Kapamilya Snaps: 10 newfound celebrity friendships that we truly admire!

With how continuously evolving and sometimes complicated the world of showbiz is, it is deemed impossible for celebrities to find lasting and genuine friendships within the industry. However, there are some who have proven this notion wrong, as they’re able to find friends in their colleagues.

And in this Kapamilya Snaps feature, we listed down the 10 admirable newfound friendships between our favorite celebrities!


Daniel Padilla and Joshua Garcia bond over golf.

With their dashing looks and impeccable acting chops, there’s definitely no doubt that Daniel and Joshua are two of the hottest leading men in the country today. While their fans are arguably waiting for them to appear in a single project together, the two are actually close friends in real life.

Just in case you missed it, the Darna: The TV Series star is the newest addition to KathNiel’s barkadahan called “Nguya Squad.” Aside from going on group trips and get-togethers, they particularly enjoy playing golf together.


Zanjoe Marudo enjoys motorcycle rides with Daniel Padilla.

Aside from Joshua, the 2 Good 2 Be True leading man has also found a new friend in Zanjoe, who’s more than 10 years older than him. Despite their age gap, they’re still able to find a common denominator – their love for golf and fun motorcycle friends with their other two friends, actor Hyubs Azarcon and PBA player LA Tenorio. The The Broken Marriage Vow actor actually has a video on his YouTube channel wherein they’re seen spending a day playing golf.


Kathryn Bernardo and Alora Sasam have gone from co-stars to family.

Fans of Kathryn know that she has a lot of friends in and out of the industry, and the latest addition to her roster of besties is comedienne Alora. They initially worked together in the digital series “The House Arrest Of Us,” and have formed a tight bond since then.

Attesting to that was when the 2 Good 2 Be True leading lady invited Alora to celebrate Christmas Eve with their family last year and to be the third-wheel in her and boyfriend Daniel Padilla’s recent trip in Thailand.


Sue Ramirez and Jane Oineza became besties during The Broken Marriage Vow.

Not only that their characters were at some point became besties in the well-loved series The Broken Marriage Vow, but Jane and Sue have also become one in real life. The two have apparently grown closer as seen in their selfies and TikTok videos that they upload on social media.


Jane Oineza and Ria Atayde endear us with their friendship.

Aside from Sue, Jane has also forged an awesome friendship with Ria Atayde, who she has known for years. We’re able to discover more about their special bond during their Magandang Buhay interview in 2020, wherein they imparted that they only got to rekindle their friendship that year. It was during a Dubai trip in 2015 when they became close with one another and immediately clicked.

In a birthday post dedicated to the Viral Scandal actress, Jane shared some of the sweetest photos of their friendship.


Francine Diaz and Jayda Avanzado are our ultimate #BestieGoals!

They may be in different fields of entertainment and are just seldom scene together on-screen, but Francine and Jayda actually consider each other “soul sisters” behind-the-scenes.

Those who have been following their respective journeys and friendships would know that they love to spend time together and try their best to be present in some of the special occasions in each other’s lives. Francine made an appearance in the music video of the talented singer’s song “M.U. (Malabong Usapan)” released last year.


Kyle Echarri and Markus Paterson are now certified magkumpares.

From being classmates in a special Tagalog class, Kyle and Markus went on to become brothers-by-choice. In fact, the former Pinoy Big Brother celebrity housemate is among the personalities tapped by the Viral Scandal actor to become one of the godparents of his son Jude.

And we’re able to find out the deeper reason behind it in a Magandang Buhay interview last year, wherein Markus imparted that Kyle was a big help to his mental health when he was just starting his fatherhood journey.


Charlie Dizon has found a second family in Dimples Romana.

They may be an unbeatable mother-and-daughter tandem in Viral Scandal, but Charlie and Ria are the best of friends off-cam.

During their time off from their lock-in tapings and even after working on the series, they frequently hangout together, and sometimes with their co-stars Karina Bautista and Kaila Estrada and the seasoned actress’ beloved family. The two even ended 2021 together in El Nido, Palawan, as Dimples invited Charlie to join them during the holidays since the latter’s family is in the United States.


Ogie Alcasid and Ryan Bang have gone to become golf buddies.

He may be new in It’s Showtime, but Ogie is able to amazingly form a tight bond with his new family. And it seems that one of his closest off set is Ryan Bang as both of them love playing golf.

They would often hit the course on Sundays and even teamed up and dominated the recent Star Magic All-Star Games golf tournament.


Alyssa Valdez and Samantha Bernardo consider each other “sizzies”.

In every edition of Pinoy Big Brother through the years, it’s definitely impossible to not have a tandem that we would root for, may it be a friendship or a loveteam. And in PBB Kumunity Season 10, among the pairings we truly adored is the SamLy, comprised of volleyball phenom Alyssa Valdez and beauty queen Samantha Bernardo.

Despite coming from two different worlds, the two became “sizzies” inside the  house and are able to continue strengthening their friendship now that they’re already in the outside world.

Which of these newfound celebrity friendships is your best friend goals?