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Maria Luz Lilet Navarro Jodloman
January 17, 1974
|Alma mater||St. Joseph's College of Quezon City|
|Occupation||Singer, actress, composer, host, commercial model|
|Agent||Cornerstone Talent Management Center (2015–present)|
|GOI Records, Viva Records, Alpha Music, Ivory Records|
Maria Luz "Lilet" Navarro Jodloman-Esteban is a Filipina of Spanish-Hungarian-Jewish descent. Known as The Muse Of OPM (Original Pilipino Music), she is a singer, TV-host, actress, and model.
Her first musical album was entitled Lonely Girl, produced by GOI Records. Lilet's second album, This Song Dedicated To You, was produced by Viva Records. Her third and fourth album, Kahit Minsan Lang and Lilet in Bloom, both under Alpha Records, included revivals of the classic OPM songs "Tulak Ng Bibig, Kabig Ng Dibdib" and "Kaibigan Lang Pala".
Lilet joined That's Entertainment, appeared in movies such as Aso't Pusa, Estudyante Blues, Dear Diary and Pik Pak Boom. After a break to pursue studies in Japan, she released a comeback album with Ivory Music in 2003, under the name Marielle.
She joined A Song Of Praise (ASOP) as a composer and her song, "You Are Lord Of All", won Song of the Month in July 2014, the first one to garner a 99% score in the history of ASOP. She went on to compete in the grand finals on September 23, 2014 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, where the song was performed by Ava Olivia Santos of Freestyle. She was invited as guest performer at the ASOP 2015 grand finals.
In August 4, 2014, Lilet guested on ABS-CBN's The Singing Bee. This started her career in TV series, the first of which was Forevermore, followed by Langit Lupa, and A Love to Last. She has a supporting role in My Special Tatay, aired on GMA Network. This marked her television comeback in her mother studio where she first started and became a popular singer in the 80s to early 90s.
Lilet had a jam session, "A Throwback Night", with ROCKOLA on October 21, 2017, singing hit songs of the 80s.
She was one of the surprise guests in Coke Studio's Homecoming last September 1, 2018 at the World Trade Center, singing a mash-up of their commercial jingle together with Nikki Gil and Abra.
Lilet is currently under Cornerstone Talent Management Center, and one of the endorsers of Marie France Philippines.
She always says in her posts: #WORKISBLESSING.
|2015||Haunted Mansion||Ella's Mother||Regal Entertainment|
|1989||Dear Diary||Pauline Carpio (segment: Dear Killer)||Viva Films|
|1988||Pik Pak Boom||Marie / Doll|
- Lonely Girl (1986)
- This Song Dedicated To You (1987)
- Lilet - Sana Kahit Minsan Lang (1990) / ( Gold Record Award )
- Lilet in Bloom (1992)
- Marielle - Sa Paglisan Mo (2003)