Jon Jon Briones was born in Quezon City, Philippines as Ernesto Briones. He is an actor and singer who first left the Philippines at the age of 23 to venture to London and join the original cast of Miss Saigon. Since then he has traveled all over the world appearing on stage, television and in film. He has been married to actress/singer Megan Johnson Briones since 1996. They have two children who are also in the business, Isa and Teo, and they now reside in Los Angeles.