|Birth name||Alberto S. Sumaya Jr.|
|Born||November 21, 1975|
Antipolo, Rizal, Philippines
|Alma mater||San Isidro Elementary School |
Antipolo National High SchoolPolytechnic University of the Philippines
Alberto "Betong" S. Sumaya Jr. (born November 21, 1975) is a Filipino comedian, actor, and former production assistant for GMA Network, where he is also a part of the network's talent agency. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Filipino and a minor in mass communication from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines.
Sumaya participated in the GMA reality show Survivor Philippines: Celebrity Doubles Showdown (2011), where he also became the eventual victor. He appears in GMA's longtime-running gag show Bubble Gang .
Betong has numerous roles as Antonietta in various GMA TV shows, CelebriTV , Celebrity Bluff and Wowowin ; with Boobay and Donita Nose.
Betong Sumaya was named as the second Celebrity Sole Survivor in the season, Survivor Philippines: Celebrity Doubles Showdown . The live announcement was held at the GMA Network Studio hosted by Richard Gutierrez on February 10. Betong made it to the Top 3 along with fellow castaways, Mara Yokohama and Stef Prescott.
|1996–2003||The Probe Team||Supervising Producer||GMA Network|
|2003–2004||Kay Susan Tayo||Segment Host|
|2009|| Survivor Philippines: Palau – Reunion Special|
Surbayboy Philippines: Palau
|2009–2010||The Beat||Segment Host||Q|
|Full Time Moms||Himself|
|2010||Happy Land||GMA Network|
|Eateria||Himself / Segment Host||GMA Network|
|AHA!||Himself / Segment Host|
|Unang Hirit||Segment Host|
|Ang Pinaka||Host||GMA News TV|
|2011–2012||Survivor Philippines: Celebrity Doubles Showdown||Himself / Castaway / Sole Survivor||GMA Network|
|2012||Eat Bulaga||Himself / Performer|
|May Tamang Balita||Himself||GMA News TV|
|Party Pilipinas||Himself / Performer||GMA Network|
| Survivor Philippines: Celebrity Doubles Showdown|
|Tunay na Buhay||Himself|
|Spooky Valentine: Manikurista||Curie Manikurista|
|Wish Ko Lang||Himself|
|Manny Many Prizes||Co-Host|
|Chef Boy Logro: Kusina Master||Special Guest|
|Travel More Fun in the Philippines||Host||GMA News TV|
|Spooky Nights Presents: Korona||TBA||GMA Network|
|Tweets For My Sweet||Justin B.|
|Celebrity Bluff||Celebrity Contestant|
|2012–2013||Go Negosyo||Guest Host||GMA News TV|
|Genesis||Lito 'Tolits' Dimagiba||GMA Network|
|Vampire ang Daddy Ko||Julio|
|2014||Magpakailanman: The Boy Logro Story||Young Pablo "Boy" Logro|
|Don't Lose The Money||Himself / Contestant|
|2015||Once Upon a Kiss||Sebastian Poblador|
|Alamat: Ang Langgam at ang Tipaklong||Tony Tipaklong||GMA Network|
|The Ryzza Mae Show||Himself / Guest|
|ASOP: A Song of Praise Season 4||Finalist||UNTV|
|Because of You||Albert||GMA Network|
|2016||Celebrity Bluff||Other co-host|
|Juan Tamad||Tatang Albularyo|
|Lip Sync Battle Philippines||Celebrity Contestant Performer|
|Laff, Camera, Action!||Host|
|Conan, My Beautician||Mimi|
|2017||I Heart Davao||Patrick "Tasoy" Alcancez|
|Inday Will Always Love You||Madam Britney|
|Studio 7||Guest Performer|
|Daig Kayo Ng Lola Ko||Mokong|
|2019||Sunday PinaSaya||Guest Performer|
|2020||All-Out Sundays||Himself/ co-host|
|2010||GMA @ 60: The Heart Of Television||Himself||GMA Network|
|Bubble Gang 15th Anniversary Special||Himself|
|2011||Party Pilipinas Anniversary Special||Himself|
|2012||Survivor Philippines Celebrity Challenge||Himself/Winner|
|34th Catholic Mass Media Awards||Himself/Presenter||TV5 (Betong's 1st TV5 Appearance)|
|2013||27th PMPC Star Awards for TV||Himself/Cameo||ABS-CBN (Betong's 1st ABS-CBN Appearance)|
|35th Catholic Mass Media Awards||Himself/Presenter||TV5|
|2014||28th PMPC Star Awards for TV||Himself/Cameo||ABS-CBN|
|2015||Countdown To 2015: The GMA New Year Countdown Special||Himself/Co-Host/Performer||GMA Network|
|2015||Thank You Kapuso: GMA Fans Day 2015: The GMA 65th Anniversary TV Special||Himself/Co-Host/Performer||GMA Network|
|2015||ASOP Season 4 Grand Finals Night||Himself/Guest/Performer||UNTV (Betong's 1st UNTV 37 Appearance)|
|2015||IMBG: Bubble Gang 20th Anniversary Documentary Special||Himself||GMA Network|
|2016||Countdown to 2016: The GMA New Year Special||Himself||GMA 7|
|2016||21 Gang Salute: Bubble Gang 21st Anniversary Special||Himself||GMA Network|
|2016||Magic of Christmas: The 2016 GMA Christmas Special||Himself||GMA Network|
|2017||Lipad Sa 2017: The 2017 GMA New Year Countdown Special||Host/Himself||GMA Network|
|2017||Bubble Gang Parokya Bente Dos: Bubble Gang 22nd Anniversary Musical Stage Play Special||Himself/Performer||GMA Network|
|2018||Countdown To 2018: The Kapuso New Year Countdown||Host/Himself||GMA Network|
|2018||Bente Tres Oras: Bubble Gang 23nd Anniversary Telemovie Special||Himself/Performer||GMA Network|
|2019||Countdown To 2019: The Kapuso New Year Countdown||Host||GMA Network|
|2019||Shopee 11.11 Big Christmas TV Special||Himself/Performer||GMA Network|
|2019||The Scavengers: Bubble Gang 24th Anniversary Telemovie Special||Hulkluban (a parody of the The Incredible Hulk and a play on the word hukluban which means a senile or weak person)||GMA Network|
|2012||Boy Pick-Up: The Movie||Bogart||GMA Films|
|Of All the Things||?????||Viva Films & GMA Films|
|2013||My Lady Boss||Sponky||Regal Entertainment & GMA Films|
|Ang Huling Henya||Zombie||Viva Films|
|2014||Basement||Bernard||Coffee House Productions |
Springboard Film Productions
|Shake, Rattle & Roll XV||Macoy †||Regal Films|
|2016||I Love You to Death||Jerry||Regal Films|
|2017||Haunted Forest||?????||Regal Films|
|2019||Taran Tanods||?????||MichaelAngelo Productions|
|2012||Survivor Philippines: Celebrity Doubles Showdown||Celebrity Sole Survivor||Won|
|Celebrity Bluff||500,000 Pesos||Won|
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