Whether it is pushing us to do better or cushioning our falls from mistakes, dads are always there for us. For some Kapamilya stars, their dads supported them through thick and thin, even if the spotlight was something unfamiliar to them.
They deserve to shine as bright as their kids for raising such admirable children. Get to know the awesome non-showbiz dads of our favorite stars in this Kapamilya gallery!
Liza Soberano loves showing off to the world how amazing her father, John Castillo Soberano, is. Although her parents separated at a young age, she and her dad were still able to build a wonderful relationship. Once in a while they would hang out and take wacky photos together.
For James Reid, his father Malcolm Reid is one of his biggest fans. When James was still a young kid, Malcolm was the first to encourage him to pursue his big dreams and would even accompany him to showbiz events. He was definitely a hands-on dad with James and his siblings.
Nadine Lustre’s tenacity and strong values come from her daddy Ulysses Lustre. As Nadine rose to fame and started to live in the spotlight, he constantly checks in on Nadine and remind her to stay true to herself.
While the Queen Of Hearts Kathryn Bernardo may be living an amazing life, she never forgets to remain down-to-earth like her “ever so simple papa” Teddy Bernardo. Her father continues to be an inspiration for her, especially for reaching lots of her dreams.
Julia Montes may have only reconnected with her German biological father Martin Schnittka last 2017, but since then it’s like they’ve been together for several years. They have lots of fun father-daughter travels to make memories for all the lost years they were apart.
Young and rising star Francine Diaz gets to spend lots of time now with her former OFW father JM Diaz. When she was still entering showbiz, her dad would also help her get around by driving her from shoot to shoot. The two are closer than ever. Francine could not be more grateful for her hardworking papa.
The Moroccan father of A Family Affair star Ivana Alawi, Samier Al-Alawi, was very proud of her daughter’s achievements. Although he passed away in 2018, Ivana has fond memories of her last moments with her kind father.
Chinita Princess and It’s Showtime host Kim Chiu is the bubbly and caring woman she is today because her father William Chu Jr. instilled the values of love, acceptance, and forgiveness in her and her siblings.
The good looks and active lifestyle of Gerald Anderson definitely came from his father Randy Anderson, Sr., who is a retired US Navy instructor. Because of his inspiring work, the Init sa Magdamag actor saw the value in joining the coast guard and military.
Angelica Panganiban only met her father Mark Charlson in 2010 when she found him on Facebook. The years apart didn’t matter, because as soon as they found each other, they bonded and connected immediately. Angelica even got to meet all her relatives on her father’s side who welcomed her with open arms.
Gianluca Guidicelli, Matteo Guidicelli’s father, is a role model to Matteo and his siblings. He runs a successful Italian restaurant and maintains a healthy lifestyle. In fact, he’s Matteo’s fitness buddy and the reason Matteo started joining triathlons.
Angel Locsin is the biggest daddy’s girl. She and Angelo Colmenares have the most special bond. In fact, their relationship is so close that the actress’ now-husband Neil Arce proposed to her on Father’s Day, out of respect to her daddy. In a previous interview, Angel also revealed that she bought a beach property for her dad.
Just like these Kapamilya stars, make sure to show your father how special he is!