Meet the 8 Boys of XLR8

Are they the savior of Pinoy Pop? Before you see them perform on Party Pilipinas this Sunday, get to know the 8 boys of the newest pinoy boyband XLR8.


Weight : 136lbs.
Height : 5’7
Shoe Size : 9 1/2 or 10
Shirt Size : Medium

Boasting hot looks and exceptional acting talent, Adrian comes from the family that brought us Aga Muhlach. Yes, because he is Aga’s younger brother.

Adrian, as an actor in training join in the newest boy group from Viva, XLR8. He is one of the boys that will leave us amazed after each performance as they exhibit the ultimate teen singing and dancing power.

Aside from singing, dancing and acting Adrian or AJ knows how to play the drums and guitars very well.

He also appeared in commercials like Poten Cee Vitamin C and Mama Sita BBQ Marinade Commercial, our talented hottie also dreamed of leading on a movie and get to work with his brother in a film someday—a dream he’s not so far from realizing.


Arkin may have been the youngest in the group yet he doesn’t fail to give a ray of sunshine to every conundrum XLR8 faces along their way to stardom.

At 11, he discovered that he has good singing talent, as a matter of fact he would appear regularly on professional stage plays like Florante at Laura, El Filibusterismo and Ibong Adarna among others showcasing this to awed audience. One of them would be Geleen Eugenio who would eventually introduced Arkin to Viva.

This optimist and joyous lad believe that when people point out your weaknesses and makes fun of you, it’s an opportunity for you to rise above.

Height: 5’7’’

Weight: 130 lbs.

Shirt: size S to M

Shoes: 9 1/2


In every group, there always exist a guy who always lead the prayers, the one who gives hope to every struggling moment and believes that The fear of The Lord is the beginning of wisdom—in XLR8, it’s no other than the humble and truly inspirational, Caleb Santos.

Caleb discovered his musical talent at a young age and apparently been enhanced by joining church choirs and school bands dedicating his passion to the Lord. Aside from singing, we can also count on him when it comes to dancing and playing the guitars and drums—it’s something so admirable about this guy who can also leave you swooning for his killer looks.

A big fan of K-pop, Caleb believes that Filipinos can also rock hard and inspire the whole world. XLR8 is focused to give power-packed entertainment and inspiration and Caleb will definitely justify to that Filipino talent.

Height: 5’10’’

Weight: 132 lbs.

Shoe size: 11

Shirt: Medium


Carlo has the creative mind who thought of naming his group XLR8. As a guy who believes that the best blaze burns the brightest when circumstances are at their worst, his creativity shines on their performance.

A pizza enthusiast, Carlo started loving singing at age 13 and would eventually appear at dance recitals and later on in Master Showman at GMA7. His musical influences include the King of Pop, Michael Jackson who he idolizes so much for creating a revolution in the music scene. He also is tremendously influenced by K-pop, J-pop and Anime Songs that he loves listening to as it gives him inspiration to conceptualize their own P-pop style.

Height: 5’9’’

Weight: 140 lbs.

Shirt: size Small

Shoes: 11 ½


Hideaki has appeared in GMA shows like SIS, SOP, Sweetlife but he’s most commonly known as the Japanese singing hottie that loves to make witty and cute commnets with Master Showman, Kuya Germs in his longest running show Walang Tulugan.

As a struggling Japanese lad that made his way to the Philippine industry, did you know that he loves to study English and Filipino—his interest at par with playing guitars. Dubbed as the ‘pinakamakulit’ in the group, Hideaki or Aki didn’t find it hard to mingle with the boys inspite of the language barrier.

A big fan of Westlife, this guy is a walking package—he loves to dance and indeed an asset to XLR8. Believes that time is really gold, he also revels in the knowledge that there still are lots of honest and friendly people everywhere.

Height: 5’7’’

Weight: 140 lbs.

Shoe size: 9

Shirt size: Small to Medium


Francis Albert Ramos or simply Kiko just used to love dance competitions on TV, he didn’t know that this enthusiasm would lead him to showcase his own style and dancing power. The boy who loved every challenging episodes of America’s Best Dance Crew and So You Think You Can Dance can also be dubbed as the hyper lad in Viva’s prided boy group, XLR8.

Not only can he dance, this boy contributes a very energetic voice to harmonize with the rest of the boys and create such enigmatic energy in their performances. Belives in “No Pain, No Gain” mantra, Kiko would definitely give his best shot for the improvement of their group. We know that he will pull it off because of his natural love to music and dancing.

Height: 5’7’’

Weight: 145 lbs.

Shirt: Small to Large

Shoes: 10


Meljohn or MJ is one of the Magno twins who definitely deserves the right to be in Viva’s newest boy group, XLR8.

At a very young age of 16, MJ know that he loves singing and performing in front of many people. Together with his twin MM, they usually perform in special family occasions to the amazement of their relatives and later on would take voice lessons to improve their craft.

His lokks can be widely associated with Korean manner but this 19 year old hottie love exhibiting his own style—as a matter of fact, aside from playing numerous musical instruments like drums, organ and guitars we can consider him an ace in composing new songs.

He has appeared in GMA shows like Sis, Walang Tulugan and All-Star K. Watch him rock the stage with the boys as he know how o give the best shot for this opportunity and he knows how to make good use of it.

Height: 5’7.5’’

Weight: 120 lbs.

Shirt: size extra small

Shoes: 9


His looks can be truly identical to his twin, MJ. Although they both made it to XLR8, MJ got his very own style to boast.

An optimist that loves dancing and playing musical instruments, MM has appeared into various celebrated shows like ASAP ’09, Wowowee, Tayong Dalawa, SIS, Master Showman, All Star K and The Buzz. A self-confessed showbiz addict, this guy got the looks and wit to make it to the business.

Started singing at the age 6, he was a veteran joining school competition that helps him improve his trade. Together with the rest of the boys, MM will make you swoon and want for more in every powerful performance.

Courtesy of Viva Records and Park Hun.

23 Comments on Meet the 8 Boys of XLR8

  1. my god ang gwapo tlga nila

  2. dhiane suplito // March 19, 2015 at 4:03 pm //

    pa kiss nga poe kuya mm at kuya mj

  3. MizuriI 10 // March 19, 2015 at 3:56 pm //

    super duper fan nio n aq kuya mm at kuya mj.kht isang beses q p lnh kau nkkta tpz s tv.sna mmeet q kau someday …hehehehe <3

  4. Super FAN niyo ako sana makita ko kayo in PERSON puntq kayo sa LUPAO NUEVA ECIJA hintayin namin kayo hehe:):D

  5. angelika // March 19, 2015 at 3:49 pm //

    ang cute ni kuya mj at kuya mm <3

  6. azumi den hernaez // July 19, 2014 at 10:40 am //

    kainis nman bat dina tyo lumalabas sa sop or sunday all star… lage q kya kyo ina abangan

  7. sana punta kayo sa tagaytay arkin ilove u

  8. ang gwapo nyo talaga

  9. mm22_may18 // October 23, 2010 at 3:46 pm //

    ……..cute nyo talaga….balik kau sa sm tarlac ha…… u oll guyzzzzzzzzzzzz………………

  10. mga jejemon kayong mga xclr8 pti kayong mga fans ng xclr8

  11. hi ahki! ur so cute tnx.., n’GO XLR8 143….,

  12. Anonymous // October 21, 2010 at 6:12 pm //

    hi mj lam u sobrang gwapo mo..,

  13. Anonymous // October 21, 2010 at 6:09 pm //

    ..hi! akhi uztha ka lam u ang cute u yunlang tnx .

  14. Anonymous // October 21, 2010 at 5:58 pm //

    …hi aki uztha../? lam u ang cute u..?!

  15. ` an9 kyut n “Mm”

  16. ms.selozah023 // October 15, 2010 at 9:46 pm //

    mm at mj ur so cuteh!!!

  17. marielvillajos // October 15, 2010 at 9:54 am //

    sana blik kau s fairview cute kc kau ehhhh we luv xlr8 so much……….

  18. i really love MM sana eh maging kamukha mo bf ko.kamukha mo lang ang i bbf ko.promise swear mamatay na lahat wag lang kau.char!!!peace=)

  19. cute talaga ni MM…kamukha mo talaga yung crush it..sana bumalik kayo ulit dito sa tarlac….=)

  20. gwapo ni mm

  21. Anonymous // October 8, 2010 at 2:18 pm //

    . eLu ! haiszt hmp hey guix im ur #1 fun .. xuper idoL cu taLaga keu
    LaLu nha c mj and mm grabi xuper guapo nLng 2 , kaLerkie !.. Labyaah XLR8 !!! uhm im joan paLa 16 y/o of age and im a em0 ..

  22. Nhanzie_04 // October 7, 2010 at 5:32 pm //

    nakz ang gling niuh puh .. kapopogi pah hehe .. lalo nah c mm at mj hehe ..

  23. love you aki……..

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