Dustine Mayores is now an ABS-CBN talent after winning as Ultimate Bida Star from the network’s online star search Bida Star: Boy Next Door.
He drew 75.68 votes from collected Kumu diamonds, KTX votes and judges’ scores.
As the Ultimate Bida Star, he’s entitled to a cash prize, an management contract and workshop scholarship with Star Magic, a chance to star in a digital show and join the Pinoy Big Brother Kumunity Season 10.
At an online media conference held prior to his awarding as Ultimate Bida Star, Mayores showed confidence and determination.
Asked why he should be the Ultimate Bida Star, he said, “Bida Star had us doing things that shaped me in the best way possible… I’m ready to face a new chapter in my life. I believe in myself and my talent.”
He added that acting is his priority: It’s what I love to do and cherish the most. I’m open to learning more about the craft.”
Before joining Bida Star, he was a working student. He opened his own business to help his parents who lost their jobs due to the pandemic.
He addressed his supporters: “There was a time I almost gave up on this talent search, but I didn’t expect to receive your support and trust…”