Born: Mara Haurea Schnittka
Mar 19, 1995 (18)
Quezon City, Ph.
Screen name: Julia Montes
Occupation: Actress, Host, Model, Endorser, Singer, Dancer
Yrs active: 2003-present
Height: 5 ft 6 in
Julia Montes, is a Filipina actress and commercial model. She was a cast member of Goin' Bulilit before. She was popularly known as Katerina in Walang Hanggan, which catapulted her into fame. She also played the main protagonist Sarah in the primetime series Muling Buksan Ang Puso. She began her showbiz career under her birth name, Mara Schnittka. She was discovered after appearing in TV commercials, which landed her spots in a number of GMA-7 shows such as Sana Ikaw Na Nga as the daughter of actors Robin da Rosa and Angelu de Leon.
In 2010, she started going by Mara Montes and made guest appearances in shows such as Gimik 2010 and Katorse. That same year, her biggest break-out role came when she starred as Clara Del Valle/David in the remake of one of the famous Philippine telenovela, Mara Clara. In 2011, she starred in Growing Up as Tammy and it ended in February 2012.
In 2012, Montes starred in the teleserye Walang Hanggan as Katerina, marking her first team-up with Coco Martin. The Reunion as Ligaya, with an ensemble cast composed of Enchong Dee, Enrique Gil and more. She was also a part of the horror film, The Strangers .
She had her newest teleserye titled Muling Buksan Ang Puso started July 8, 2013 on Primetime Bida, she portray Sarah, She is also working on a romantic comedy distributed by Star Cinema, once again with Enrique Gil, and actors Martin del Rosario and Pokwang. the film is currently in production.