Marvin Agustin
Born Marvin Jay Cuyugan Agustin

January 29, 1976 (age 38)
Manila, Philippines

Occupation Actor
Businessman-entrepreneur<brConcert producer
Years active 1995-present

Marvin Jay Cuyugan Agustin, better known by his stage name, Marvin Agustin, (born January 29, 1976 in Peñafrancia, Paco, Manila) is a Filipino actor and entrepreneur. He is currently part of the contract artist at ABS-CBN and Star Magic to work at Kapamilya.

Showbiz careerEdit

Marvin Agustin starred in more than 30 Filipino movies and TV series, including Marilou Diaz-Abaya's Noon at Ngayon, Chito Rono's Dekada '70, Laurice Guillen's Tanging Yaman, Jose Javier Reyes' Kutob, Marilou Diaz-Abaya's Maging Akin Muli, Joyce Bernal's Hey Babe, Jerry Lopez Sineneng's Labs Ko Si Babes, Jose Javier Reyes' Whattamen, Laurenti Dyogi's Gimik and Olivia Lamasan's Sa Sandaling Kailangan Mo Ako.

He won his first TV and film acting awards for his performance as Filipino boxing champion Rolando Navarette in Maalaala Mo Kaya's Boxing Gloves episode in 2004's 1st Golden Screen Entertainment TV Awards, and as a disturbed psycho Lemuel in the horror-thriller Kutob in 2005's 31st Metro Manila Film Festival.

He was part of ABS-CBN's Star Magic, before moving to GMA Network singed a six-year contract in 2005.

He played a hunchback Gabriel in Mga Mata ni Anghelita.

He joined the cast of Babangon Ako't Dudurugin Kita for a period and has played one of the villains in LaLola.

Agustin also hosted a musical variety show on GMA Network in SOP Rules and a youth oriented drama anthology Dear Friend and hosts a comedy informative show in Outrageous & Courageous.

He is also part on the drama mini series SRO Cinemaserye: Ganti Ng Puso.

Agustin starred in the romantic-comedy film Adik Sa'Yo and recent appears as Lando in a drama mini-series, Tinik Sa Dibdib and appeared in Panday Kids, which he plays "Lizardo", a villain of the Panday Kids.

Agustin formerly hosts the variety show, Party Pilipinas and is also a former part of the cast in Pilyang Kerubin. Marvin is slated to recently appear in the GMA 7 drama Beauty Queen in October 2010.

Agustin also appeared in a drama series Iglot on GMA in 2011 for his last appearance of Kapuso stars. When his contract expired on November 2011, Agustin did not renew his contract with GMA Network and decided return to ABS-CBN and singed the Kapamilya comeback contract for Star Magic recently after 6 years since his last appearance Star Dance in 2005. Marvin made a Kapamilya movie comeback for 2011, the role as Juan in his new movie Eteng Ng Ina Mo top-billed with box-office king Vic Sotto and comedy queen Ai-Ai de las Alas.

As of November 13, 2011, he return to the mainstay regular host in the Sunday noontime variety show ASAP and in 2012 back in primetime appeared in teleserye Wako Wako opposite Ai-Ai de las Alas and Yogo Singh which premieres on March 5, 2013.

By 2012, he also with Kapamilya crossover to TV5. Meanwhile in July 2012, he become a co-host of the Sunday musical variety show Sarah G. Live with pop princess Sarah Geronimo replaced Luis Manzano who decided to host a game show Kapamilya, Deal or No Deal which also every Saturday nights while Agustin will played Eman Gutierrez at the book two of Walang Hanggan.

His return to episode in the fantasy-drama anthology Wansapanataym. Also in October 2012, he become a regular mainstay cast in the comedy sitcom Toda Max. Agustin starred with a certified singing champion and powerhouse singer Anja Aguilar in new movie Before I Fall in Love above Star Cinema and Viva Films shown on December 25, 2012 in theaters nationwide. The film has the official entry of the 2012 Metro Manila Film Festival. As of January 28, 2013, Marvin is now joining the host of morning show Umagang Kay Ganda who is replacing Andrei Felix.

Also aside from Kapamilya crossover, Marvin also hosting the cooking-negosyo show called Karinderya Wars on TV5 which debuts on April 8, right before the noontime variety show Wowowillie.

Part of the 20th anniversary celebration of Star Cinema, Agustin together with Toni Gonzaga, Bea Alonzo, Shaina Magdayao and Angel Locsin were teamed up in a movie which was the first offering for the said cause. The film was entitled as Four Sisters and a Wedding directed by Cathy Garcia Molina.

Cooking and business careerEdit

Agustin attended International School for Culinary arts and Hotel Management, he joint ventured with the restaurant entrepreneurs and called it Sumo Sam, which specializes in Japanese-American modern cuisine. He also co-owns a Japanese restaurant called John and Yoko, as well as the Cafe Ten Titas restaurant.

Aside from restaurants, he also owns Futuretainment Inc. (portmanteau of future and entertainment), a company specializing in production of concerts and events. Recently, the company debuted in television content production through Kanta Pilipinas, a singing contest on the TV5 network.[1]

Personal life Edit

Agustin practiced archery in hopes of making it to the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China in November 2008.[2]



Year Title Role Network
2014 Palibhasa Lalake Ricky ABS-CBN
2014 Obsession Ricky TV5
2013 Karinderya Wars Himself/Host TV5
2013 Minute to Win It Himself ABS-CBN
2013-present Kris TV Guest Co-Host (occasionally)
2013 Kanta Pilipinas Himself/Judges TV5
2013 Popstar TV February 11-15 episode (with Dominic Ochoa) during Mark Chat segment
2013-present Umagang Kay Ganda Himself/Host ABS-CBN
2012 Walang Hanggan Eman Gutierrez
2012-present Toda Max Marvin
2012 Artista Academy Himself TV5
2012 Game N Go Guest (Promoting Artista Academy)
2012-2013 Sarah G. Live Co-Host ABS-CBN
2012 Kapamilya, Deal or No Deal Himself
2012-present It's Showtime Himself/Guest Host
2012 Wako Wako Medyo
2012 Chef Boy Logro: Kusina Master Guest Chef GMA Network
2011 Matanglawin Himself/Guest Co-Host ABS-CBN
2011 Entertainment Live Himself/Guest
2011 Kris TV Himself/Guest
2011 Gandang Gabi, Vice! Himself/Guest
2011 Iglot Anton Marco GMA Network
2011 Kitchen Superstar Himself
2010 Pilyang Kerubin Adante
2010-2011 Party Pilipinas Co-Host
2010 Panday Kids Lizardo/Enrico
2009 Sine Novela: Tinik Sa Dibdib Lando Domingo
2009 Adik Sa'Yo Carlos Manansala
2009 SRO Cinemaserye: Ganti Ng Puso Jacob Manansala
2009 Outrageous & Courageous Host
2009-2010 SOP Rules Co-Host
2008 Maynila Various
2008-2009 LaLola Gaston Savictorres Lobregat
2008-2010 Dear Friend Host
2008 Chef To Go (Season 2) Host QTV
2008 Gaano Kadalas ang Minsan Dr. Louie Almeda GMA Network
2008 Babangon Ako't Dudurugin Kita Alfred de Leon
2007 MariMar Rodolfo San Jinez
2007 Mga Mata ni Anghelita Gabriel/Angelo/Kuba
2007 Asian Treasures Hector Madrigal
2006 I Luv NY Albert Sandoval
2005 Star Dance Host ABS-CBN
2005-2006 M.R.S (Most Requested Show) Juan
2003-2004 Sana'y Wala Nang Wakas Newton
2003-2005 Ang Tanging Ina Juan
2002-2003 Magandang Tanghali Bayan Co-Host
2001 Star Drama Theater Presents: Rave
2001 Whattamen Matti
1999-2000 Labs Ko Si Babe Wally
1998-1999 Sa Sandaling Kailangan Mo Ako Ruben
1997-1998 Onli In Da Pilipins Host
1997-1999 Esperanza Danilo/Raphael Salgado
1996 Gimik Joey Fajardo
1995-2006, 2012-present ASAP Co-Host


Year Title Role Production company
2013 Basta't Kasama Kita Alex Star Cinema and Viva Films
2013 Four Sisters and a Wedding CJ Salazar Star Cinema
2012 Before I Fall in Love Alvin Liwanag Star Cinema and Viva Films
2012 Moron 5 and the Crying Lady Aristotle Ramos Viva Films
2011 Enteng Ng Ina Mo Juan Montecilio Star Cinema, M-Zet TV Productions, APT Entertainment & Octo Arts Films
2011 The Road Alberto GMA Films
2011 Kasambuhay Habambuhay Michael
2011 Who's That Girl? Fish ball vendor (cameo) VIVA Films
2010 Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last na 'To!) Juan Montecilio Star Cinema
2009 The Red Shoes Lucas Munozca Unitel Pictures
2008 I.T.A.L.Y. (I Trust And I Love You) (cameo) GMA Films
2007 Angels Ruben Eagle Eye Entertainment
2006 Wag Kang Lilingon James Star Cinema and Viva Films
2004 Spirit Of The Glass Dante OctoArts Films
2003 Malikmata Patrick OctoArts Films
2003 Noon At Ngayon...Pagsasamang Kayganda Bobby Star Cinema
2003 Ang Tanging Ina Juan Montecilio Star Cinema
2002 Dekada '70 Emman Bartolome Star Cinema
2002 Super B Lordino Neo Films
2001 Trip Joboy Star Cinema
2000 Tanging Yaman Boyet Star Cinema
2000 Minsan Minahal Kita Gelo Star Cinema
1999 Esperanza Danilo/Raphael Salgado Star Cinema
1999 Hey Babe Nelson Star Cinema
1999 Gimik: The Reunion Joey Fajardo Star Cinema
1998 Labs Kita Okey Ka Lang Ned Star Cinema
1998 Kung Ayaw Mo Huwag Mo Nicco Star Cinema
1997 Flames: Tameme Butch Star Cinema
1997 Ipaglaban Mo 2: The Movie Paul Star Cinema

Awards and nominationsEdit

  • Best New Movie Actor (F.L.A.M.E.S.) 1998 14th PMPC Star Awards For Movies
  • German Moreno Youth Achievement Award 1999 FAMAS
  • Best Single Performance by a Lead Actor (Maalaala Mo Kaya: Boxing Gloves) 2004 1st Golden Screen Entertainment TV Awards
  • Best Single Performance by a Lead Actor Nominee (Maalaala Mo Kaya: Boxing Gloves) 2004 PMPC Star Awards For TV
  • Best Actor (Kutob) 2005 Metro Manila Film Festival-Philippines
  • Best Actor (Kutob) 2006 Film Academy of the Philippines LUNA Awards
  • Best Actor Nominee (Kutob) 2006 54th FAMAS Awards


  1. About Futuretainment Inc.
  2. Manila Bulletin - Saturday, April 3

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

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