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Gomez was raised by his grandmother. Before his entry in show business, he worked in a fastfood chain McDonalds. His dream came true when his modelling career begin. After modelling, he pursued an acting career. His mother is the 60s screen siren of 60s Philippine cinema, Stella Suarez. His cousin is Stella Suarez, Jr. aka Pinky Suarez, who was adopted by his parents and raised as his sibling. His father has Spanish-Mexican blood.
He excels in various sports like fencing and basketball. His movie career started when he was cast as the love interest of Maricel Soriano in the 1984 movie Inday Bote. His relationship with Sharon Cuneta was highly publicised during that time as well as with his former girlfriend Dawn Zulueta. He also had a relationship with Patricia Borromeo, a model, but his girlfriend passed away in 2002 due to Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. In 1998, he married Lucy Torres with whom he has a child with. In 2002, GOMA transferred to GMA 7 via his first GMA show, "Ang Iibigin Ay Ikaw". On May 1, 2008, Richard and Lucy celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary (April 28, 1998, St. Peter and Paul Parish Church, Ormoc City, Leyte). He is fondly called "Goma". He is an organizer for "Goma Cup" and MAD (Mamamayan Ayaw sa Droga), a campaign against use of illegal drugs and a model of Bench along with his wife and other famous celebrities. He was a Gold Medalist in fencing at the 2005 Southeast Asian Games. Goma has his own restaurant called "FELIX" where he's one of the owners in Greenbelt 5 Makati. Richard is the host of the Philippine edition of Family Feud which aired on GMA Network. He is a GMA Network contract actor.
After his last movie Filipinas in 2003, Gomez makes his comeback via indie film "Bente" which stars Senator Jinggoy Estrada and Iza Calzado. Gomez is planning to run for the congressman of 4th district of Leyte, but he is disqualified and briefly replace by his wife Lucy, after Dingdong Dantes replaces him as Family Feud host.
Goma returns to drama via "Claudine" with Claudine Barreto recently aired on Channel 7.
Goma returns to hosting via a new weekend variety show, P.O.5. currently aired on TV5 (Formerly ABC 5). This was his returning to Kapatid Network after 17 years since his last appearance on his former sitcom, "Tondominium".
Goma returns again to drama via My Driver Sweet Lover formerly aired on TV5, with his co-stars Danita Paner and fellow former Kapuso star JC De Vera also with veteran actors Elvis Presley of the Philippines Eddie Gutierrez & Asia's Queen of Songs Ms. Pilita Corrales.
Goma returns again to drama for TV5 for his former show Mga Nagbabagang Bulaklak with his new co-star former Kapuso mainstay Arci Munoz and former beauty queen and current actress Ruffa Gutierrez was recently aired channel 5.
Goma reportedly returned to ABS-CBN 2 after 10 years since his last teleserye Your Honor a 1st pinoy court room drama in 2001, he will be part of his new teleserye Walang Hanggang will be airing sometimes in 1st qtr. of 2012.
Note: Richard is also a member of Tau Gamma Phi A Fraternity founded on 1968
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Vice Ganda (born March 31, 1976) is a Filipino comedian, host, actor and recording artist. He is a regular host/judge on ABS-CBN’s talent show Showtime and starred in two films, one of which is considered the highest-grossing film in Philippine cinema. Also he is best known for his stand-up routines, for which he uses observational comedy on typical “Pinoy” lifestyle and using situational irony and sarcasm pertaining to Filipino culture & behavior and human sexuality. He is the first openly gay endorser for a major product, which is Globe Telecom in the Philippines.
Vice, the youngest of five children, grew up in the neighborhood of José Abád Santos Street in Manuguit, Tondo, Manila. His father, a barangay captain, was murdered when he was young prompting his mother to work as a caregiver abroad leaving them by themselves. He obtained his college education at Far Eastern University studying Political Science. Around the age of 19, Vice was writing and performing his stand-up comic routines in comedy bars in Ermita, Manila.
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Mara Hautea Schnittka, better known by her stage name Julia Montes (born in Pandacan, Manila, Philippines), is a Filipina actress and commercial model of German-Filipino descent. She was a cast member of Goin' Bulilit before appearing as Clara in Mara Clara. Studied in Blessed Hope Christian School. With Direk Sheila Noreen Gamo, they auditioned for "Eat Bulaga" but failed. Then, auditioned for Goin' Bulilit.
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Lourdes Virginia Moran Poe, better known by her screen name Lovi Poe (born February 11, 1989 in Quezon City, Philippines), is an award-winning Filipina actress and singer who is currently a contract star of GMA Network. She is the daughter of the legendary actor Fernando Poe, Jr. and is famous for playing the role of Kristal in Bakekang.
Poe was born in St. Luke's Hospital in Quezon City and studied at the Colegio San Agustin in Makati, where she finished high school on March 31, 2007. She took freshman classes at the International Academy of Management and Economics in Makati City, Philippines. She is currently taking up Psychology at Miriam College, in Quezon City.
She was handpicked by international singing duo Same Same for a duet called "Without You" which is included in the duo's debut album "The Meaning of Happy." She was first paired to Cogie Domingo. Her biggest acting break to date is when she played the coveted role of Kristal, the daughter of Bakekang which she pushes into show business to be an actress in the 2006 Bakekang TV Series which gain critics and praises on her acting. She was also a part of Zaido: Pulis Pangkalawakan as the newspaper journalist who is a friend of a policeman who turned into a superhero among with his other cousins, which is played by Marky Cielo as Alexis Lorenzo or Zaido Green. they played as loveteams in the series. In 2008, she had another biggest break playing her first daring role as Joanna in GMA daytime drama Sine Novela: Kaputol ng Isang Awit which stars Glaiza de Castro, Marky Cielo and Jolo Revilla.
In 2008, Lovi recently won a New Movie Actress of the Year award for her movie Shake Rattle and Roll 9 in 24th PMPC Star Awards for Movies.
She is part of the Gabby Concepcion 20-city tour which kicked off on August 17, 2008. Her "Bloom" solo concert at Music Museum is set for October 16. Bloom is also the title of her 2nd album under SonyBMG. She is also part of the cast of "Paukay-Ukay" of Regal Entertainment.
In late 2008, Lovi starred in "LaLola" where she worked with Rhian Ramos, Eula Valdez and the late Marky Cielo. In 2009, she was seen in "Ang Babaeng Hinugot Sa Aking Tadyang" where she is paired with Prince Stefan.
In mid-May 2009, Lovi surprised everyone when she joined TV5's youth-oriented show "Lipgloss" as Princess Ava/Sophia. Her home network GMA-7 previously did not allow her to join the series as per network policy stating their contract talents be exclusive to their network. But her manager Leo Dominguez defended their move saying that "Lovi does not have an existing contract with GMA". Since then Lovi has not appeared in any of the Kapuso Network's shows. It was also reported that she entertained offers from GMA's rival network ABS-CBN to become a Kapamilya talent after rumored boyfriend Jolo Revilla was named as one of the lead stars of the network's new fantasy series "Agimat". She was strongly considered to be cast as Jolo's leading lady in the series until her manager decided to accept GMA's offer to cast Lovi in the new sitcom Show Me Da Manny. In 2010, she became a regular on the GMA Sunday noontime variety show Party Pilipinas. She was supposed to play a role in the action-adventure series Panday Kids but eventually left the project, as she no longer liked her role. In July 2010, she appeared in the independent film Mayohan for which she won her first acting award, the Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival Award for Best Actress. As of 2011, it has been confirmed in news reports that her "secret" boyfriend is drug-addict Representative Ronald Singson. Ronald was recently convicted of cocaine trafficking by a court in Hong Kong and sentenced to 18 months in prison.
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