Along with Avelino in the contract signing were ABS-CBN Channel Head Cory Vidanes, Business Unit Head Deo Endrinal and his manager Leo Dominguez.
Avelino said he is excited to be the latest addition in the roster of ABS-CBN stars.
“Exciting, kinakabahan at masaya at the same time,” he said.
Asked what made him decide to join the Kapamilya network, Avelino said: “Gusto ko kasi mag-explore out of my comfort zone and at the same time gusto ko rin i-reinvent ang sarili ko as an actor, bilang isang artista.”
The 23-year-old actor also revealed that he is looking forward to working with ABS-CBN talents paticularly actress Kim Chiu and actor Coco Martin.
“Gusto ko makatrabaho si Kim Chiu and Coco Martin. Feeling ko maraming matututunan and makaktulong rin sa craft ko,” he said.
Avelino entered the entertainment industry in 2006 when he joined a reality talent show in another network.
He has also made a number of TV shows and movies since then.