She participated as an Avenger of the first season of StarStruck. Samonte first ventured into show business when she auditioned and became part of the first batch of the talent search StarStruck. She appeared in the third season of Love to Love as well as in the series Kissing Beauty.
She followed this with the role of Sophia in the afternoon daily soap Ikaw sa Puso Ko.
Samonte later starred in Leya: Ang Pinakamagandang Babae sa Ilalim ng Lupa (Leya: The Most Beautiful Woman Underground). She was included in the second installment of Global Media Arts"s seasonal afternoon soap, Now and Forever with their plot entitled "Ganti" (Revenge).
Then, she made another film the teen-romance flick, Say That You Love Maine. She was also included in the comedy film, "Hari ng Sablay".
She then acted in the television series Etheria and the movie Isusumbong Kita sa Kuya Ko, which was an official entry to the Metro Manila Film Festival.
She starred in Bakekang as Lorraine. Samonte which was followed by a role in Super Twins. Then, she was then chosen to reprise the role of Hilda Koronel in the television remake of Kung Mahawi Manitoba Ang Ulap.
She starred in the television remake of Maging Akin Ka Lamang where she reprised the role of Dina Bonnevie.
In Ako si Kim Samsoon, a koreanovela remake, she plays Hannah. She followed with roles in Carlo J. Caparas" Gagambino, Single Room Occupancy Cinemaserye: Suspetsa and 2009 television series of Darna.
Samonte also appears in the Sine Novela, Tinik Sa Dibdib. In 2010, she became part of the cast of the Primetime remake of Autumn in My Heart Endless Love (Philippine television series) as Shirley a main antagonist to lead stars Dingdong Dantes Marian Rivera and Dennis Trillo She also followed up in special participation roles in Bantatay and Koreana (television series)
In 2011, she starred in the suspense-drama series My Lover, My Wife where she played the main antagonist but later the show did not renewed into second season.
On July 13, 2011 TV5 announced that she will be joining on their upcoming television pilot playing the lead role.
She is now a freelance artist. In October 2014 she declared she is open to any network.