||Jose Vicente P. Mapa III
February 11, 1976
||Actor, model and painter
Jose Vicente P. Mapa III, who is better known by his screen name Jao Mapa (born February 11, 1976), is a popular actor in the Philippines. He is also an accomplished painter known by the name Jao Mapa.
Mapa is best known for his Pepsi-Cola advertisement. He started a modeling career in the late 1990s, and co-hosted television variety shows like Eat Bulaga and ASAP (variety show). He first starred in the movie 'Pare Ko' in 1994.
In 2000, he decided to take a break from his showbiz career and went back to school to earn his degree in Fine Arts (major in Advertising) at the University of Santo Tomas. Jao is expected to be back on television screen via Sine Novela:Trudis Liit aired on GMA Network. His life story was feature in TV5's Star Confessions, was portrayed by Martin "Mart" Escudero
He graduated at the University of Santo Tomas with a degree in Fine arts, majoring in advertising. His younger brother, Diego Mapa, is also a known musician and plays for the bands Monsterbot, Pedicab and Cambio. He is married to Cecille and has three children, namely, Benjamin, Caleb and Amber Marie.
- Labandera 
- Jumbo Jericho (2013)
- Guerilla Is A Poet (2013)
- Balang Araw (2012)
- Tumbok (2011) ....Benjie
- Pilantik (2010)
- Working Girls (2010)
- Luna Lucis (2009)
- Dollhouse (2008) as Red ..Lihim ng Dapit Hapon (2008, Letran Short Films) ....
- Condo (2008)
- Ay ayeng (2007)
- Xerox Copy (2007)
- Super Noypi (2006)
- You Are the One (2006) .... Venjamin Garcia
- Illusyon (2005)
- Cut (2005/II)
- Tunay na mahal (2000)
- Tugatog (2000)
- A Date with Jao Mapa (1999) (V) .... Jao Mapa
- Babae (1997)
- Matrikula (1997)
- Dahil tanging ikaw (1997)
- Asero (1995)
- Hataw na! (1995)
- Pare ko (1994)
Wed, 06 May 2015 03:41:15 -0700
Jao Mapa sketches a portrait of Rhea Santos. Uploaded on 2015-05-06 11:45AM. Embed Code: FB. Twitter. Google Plus. Linked In. Disqus. Besides acting, Jao Mapa knows how to paint. In this video, watch as he tries to sketch Tunay na Buhay host, Rhea ...
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 17:00:00 -0700
Actor Jao Mapa's latest exhibit will open on Oct. 16 at the Globe Hub Serviced Offices, Inc., 6784 Ayala Ave. corner VA Rufino St., Makati City. A Fine Arts graduate from the University of Santo Tomas, Mapa describes his style as “figurative ...
Sun, 23 Aug 2015 11:00:00 -0700
Anyway, lahat ng artistang naka-eksena ni Coco sa unang linggong episode ng Ang Probinsiyano ay mahuhusay tulad nina Jao Mapa, Ramon Christopher, Ping Medina, Jaime Fabregas, Dennis Padilla, John Medina, Lester Llansang, Art Acuna, Arjo Atayde ...
Philippine Entertainment Portal
Thu, 05 Apr 2007 11:13:10 -0700
After six years of absence in the show business, Jao Mapa is making his comeback through the digital film Xerox Copy. Photo: Noel Orsal. Was it his attitude towards his career that made actor Jao Mapa take a long hiatus and focus instead on the finer ...
Fri, 07 Aug 2015 09:00:21 -0700
Inamin ni Jao Mapa na ang isang dahilan kung bakit ginaganahan siya ngayong magbalik-showbiz ay dahil magaling ang manager niya ngayon na si Arnold Vegafria. Noon daw ay parang laging nauudlot ang kanyang plano, dahil walang direksiyon ang ...
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 08:56:15 -0700
Siya ang bida ngayon sa pelikulang Manila's Finest under Prince Armor Productions kung saan ay kasama niya sina Bangs Garcia, Mark Anthony Fernandez, Jao Mapa at marami pang iba. Sa pocket presscon/preview ng movie held last Saturday ay ...
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 09:00:21 -0700
Kung yayain daw si Bangs Garcia, ay handa na siyang tanggapin at magpakasal sa kanyang boyfriend ngayon. Ang dyowa niya ngayon ay isang Fil-British na isang property developer. Halos kasing-edad niya ito, at kilala na ito ng kanyang pamilya, at boto ...
ABS CBN News
Tue, 11 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0700
MANILA - Going sexy - and lately, going nude - wasn't difficult for actor Jao Mapa, no matter how hard he tried to avoid literally throwing in the towel. When the daring role in a sex video “Mistaken” was offered to him not too long ago, he was in dire ...
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