Do you still remember the adorable contestant of “That’s My Boy” way back in 1998? Steven Claude Goyong, or more popularly known by his screen name as “Goyong,” rose to fame when he joined Philippine’s longest-running noontime show.
If you’re a 90’s kid, then you have probably grown up watching his appearance on the noontime show “Eat Bulaga.” The promising child star started his career at a young age when he joined the children’s competition. Way back in 1998, he competed among many other talented aspirants for the “That’s My Boy” title.
Check out these throwback pictures and try to remember the last time you saw this cute kid.
Although he did not win the title, the hosts gave him an opportunity because of his undeniable potential. He quickly rose to fame and soon enough, Goyong starred in the now-defunct sitcom “Beh! Bote Nga!”
In 2007, he left showbiz to pursue his education. Together with his family, Goyong left for Alabama, where he studied high school. In 2014, he finished his degree at the University of Sto. Tomas.
Even though he took a hiatus, joining the children’s competition proved to be a life-changing decision for him. Today, who would have thought that this young aspirant would work for the show that made him famous?
Yes, you’ve read that right! After almost two decades later, Goyong remained loyal and committed to the Kapuso network and “Eat Bulaga.” As a matter of fact, Goyong remains a faithful Dabarkad today!
Even though it has already been 19 years since his first appearance on-screen, the promising star is still enthusiastic to serve on the longest-running noontime show. According to a report from GMA News, Goyong works as a floor director on “Eat Bulaga.”