full NameBoy Abunda
Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthOctober 29, 1955
Place Of BirthBorongan, Philippines
ProfessionJournalist, Presenter, Talent manager, Actor, TV host
EducationAteneo de Manila University, Philippine Women's University
ParentsEugenio Abunda, Sr., Lesing Abunda
SiblingsMaria Fe Abunda
PartnerBong Quintana (1983–)
NicknamesEugenio "Boy" Romerica Abunda, Jr. , Eugenio Romerica Abunda, Jr. , Eugenio Abunda, Jr. , Boy , Eugenio Abunda Jr.
AwardsPMPC Star Award - Best Public Affairs Program Host, Best Showbiz Oriented Show Host - PMPC Star Awards for TV, Best Talk Show Host - UPLB Gandingan Awards, Best Magazine Show Host - PMPC Star Awards for TV
NominationsPMPC Star Awards for TV Hall of Fame (2011), Eastwood City Walk Of Fame Philippines (2010)
MoviesScaregivers (2008), Volta (2004), Boy Pick-Up (2012), Squalor (2009)
TV ShowsHome Boy (2005-), Naglalayag (2004), ETC (2002), Bandila (since 2006), Toda Max (2013),T onight with Boy Abunda (since 2015), The Buzz (1999-2015), Aquino & Abunda Tonight (2014-2015)
1One of the stars mentioned in the song "Alaala ni Batman" (Memories of Batman) by Radio Active Sago Project. The two others are Kris Aquino and German Moreno.
2Close friend of Kris Aquino.


Toda Max2013TV SeriesTito Boy
Boy Pick-Up: The Movie2012Pickapista
Astig2009Real Estate Buyer
Scaregivers2008Talk Show Host
Volta2008TV Mini-Series
Eto na naman ako2000
Startalk1995TV Series


Bottomline2011TV Series concept - 5 episodes


Astig2009executive producer


Andrea, paano ba ang maging isang ina?1990publicist


My Little Bossings2013acknowledgement
Pinoy movie: buhay ka pa... ba?2005TV Movie documentary thanks


Binibining Pilipinas Gold: The 2013 Pageant2013TV SpecialHimself - Judge
May isang pangarap2013TV SeriesHimself - Interviewer
Gandang gabi Vice2012TV SeriesHimself
Binibining Pilipinas 2012: The Road to the Crown2012TV SpecialHimself
Pinoy Big Brother2010-2012TV SeriesHimself - Interviewer / Himself
Bottomline2009-2011TV SeriesHimself - Host
Melason2010TV SeriesHimself
Isang Lahi: Pearls from the Orient2009DocumentaryHimself - Pinoy Icon Expert
Boy & Kris2007TV SeriesHimself - Host
Home Boy2005-2007TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself
Tuloy na tuloy na tuloy pa rin ang Pasko2006TV MovieHimself
The Buzz2005TV SeriesHimself - Host
Glam: The Smart Gold 2005 Red Carpet Special2005TV MovieHimself - Host
Star Circle Quest2004-2005TV SeriesHimself - Juror
Star Circle National Teen Quest2004TV SeriesHimself - Juror
Sana'y wala nang wakas2003TV SeriesHimself
Kontrobersyal2003TV SeriesHimself - Host
ETC2002TV Series documentaryHimself / Host
Bituin2002TV SeriesHimself
Private Conversations2001TV Series

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Won Awards

2014Arturo M. Padua Memorial AwardFAMAS Awards
2014Golden Screen AwardGolden Screen TV Awards, PhilippinesOutstanding Male Showbiz Talk Program HostThe Buzz (1999)
2014Golden Screen AwardGolden Screen TV Awards, PhilippinesOutstanding Celebrity Talk Program HostBottomline (2011)
2013Golden Screen AwardGolden Screen TV Awards, PhilippinesOutstanding Celebrity Talk Program HostBottomline (2011)
2013Golden Screen AwardGolden Screen TV Awards, PhilippinesOutstanding Male Showbiz Talk Program HostThe Buzz (1999)
2004Dr. Jose Perez Memorial AwardFAMAS Awards

Nominated Awards

2010Star AwardStar Awards for MoviesDigital Movie of the YearAstig (2009)

Known for movies

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