Janella Salvador is a Filipino actress and singer. After appearing on stage, she debuted in the hit family series Be Careful with My Heart and starred in Oh My G!. In 2018, Salvador returned to starring roles. After portraying a singing mermaid in My Fairy Tail Love Story, she garnered praise from critics for her role as a love-struck waitress in So Connected.
In 2019, she came back to television with horror drama, The Killer Bride. She played Emma the mysterious girl who suddenly appears in the cursed town, Las Espadas, after a freak killing, claiming she is possessed. For the role, she received an honorary title, Princess of Philippine Television at the Box Office Entertainment Awards.
Janella Maxine Desiderio Salvador
Pop Rock, OPM, Musical
Vocals, Piano, Guitar, Cello
Birthday / Date of Birth
Janella Salvador was born on the 30th of March 1998, in Cebu, Philippines.
She’s currently 22 years old.
She is of Filipino descent.
Her educational qualifications are unknown.
- Father – Juan Miguel Salvador (Former lead vocalist of the Rage Band)
- Mother – Jenine Desiderio (Former West End Musical Actress)
- Siblings – She has a half-brother and two step siblings.
Boyfriend / Spouse
Janella Salvador has dated –
- Elmo Magalona (2016-2018) – Janella Salvador began a relationship with her former Born For You leading man Elmo Magalona in 2016. They were a well-loved onscreen tandem during their first few years but the couple had called it quits in 2018 following reports claiming that Magalona was physically abusing her.
- In feet – 5 feet 5 inches
- In centimeters – 165 cm
- In meters – 1.65 m
- In Kilograms – 56 kg
- In Pounds – 124 lbs
- Measurements – 34-24-35
- Bust – 34 inches
- Waist – 24 inches
- Hip – 35 inches
- Bra Size – 32B
She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 4 (US).
Salvador appeared on stage and was scouted during a guesting on Eat Bulaga’s Sa Pula, Sa Puti. Management directors Manny Valera and Star Magic’s Johnny Manahan signed her a contract as their talent. After appearing on stage, she debuted in the hit family series Be Careful with My Heart (2012–14) and starred in Oh My G!, So Connected and The Killer Bride.
In 2015, Janella made her film debut as Ella in the horror film, Haunted Mansion.
In 2012, Janella made her television show debut as Nikki Grace Lim in the long-running series, Be Careful With My Heart.
In 2015, Salvador released her debut album under Star Music. She won New Artist awards and PARI certified the album platinum after physical copies sold over 15,000 units.
Janella Salvador has done endorsement works for brands such as Garnier Skin Care, Palmolive, Canon, Great Taste, OPPO & Olay.
Awards & Nominations
|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||Won|
|ASAP Pop Viewers’ Choice Awards Pop Breakthrough Star||Won|
|2014||Candy Readers’ Choice Awards Female Rising Star||Won|
|45th GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Most Promising Female Star||Won|
|45th GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Most Promising Loveteam for Television (with Jerome Ponce)||Won|
|11th Golden Screen TV Awards Outstanding Breakthrough Performance by an Actress||Nominated|
|Yahoo! Celebrity Awards Female Emerging Star||Nominated|
|10th ASAP Pop Viewers’ Choice Awards Pop Female Cutie||Nominated|
|10th ASAP Pop Viewers’ Choice Awards Pop Teen Popsies (with Marlo Mortel)||Nominated|
|Mahal Kita Pero||Himig Handog P-Pop Love Songs 3rd Best Song||Won|
|Himig Handog P-Pop Love Songs Myx Best Music Video||Won|
|2015||Herself||17th Gawad PASADO Awards PinakaPASADOng Dangal ng Kabataan||Won|
|Alta Media Icon Awards – Best Female Recording Artist||Won|
|MOR Pinoy Music Awards Best New Artist||Nominated|
|Chinito Problems||Myx Music Awards Best Appearance in a Music Video||Nominated|
|2016||Haunted Mansion||32nd PMPC Star Awards for Movies – New Movie Actress of the Year||Won|
|Herself||8th PMPC Star Awards for Music – Best New Female Recording Artist of the Year||Won|
|2017||Wow Na Feelings||Himig Handog P-Pop Love Songs 4th Best Song||Won|
|Himig Handog TFC’s Global Choice Award||Won|
|2019||Nung Tayo Pa||Himig Handog P-Pop Love Songs 4th Best Song||Won|
|Be My Fairytale||Myx Music Awards 2019 Remake of the Year||Nominated|
|Myx Music Awards 2019 Media Sountrack of the Year||Nominated|
|2020||The Killer Bride||GEMS Hiyas ng Sining Best TV Series Actress||Nominated|
|51st GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Princess of Philippine Television||Won|
Janella Salvador Favorites
- Favorite Movie – La La Land
- Favorite Song – Panalangin by Apo Hiking Society
- Favorite Pets – Cats, Dogs
- Favorite Days Of The Week – Sunday
- Favorite Color – Pink
- Favorite Cartoon Character – Elmo from Sesame Street
- Favorite Food – Pizza
Janella Salvador Net worth
Janella Salvador has an estimated net worth of $2 million dollars as of 2020.
Social Media Profiles
- Instagram – superjanella
- Twitter – Janella Salvador
Some Lesser Known Facts About Janella Salvador
- In 2015, Janella released her self-titled debut album which quickly made its way to the no. 1 spot for several weeks and became Platinum with more than 15k physical copies sold.
- In 2016, she won the PMPC Star Award for Music in the Best New Female Recording Artist category.
- In 2017, she had a cameo for Pinoy Boyband Superstar single Unli by BoybandPH.
- Salvador won a FAMAS Award German Moreno Youth Achievement and became one of the youngest faces of Garnier skin care.
- In 2018, Salvador returned to starring roles. After portraying a singing mermaid in My Fairy Tail Love Story she garnered praise from critics for her role as a love-struck waitress in So Connected.
- In 2019, she appeared on the horror-thriller series The Killer Bride alongside Maja Salvador.