Shaina Magdayao

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Shaina Magdayao
Shaina Magdayao at the Star Magic Tour, April 2011.jpg
Magdayao at an event, 2011
Shaina García Magdayao

Other namesShin, Ina, Shai, Maggie, Shadam
OccupationActress, Dancer, Host, Model
Years active1992–present
AgentStar Magic
Height5 ft 6 in (168 cm) [1]
RelativesVina Morales (sister) Luis Gabriel Moreno (Nephew)

Shaina Garcia Magdayao is a Filipino actress, dancer, singer and model. She is currently under ABS-CBN Management and a member of Star Magic. Known as ABS-CBN's Kapamilya Gold Queen for her successful starring roles that have aired on Kapamilya Gold afternoon block.


Shaina Magdayao began her acting career when she was cast in the Philippine drama series Lyra, playing the lead character. She later joined Kaybol before starring in ABS-CBN's afternoon drama series Marinella, playing the role of Rina. In 2000, when Magdayao was 11 years old, she released a self-titled debut album with Star Records. The carrier single was "Sayaw Sweet Lullabye".

Magdayao also starred in Laurice Guillen's 2003 film Tanging Yaman, where she won a Best Child Actress award from the Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences Awards.[2] She received an award for her role in Ang Tanging Ina. Other awards under Magdayao's belt include the Best Child Performer award from the Parangal ng Bayan in 1999, and Best New TV Personality in the 1999 Star Awards.

In 2005, she was included in the cast of the Philippine primetime drama series Ikaw Ang Lahat Sa Akin along with ABS CBN's brightest stars such as Claudine Barretto, Diether Ocampo, Angelika dela Cruz, Bea Alonzo and John Lloyd Cruz. She was also one of the lead casts of Erik Matti's television series, Rounin, under Chito Rono's direction, via ABS-CBN in 2006.

She is part of the regular cast at ABS-CBN's Sunday afternoon show, ASAP. She starred in Kambal sa Uma, an afternoon drama series on ABS-CBN.

Magdayao at ASAP in 2006

In 2010, she starred in her very first solo lead role in the afternoon soap opera Alyna. The show was very successful that Magdayao was given the title ABS-CBN’s ‘Kapamilya Gold’ Queen. 2012 proved to be Magdayao's most dramatic year, career-wise.[3]

Magdayao starred in the OFW-themed series Kung Ako'y Iiwan Mo with Jake Cuenca.[4] In 2013, she was added to the main cast of Juan dela Cruz.

In 2015, she was paired to Gerald Anderson on the New York Festival-nominated family television series about angels Nathaniel.[5] She headlined Cinema One's first breakthrough series about millennials "Single/Single" as Joee.[6]

In 2016, she was Billie Pono, the female lead of Quantum Films' "My CandiDate" with Derek Ramsay.[7] She joined Book 2 of The Story of Us as Lucia Cristobal.[8] She rehashed her role as Joee on the second season of Single/Single.[9]

Shaina stars along side with the daytime drama queen Julia Montes in Asintado, where the portray the Ramirez Siblings.



Year Title Role(s) Network
2018 Asintado Samantha Del Mundo / Katrina Ramirez ABS-CBN
2017 The Better Half Camille Villalobos
2016 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Pictures - Courageous Catie Feliz Lucas
The Story of Us Lucia Cristobal
Single/Single (season 2) Joee Cinema One
2015 Single/Single (season 1) Joee
Nathaniel Rachel Mercado-Laxamana ABS-CBN
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Email Bea
2014 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Jeep Berna
Ipaglaban Mo: Ako Ang Biktima Shirley
2013 Juan Dela Cruz Prinsesa Mirathea "Mira"
2012 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Marriage Contract Enez
Kung Ako'y Iiwan Mo Sarah Trinidad
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Sumpak Joyce
2011 100 Days to Heaven teenage Madam Anna
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Tsinelas Christie
2010-2011 Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Alyna Alyna Natividad
2010 Rubi Maribel Dela Fuente
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Ketchup Rox
2009-2010 May Bukas Pa Lea
2009 Jim Fernandez's Kambal sa Uma Vira Mae Ocampo / Marie Perea
2008-2009 Komiks Presents: Dragonna Rona / Olive
2008 Your Song: Million Miles Away Lizzie Valderrama
Lobo Gabrielle "Gabby" Dizon
2007 Your Song: Just A Smile Away Joanna Catapang
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Telebisyon Onay
Your Song: Break It To Me Gently Maya
Rounin Selene
Love Spell: Shoes Ko Po, Shoes Ko 'Day! Joanne
2006-2008 Star Magic Presents: Abt Ur Luv Neri Larazaga
2006 Star Magic Presents: My Friend, My Love, My Destiny Yeng
Love Spell: Charm & Crystal Charm
Your Song: Cuida Pam Su
Komiks: Bampy Herself
Komiks Presents: Agua Bendita Agua Cristi / Bendita Cristi
2005 Ikaw ang Lahat sa Akin Hazel Gerochi-Fontanilla
2004-2006 ASAP Fanatic Herself/Performer
2004–present ASAP Herself/Performer
2003-2005 Ang Tanging Ina Severina "Seven" Macaspac
2003-2005 Bida si Mister, Bida si Misis Shaina
2002 K2BU Violeta "Bullet" Garcia
2002-2003 Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay Guinivere "Gwenn" Martinez
2001 Ang TV 2 Herself/Co-host
Sa Dulo Ng Walang Hanggan young Carmela Estocapio
1999-2001 Marinella Rina
1997-1999 Mula sa Puso Jennifer Matias
1996 Kaybol, Ang Bagong TV Herself
1996-1997 Lyra Lyra Monteverde GMA Network


Year Title Role Film Outfit
2016 Dukot Cathy Sandoval Ten17P and Star Cinema
My CandiDate Billie Pono Quantum Films
2013 Pagpag: Siyam na Buhay Lucy Regal Films and Star Cinema
Four Sisters and a Wedding Gabriella Sophia "Gabbie" Salazar Star Cinema
On The Job Nicky Coronel Reality Entertainment and Star Cinema
2010 Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last na 'To!) Severina "Seven" Montecillo Star Cinema
Shake, Rattle & Roll 12 Ara Federico Regal Films
Sa 'yo Lamang Karen Star Cinema
2009 Villa Estrella Anna
2008 Ang Tanging Ina N'yong Lahat Severina "Seven" Montecillo
2007 Bahay Kubo: A Pinoy Mano Po! Rose Regal Films
Katas Ng Saudi Cathy Maverick Films
Happy Hearts Kristine Regal Films
2003 Ang Tanging Ina Severina "Seven" Montecillo Star Cinema
2002 Ang Agimat: Anting-anting ni Lolo Imus Productions
Mga Batang Lansangan Ngayon Sharmaine Manhattan Asia Films, Inc.
2000 Tanging Yaman Carina Star Cinema
1999 Wansapanataym Anna
Hinahanap-Hanap Kita Niña Regal Films
1998 Hiling Abigail Star Cinema
Pagdating ng Panahon Garibaldi International, Kaizz Ventures & Star Cinema
1995 Campus Girls Bunny Viva Films


Shaina is a familiar face in advertisements. She started off as a baby model for various baby products. As a child, she was a model for Garfield, a children’s clothing company. She was in a slew of television commercials for Magnolia Chocolait, Lemon Squares Products and Goldilocks.

She was also one of the youngest models ever for Ben Chan’s clothing company Bench, moving up the ranks from modelling Bench products for children, to her current HerBench endorsements. She used to be one of the faces of Bench Skin before she transferred to The Aivee Clinic in 2015.

Shaina has also endorsed/is currently endorsing Johnson & Johnson Face Powder, Lactacyd Confidence, Skechers, Cose Teen Bags and Colgate Toothpaste.

Charity Work[edit]

Shaina Magdayao works with diverse NGO's and orphanages such as Hospicio de San Jose and St. Luke Reach Out Foundation. In 2014, using her own funds and donations from her friends in and out of the show-business, she went to remote Typhoon Yolanda-stricken towns and brought relief goods to those who were affected. On her recent trip to Italy in 2015, she stayed in a convent at San Giovanni Rotondo and served children with terminal illnesses.[10]

In 2013, Magdayao joined the PETA campaign, Free Mali. Mali is the only captive elephant in the Philippines; residing at Manila Zoo where she is alone, in a tiny enclosure and in need of adequate care. The campaign focus is to have her moved from the zoo to Boon Lott's Elephant Sanctuary.[11]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Awards and Nomination
Year Award Giving Body Category Nominated Work Results
1996 10th PMPC Star Awards for TV Best New Female TV Personality Lyra Won
2000 FAMAS Awards Best Child Actress Wansapanatym Nominated
2000 2000 Young Critics Circle Awards Best Performance (shared with the cast) Tanging Yaman Won
2001 Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Scholarship Foundation Most Popular Child Actress Won
2001 FAMAS Awards Best Child Actress Won
2008 10th Gawad PASADO Awards PinakaPASADOng Kabataan with (Sam Concepcion) N/A Won
2008 22nd PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Single Performance by an Actress Maalaala Mo Kaya: Telebisyon Nominated
2011 59th FAMAS Awards Best Supporting Actress Sa 'yo Lamang Nominated
2013 39th Metro Manila Film Festival Pagpag: Siyam na Buhay Nominated
2014 16th Gawad PASADO Awards PinakaPASASOng Katuwang na Aktres (shared with (Angel Locsin, Bea Alonzo and Toni Gonzaga) Four Sisters and a Wedding Won
2015 29th PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Drama Actress Nathaniel Nominated
2017 35th Luna Awards Best Supporting Actress Dukot Nominated


  1. ^ "Shaina Magdayao". 2019.
  2. ^ ABS-CBN Corp. "Television". Retrieved 2016-12-03.
  3. ^ "Star Magic artists aim for higher heights | Entertainment, News, The Philippine Star". 2013-01-06. Retrieved 2016-12-03.
  4. ^ Staff (2012-08-03). "SHAINA: I DESERVE A BETTER MAN". Retrieved 2016-12-03.
  5. ^ "Ilustrado, Nathaniel among New York Festivals nominees". Retrieved 2016-12-03.
  6. ^ Staff (2015-08-13). "Shaina And Matteo To Star In Cinema One's First Breakthrough Series". Retrieved 2016-12-03.
  7. ^ Staff (2016-05-16). "Quark Henares' new political romcom is a satisfying comeback". CNN Philippines. Retrieved 2016-12-03.
  8. ^ Staff (2016-05-25). "Shaina joins cast of 'The Story of Us'". Retrieved 2016-12-03.
  9. ^ Gurion, Khaila (2016-04-22). "STAR's Single/Single launches 2nd season". Retrieved 2016-12-03.
  10. ^ "Shaina Magdayao gets teased about entering the convent | - Entertainment - Home of Kapuso shows and stars - Articles". 2015-02-03. Retrieved 2016-12-03.
  11. ^ "Celebrities call for Mali's transfer". 2013-05-28. Retrieved 2016-12-03.

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