Nadine Samonte is a Filipina commercial model and an actress. Born of a German father and a Filipino mother on March 2, 1988 in Germany, Nadine Samonte was first seen as a contender in the GMA’s first season of Star Struck. She was in the final 6 with the other Star Struck avengers Jennelyn Mercado, Mark Herras, Yasmien Kurdi, Rainier Castillo and Dion Ignacio. After being the last two avengers to be eliminated, she then received a contract to appear in the third season of Love to Love, a GMA tv show and took the role of Sophia in the soap drama afternoon show Ikaw sa Puso Ko. She also appeared in Kissing Beauty and Leya: Ang Pinakamagandang Babae sa Ilalim ng Lupa. She also starred in the afternoon show Now and Forever and also graced Etheria, a television series with her presence. Her other tv shows include SOP Gigsters, Darna, Super Twins, Magic Kamison, Marimar, Sine Novela: Kung Mahawi Man Ang Ulap, Dear Friend: Jasmine’s Story, Suddenly its Magic, SRO Cinemaserye: Suspetsa, Claudine, Endless Love, My Lover, My Wife, Kidlat, Kidlat, game ‘N Go, Rod Santiago’s The Sisters, Valiente, and Carlo J. Caparas’ Gagambino.
Among the films she made were Kiling… Pintig… Yanig…, Forever My Love, Enteng Kabisote: Okay Ka Fairy, The Legend, Happily Ever After, Hari ng Sablay, Say That You Love Me, Pitong Dalagita, OFW, Pitong Dalagita, Ang Exorsismo and Isusumbong Kita sa Kuya Ko. She is the endorser of SMART Communications, Jag jeans, Palmolive Cream conditioner, Bossini jeans, Aspen notebooks, Libresse, YSA Skin care, She sanitary napkin, Clear shampoo, Avon, Gibbi footwear, Juicy Fruit, Enchanted Kingdom, Sunkist, Active White and Nestle ice cream. Not everyone must have known that Nadine is a Taekwondo blue belter. She started training for martial arts when she was 9 years old. She also has a problem with her knee that prevents her from taking the stairs and to perform strenuous activities. This has been a childhood problem and she has to take precautions against injuring her knees. She collects 150 pair of shoes mostly because of her endorsement with a shoe company Gibi. Nadine was awarded as the most promising actress by the Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Scholarship Foundation.