Born in the tranquil Borongan, Eastern Samar, in 1955, Eugenio “Boy” Abunda Jr. took his first steps in a world devoid of glamour.
The Talent Whisperer
Before the fame, he was the unseen force in showbiz: handling PR, crafting messages, and shaping stars.
Embracing the Television Era
The late ’80s marked a turning point. Shows like “Show & Tell” and “Startalk” were the arenas where Boy fine-tuned his prowess, laying the foundation for his title as the ‘King of Talk’.
More Than Just Entertainment
Boy’s versatility shone as he delved into vital societal dialogues, showcasing his depth and genuine concern for pressing issues.
Beyond the Screen: Boy’s Multifaceted Persona
The Educator and Author
At the Philippine Women’s University, Boy emerged as a beacon of knowledge. Simultaneously, his written works offered insights into a world only he could describe.
An Advocate’s Heartbeat
Openly supporting the LGBTQ+ community, Boy became more than a media personality: he was an emblem of hope and equality.
The Personal Touch
His personal life remained largely under wraps, yet his bond with his mother was an undeniable force that shaped him.
In Conclusion: A Legacy Defined
Boy Abunda’s narrative isn’t just a tale of success; it’s a testament to resilience, versatility, and an undying passion for his craft. As we leaf through Philippine media’s annals, his story stands tall, casting a long, influential shadow.