RR Herrera was an award-winning child actor. He won the Metro Manila Film Festival Best Child Performer for Agila Ng Maynila (1988) and FAMAS Award Best Child Actor for the movie Rosenda (1989).
He was one of the regular hosts of the variety show Eh Kasi Bata, along with Aiza Seguerra, L.A. Lopez and Kathleen Goquieng.
He received a bachelor's degree in Communications Technology from the Ateneo de Manila University. He is now regional director of TrainStation. His wife is Carelle Mangaliag, who was famous for her stint as one of the singers for the 1995 World Youth Day Philippines theme song, 'Tell the World of His Love'. They have a son.