Marlo Mortel

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Marlo Mortel
Born (1993-01-04) January 4, 1993 (age 22)
Alabang, Rizal, Philippines
Nationality Filipino
Alma mater San Beda College
Occupation Singer, actor,musician
Years active 2009–present
Agent GMA Artist Center (2009–2012)
Star Magic (2012–present)

Marlo Mortel (born January 4, 1993) is an actor and singer from the Philippines best known for his role as Nicolo Angelo Cortez at the television drama Be Careful with My Heart.[1] Mortel is under of ABS-CBN's talent management Star Magic.


Marlo entered show business in 2009 as a contestant for the 5th season of GMA Network's talent show StarStruck. At the time, he used the screen name Marlowe Pamintuan. He became one of the regular teen performers at German Moreno's "Walang Tulugan with the Master Showman", using the name John Miguel. In 2010 he was cast in the teen-oriented drama Reel Love Presents: Tween Hearts. There, he played the role of Uno, the best friend of Barbie Forteza's character (Bambi), who becomes romantically involved with Leslie (Lexi Fernandez). He later recorded Wake Me Up (by Wham!), one of the songs in the soundtrack album of Tween Hearts' movie adaptation, "Tween Academy: Class of 2012", released in 2011.[1]

Marlo got his career breakthrough after he auditioned for The X Factor Philippines in 2012. Shortly after, he was cast as Nicolo Angelo Cortez in the daytime series Be Careful with My Heart. Since then, a "loveteam" has been formed between Mortel and co-star Janella Salvador. On February 22, 2014, Marlo and Janella starred in Maalaala Mo Kaya's episode "Card".[2][3]

Personal life[edit]

Mortel is a student at San Beda College majoring in Business Administration and Marketing Management.[1]


Year Title Role Network
2015 Oh My G! Gabby Luna ABS-CBN
2014 Home Sweetie Home young Romeo Valentino
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Bonnet Paolo Buenafe
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Card Celo Magallanes
The Singing Bee Himself
2013–present ASAP Himself/Performer
2012–2014 Be Careful with My Heart Nicolo Angelo Cortez
2012 The X Factor Philippines Himself
2010–2012 Reel Love: Tween Hearts Uno GMA Network
2010 Walang Tulugan with the Master Showman Himself
2009 StarStruck Himself


  1. ^ a b c Mendz, Nikki (March 16, 2013) Marlo Mortel Biography. Retrieved on 2014-03-06.
  2. ^ Janella Salvador And Marlo Mortel Topbill Mmk This Saturday – Star Cinema. (February 20, 2014). Retrieved on 2014-03-06.
  3. ^ Janella Salvador and Marlo Mortel paired in MMK | The Number One Site for Philippine Showbiz. Retrieved on 2014-03-06.

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