- Jak Roberto was interviewed for Tunay na Buhay by Rhea Santos
- Roberto told the host how his abs saved him from having debts
- The actor also shared his humble beginnings
Kapuso actor Jak Roberto was featured in the show ‘Tunay na Buhay.’ He was interviewed by Rhea Santos regarding his hardships in starting as an actor.
Before being an actor, he supported himself while studying. He first delved into the world of pageantry before being discovered as an actor.
He shared how he started as a regular host for the late German Moreno’s long time running show ‘Walang Tulugan.’ After that he got his first break at Michael V’s ‘Pepito Manaloto’ back in 2012.
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After that, he had many projects with GMA network. From a mere extra he’s now one of the youngest and upcoming actor of the network.
Because of the surge of works, he had a hard time commuting from his humble abode in Valenzuela. He shared that taxis and Uber cars didn’t want to go to their place because it’s too far and their road is too small.
Roberto had to ride a tricycle, jeepney, then a bus. All of these while carrying heavy and big bags.
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That’s when he decided that he needed to bring a car. Thanks to his gigs during the election period, he had enough money to pay for downpayment.
There was a point in his life that he didn’t know how to pay for the monthly payments because he didn’t have regular shows at the time.
Roberto thanks God for being good to him all the time because he was able to fix his problem right away. According to him, his abs helped him get more regular shows that let him pay for his car.
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Thanks to his regular shows, he didn’t have any debts.
Now, the actor is currently a lead actor in the television drama ‘Meant to Be’ with Barbie Forteza as his love interest and Ken Chan, Ivan Dorschner, and Addy Raj as his rivals.
Check out his full interview below:
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