Robert James Reid (born 11 May 1993) is a Filipino-Australian songwriter, singer actor, dancer, actor, model, and record label manager. He started his acting career professionally in the beginning of 2010 after being named the Big winner in Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Clash 2010. He gained attention for his role as the lead actor in the movie Diary ng Panget (2014). Reid has since appeared in Philippines films like Talk Back and You’re Dead (2014), Para sa Hopeless Romantic (2015), This Time (2016) and Never Not Love You (2018). He was also in Philippine TV series Good Vibes (2011), On the Wings of Love (2015-16) And until I Met You (2016-17).
Reid is known as the country’s “Multimedia Prince” by multiple media outlets. He has also won an FAMAS Award, an MTV Europe Music Award and two SBS Pop Asia Award. The artist has two albums out: Palm Dreams (2017) and lovescene (2022) and lovescene: (2022), both self-produced on his own label Careless as well as three extended performances including There’s Nothing We Are Whatever (2011) with Bret Jackson The self-titled album James Reid (2013) James Reid (2013) and the gold album Reid Alert (2015).
Joseline Hernandez was born on November 3, 1986 on the island of Ponce, Puerto Rico, and was raised in the housing system for public housing that is Puerto Rico. Her biological father passed away from an overdose of heroin. She relocated to Florida at the age of 6 together with mother Carmen and stepfather Luis as well as the older sibling Yanira and four brothers Jorge, Hisael, Kermit and Luis Jr. Her youngest brother is autistic and requires specialized care. At the age of 16 she began stripping to feed her family.During the time she was stripping she was detained between 2005 and 2007, under an assumed name of Shenellica Bettencourt, for groovy and sexually sexy behavior.
Reid was only 17 years old when he entered the Pinoy Big Brother house as one of the 10 “Teenternational” housemates on 30 April 2010 (Day 22) Reid was almost evicted twice during his stay inside the house. He celebrated his 17th birthday in the house with a surprise pool party. Reid was crowned as the “Big Brother: Teen Clash 2010 Big Winner” on 26 June 2010.
Reid starred in his launching movie Diary ng Panget together with Nadine Lustre, Yassi Pressman and Andre Paras. The movie was released on 2 April 2014 and became a box-office hit earning at least 119.5 million pesos during its 5-week run. In 2012, Reid left Star Magic and signed with Viva Artists Agency. A year later, he launched his first solo release, a self-titled EP with two covers and four original songs, two of which composed by Reid himself.
Reid signed a two-year contract with ABS-CBN that marked his exclusivity to the network again after two years of freelancing and becoming a talent of Viva Artists Agency. Reid and Nadine Lustre starred in their first TV series together as a loveteam entitled Wansapanataym Presents: My App #Boyfie which was also based on Wattpad story. Reid’s third EP Reid Alert was released on Valentine’s Day of 2015 by Viva Records.
Reid’s third EP Reid Alert was released on Valentine’s Day of 2015 by Viva Records. It debuted at #2 in Philippine iTunes pop music album charts behind Taylor Swift’s 1989. The song is his fourth collaboration with Nadine Lustre after “No Erase”, “Rocketeer” and “Bahala Na”.
Reid’s first studio album is entitled Palm Dreams. Reid released “Cool Down” as the album’s lead single on 16 June 2017. The album was released on 8 July 2017 and marked the foundation of Reid’s own independent record label, Careless. Reid and Lustre made their big screen comeback with the Antoinette Jadaone film Never Not Love You.
In 2019, Reid decided to leave Viva Artists Agency, with his father Robert Malcolm Reid taking over as his manager. In 2020, Reid was slated to perform at the Overpass Music Festival which was to be held at Oak Canyon Park in Orange County. In September 2022, Reid released “u & i” as a single off his second studio album, lovescene,. which was released in October of the same year.