Filipino comedian Alex Calleja makes it to the top 20 Funniest Persons in the World

Another Filipino talent is making waves overseas as Filipino comedian Alex Calleja secured a spot in the top 20 of 2016 Laugh Factory Funniest Person in the World.



With his natural wit and humor, Alex was able to capture viewers’ hearts around the world as he enters the next round of the competition and joins 19 other comedians from different countries in fulfilling their dreams of winning the title.

To watch and vote for Alex, just log on to Voting ends on December 6, 2016. Viewers may also share his video by using the hashtag #PusongPinoy.

Hailing from Bicol, Alex is a former professor and an IT programmer, but later on pursued a career in stand-up comedy in 2007. With a career spanning almost a decade, his wit has conquered television as he now serves as writer for ABS-CBN comedy shows “Goin’ Bulilit,” “It’s Showtime,” and CineMo gag program “Funny Ka, Pare Ko.”

He also has already performed in several countries in Europe and Asia, proving his impressive talent in his chosen craft.

The 2016 Laugh Factory Funniest Person in the World is organized by the Laugh Factory, Inc., a renowned comedy club in Hollywood and Long Beach, California, which has showcased comedians such as David Letterman, Eddie Murphy, Kathy Griffin, among others. It was also hailed as the number one comedy club in US by USA Today.

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