Marlou Arizala, famously known now as Xander Ford, has been the talk online these past few weeks. The social media personality gained attention when he announced that he has undergone cosmetic enhancement procedure for his nose and chin earlier last month were in Doctor Samuel Eric Yapjuangco of The ICON Clinic was the one who operated him at the Marikina Doctors Hospital and Medical Center. His recovery was then documented by ABS-CBN show Rated K.
While he’s known as a social media personality, here are some of the interesting facts about Marlou Arizala before he became Xander Ford.
- He is the son of Mr. Aniceto Mabanto and Merly Arizala and currently staying at General Trias, Cavite Manila.
- He studied his primary level at San Francisco Elementary School while he graduated his secondary level at Governor Ferrer National Highschool.
- Marlou used to be a working student. He used to sell cigarettes to earn money for his school tuition fee and allowance but he stopped going to school. After dropping, he became the breadwinner of the family.
- Marlou, who has since changed his screen name to Xander Ford, was a former member of a boy band parody Hasht5 which means “Have A Succesful Honor and Talent” whose videos became viral in 2015. Aside from Marlou, the group also include Vincent Binocas, Cee Jhay Ellero, Jhimwell Macanlalay, and Erick Ebreo. Marlou and Vincent formed the group earning more than 243,000 likes on their facebook page. Before creating Hasht5, Marlou and Vincent were both members of a church choir. Marlou was also a part of their community theater group and attended several acting workshops. He also claimed he had experience in…