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Nationality  Filipino-Australian
Role  Actress
Name  Janette McBride
Years active  1996–2007
Occupation  Actress

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Full Name  Janette Heather McBride
Born  6 November 1983 (age 32) (1983-11-06) Queensland, Australia
Awards  Young Critics Circle Award for Best Performance by Male or Female, Adult or Child, Individual or Ensemble in Leading or Supporting Role
Similar People  Mo Twister, Shaina Magdayao, Dina Bonnevie, Gloria Romero, John Prats

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Janette Heather McBride, also known as Janet McBride (born 6 November 1983 in Queensland, Australia), is a former Filipino-Australian actress and television host.


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Early life

Born in Queensland, Australia, Janette Heather McBride is the daughter of Leslie and Fe McBride. Her parents were penpals, her mother is from Borongan, Samar and her dad is from Queensland, Australia, and is of Scottish-Irish descent. She has one younger brother and four half-siblings from her mother's previous marriage.


McBride was part of ABS-CBN's Star Circle Batch 8 and appeared in Richard Loves Lucy, Kaybol: Ang Bagong TV and ASAP.

Her breakthrough performance in Philippine cinema came in the year 2000 when she was cast in Laurice Guillen's award-winning and critically acclaimed film Tanging Yaman—which won her a New Movie Actress of the Year award in the PMPC Star Awards in 2001. The same year, she starred in Star Drama Theater Presents: Rave with Marvin Agustin, whom she previously worked with in the film Tanging Yaman.

McBride was one the hosts of ABS-CBN's Talk TV, which replaced Today with Kris Aquino in 2001.

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In 2006, McBride returned to the Philippines and appeared in Makita Ka Lang Muli.

Personal life

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McBride was previously in an 8-year on and off relationship with Mo Twister. McBride's then blossoming entertainment career was cut short when the couple moved to the United States in the early 2000s; where McBride work odd jobs—as a call center agent, a photographer, and in customer care.

In September 2013, McBride married Bens Omaga, whom she met in a church retreat in 2011.

McBride is close friends with her Talk TV co-hosts Julius Babao, Christine Bersola-Babao and Ryan Agoncillo. Babao was a wedding sponsor in McBride's wedding while McBride was part of the wedding entourage of the Babaos' wedding in 2003.

McBride is a member of the Victory Christian Fellowship.


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