Jhong Hilario Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 01 Sep, 2017
Facts of Jhong Hilario
Date of Birth: 1976 , August-11
Age: 45 years old
Birth Nation: Philippines
Name Jhong Hilario
Birth Name Virgilio Viernes Hilario, Jr.
Father Virgilio Hilario Sr.
Mother Nelita V. Hilario
Nationality Filipino
Birth Place/City Asingan, Pangasinan, Philippines
Ethnicity white
Profession Actor, dancer, TV host
Net Worth N/A
Married Yes
Married to Michelle Westgate
Divorce Michelle Westgate
Awards Golden Screen TV Awards
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Virgilio Viernes Hilario Jr., well known by his stage name Jiang Hilario is a Filipino dancer, actor, and politician. He is well recognized as the part of the dance group, Streetboys in the Philippines. He is currently serving as a counselor in Makati district in the Philippines. 

Early life 

Hilario was born on 11 August 1976, in Asingan, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is a Philippine by nationality and belongs to Asian ethnicity.


Hilario started his career in the year 1993 as a part of the dance group "Streetboys". Hilario also made his debut in the film industry as an actor in 1996. Some of his hit movies are Muro Ami, Another, and Dekada.

In 2009, Jhong Hilario was the host of ABS-CBN's noontime show It's Showtime. He appeared as a judge after he hosted the program for four years. On 23, March 2016, Hilario left television career to pursue his political career.

After he enrolled in his political career, he decided to run for councilor in the first district of Makati local elections 2016. In an interview, Hilario credited his father, Virgilio Sr., who served as a counselor for nine years as his main inspiration to run for the council seat.

Personal life

Hilario previously married Michelle Westgate in 2005. After a couple of years of their marriage, he divorced from his wife, Michelle Westgate. 

In 2011, Jhong first confirmed and announced their separation. They met during the production of Miss Saigon, where he worked as a dancer, while his previous wife worked as a dresser at the time.

Currently, he is not involved in any kinds of affairs or dating girlfriend and is not married yet.

Net worth

Jhong Hilario earns a decent amount of money from his acting career, endorsement, as his net worth is estimated to be in millions. He receives a huge amount of salary from the Philippines government. 


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