Janella Salvador - Updated Feb 2024

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Cebu, Philippines
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Cebu, Philippines

Janella Salvador

Janella Salvador is a young and talented Filipino actress, model, and singer. Janella Salvador is also famous for being the celebrity daughter of Jenine Desiderio and Juan Miguel Salvador as well as the celebrity lover of Markus Paterson.

Early Life and Childhood

Janella Salvador was born on March 30, 1998, and she is currently 25 years old. She hails from Cebu, Philippines, and her zodiac sign is Aries. She grew up in San Juan City and her full name is Janella Maxine Desiderio Salvador. This personality attended St. Paul College located in Pasig.

Her parents are her mother Jenine Desiderio and her father Juan Miguel Salvador. Her mother is a musical actress at West End. Whereas, her father was the lead singer of Rage Band as well as an Awit Award-winning songwriter. Moreover, she has two step-siblings as well as a half-brother namely Russell Salvador.

Janella Salvador

Caption: Janella Salvador in childhood photographs with her parents. Source: Instagram

Career and Professional Life

Professionally, Janella Salvador is an actress, model, and singer. As a daughter of performing artists, she also had an interest in performing arts from an early age. At a world trade fair in Seoul, Korea, she represented her home country – the Philippines – between the years 2008 and 2009.

The young artist also made appearances in venues like Meralco Theater. On stage, the artist’s 1st lead role was in the school musical Paul! Paul! She also appeared as a guest on Eat Bulaga’s Sa Pula, Sa Puti. Following this, Manny Valera and Johnny Manahan signed the young talent a contract. The aforementioned personalities are managing directors.

The young actress made her official debut in the year 2012. It was Be Careful With My Heart that aired until 2014. Her character in this hit drama was a middle daughter named Nikki Grace Lim. People recognized this character for her Coño catchphrases. For this role, the young actress won the newcomer awards and became one of the youngest faces of Garnier skincare.

In the year 2014, she signed film contracts with Regal Entertainment as well as Star Cinema. Then in 2015, the ABS-CBN cast her for her 1st lead role in Oh My G! Her character in this project was that of an orphan who blames God for the trials in her life.

On the 1st of July the same year, she made her singing debut with a new album. She later featured in a song for Hong Kong Disneyland. Subsequently, the young actress made her film debut in Haunted Mansion. 

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Caption: Janella Salvador singing in an episode of The Killer Bride. Source: Instagram

More Details

Two years later, the actress received her 2nd major lead role in Born for You. She played the role of an aspiring musician who studies and works in Tokyo. For this drama’s soundtrack, this young singer also released her 1st Japanese-language song.

She then worked for the 3rd time with Disney. Previously, she had a part in Disney in Concert, Kia Theatre performance as well as a song for Hong Kong Disneyland. In the year 2017, the actress/singer had her 1st solo concert called Super Janella. This was an ensemble role in the film Bloody Crayons and a feature in Himig Handog.

Likewise, in the year 2018, she worked on two films. She played the role of a singing mermaid in a fantasy film called My Fairy Tail Love Story. She also worked on director Jason Paul Laxamana’s rom-com namely So Connected.

In the year 2019, she appeared in The Killer Bride, making her come back on the small screen after 3 years. For this project, she played the role of a possessed girl named Emma. For this role, the young actress won the Princess of Philippine Television at the National Box Office Entertainment Awards.

Later the same year, the young actress worked alongside veteran actress Maricel Soriano. The two worked together in the film The Heiress. Then in 2020, the young actress made an appearance in Tren. The aforementioned is the second-highest-rating episode of Maalaala Mo Kaya for the year. For this project, the young actress portrayed the character Aira. This character is a university student who reconciles with her past lover.

Relationship Status

Janella Salvador is in a romantic relationship with Markus Paterson. Her lover is a Filipino-British actor. The lovers welcomed their son named Jude on 20 October 2020. Their child was born in Bath, Somerset, England. Her pregnancy journey is documented in a YouTube video called Hey, Jude. This video was released on 5 January 2021.

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Caption: Janella posing for a photo with her lover, Markus, and their baby. Source: Instagram

Janella Salvador – Body Measurements 2022

Janella stands tall at an approximate height of 1.65 meters or 5 feet 5 inches and her weight is 121 lbs or 55 kg. Similarly, her chest-waist-hip measurements are 32-25-34 inches respectively. Further, the Filipino actress has dark brown eyes and hair of the same color.

Social Media

Talking about her social media presence, Janella joined Twitter in March 2011 and so far has over 3.4 million followers on her @superjanella account. Likewise, on her @superjanella Instagram account, the actress has earned more than 6.8 million followers as of September 2021.

Janella Salvador – Net Worth 2023

Further, the young artist created her “Janella Salvador” YouTube channel on March 31, 2017. So far, this channel has earned more than 1.1 million views and 54K subscribers. Moving on, the young Filipino actress/singer has a net worth of around $1.1 million US dollars.