Lauren Young

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Lauren Young
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Lauren Young at the Candy Style Awards, May 2013
Lauren Anne Young

(1993-11-08) November 8, 1993 (age 26)
CitizenshipUnited States
OccupationActress, model
Years active2006–present
AgentStar Magic (2006–2012)
GMA Artist Center (2012–present)
RelativesMegan Young (sister)

Lauren Anne Young (born November 8, 1993), simply known as Lauren Young, is a Filipino-American actress and model. She is the younger sister of actress and Miss World 2013 Megan Young.



Lauren Young was one of the 20 new talents introduced, as Star Magic Batch 13 by ABS-CBN's talent management agency Star Magic in 2006. Her first TV appearance was a cameo in the Komiks episode Bampy—a Star Magic 14th Anniversary special. She then played Lea opposite Piolo Pascual in Star Magic Presents: All About A Girl. Young was one of the 19 newcomers introduced in the second season Star Magic Presents TV series, Abt Ur Luv.[1]

In 2007, she starred as Bernice in the film One More Chance.

In 2008, she played the Antagonist and possessive Paige in Your Song Presents: Impossible.[2]

She starred opposite AJ Perez in Your Song Presents: Underage.[3]

In 2010, she played as Lorraine in the movie Sa 'Yo Lamang opposite Enchong Dee.

She also acted as Sunny-Rose Buenaventura, the younger sister of Rodjun Cruz in Juanita Banana.

She was chosen to play Via Pereira, originally played by Claudine Barretto, in ABS-CBN's 2011 remake of Mula Sa Puso.[4]

Transfer to GMA Network[edit]

She transferred to GMA Network last 2012.

Her first project in GMA Network was Mundo Mo'y Akin with Alden Richards and Louise delos Reyes where she played the role of Darlene Carbonel.

Lauren was also chosen to be the main protagonist of the teen drama suspense-thriller television series, Dormitoryo together with Enzo Pineda, Joyce Ching, Ruru Madrid and Wynwyn Marquez. She played the role of Hazel Mendoza, an inquisitive college student and her quest to know the truth behind the death of Maika Benitez (played by Wynwyn Marquez).

She also had her first mainstream film under GMA Films entitled Overtime, which she has been paired to Richard Gutierrez.

In 2015, Lauren played as one of the main antagonist in Marimar as Antonia Santibañez, who will make Marimar's life miserable which played by her real-life sister Megan Young. This marks their second project together after Star Magic Presents: Abt Ur Luv Ur Lyf 2.

Personal life[edit]

Lauren is the youngest daughter of Calvin and Victoria Young.[5][6] She is a cousin of Max Collins.[7] She finished high school in Angelicum College[6] and studied culinary arts in De La Salle–College of Saint Benilde.[8][9]



Year Title Role Notes Source
2006 Star Magic Presents: All About A Girl Lea
2006—2007 Star Magic Presents: Abt Ur Luv Maria Cornellia "Nelle" Brondial
2006 Komiks Presents: Bampy Herself Cameo
2006 Love Spell Presents: Wanted, Mr. Perfect
2007 Your Song Presents: Kasalanan Ko Ba? Maya
2007 Your Song Presents: Even If Lucy
2007—2008 Star Magic Presents: Abt Ur Luv, Ur Lyf 2 Maria Cornellia "Nelle" Brondial-Smith
2007 Maalaala Mo Kaya Young Elsa Episode: "Telebisyon"
2007 Love Spell Presents: Bato Irish
2008 Star Magic Presents: Astigs in Haay...School Lyf Josielyn
2008 Star Magic Presents: Astigs in Luvin' Lyf Sandy
2008 Your Song Presents: Imposible Paige
2008 Lobo Zoey Cristobal
2008 Maalaala Mo Kaya Marites Episode: "Board Game"
2008—2009 Lipgloss Karla
2008 Maalaala Mo Kaya Hermie Episode: "Gayuma"
2008 Maynila Mia
2009 Your Song Presents: Underage Corazon Serrano
2009 Maynila Ruth
2009—2010 Dahil May Isang Ikaw Rachelle
2009 Maynila Marie Episode: "Life's Lesson"
2009 Maalaala Mo Kaya Joan Episode: "Car"
2009 Maalaala Mo Kaya Russell Episode: "Tsinelas" [10]
2010 Maynila Sandy
2010 Tanging Yaman Cindy
2010 Pablo S. Gomez's Juanita Banana Sunny-Rose Buenaventura
2010 Maalaala Mo Kaya Eleng Episode: "Xylophone"
2010 Maynila Iya
2010 Midnight DJ Jessie Soriano Recurring
2010 Maalaala Mo Kaya Young Zoraida Episode: "Seaweeds"
2011 Mula sa Puso Olivia "Via" Pereira-Amarillo [9]
2012 Oka2kat Celestina
2012 Maalaala Mo Kaya Nova Episode: "School Uniform"
2012 Maalaala Mo Kaya Elnora Episode: "Bahay"
2013 Mundo Mo'y Akin Darlene Carbonel / Darlene Mendoza / Darlene Smith [8]
2013 Dormitoryo Hazel Mendoza / Hazel Benitez [8][9]
2013 Genesis Sheila Reyes / Sheila Sebastian Santillian
2014 Paraiso Ko'y Ikaw Teresa Enriquez / Stella
2014 Hiram na Alaala Bethany Sandoval-Alcantara
2014 Magpakailanman Jenna Espinosa Episode: "Barangay Cybersex"
2014 Magpakailanman Jonnalyn Bulado Episode: "Dalawang Kasarian"
2015—2016 MariMar Antonia Santibañez† Supporting Cast / Antagonist
2016 Poor Señorita Vanessa
2017 Legally Blind Charina "Charie" Evangelista
2017 Daig Kayo ng Lola Ko Anastasia Episode: "Cinderella"
2018 Contessa Daniella "Dani" Imperial Main Cast / Antagonist
2018 Where Stars Land Mari Episode 7-8 [11][12][13]
2019 Hiram na Anak Dessa† Supporting Cast / Antagonist
2019 Kara Mia Sophia Matangguihan-Vergara Special Participation / Antagonist


Year Title Role Notes Source
2007 One More Chance Bernice
2010 Sa 'Yo Lamang Lorraine
2011 Zombadings 1: Patayin sa Shokot si Remington Hannah
2012 Tahanan Samantha Benitez
2012 Catnip Liv
2013 Puti Ana
2014 Overtime Jody Amistoso [8]
2015 Alexa Alexa


  • Lauren Young was born in the United States, thus she does not possess her mother's maiden name which is Talde.


  1. ^ Lim, Candice Anne (21 November 2006). "19 Star Magic Stars in 'Abt Ur Luv'". Entertainment Guide / Television. The Philippine Entertainment Portal. Archived from the original on 23 September 2007. Retrieved 24 November 2010.
  2. ^ Dimaculangan, Jocelyn (9 August 2009). "Lauren Young and Empress Schuck are Rivals in "Your Song"". Entertainment Guide / Television. The Philippine Entertainment Portal. Archived from the original on 15 June 2009. Retrieved 24 November 2010.
  3. ^ Santos, Rhea Manila (27 February 2009). "Lauren Young is Looking Forward to Being Part of Underage". Celeb Highlight. Retrieved 23 November 2010.
  4. ^ "JM De Guzman, Lauren Young, and Enrique Gil Will Lead New Cast of Mula sa Puso". Guide / Television. The Philippine Entertainment Portal. 2 March 2011. Archived from the original on 30 April 2011. Retrieved 5 March 2011.
  5. ^ Ira Agting (September 29, 2013). "8 Fun Facts About Megan Young". Rappler. Retrieved October 10, 2013.
  6. ^ a b Camposano, Jerni May H. (8 May 2011). "Face of Allure: Lauren Anne Young". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 9 July 2016.
  7. ^ "Max Collins Names Dingdong Dantes as Most Handsome Guy in Local Showbiz". GMA News. 27 July 2013. Retrieved 9 July 2016.
  8. ^ a b c d Raquel, Butch S. (27 January 2014). "Lauren Young Takes Charge". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 9 July 2016.
  9. ^ a b c Smith, Chuck (24 September 2013). "Lauren Young on Sister Megan: 'Her Success is Also my Success'". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 9 July 2016.
  10. ^ "Tsinelas". Maalaala Mo Kaya. Retrieved 2 August 2016.
  11. ^ Tabamera, Lily Grave (11 October 2018). "Here's Your First Look At Lauren Young And Ejay Falcon In The Korean Drama 'Where Stars Land'". Cosmopolitan Philippines. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
  12. ^ "Ejay Falcon, Lauren Young Filming KDrama Episode in Korea". CNN Philippines. 18 September 2018. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
  13. ^ Marajas, Catherine (10 October 2018). "Lauren Young, Ejay Falcon Appear in K-Drama 'Where Stars Land'". Manila Bulletin. Retrieved 12 October 2018.

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