Real Name : Shaina García Magdayao
Other names : Shin, Ina, Shai, Maggie, SMBorn : November 6, 1988 Quezon City, Philippines
Occupation : Actress, Dancer, Host, model
Shaina García Magdayao born on November 6, 1989 in Quezon City, Philippines, is a Filipina actress, dancer, singer and model. She is currently under ABS-CBN Management and a member of Star Magic. Shaina Magdayao began her acting career when she was cast, at the age of seven, in the Philippine drama series Lyra, playing the lead character. She was included in the cast of the afternoon comedy programme Ang TV, and Kaybol before starring in ABS-CBN's afternoon drama series Marinella, playing the role of Rina. In 2000, when Magdayao was 11 years old, she released a self-titled debut album with Star Records. The carrier single was "'Sayaw Sweet Lullabye". In 2002, she starred in a weekend afternoon series, called K2BU and appeared in several drama series and sitcoms, while going to school. She started to participate school at home in late 2004. She won the Most popular Child Actress Award in the 2002 Guillermo Mendoza Awards. Magdayao also starred in Laurice Guillien's 2003 film Tanging Yaman, where she won a Best Child Actress award from the Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences Awards. She has also received an award-winning role in Ang Tanging Ina. She had also received the Best Child Performer award from the Parangal ng Bayan in 1999, and Best New TV Personality in the 1999 Star Awards. In 2005, she was included in the cast of the Philippine primetime drama series Ikaw Ang Lahat Sa Akin. She was also one of the lead casts of Erik Matti's television series, Rounin, under Chito Rono's direction, via ABS-CBN in 2006. She is part of the regular cast at ABS-CBN's Sunday afternoon show, ASAP. She starred in Kambal sa Uma, an afternoon drama series on ABS-CBN. In 2010, she starred in her very first solo lead role in the afternoon soap opera Alyna. Magdayao recently starred in the OFW-themed series Kung Ako'y Iiwan Mo with Jake Cuenca that is set to premiere this April 16, 2012.
Magdayao began modelling for children's products including children's clothing company Garfield, as well as appearing in television commercials for Magnolia Chocolait, Lemon Squares Products and Goldilocks. She was also one of the youngest models ever for Ben Chan's clothing company Bench. She now models for the women's line of the same clothing company. She's also the model of the most in demand teen bags in the Philippines which is Cose Teen Bags. She currently owns a branch of the family business Ystilo Salon, a 20-door apartment complex in Quezon City and a laundry shop.