- Janette McBride was part of ABS-CBN's Star Circle Batch 8
- She was also part of the award-winning and critically acclaimed film Tanging Yaman
- In 2013 she got married to partner Bens Omaga
Who can forget the beautiful face of Janette Heather McBride who played the role of Madeleine in Tanging Yaman?
Directed by Laurice Guillen, the said film received many awards, including New Movie Actress of the Year for Janette in the PMPC Star Awards in 2001.
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Janette with actress-host Dimples Romana
Janette with Ms. Donita Rose
She was very popular during the early 2000's armed with her beauty and talent, she's your next big thing.
Her beauty was even compared to the angelic face of Kristine Hermosa, who is considered as one of the most beautiful face in the showbiz industry.
She also appeared in the sitcom Richard Loves Lucy, Kaybol: Ang Bagong TV and ASAP.
During her fame, she was once linked to Ryan Agoncillo, but her relationship with DJ Mo Twister was the most notable one.
They were together for almost 8 years with an on-and-off relationship.
Her rise to showbiz was put on hold when she decided to leave the country and stay in the United States where she took different kind of jobs: as a call center agent, a photographer, and in customer care.
Janette has a degree in Human Services which she took up in Australia. She is half Filipino and half Australian.
McBride is also close with TV co-hosts Julius Babao, Christine Bersola-Babao and Ryan Agoncillo and is still in touch with them up to now.
Julius Babao was even her "ninong" during her wedding.
During an interview with PUSH, Janette admitted that she miss acting too but she definitely doesn't regret leaving showbiz either.
“I certainly miss acting because it's a very dynamic, creative outlet for me. I miss portraying various characters and interacting with brilliant actors and directors in standout projects. I sometimes still get asked to host and do public speaking events, so that is always fun. However, I haven't really thought about returning and I'm not sure if the opportunities for me would still be present since it's been so long already,” McBride said.
She married her non-showbiz boyfriend Bens Omaga, a graphic designer in September 2013.
They met in 2011 at a singles retreat in their church, she is a member of the Victory Christian Fellowship.
Janette on husband Bens: "Although we didn't talk to each other during the retreat, he was my ‘crush at first sight’. Ang pogi na, mabait pa! He's a wonderful man, an answered prayer. We got married in 2013 after being a couple for one year. I was blessed to have my friends and family fly in from Australia to witness our wedding,” she shared.
Actress Janette McBride is surely missed by the showbiz industry and thinks that she has one of the most beautiful faces in local showbiz