Willie Revillame is a lead Filipino variety show host, singer and comedian. He was hailed "highest-paid" and "most bankable" star in the Philippines from early 2007 to date. He had his biggest break in Philippine TV as host of noontime block ratings leader, Wowowee.
He earned a living as a professional drummer. He met his mentor, entertainer Randy Santiago, in 1986 while performing in a high school play, "Tikboy: Alyas boy Dragon", where he starred as the main actor "Tikboy". Santiago eventually hired Willie as his sidekick in the now-defunct GMA Network noontime show Lunch Date where Willie stayed for three months and was signed by Regal Films to star alongside Joey Marquez in the movie Bobocop, a spoof of the hit Hollywood movie Robocop. Willie was then on cast in movies playing sidekick to other movie personalities like Philip Salvador, Rudy Fernandez, Edu Manzano, Cesar Montano, Aga Muhlach, Dolphy, Vic Sotto, and Joey de Leon.
He was named and voted upon as Top Most Powerful man in Philippine Showbiz by Yes! magazine Philippines' in 2008. The Yes Magazine April issue about 50 Most Powerful People in Showbiz were Willie Revillame tops is the most talked item in Philippine Entertainment Industry.
Willie now hosts Wil Time Big Time on TV5.
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