Max Collins (born Isabelle Abiera Collins on August 28, 1992 in California, USA) is an actress and model, of dual American and Filipino citizenship.
Collins was born in California. Her mother is a Filipina who is from Kalibo, Aklan. Her father is an American of Irish-Italian descent. Her parents met in Los Angeles when her mother was working at Bloomingdale's. Her parents separated when she was four years old. Her mother remarried when she was 9. She has a younger half-brother.
Isabelle used to live in Vallejo, California. When she was 10, her family moved to Kalibo, Aklan. For four years she lived in Boracay and attended Brent School Boracay.
Collins started doing commercials when she was 10. She has also appeared in magazines like Meg, Candy, Mega, People and Seventeen. According to her, she was discovered by a talent scout when she accidentally walked in to a shop while a shoot was ongoing. After a year she was brought to ABS-CBN. Tried out a VTR with Star Magic. Got a call back after a month. Eventually she qualified for Star Magic Batch 15.
Collins was just 13 when she was launched as a Star Magic Batch 15 member. She did small roles in ABS-CBN's Star Magic Presents: Astigs and Star Magic Presents: Abt Ur Luv Ur Lyf 2 She also had a short hosting stint in Channel V. However, her showbiz career was put on a hold when she left for U.S.
Collins made a comeback into the Philippine showbiz industry as one of the regular hosts of the defunct noontime program Wowowee, at the same time she appeared as Veronica in the afternoon TV series Rosalka. She played a planted gate crasher in Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Clash 2010. When Rosalka ended, she went to play Christy in Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Alyna.
In 2010, when her contract with Star Magic ended, Collins left for the United States to figure things out. A year after, she returned to the Philippines to relaunch her showbiz career. She changed her agent and signed up to Perry Lansigan's PPL Entertainment, Inc. and changed her stage name to Max Collins.