MANILA - Wil Dasovich, a popular Filipino-American vlogger and model, will be joining "Pinoy Big Brother: Lucky 7" as one of the regular adult housemates of the reality show.
Dasovich, who has endeared himself to Filipinos with his fluent Tagalog and quirky use of gay lingo, has an online following of more than 200,000.
His videos of him travelling around the Philippines and other Asian countries has garnered nearly 29 million views on YouTube.
In an interview with ABS-CBN News' Mario Dumaual, Dasovich described himself as a "ball of energy" who is excited to meet his fellow housemates.
Dasovich, who was born in San Francisco, also opened up about his decision to move to Manila for good and start a video blog focusing on local culture.
"I just got fascinated with the language so I wanted to learn my roots, classic story," he said.
According to Dasovich, it has always been his dream to join "PBB," revealing that he auditioned for the reality show three times in the past.
"Akala ko wala na, bigla bongga andito na 'ko! (I thought I won't be able to make it, but now I'm here!)" he shared.
Inside the "PBB" house, Dasovich will be reunited with fellow vlogger Cora Waddell.
They are joined by the likes of model Tanner Mata and Luis Hontiveros, the nephew of senator Risa Hontiveros.