Marlo Motel auditioned for the X Factor Philippines in 2012 and was immediately tapped to join the cast of the phenomenal hit television series Be Careful With My Heart as Nicolo Angelo Cortez. His succesful pairing with Janella Salavdor in the said series paved the way to a reunion project with the teen star in Oh My G!.
Maroo is a member of the boy group Harana, which also includes fellow Star Magic talents Joseph Marco, Bryan Santos and Michael Pangilinan. He was also a member of the Power Chords Group, which competed for the celebrity talent competition We Love OPM.
He appeared in the movie Mano Po 7: Chinoy, which won him the New Movie Actor of the Year award at the PMPC Star Awards for TV in 2016 and is regularly seen as a segment host in the morning show Umagang Kay Ganda.