Eric Tai

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TV Show Host
Date of Birth August 23, 1984
Place of Birth New Zealand
Age 36 years old
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Eric Tai is a Tongan actor, model, TV host, comedian and rugby union player who played for the Alabang Eagles and represented the Philippines national rugby union team in 15s and 7s. He was also one of the hosts of It's Showtime, where he goes by the screen name, Eruption.

Born: Aug 23, 1984
Nationality: Tongan
Other names: Eruption
Television: It's Showtime, The Amazing Race Asia 5

About Eric Tai

Television host, model and former rugby player most famous for his years as the host of the variety show It's Showtime, where he was known by the stage name Eruption. During his rugby career, he played for the Alabang Eagles and the Philippine national team.

Before Fame

He spent most of his childhood in New Zealand, where he played a variety of sports, including rugby, cricket and volleyball. He later served a two-year mission in the Philippines for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


He was featured on the cover of the very first issue of the Philippine edition of Muscle & Fitness magazine.

Family Life

He married Rona Samson in 2015.


He and Vitto Marquez have both hosted It's Showtime.

Information related to Eric Tai

  • Tongan actors
  • Mormon missionaries in the Philippines
  • The Amazing Race contestants
  • Tongan rugby union players
  • ABS-CBN personalities
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Latest information about Eric Tai updated on February 23, 2021.

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