Bamboo Manalac Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Christian Mba
Jan 31, 2024 By Christian Mba
Originally Published on May 20, 2022
Bamboo Manalac is recognized as the 'Prince of Rock' in the Philippines.
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About Bamboo Mañalac

Bamboo Manalac, is a Filipino American musician as well as a singer-songwriter.
Before starting his solo career as a musician, Bamboo was a vocalist and frontman for the band Rivermaya. The band he initiated later, named Bamboo, disbanded in 2011.
Bamboo Manalac started playing music for the first time for the band Xaga, whose band members disbanded to make a new band called Rivermaya. The band released many albums and won awards. Bamboo eventually decided to leave the band and start his own new band.
He started his solo career in 2011 and released his solo debut album which he anointed 'No Water, No Moon' with PolyEast Records, a label he still releases music with. The album is one of his most famous works and has sold over seven thousand copies worldwide, especially in the Philippines. He released his second music album called 'Bless This Mess' in 2015 and has been actively performing and touring.
Apart from just being a singer, Bamboo Manalac has participated in the reality singing competition 'The Voice Of The Philippines' as a coach and judge since 2014.

Bamboo Mañalac's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Bamboo Mañalac’s net worth?

Although there is not much information about Bamboo Manalac's exact income, his music career has helped him earn a profitable amount and he is estimated to have a net worth of over $1 million.

How much does Bamboo Mañalac earn per year?

Bamboo is a private individual and does not speak about his family or his income. However, it is known that his music career has helped him become a financially successful and famous musician, both in the United States and the Philippines.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Bamboo Mañalac?

Information is not available about Bamboo's physical attributes, however, he is assumed to be around 5 ft 5 in (167.64 cm).

How old is Bamboo Mañalac?

Born on 21 March 1975, Bamboo Manalac is currently 47 years old.

Childhood And Education

Bamboo Manalac was born in Quezon City in The Philippines to Filipino parents who later moved to San Francisco, California, United States when he was 10 years old.
He got the nickname 'Bamboo' from his mother when he was a kid and decided to use it as his professional stage name.
After quitting the music band Rivermaya, Bamboo Manalac went back to San Francisco and finished his schooling. He, later on, went to Los Angeles, where he took up English, philosophy, and film as his majors in college.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Bamboo Mañalac’s partner?

Bamboo Manalac got married to Cecil Mañalac and together they have a son named Lucius and a daughter, Isabelle. The family lives in San Francisco and travels to the Philippines regularly.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Bamboo Manalac is famous for his vocal performances. His performance involves a mix of rock music with a few mellow techniques. His performances are described as eccentric and his polished experience as a vocalist is the reason for his fame in the Philippine music industry.
His song 'Questions' from the first album has gained him a lot of fame as a solo artist.

Charity Work

Bamboo, despite living most of his life in San Francisco, he has done a lot for his home country, The Philippines. He is a supporter of the Help Educate and Rear Orphans Foundation (HERO) which helps in securing and educating children of dead or disabled soldiers from the Philippines.
Additionally, he has also appreciated the foundation for organizing and participating in their benefits and spreading the word globally, and for encouraging overseas Filipino workers to help promote the same.

What awards has Bamboo Mañalac won?

Bamboo Manalac has won many awards for his performances as a musician since he has very impressive vocals.
Bamboo Manalac was awarded the Vocalist of the Year Award at the 13th NU Rock Awards in 2005.
In 2012, he won Best Performance by a Male Recording Artist at the 25th Awit Awards. He additionally won three separate awards at the Myx Music Awards in 2014 ranging from The Best Rock Artist to Favourite Rock Video.

Bamboo Mañalac’s Hobbies And Interests

Apart from being a musician, Bamboo Manalac loves photography, traveling, and reading.

Other Interesting Bamboo Mañalac Facts And Trivia

• Born on March 21, Bamboo Manalac is an Aries.
• Bamboo has had black hair as well as brown eyes from birth.
• Bamboo Manalac is named after his grandfather as well as his home city, coincidentally.
• Bamboo is active on his Twitter account. 

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Bamboo Manalac Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Francisco Guendencio Lope Belardo Manalac

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Place of Birth

Quezon City



168 cm

Eye Color



Musician; Singer-Songwriter

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Cecil Manalac
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