Marcelito Pomoy is a Filipino singer, who has the ability to sing in both tenor and soprano—he also switches instantly from one to the other.
He was first recognized in his home country, the Philippines, in 2011 when he became the winner of the second season of the reality show, Pilipinas Got Talent, aired by ABS-CBN. Later, he became a popular face all over the world when he appeared in the show The Ellen DeGeneres Show in 2018 featuring his ‘golden female voice.’
Currently, Marcelito has secured the position as one of the finalists of the second season of the American competitive reality show, America’s Got Talent (AGT): The Champions. Apart from these, he has also appeared in the TV shows like Luv U in 2015, Gandang Gabi Vince from 2011 to 2012, and Wowowin in 2020.
Marcelito Pomoy’s Bio: Age
Marcelito Pomoy was born on 22 September 1984 in Bislig, Philippines.
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His father was imprisoned during his childhood. On the other hand, his mother left him and his siblings. Fortunately, a police officer adopted them.
Marcelito Pomoy is a Filipino by nationality.
Married To Wife
Marcelito Pomoy is married to his non-showbiz girlfriend, Joan Paraiso. And now, the couple shares a daughter named Marcella Janiah Pomoy (born in 2015).
Marcelito Pomoy with his wife and daughter on 25 December 2016 (Source: Marcelito Pomoy's Instagram)
Marcelito and his wife tied the knot on the 21st of September 2014. At the wedding ceremony, several prominent stars of the Philippines, including actress, Kris Aquino, and boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao, were present.
America’s Got Talent (AGT)
Marcelito Pomoy participated in the world-wide popular televised American talent competition, America’s Got Talent’s spinoff, America’s Got Talent(AGT): The Champions, originally aired by NBC. Marcelito was one of the contestants in the second season of the show (initially aired on 6th January 2020). As a talented singer, he has cleared his path to the finale of the reality show.
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Meanwhile, in the semi-final aired on 3rd February 2020, Marcelito performed the Andrea Bocelli classic “ Con Te Partiro” (Time to Say Goodbye) as a duet. He even amazed the audiences and judges by alternating his voice between a deep, make like vocal range and a much higher, feminine pitch. While reacting to his performances, judge Howie Mandell said;
“the best shot of winning this whole thing. This is the semifinals, you raised your game, The woman in you was just as good as she was the last time, but you as the man, you went up a notch and she tried to stay up with you, but she couldn’t.”
Likewise, other judges Heidi Klum and Alesha Dixon also praised for his voice: Simon Cowell commented, “if you make the final, I think you’ve got to take a bigger risk because the surprise is over.”
The finale of the season will be airing on 10th February 2020.
- During Marcelito and his wife Joan Paraiso's second wedding anniversary on 21 September 2016, Marcelito shared the wedding photo and poured his happiness in the caption.