- James Reid is not only a versatile actor but a musician by heart
- He knows how to play the guitar and the piano by age 12
- Obviously, he can sing
James Reid is one of the heartthrobs that send many young girls swooning at the mere sight of him. Unbeknownst to many though, James has another passion, and it’s something that will make girls, and of course, Nadine Lustre, love him more.
Before entering showbiz, James already showed an inclination towards music. This love for the arts must have also been one of the reasons why he is a very effective actor.
Most people know James to be very good on TV and in films. But only a few people know James The Singer.
Yes, James Reid falls into the category of “double treat” stars, who aren’t only good at crying, making a face, or showing intense emotions on screen that grab the attention of the audience, but they also have other talents.
James has a good voice that allows him to belt out a few notes here and there. He is also very good with instruments, considering that he learned how to play both the guitar and the piano when he was only 12-years-old.
Some people may be aware of this but James’ singing career took off in one event that was held in Taguig City, particularly at the well-known hangout of many popular names - The Brewery at The Palace.
In the said event, James was made as one of the ambassadors of Manulife. He joined "Be Careful with My Heart" alum Richard Yap and the Pop Princess Sarah Geronimo. The event #StartYourStory was a financial literacy program geared to help individuals become more educated when it comes to handling their finances.
So even before he became the grand winner of Pinoy Big Brother Teen Edition in 2010, he was already a certified music lover.
You might be surprised, but James humble musical beginnings started with those old phones where you can personalize the ringtones.
“I realized that I can make music when I was young. I would make my own ring tones using my phone," James Reid said. Those old phones began his journey in singing.
From then on, he simply didn’t stop creating his own brand of music.