Mitoy Yonting rose to fame as the first ever winner of “The Voice of the Philippines.” With his title, he won two million pesos, a brand new car and a four-year contract with MCA Universal Music.
Mitoy is a singer, comedian and lead vocalist of his band, The Draybers. He was discovered after competing in the 1990s televised singing competition on Eat Bulaga!, a noontime variety show on GMA Network.
Through his television appearances, Yonting pursued a career as a comedian in GMA Network's sitcom called the Ful Haus, and the comedy sketch show H3O: Ha Ha Ha Over.
He travelled with his band to several countries, such Japan where he met his wife. By late 2011, the band came back to Manila and performed in Resorts World Manila. Mitoy grew up in Pangasinan but now calls Metro Manila home.