Even though show business is a complicated and demanding world, it’s still common for celebrities to fall in love with someone within the industry, especially among loveteams, since they spend most of their time at work.
However, there are some artists who are amazingly able to find love outside this sphere through their non-showbiz partners. Find out who are they through this Kapamilya Snaps feature!
Alex Gonzaga and Mikee Morada
Last January 17, Alex surprised her fans when she announced via her vlog that she and politician-boyfriend Mikee Morada already tied the knot in November 2020 through an intimate ceremony held at the Gonzaga Residence in Taytay, Rizal and attended by their immediate family and a few close friends.
They started dating four years ago, after their mutual friend Piolo Pascual introduced them to one another in 2015.
Vhong Navarro and Tanya Bautista
The love story of Vhong and Tanya arguably inspired a lot of couples through the years as they chose to remain strong despite the controversies and challenges that came along their way. And after a decade of being boyfriend-girlfriend, they got married in Kyoto, Japan in November 2019.
They met on the set of the 2008 romance-comedy flick “My Only U,” wherein the It’s Showtime host was the leading man while she was its writer.
Jhong Hilario and Maia Azores
Even though there’s a 15-year age gap between them, this didn’t hinder Jhong and Maia from falling in love with each other. And now, after nine years of dating, the couple announced last November 2020 that they’re finally expecting their first baby.
In an interview, the It’s Showtime mainstay revealed that their paths intertwined on the set of the 2010 remake of the classic melodrama Mara Clara, wherein he’s part of the cast ensemble while she was among the interns.
Dimples Romana and Boyet Ahmee
They may have started to build their own family by the time when Dimples was at the height of her career and was the sole breadwinner of her family, yet she and husband Boyet had no regrets. They have remained tightly bonded through the years and have been raising their kids Callie and Alonzo very well.
Both of them may be busy in their respective endeavors and their family businesses, but they make sure to still allot quality time with one another and their beloved children.
Yam Concepcion and Miguel CuUnjieng
The Love Thy Woman star and her now-showbiz boyfriend Miguel are proofs that a long-distance relationship could work since they’ve been in this situation for over five years now.
Despite living far away from each other, this never became a hindrance for them to stick by each other as they assure to make up with the times they’re not together whenever he visits the Philippines.
JC De Vera and Rikkah Cruz
Just when we thought tha JC was still an eligible bachelor, he indeed shocked us when he revealed two years ago that he’s already a proud dad to a baby girl. At the same time, he also introduced the mother of his child and his partner Rikkah to the public.
They are now engaged and are planning to have a traditional church wedding out-of-town. And instead of being a flower girl, their firstborn Lana Athena is going to be the little bride in the much-awaited ceremony.
Joseph Marco and Dasha Romanova
In August 2020, the Ang Sa Iyo Ay Akin actor surprised us when he officially introduced his Russian model-girlfriend Dasha through a series of photos on Instagram. We may not know a lot about their relationship yet, but for Joseph, she is “the missing piece I’ve been trying to find.”
Angelica Panganiban and Gregg Homan
Another Kapamilya celebrity to astonish us was Angelica, who initially hinted about her new relationship by posting a photo of her and him kissing under the fireworks on Instagram and captioned it “Kung isa kang pelikula, sana wala kang ending”.
The Walang Hanggang Paalam star officially introduced him to everyone on IG by tagging him in their latest picture together with their beloved furbaby Roxy.
Miko Raval and Kaira Dimatulac
His The Killer Bride character Fabio may not have gotten himself a happy ending alive, but Miko is indeed one lucky guy in real life as he have found forever in his college sweetheart Kaira. After dating for about nine years, they finally got married last February 2 through a simple church ceremony in Cavite.
Aside from being supportive with each other’s endeavors, they also run their garment manufacturing company hand-in-hand.
Andi Eigenmann and Philmar Alipayo
After getting her heart broken a number of times, Andi has ultimately found the love of her life in her surfing champ-partner Philmar. They’ve been living a simple and happy life both in Siargao and Manila together with their children Lilo and Koa, as well as her firstborn Ellie. The couple got engaged last December 2020.
Ritz Azul and Allan Guwi
From being a self-confessed NBSB (or No Boyfriend Since Birth), Ritz now has a fiancé in her non-showbiz beau Allan Guwi.
They began posting photos together on IG in 2018, but she clarified that they were not in a relationship yet. But in June 2020, they delighted everyone when they shared their intimate engagement witnessed by their close family and friends.
JC Santos and Shyleena Herrera
The Walang Hanggang Paalam actor rekindled the hope of those people yearning to end up with their crushes as he disclosed marrying his high school crush Shyleena. They may not have the opportunity to get into a relationship at that time, but got reunited later in life.
They exchanged “I do’s” in September 2019 and currently takes good care of their baby girl named River hand-in-hand.
Maja Salvador and Rambo Nunez
The couple first dated in 2010, but that only lasted for a few months as they called it quits due to their hectic schedules – Maja with her showbiz commitments and Rambo with his business. And as if struck by fate, their paths once again intertwined eight years after and gave their love a second shot. Indeed, love is sweeter the second time around.
Carlo Aquino and Trina Candaza
After going through tumultuous issues in the recent years, the A Soldier’s Heart actor has finally found peace in the arms of his model-girlfriend Trina Candaza. He opened up about their romance in September 2019 through posting photos of her on in IG account and mentioning her in his interviews.
And last year, Carlo surprised us anew when he posted a photo of their daughter Enola Mithi, confirming that he’s already a dad!
Paulo Avelino and Elizabeth Tarasek
She may arguably be every lady’s dream boyfriend, but the Walang Hanggang Paalam lead actor divulged in 2017 that he’s in a relationship with Filipina-Polish model Jodie Elizabeth Tarasek.
This was confirmed after he posted a video a video on IG, wherein he was giving her Filipino language lessons. They haven’t posted any photo nor video of them together recently, which is probably their way of keeping their relationship low-key.
While it’s awesome to find love within the industry amidst the grueling demands and hectic scheds, but it is also equally fantastic to know that other celebrities have found their forever in people outside showbiz.
If you’re wondering whether or not it’s possible to date or end up with a superstar, then these couples prove that it indeed is so don’t lose hope!