Janella in Haunted Mansion one of the MMFF entries.
|Birth name||Janella Maxine Desiderio Salvador|
March 30, 1998 |
|Occupation(s)||Singer, Actress, Model|
|Website||Janella Salvador on Twitter|
Janella Maxine Desiderio Salvador (born March 30, 1998) is a Filipino actress, singer, and model. She is known for playing Nikki Grace Lim in ABS-CBN's Be Careful With My Heart And garnered further acclaim and prominence with her role as Sophie Z. Cepeda in daytime teleserye Oh My G!. She made her film debut in Haunted Mansion (2015). She was chosen to sing the 10th Anniversary themesong of the Hong Kong Disney Land, earning the Disney Princess title. She is now dubbed as the country's OPM Pop Sweetheart. She is currently playing Sam on Born for You.
Janella Maxine "Jea" Desiderio Salvador was born in Manila, Philippines. Her mother is Filipino actress-singer Jenine Desiderio who was known for playing "Kim" in the musical stage play Miss Saigon. Her father is singer-songwriter Juan Miguel "JM" Salvador. Like her parents, she has interest in performing arts and started singing at a very young age. She is the cousin of actress Maja Salvador and the niece of action star Phillip Salvador. Her parents separated when she was 3 years old. She was raised Catholic. She attended St. Paul College, Pasig.
In 2012, Salvador scored her breakthrough role when she played Nikki Grace Lim in the hit teleserye Be Careful With My Heart. starring Jodi Sta. Maria. She originally auditioned for the role. She won her first acting award in the 27th PMPC Star Awards for Television. The said TV series aired until 2014. On 8 March 2013, she was launched as a part of Star Magic Circle 2013 alongside 12 young celebrities which included co-star Jerome Ponce Her career escalated bagging endorsement deals and being one of the awardees of German Moreno Youth Achievement Award during the FAMAS Award for being an excellent sample of the youth.
In 2015, Salvador was cast in her first main lead role in ABS-CBN's Oh My G! She subsequently starred in her film debut Haunted Mansion which was chosen to be a part of the Metro Manila Film Festival. The same year, she was cast in the upcoming teleserye Born For You which began filming to be aired in 2016.
Salvador teased her debut album in April 2015. On 1 July 2015, Star Music announced Salvador as their recording artist. The self-titled album was released in the same month in Spotify and iTunes, containing nine tracks which include "Ganyan Talaga", "Mahal Kita Pero" and her own versions of Sharon Cuneta's "Dear Heart and Donna Cruz' "I Can" and "Kapag Tumibok and Puso". In November 2015, Hong Kong Disneyland had chosen her to represent the Philippines in singing the theme park’s 10th anniversary theme song entitled, "Happily Ever After". The next month, the song was added in the limited edition album.
On January 2016, Salvador and co-star Marlo Mortel were chosen as interpreters of "Mananatili," one of the top 15 finalists in the 2016 Himig Handog P-Pop Love Songs, composed by Francis Louis Salazar.
|2015||Haunted Mansion||Ella||Film debut||Regal Films|
|2012-2014||Be Careful With My Heart||Nikki Grace Lim||Teleserye debut/lead role||ABS-CBN|
|2013-present||ASAP||Herself||Co-Host & Performer|
|Maalaala Mo Kaya: Card||Felynit "Neneng" Gallego||Lead Role|
|Maalaala Mo Kaya: Selfie||Michelle Ann Rose "Mitch" Bonzo||Lead Role|
|Home Sweetie Home||Teen Darla Sanchez||Guest star|
|2015||Oh My G!||Sophie Z. Cepeda||Lead role|
|Wansapanataym: Fat Patty||Patricia "Patty"/Fatima||Lead Role|
|Maalaala Mo Kaya: Pink Dress||Amabelle Marquez||Lead Role|
|Wansapanataym: Christmas Witch||Irene||Lead Role|
|2016||Ang Probinsyano||Denise Paulino||Guest star|
|Born for You||Samantha "Sam" Reyes/Kazuko||Lead role|
|Year||Nominated Work||Award-giving Body/Recognition||Result|
|2013||Herself||61st FAMAS Awards German Moreno Youth Achievement Award||Won|
|Be Careful With My Heart||27th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best New Female TV Personality|
|ASAP Pop Viewers' Choice Awards Pop Breakthrough Star|
|2014||Candy Readers' Choice Awards Female Rising Star|
|45th GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Most Promising Loveteam for Television (with Jerome Ponce)||Won|
|Yahoo! Celebrity Awards Female Emerging Star||Nominated|
|10th ASAP Pop Viewers' Choice Awards Pop Female Cutie|
|10th ASAP Pop Viewers' Choice Awards Pop Teen Popsies (with Marlo Mortel)|
|Mahal Kita Pero||Himig Handog P-Pop Love Songs 3rd Best Song||Won|
|Himig Handog P-Pop Love Songs Myx Best Music Video|
|2015||Herself||17th Gawad PASADO Awards PinakaPASADOng Dangal ng Kabataan|
|MOR Pinoy Music Awards Best New Artist||Nominated|
|Chinito Problems||Myx Music Awards Best Appearance in a Music Video|
|2016||Haunted Mansion||32nd PMPC Star Awards for Movies- New Movie Actress of the Year||Won|
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