Nadine Alexis Paguia Lustre (born October 31, 1993) is a Filipina actress, singer, and music video director. She is a former member of the all-female group Pop Girls. She appeared as Georgina Evangelista in the television remake of the 1984 film Bagets. She rose to fame after playing the lead role of Eya Rodriguez in the film adaptation of the popular wattpad novel Diary ng Panget (2014).
She is also known for her role as Leah Olivar in the popular television series On the Wings of Love (2015). Her other television appearances include another lead role in the romantic comedy Till I Met You (2016) and as a host of the noontime show It's Showtime.
In 2018, her performance as Joanne Candelaria in the romantic drama film Never Not Love You received critical acclaim and garnered her several awards such as the Young Critics Circle Best Performer award, the FAMAS Award for Best Actress, and the Gawad Urian for Best Actress.
Lustre was born on October 31, 1993 in Quezon City, Philippines. She is the eldest of four children to Myraquel Paguia-Lustre and Ulysses Lustre, a mechanical engineer.
She attended Diliman Preparatory School and took Communication Arts Major in Films at Colegio de San Lorenzo in Congressional Avenue, Quezon City.
Lustre, at the age of 12, started as a TV host in RPN's (then a government-sequestered network, now privatized by the late Antonio Cabangon Chua as CNN Philippines) children oriented show entitled Storyland. She was also featured a child host to Disney Channel Asia. After signing with Viva Entertainment, she became one of the members of the cast in TV5's youth-oriented program Bagets and appeared in several GMA Network shows, including performances in SOP Rules. Lustre also appeared in the film Petrang Kabayo with Vice Ganda and starred in P. S. I Love You, drama series in TV5.
Lustre was one of the original members of girl group, Pop Girls which was launched by Viva Entertainment in 2009. Also in the group with Lustre are twins Lailah and Mariam Bustria, Diana Pama Aller, Rose Ginkel, and Shy Carlos. She eventually left the group to start a solo music career.
Solo Music Career
In 2014, Lustre released her self-titled EP under Viva Records. It had hit singles such as Para-paraan, Paligoy-ligoy, No Erase, Bahala Na, and Hanap-hanap; the last three songs mentioned she collaborated with James Reid, who later on became Lustre's onscreen and real life partner couple.
In 2015, her song Me and You, from her self-titled album, was given the Titanium Award by SBS PopAsia, which is a popular Australian music show that broadcasts Asian pop hits on digital radio, online and on mobile devices such as music videos of K-pop idols in South Korea. Lustre is among other famous artists like K-pop groups Super Junior, U-KISS and EXO who had songs that achieved Titanium status.
Lustre and Callalily vocalist Kean Cipriano interpreted the song written by Mark Villar (not the Las Piñas Congressman) entitled Sa Ibang Mundo for the 2015 PhilPop songwriting competition. They earned the People's Choice Award and the song was the second runner-up during the 2015 PhilPop's finals night held on July 25, 2015 at the Meralco Theater.
Also in 2015, Lustre collaborated with Yassi Pressman's song, Hush, where Lustre showed off her rap skills. Lustre and partner James Reid also released their own version of the song "On The Wings of Love" for their teleserye with the same name.
In the 2016 Philippines Myx Music Awards, Lustre won Favorite Song and Favorite Music Video for her song "Me and You". She also won Favorite Artist and Favorite Female Artist. Lustre also bagged the Favorite Collaboration award for her song "Hanap-Hanap" with Reid.
Lustre and Reid in 2016 also released their own version of the song "This Time" under Viva Records which was used for their movie with the same name.
In 2017, Lustre collaborated with Bret Jackson in a song called Nowhere I Wouldn't Go, which was included in the latter's album.
In January 2018, Lustre released her first single under Careless Music Manila, an independent music label started by James Reid. The song is called St4y Up. Lustre worked with Reid and music producer CRWN for the song's production. In the same month, she released a music video directed by Petersen Vargas for the single. In March, Lustre and Reid released a cover of Sugarfree's Prom as part of the official soundtrack of the romance movie Never Not Love You, which they also star in.
In October 2018, Lustre released three songs under the Careless Mixtape, which consists of songs from various artists of the record label Careless Music Manila. The songs are I Like It, which Lustre herself wrote, Summer and Nobody, which are duets with James Reid and Sofia Romualdez, respectively.
2011-2014: Career Beginnings and Breakthrough Role
Lustre started her career in film by playing bit roles in several projects produced by Viva Films such as Petrang Kabayo, Who's That Girl?, and When the Love is Gone. Her breakthrough role came in 2014 when she took on the role of Reah "Eya" Rodriguez in Diary ng Panget, a Viva Films produced movie of the best-selling novel of the same name by HaveYouSeenThisGirL. The author was very particular about who played her characters and handpicked Lustre for the role of Eya. Lustre starred together with partner James Reid, Yassi Pressman and Andre Paras. The film was released on April 2, 2014, and earned at least 120 million pesos during its four-week run.
2015-2016: Collaboration with James Reid
With the success of Diary ng Panget and her tandem with Reid, the pair moved on to star in another film adaptation entitled Talk Back and You're Dead, which is based on the best-selling book of the same name by Alesana Marie. The film also featured Joseph Marco and Yassi Pressman. It was released on August 20, 2014 in theaters nationwide.
Lustre's third film opposite of Reid was released on May 13, 2015. She played Rebecca del Mundo in Para sa Hopeless Romantic, a film adaptation of the best-selling novel with the same name written by Marcelo Santos III.
She also had a special role in the horror film Chain Mail as Anne Nuñez by Viva Films, which premiered on August 22, 2015.
In December 2015, Lustre alongside her partner Reid starred in an action comedy drama movie with Vice Ganda and Coco Martin in Beauty and the Bestie for the 2015 Metro Manila Film Festival directed by Wenn V. Deramas. As of January 25, 2016, the movie earned 526 million pesos in local and domestic screenings making it the current highest-grossing Filipino film of all time.
Lustre and Reid released their 4th JaDine movie called This Time in May 2016 which earned 15 million pesos on its opening day.
2018-Present: Critical Acclaim and Subsequent Projects
In 2018, Lustre and Reid made a comeback to the big screen with Never Not Love You, which was directed by Antoinette Jadaone. Her performance in the film earned her major awards from three of the most prestigious award-giving bodies in the Philippines, namely, the Young Critics' Circle, Gawad Urian, and FAMAS.
In 2019, she starred in her first major film project without longtime onscreen partner James Reid. It was in a film called Ulan, which was directed by Irene Villamor. The film incorporated elements of magic realism in its plot. She starred in the fillm opposite Carlo Aquino.
She then starred in the dance musical film Indak, opposite Sam Concepcion.
On August 26, 2014, Lustre and Reid signed a two-year exclusive contract with ABS-CBN at an event attended by some of the prominent figures of the station. The contract signed Lustre and Reid as ABS-CBN's new loveteam. Any music, films or television shows headlined by them will be released under ABS-CBN and Viva Films.
Their television project with ABS-CBN was Wansapanataym's month-long special entitled My App Boyfie in October 2014, where Lustre portrayed the lead female role Anika Andres.
Lustre and Reid moved on to their MMK debut for its Valentine's Day episode, titled Signs of Love, where the actress played the role of Carmina Joven.
On VIVA Channel, Lustre and on-screen and real life partner James Reid star in their own show called #JaDine where every project given to them from endorsement, commercial, TV, and film shoots are documented and shown every 7 p.m. (PHT) on Wednesdays.
Lustre's breakthrough and most prominent role to date is Leah Olivar on the ABS-CBN Primetime Bida series On The Wings Of Love, which she starred alongside Reid as her leading man. The teleserye was originally supposed to run for 10 weeks but was extended for another three months. The show ended on February 26, 2016, with a live finale viewing in Ynares Sports Complex, Antipolo City. The teleserye made Nadine Lustre and her partner James Reid household names in Philippine showbusiness.
A 4-episode TV special dubbed "JaDine Flying High on Love" also aired in ABS-CBN showing the travels of Lustre and Reid in Doha, Dubai, Paris, London, Milan, Rome, Verona, and Vatican City.
In 2016, Lustre and Reid starred on their 2nd teleserye, on the ABS-CBN Primetime Bida series entitled Till I Met You.
Concerts and World Tours
On February 20, 2016, Lustre and her on-screen and real life partner, James Reid had their first major concert titled "JaDine In Love" at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Within seven hours after the concert announcement, there was already a total of 9 million pesos in ticket revenues. It was announced during the presscon that tickets for general admission is sold out, and SRO (Standing Room Only) tickets were made available for purchase by producers due to high demand.
JaDine in Love was produced by Viva Concerts and ABS-CBN's entertainment unit Dreamscape. Performing in front of a sold-out crowd, the two were joined by guest performers Yassi Pressman, Myrtle Sarrosa, Elmo Magalona, Vice Ganda, Erik Santos, and Kyla. Other notable guests were their co-actors in their hit primetime teleserye, On The Wings Of Love. Due to the clamor of JaDine fans overseas, Lustre and Reid held a Jadine in Love World Tour last March 2016. They brought their modified Araneta Concert in Doha, Dubai, London, and Milan with new special guests such as Yeng Constantino, Jay R, and Tart Carlos. On May 12, 2016, Lustre and Reid flew to North America to start their second world tour called "JaDine High on Love" in the United States and Canada.
On February 9, 2018, Lustre and Reid had their second major concert entitled Revolution: a JaDine Concert at Araneta Coliseum.
In 2017, Lustre co-directed the music video of James Reid's The Life with film director Petersen Vargas. The music video was released on December 2017. It won the Music Video of the Year award at the 2017 Myx Music Awards. Lustre's follow up project as a music video director came in January 2019 for her duet with Reid entitled Summer. She shares directing credit for the video with Chino Villagracia of The Visual Club.
Make up Collaboration with BYS: Lustrous
In April 2018, Lustre launched her first ever make-up collection called Lustrous in collaboration with the international Australian brand, BYS. Lustre is the first ever Filipina celebrity to collaborate with the international brand. In a private launch held on March 23, she mentioned that she shares the same advocacy with BYS which stands for "be your self" and said that "It's nice to be able to work with a brand who inspires all the girls to be themselves." The event was hosted in Flossom Kitchen and Cafe by one of her closest friends Kiana Valenciano, daughter of singer-songwriter, musician and actor Gary Valenciano.
The make-up line consists of a contour & highlight kit, lip & cheek tints in the shade Raw and Vermillion, eye shadow palettes in the shades Luna and Calypso, eyeliners in the shades Turquoise, Moonstone and Sapphire, mascaras in the shades Void and Lazuli and an eyebrow pencil & eyebrow gel in the shade Natural Brown. Each item is contained in a gold packaging and comes with different glittery, red and brownish shades. The make-up line also offers a gift box that contains one shade of each item and is placed in a pink box with a tropical design. Lustrous is available in selected SM Beauty and Watsons stores nationwide. Customers can also pre-order through their Instagram page lustrousph.
Perfume Line: Luster
In December 2018, Lustre released her signature fragrance called Luster.
Swimsuit Line with H&M
In February 2019, Lustre became the first Filipino ambassador of fast fashion giant H&M. On March 14 of the same year, her swimwear line collaboration with the brand was released. A second wave of Lustre's special swimwear line was released the following month.
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang
In September 2019, Lustre became the ambassador of LIGA2: KONTRABIDA, a Mobile Legends: Bang Bang event hosted at SM MOA Music Hall.
Although not known primarily as an activist, Lustre has been outspoken about issues and advocacies she cares deeply about, such as her advoacy for mental health awareness, her support for the environmental activist group Greenpeace, her call for women's independence, and the need for the government to address the 2020 COVID-19 crisis with "help, compassion and transparency, not threats and lies."
(as part of Careless Music Artists)
(as part of Pop Girls)
|Diary ng Panget||
|Never Not Love You||
As lead artist
(with James Reid)
|2014||Diary ng Panget|
(featuring James Reid)
|Nadine Lustre and Talk Back and You're Dead|
|"Mr. Antipatiko"||Nadine Lustre|
(with James Reid)
|2015||Reid Alert and Para Sa Hopeless Romantic|
|"Me & You"||Nadine Lustre|
|"Sa Ibang Mundo"
(with Kian Cipriano)
|"On The Wings of Love"
(with James Reid)
|On The Wings of Love|
(with James Reid)
|"Till I Met You"
(with James Reid)
|Till I Met You|
|"St4y Up"||2018||Non-album single|
(with James Reid)
|Never Not Love You|
(with James Reid)
(with Sam Concepcion and Nicole Omillo)
(with Ruby Ibarra)
As featured artist
(Yassi Pressman featuring Nadine Lustre)
|"Nowhere I Wouldn't Go"||2017||Island City Poems|
(featuring Nadine Lustre, Curtismith, & Massiah)
|"Thank You for the Love"
(with James Reid, Daniel Padilla, Kathryn Bernardo, Liza Soberano, Enrique Gil, Bamboo and Elha Nympha)
(with Mark Bautista, James Reid, Yassi Pressman, Donnalyn Bartolome, Thyro Alfaro, Yumi Lacsamana, Shehyee and Rico Blanco)
(as part of Team Anne, Nadine and Ryan)
Awards and Nominations
|2016||66th FAMAS Awards||Best Actress||Para sa Hopeless Romantic||Nominated|
|2019||Guild of Educators, Mentors, and Students Hiyas Ng Sining Awards||Best Actress||Never Not Love You||Nominated|
|Young Critics Circle||Best Performance||Never Not Love You||Won|
|67th FAMAS Awards||Outstanding Performance of an Actress in a Leading Role||Never Not Love You||Won|
|42nd Gawad Urian||Best Actress||Never Not Love You||Won|
|35th PMPC Star Awards for Movies||Movie Actress of the Year||Never Not Love You||Nominated|
|3rd EDDYS Awards||Best Actress||Never Not Love You||Nominated|
|Asian Academy Creative Awards||Best Actress in a Leading Role (Regional Winner for the Philippines)||Ulan||Won|
|Best Actress in a Leading Role||Ulan||Nominated|
|2017||Gawad Bedista Awards||Actress of the Year (TV)||Till I Met You||Won|
|2019||Trinity University of Asia Platinum Stallion Media Awards||Best TV Female Personality||Won|
|2015||Myx Music Awards 2015||Favorite Mellow Video||Bahala Na||Nominated|
|Favorite Media Soundtrack||No Erase||Won|
|Favorite Song||No Erase||Nominated|
|Favorite New Artist||Herself||Nominated|
|SBS PopAsia||Titanium Award||Me and You||Won|
|MOR Pinoy Music Awards 2015||Best Collaboration||No Erase (with James Reid)||Won|
|Philippine Popular Music Festival (PhilPop)||People's Choice Award||Sa Ibang Mundo (with Kean Cipriano)||Won|
|2nd Runner Up||Sa Ibang Mundo||Won|
|MTV Europe Music Awards||Best Southeast Asian Act||Herself||Nominated|
|2016||Myx Music Awards 2016||Favorite Music Video||Me and You||Won|
|Favorite Female Artist||Herself||Won|
|Favorite Collaboration||Hanap-hanap (with James Reid)||Won|
|Special Award: Best Music Video||Me and You||Nominated|
|2017||Myx Music Awards 2017||Favorite Female Artist||Herself||Won|
|Favorite Media Soundtrack||This Time (with James Reid)||Won|
|2019||Myx Music Awards 2019||Music Video of the Year||St4y Up||Won|
|Female Artist of the Year||Herself||Won|
|Artist of the Year||Herself||Won|
|2014||40th Metro Manila Film Fest Awards Night||Face of the Night||Herself||Won|
|2014 PMPC Star Awards for TV||Female Star of the Night||Herself||Won|
|2015||46th GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards||Most Popular Loveteam in Movies and TV||Herself (with James Reid)||Won|
|Female Face of the Night||Herself||Won|
|FAMAS Awards||German Moreno Youth Achievement Award||Herself||Won|
|2016||47th GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards||Princess of Philippine Television||On the Wings of Love||Won|
|2017||Gawad Bedista Awards||Most Popular Loveteam||Herself (with James Reid)||Won|
|48th GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards||Princess of Philippine Television||Till I Met You||Won|
|2019||50th GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards||Most Popular Loveteam for Movies||Never Not Love You||Won|
|2014||ASAP Pop Viewer's Choice Awards||Pop Female Cutie||Herself||Won|
|Pop Loveteam||Herself (with James Reid)||Nominated|
|Pop Screen Kiss||Herself (with James Reid for Talk Back and You're Dead)||Nominated|
|Pop Fans Club||Herself (with James Reid)||Nominated|
|Pop Soundtrack Album||Diary Ng Pangit||Nominated|
|2015||Yes Magazine||100 Most Beautiful Stars 2015||Herself||Included|
|FHM Philippines||100 Sexiest Women in the Philippines||Herself||Rank 49|
|2016||ASAP Pop Teen Choice Awards||Pop Teen Love Team||Herself (with James Reid)||Won|
|Pop Fans Club||Nominated|
|Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Awards||KCA Favorite Pinoy Star||Herself||Won|
|FHM Philippines||100 Sexiest Women in the Philippines||Herself||Rank 3|
|Yes Magazine||100 Most Beautiful Stars 2016||Herself||Included|
|Golden Laurel: Lycean Choice Media Awards||Most Popular Loveteam||JaDine||Won|
|2017||FHM Philippines||100 Sexiest Women in the Philippines||Herself||Rank 1|
|2019||Inside Showbiz Awards||Favorite Movie Actress||Never Not Love You||Won|