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Nadine Burgos Eidloth-Chua is a Filipina model and actress who goes by the stage name Nadine Samonte. She began her career in the world of beauty and entertainment when she was in her teens, and she was able to strike a decent balance between small screen, big screen, and advertisements. Her participation in the first season of the Philippine reality talent competition ‘StarStruck,’ which was created and telecast on the ‘GMA Network,’ garnered her attention. Despite the fact that ‘StarStruck’ was her first TV series, Nadine was no stranger to the camera, having already worked on countless TV commercials and print campaigns. She went on to star in a number of other TV shows, including ‘Ikaw sa Puso Ko,’ ‘My Guardian Abby,’ and ‘Sine Novela: Kung Mahawi Man Ang Ulap,’ among others. She has demonstrated her acting prowess and versatility in a number of television programs, including ‘Mars Ravelo’s Darna,’ Carlo J. Caparas’ Bakekang,’ MariMar,’ and ‘Sa Ngalan ng Ina.’ While gaining a name for herself on television, she also appeared in films like ‘Forever My Love,’ ‘Hari ng Sablay,’ and ‘Say That You Love Me.’ This stunning diva also holds a Taekwondo blue belt.

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Childhood and Adolescence

She was one of three children born to a German father, Frank Eidloth, and a Filipina mother, Edjenta Burgos, on March 2, 1988, in Rosenheim, West Germany. Her father worked for a food company in the Philippines, while her mother owned a beauty salon in Laguna’s Sta. Rosa.

Nicole is her sister, while Edmund is her brother. Little is known about her childhood save that she and her sister Nicole were sent back to the Philippines by their father when Nadine was four years old so that the girls might grow up in a humble environment rather than inheriting a haughty German mentality, according to their father.

She began studying martial arts at the age of nine and now possesses a blue belt in Taekwondo. She’s had a knee condition since she was a child, which prevents her from doing any intense activity, including stair climbing.

The Career of Nadine

As a commercial model, she joined the world of fashion, glamour, and entertainment. Nadine had already appeared in print advertisements and television commercials before breaking into the mainstream acting field. Palmolive Soap, Libresse, and Nestle Ice-Cream were among her first advertisements.

She made her broadcast debut on the Philippine reality talent show ‘StarStruck.’ The ‘GMA Network’ series, which premiered on October 27, 2003, quickly became one of the most popular reality shows on Philippine television.

In the inaugural season of ‘StarStruck,’ Nadine was chosen as one of the contestants. She made it to the season’s final six avengers before being eliminated. Her popularity grew as a result of the show, and she received further television opportunities.

She continued to perform in the Philippine musical variety show ‘SOP Gigsters’ in 2004. In the third season of the youth-oriented romantic Philippine series ‘Love to Love,’ she played Natalia / Mutya in ‘Kissing Beauty,’ which aired on the ‘GMA Network.’

Nadine’s first main role in a TV series was in the romance drama ‘Ikaw Sa Puso Ko,’ which aired on the ‘GMA Network’ from March 1 to October 1, 2004. She played Sofia, the primary female character.

From October 18, 2004 until January 28, 2005, Leya reprised her lead role in the fantasy drama series ‘Leya, Ang Pinakamagandang Babae Sa Ilalim Ng Lupa,’ which aired on the ‘GMA Network.’

In 2004, she received the Most Promising Female Artist award from the Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Scholarship Foundation.

Meanwhile, she branched out into film, starring as Tina in the teen romance comedy ‘Killing… Pintig… Yang…,’ Pammy in the romantic horror drama ‘Forever My Love,’ and Tanya in the comedy-fantasy action picture ‘Enteng Kabisote: Okay Ka Fairy, The Legend.’

In the drama fantasy action TV series ‘Mars Ravelo’s Darna,’ this versatile Filipino actress got the role of primary antagonist Ava / The Other Body of Valentina in 2005.

Over the years, this skilled actress has proven her worth by portraying both lead and antagonist roles in a number of programs with aplomb.

Pink Angel Abby in ‘My Guardian Abby’ (2005), Catherine Clemente in ‘Sine Novela: Kung Mahawi Man Ang Ulap’ (2007), Elsa Paruel-Abrigo in ‘Sine Novela: Maging Akin Ka Lamang’ (2008), and New Lorna Yadao-Domingo / Danica Mangahas in ‘Sine Novela: Tinik Sa Dibdib’ (2010) are some of the leading parts (2009).

Lorraine Arevalo in ‘Carlo J. Caparas’ Bakekang’ (2006-07), Innocencia Arcega-Del Castillo in ‘MariMar’ (2007-08), Hannah Villanueva in ‘Ako si Kim Samsoon’ (2008), Celine Lopez in ‘Carlo J. Caparas’ Gagambino’ (2008-09), Roma in ‘Mars Ravelo’s Darna’ (2009-10

She also played Angel Rodriguez and Charlene Villacorta in the films ‘Bantatay’ (2010) and ‘Second Chances’ (2015) as guest antagonists.

In 2012, she co-hosted the noontime game program ‘Game ‘N Go,’ which appeared in the docudrama ‘Tunay Na Buhay,’ and in the talk show ‘The Ryzza Mae Show,’ and in 2016, she participated in the humor game show ‘Celebrity Bluff.’

‘Happily Ever After’ (2005), ‘Hari ng Sablay’ (2005), ‘Isusumbong Kita sa Kuya Ko’ (2006), and ‘Pitong Dalagita’ (2006) were among Nadine’s other big screen films.

Nadine, who is currently a freelance actress, stated in October 2014 that she is willing to work for any network.

Palmolive Cream Conditioner, Active White, Nestle Ice Cream, YSA Skin Care, Aspen Notebooks, Gibi Shoes, SMART Communications, Enchanted Kingdom, and Jag Jeans are just a few of the products she has endorsed in her showbiz career.

Personal History and Legacy

On October 30, 2013, she married businessman Richard Chua, and they had a daughter, Heather Sloane, who was born on August 27, 2016.

Estimated Net worth

Nadine Samonte is a well-known model who goes by the name Nadine Burgos Eidloth-Chua. She’s well-known, with a net worth of $12 million.