Born and raised in Troy, Ohio, Milby is the youngest son of Filipina Elsie Lacia who hails from Surigao Philippines and American entrepreneur, Lloyd Milby.
Landed his big break in a toothpaste commercial in 2005 and later on became more famous as one of the house mates of Pinoy Big Brother (2005). His first media appearance was in the music video of "Just A Smile" by Barbie Almalbis which was used in the promotion of that toothpaste product.
Was defeated by fellow house-mate Jayson Gainza in their one-on-one eviction in the first edition of Pinoy Big Brother (2005). House-mates nominated him for eviction since he "become too hard headed." However, it had been claimed that fans refused to vote for him to stay inside the house so he could exit sooner than he would want to be (he received 47 percent of the vote). When Sam exited the house, he was stunned by the number of fans that have followed his life inside the Big Brother house.
In 2006, he was launched as a member of all-male group Coverboys with John Lloyd Cruz, Zanjoe Marudo, Rafael Rosell, Victor Basa and Jake Cuenca.
A Filipino-American actor, commercial model, and recording artist.
Regular stay in the Sunday musical variety show, ASAP (1995) since 2007 up to present.
A member of ABS-CBN's elite circle of homegrown talents, Star Magic co-managed by Cornerstone Entertainment Inc.
His song "Magmahal Muli" has two versions - his version which is included in his debut album, and the female version by fellow house-mate Say Alonzo with him playing the guitar.
His hobbies include motocross, hockey, figure skating, tennis, golf, playing guitar, and singing.
Wrote the song, "Magmahal Muli", for fellow house-mate to Chx Alcala, his love interest inside the Pinoy Big Brother (2005) house. When Chx was evicted, Sam said he's considering a voluntary eviction. Sam was ousted, through nomination not voluntary, a week later.
Became the most popular house-mate among the contestants in the first season of Pinoy Big Brother (2005). Right after his exit from the house, movie and television offers later flowed countlessly and he was later hailed as the newest "heartthrob" of Philippine Cinema. , he was defeated by who gained 53 percent of the votes. He was voted by his.
Not an original house mate, Sam entered the Pinoy Big Brother (2005) on Sept. 17 (Day 28) after house-mate Jenny Suico voluntarily exited for the first time because of the condition of her ailing foster father.