Ogie Diaz is a Filipino comedian, actor, and entertainment reporter. The full name of Ogie is considered to be Roger Diaz Pandaan, however he is popularly known as “Pekto” or Ogie Diaz. His nickname “ Pekto” is the name of his character in the long-running former television show called Palibhasa Lalake. Ogie Diaz was born on 2 January 1970, Díaz was the sixth of eight siblings. His father was killed during a robbery in 1986 when Diaz was only 16 years old. Due to this tragedy, Diaz was not able to continue his higher education and he decided to focus on show business instead. In 1987, Ogie Díaz began his career as an assistant to Cristy Fermin, who remains his close friend up to this date, at Mariposa Publications. In an interview, the latter revealed that he would beg loans from his neighbors for a transportation fare to arrive at Fermin’s office at GMA Network. Ogie Diaz eventually became a writer during the early ’90s and this provided him enough money as his family’s breadwinner. Later in his career, Ogie Diaz tried his luck on talent managing and acting at ABS-CBN. Some of his notable talent artists include actress Liza Soberano and former comedian Vice Ganda Ogie met his partner Georgette del Rosario, who bore him five children. The couple are open members of the LGBT community. In 2017, Diaz published his book Pak! Humor about being a homosexual father.
Ogie Diaz is showing a certain level of activeness on various social media platforms which happen to be YouTube, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. On YouTube the actor has had a presence for already 10 years. His YouTube channel was created back in June 23, 2011. On this social media platform Ogie Diaz shares videos which are generally funny, include challenges, pranks, news and updates from the show business industry and many more. The YouTube channel is called Ogie Diaz Showbiz Update and as for now the channel has more than 544K subscribers, on the channel there are over 180 uploaded videos and more than 78 million total number of views. Despite the fact that Ogie Diaz has had aprecense on YouTube for about 10 years but he started uploading videos and showing an activeness about one year ago. The very first video that Ogie Diaz uploaded to his YouTube channel is called “ BAGONG CHANNEL NI PAPA OGIE DIAZ!! SUBSCRIBE NOW!” . This video was uploaded on September 9, 2020 and it gained more than 29K views, over 1K likes and more than 70 encouraging, congrating and positive comments. Ogie Diaz also has a personal YouTube channel where he shares funny and positive content. The main goal of Ogie is making people laugh and giving them positive vibes. This channel was created back on May 5, 2013 and it is Ogie Diaz. As for now, Ogie’s thi channel has over 2.62 million subscribers, there are over 290 uploaded videos and more than 209 million total number of views.
Besides, YouTube Ogie is active on other social media platforms too. On Instagram his account is ogie_diaz and here he has over 389K followers. As for Twitter, Diaz joined this platform in August 2009. The channel is Ogie Diaz and the audience exceeds 501K followers. The last platform on which Diaz has a presence is Facebook. Here his account is Ogie Diaz and has over 557K followers.
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