Jose Manalo first appeared in the afternoon soap Valiants as one the supporting characters. He later started working behind the scenes as a production assistant on Eat Bulaga. He also appeared in several sitcoms on GMA network like Daddy Di Do DU and Ful Haus, both starring Vic Sotto.In 2011, Manalo, along with his comedic partner Bayola, headlined his own TV comedy show, Jose and wally show starring Vic Sotto and Jimmy Santos. His nationality is the Philippines and he belongs to Asian ethnicity. HisCurrently estimated net worth is about U.S $ 30 million. Currently, he is at the age of fifty and has gone through two lawsuits back to back. He went through a divorce recently with his former wife Annalyn Manalo and was followed by a suicide attempt of his 17 years old teen daughter.