Directors Emmanuel Palo and Trina Dayrit, who directed her in different Dreamscape Entertainment releases such as Walang Hanggan, A Moment in Time, Ikaw Lamang, and Doble Kara, have praised her versatility and maturity.
In 2018, Montes stars in the political drama alongside , , , , , and.
In January 2015 at the Gawad Tagapuring mga Akademisyan ng Aninong Gumagalaw for television, Montes, tied with veteran actress , won a Best Actress award for her role in Ikaw Lamang.
The finale episode of the show garnered a 45.
During the same year, Montes completed work on 's family drama , which was released on February 20, 2016, with Martin and.
She is one of the most sought-after actresses in the country and one of the most versatile actresses in Philippine cinema In 2013, listed her at number one spot on their list of 100 Most Beautiful Stars and placed fourth as one of the most influential celebrities the year prior.