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.

Birth Name

Janella Maxine Desiderio Salvador




Actress, Singer


Pop Rock, OPM, Musical


Vocals, Piano, Guitar, Cello


Star Music



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Janella Salvador was born on the 30th of March 1998, in Cebu, Philippines.


She’s currently 22 years old.

Sun Sign





She is of Filipino descent.




Her educational qualifications are unknown.

Family Details

  • 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.

Marital Status


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.

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 5 feet 5 inches
  • In centimeters – 165 cm
  • In meters – 1.65 m


  • In Kilograms – 56 kg
  • In Pounds – 124 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-24-35
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 24 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color


Shoe Size

She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 4 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

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.

Film Debut

In 2015, Janella made her film debut as Ella in the horror film, Haunted Mansion.

Television Debut

In 2012, Janella made her television show debut as Nikki Grace Lim in the long-running series, Be Careful With My Heart.

Album Debut

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.

Brand Endorsements

Janella Salvador has done endorsement works for brands such as Garnier Skin Care, Palmolive, Canon, Great Taste, OPPO & Olay.

Awards & Nominations

YearNominated WorkAward-giving Body/RecognitionResult
2013Herself61st FAMAS Awards German Moreno Youth Achievement AwardWon
Be Careful with My Heart27th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best New Female TV PersonalityWon
ASAP Pop Viewers’ Choice Awards Pop Breakthrough StarWon
2014Candy Readers’ Choice Awards Female Rising StarWon
45th GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Most Promising Female StarWon
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 ActressNominated
Yahoo! Celebrity Awards Female Emerging StarNominated
10th ASAP Pop Viewers’ Choice Awards Pop Female CutieNominated
10th ASAP Pop Viewers’ Choice Awards Pop Teen Popsies (with Marlo Mortel)Nominated
Mahal Kita PeroHimig Handog P-Pop Love Songs 3rd Best SongWon
Himig Handog P-Pop Love Songs Myx Best Music VideoWon
2015Herself17th Gawad PASADO Awards PinakaPASADOng Dangal ng KabataanWon
Alta Media Icon Awards – Best Female Recording ArtistWon
MOR Pinoy Music Awards Best New ArtistNominated
Chinito ProblemsMyx Music Awards Best Appearance in a Music VideoNominated
2016Haunted Mansion32nd PMPC Star Awards for Movies – New Movie Actress of the YearWon
Herself8th PMPC Star Awards for Music – Best New Female Recording Artist of the YearWon
2017Wow Na FeelingsHimig Handog P-Pop Love Songs 4th Best SongWon
Himig Handog TFC’s Global Choice AwardWon
2019Nung Tayo PaHimig Handog P-Pop Love Songs 4th Best SongWon
Be My FairytaleMyx Music Awards 2019 Remake of the YearNominated
Myx Music Awards 2019 Media Sountrack of the YearNominated
2020The Killer BrideGEMS Hiyas ng Sining Best TV Series ActressNominated
51st GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Princess of Philippine TelevisionWon

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

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.


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