Marc Nelson

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Marc Nelson
Born February 14
Sydney, Australia

Marc Saw Nelson (born February 14 in Australia), better known as Marc Nelson is a Burmese Australian actor, host, and model in the Philippines. Mostly credited for being one of Philippines television's most visible and prominent personalities. He appears on several television shows like Sports Unlimited on ABS-CBN , The Duke with Rovilson Fernandez in AXN Asia, and Dare Duo (also with Rovilson) on QTV 11.


Personal Life

With genes he inherited from his multiracial parents, complemented by his interest in sports and outdoor activities, Marc became a favorite for ramp, TV and print ads and as host for TV shows and events. His mom has Burmese English blood, born in Scotland and raised in Burma and Thailand; while his father is of Chinese Burmese origin but migrated in Australia.

Nelson was formerly linked to Priscilla Meirelles, where he was the host/presenter of Miss Earth 2004, Priscilla's winning pageant.<ref>Lo F., Ricardo. "Gretchen: Shaken but not broken", ABS-CBN News Online, 2007-07-27. Retrieved on 2008-08-29. </ref>

The Amazing Race Asia 2

Nelson and his "best buddy", Rovilson Fernandez are most noted for competing in the AXN reality show, The Amazing Race Asia 2. They hold the record for the most consecutive leg placing, finishing 1st from leg 2 to leg 8.

They finished in 3rd Place in Singapore, after Rovilson faltered at the final task, which is a roadblock, despite being the first to commence the task. It involves arranging of flags of the countries they had visited. .<ref>The Amazing Race season 2 Asia: Marc Nelson & Rovilson Fernandez. Retrieved on 2008-01-29.</ref>


  • Colgate Total with Paula Taylor
  • Kenny Rogers Roasters with Paula Taylor & Phil Younghusband
  • SM DepartmentStore
  • SEAir


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