McCoy de Leon is a Filipino actor, model, dancer and a recording artist. He is an extremely talented artist who has multiple talents incorporated. He is part of a dance group and also appeared on Pinoy Big Brother Lucky season 7.
He is also the first Filipino ambassador of the Vivo smartphone. He represents the Philippines at the international level and has done them proud.
Let us go through his biographical sketch to know about his life before fame and how his career is flourishing at the present time!
McCoy de Leon’s Birth and Early Life and Education
McCoy de Leon was born on 20 February 1995 in Tondo, Manila, Philippines. His real and full name is Marc Carlos Francis de Jesus de Leon. He is also nicknamed as McCoy or Hashtag McCoy. McCoy is a great brother to his sister Shylla. He refers to her as a princess and had uploaded a video of him taking care of her when she was small. He loves her so dearly that he has vowed to work hard to give her a good life! Really cute!
He had attended the San Sebastian College at Recoletos. He then joined Mapua University in the civil engineering department and was pursuing his Bachelor of Science degree.
However, he paused his studies in order to concentrate on his showbiz career which was taking off well.
McCoy stepped into this line in 2011 when he bagged the special role of Boyong in the Filipino fantasy drama and comedy TV series called Wansapanataym Presents: Buhawi Jack. From 2012-2014, he was cast in a supporting role as Iñigo Cabanatuan in the TV series’. In 2015, he was featured as a special actor in the role of young Carlo Asuncion in Nasaan Ka Nang Kailangan Kita.
He is also part of the all-male dance group called #Hashtag which performs on the noontime variety show It’s Showtime on ABS-CBN. Since 2016 to the present, McCoy plays a performer in ASAP. He had the supporting role of Ralph Ataiza in ‘We Will Survive’. He was also a housemate with his hashtag member Nikko Natividad in Pinoy Big Brother (PBB) in 2016-2017. The two were part of the PBB and acquired the 6th placer position.
In 2016, McCoy starred in the lead role of Boyong Acosta in Wansapanataym Presents: Tikboyong. Since 2016, he appears on the TV series titled FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano. He has featured as himself in 2017 in Wansapanataym Presents: Amazing Ving. He also has bagged the main role in The Good Son. He has also done numerous other guest appearances on TV. He has also acted in the film Ang Panday in 2017.
McCoy also has been nominated for several prestigious awards such as Star Cinema Awards, Push Awards, Box Office Entertainment Awards and the like. He has also won several of these for his great acting in these movies.
Is McCoy in a Romantic Relationship?
The answer is highly likely that there is something brewing there. McCoy is probably dating Celebrity Fashionista of the Year Elisse Joson. Elisse Jason had appeared on the late-night talk show Tonight with Boy Abunda. She was asked:
“Do you love McCoy de Leon?”
They are been linked and rumored to be a couple since their time inside PBB together. Elisse answered:
“He just really is in my heart today”
“It’s still too early for the word you love but I can say that I care for him.”
She also disclosed that McCoy is very quiet and not very vocal but does show love. McCoy had also accepted in the past that he likes Elisse. He had spent some really sweet moments with Elisse inside the PBB house and was also visibly sad when Elisse was evicted.