Bayani Agbayani, born January 3, 1969, is a Filipino host, actor, singer, and comedian. His name is known to Filipinos who have followed his comedy shows and movies. After 15 years at ABS-CBN, he shuttled between his original home studio GMA Network and TV5 for the time being from 2008 to 2014 before moving back to ABS-CBN once more. Most of his television shows involve hosting, though he starred in several sitcoms. Most of his films involve action with comedy. He is a graduate of Mass Communication in Broadcasting at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines.
Upon graduating from college, Bayani was hired by GMA Network as one of the production staff for the then noontime show Lunch Date. He eventually started appearing on camera since then as the show’s resident sidekick and comic relief, until SST: Salo-Salo Together moved to an earlier time slot to give way to erstwhile rival Eat Bulaga! in the GMA noontime slot. Bayani later on assumed the screen name Bayani Agbayani when he transferred to ABS-CBN in 1996. Bayani’s official debut movie was Wanted Perfect Murder with the comedian Redford White and Eric Quizon and was released in 1997. He also appeared earlier in 1994 in the movie Forever with Mikee Cojuangco and Aga Muhlach but was uncredited. Bayani ventured appeared mostly in some comedy movies like Pera o Bayong, Mana Mana, Tiba Tiba, Walang Iwanan, Peksman and others. Sitcoms such as Kaya ni Mister, Kaya ni Misis and Okay, Fine! Whatever and noontime shows like Magandang Tanghali Bayan. Bayani captured the heart of Filipino viewers through his wit and sense of humor. Bayani returned to his original TV network, GMA Network, with Diz Iz It1, a variety-talent show. He also worked at SRO Cinemaserye, First Time, and his returning sitcom, Jejemom in 2010. In 2012, Agbayani was a former mainstay and contract artist of TV5. In 2015, Bayani returned home to ABS-CBN after 10 years, he’s now a new co-host for It’s Showtime newest comedy segment, My Funny One, the same year and Bayani is also part of the cast in Pangako Sa ‘Yo. In 2017, Bayani became a SING-vestigator in the Philippine edition of the mystery music game show, I can see your voice. The 5th episode of the first season was his first appearance as a SING-vestigator.
Bayani Agbayani is also active on various social media platforms which happen to be YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok and Facebook. On YouTube, Bayani has had a presence for just 3 years, his channel was created on June 14, 2019. The channel is Bayani Agbayani and for now, there are more than 648K subscribers. On the channel there are 52 uploaded videos and more than 11 million total number of views. On Instagram his account is called bayaniagbayani and has about 95K followers. As for Twitter, Bayani joined this platform and created his account back in October 2017. The channel is Bayani Agbayani and the audience exceeds 5K followers. On Facebook the actor’s account is Bayani Agbayani and there are more than 165K followers. The last platform on which Bayani has a presence is TikTok. On TikTok his account is bayaniagbayani88 and here the audience exceeds 1 million followers.