Shaina Magdayao

Magdayao and Piolo Pascual attend the closing ceremony during the 68th Film Festival Berlin at Berlinale Palast on February 24, 2018, in Berlin, Germany. Denis Makarenko/

Birth Name: Shaina García Magdayao

Place of Birth: Quezon City, Philippines

Date of Birth: 6 November, 1989

Ethnicity: Filipino [Cebuano], Spanish, some Scottish and English

Shaina Magdayao is a Filipino actress, dancer, singer, and model. She started her career as a child, and has appeared in the films Four Sisters and a Wedding, Villa Estrella, On the Job, and Tagpuan. She has worked for Star Magic and ABS-CBN, and is also known for her charity works. She is also known as Shin, Ina, Shai, Maggie, and Shadam, and the “Empress of Drama” and “Queen of Afternoon Drama.”

Shaina is the daughter of Deanne and Enrique Magdayao. She is the younger sister of actress, singer, entrepreneur and model Vina Morales. Her nephew is archer and actor Luis Gabriel Moreno.

Shaina’s great-grandfather, Orval Hughes, was an American soldier, who was an abaca plantation owner in Davao.

Sources: Biography of Shaina Magdayao –

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2 Responses

  1. MichaelWHat says:

    @Follers what do you mean her ethnicity is American? Indigineneous American?

  2. Alex says:

    American? How was this confirmed?

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