Marc Nelson (actor)

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Marc Nelson
Born 14 February[year missing]
Sydney, Australia
Nationality Australian, Burmese
Occupation Actor, Host

Marc Saw Nelson (born 14 February [year missing] in Sydney, Australia), better known as Marc Nelson, is a television host and model mostly credited for being one of Philippine television's most visible and prominent personalities. He appears on several television shows, including Sports Unlimited on ABS-CBN, The Duke with Rovilson Fernandez on AXN, and Dare Duo (also with Fernandez) on QTV 11.

Nelson and Fernandez currently host the reality television talent show Asia's Got Talent, which began airing on AXN in March 2015.[1]

Personal life[edit]

His mother has Anglo-Burmese blood, born in Scotland and raised in Burma and Thailand; while his father is of Burmese Chinese origin but migrated to Australia.[2] Nelson was formerly linked to Priscilla Meirelles, where he was the host/presenter of Miss Earth 2004, Priscilla's winning pageant.[3]

The Amazing Race Asia 2[edit]

Nelson and his "best buddy", Rovilson Fernandez are most noted for competing in the second season of the AXN reality show, The Amazing Race Asia. They hold the record for the most consecutive leg placing, finishing 1st from leg 2 to leg 8 & leg 11.

They finished in 3rd Place in Singapore, after Rovilson faltered at the final task, which is a roadblock, despite being the first to commence the task. It involves arranging of flags of the countries they had visited.[4]


  1. ^ de Lara, Ivan Angelo L. (24 January 2015). "Marc Nelson, Rovilson Fernandez tapped to host 'Asia's Got Talent'". Manila: Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 12 March 2015. 
  2. ^ Erece, Dinno (10 March 2009). "Marc Nelson and Rovilson Fernandez compete in Dare Duo". Philippine Entertainment Portal. 
  3. ^ Lo F., Ricardo (27 July 2007). "Gretchen: Shaken but not broken". ABS-CBN News Online. Retrieved 2008-08-29. [dead link]
  4. ^ "The Amazing Race season 2 Asia: Marc Nelson & Rovilson Fernandez". Retrieved 2008-01-29.