Juggling work and family is one trick fathers have been perfecting for years, but these dads are also managing lots of kids at the same time. Add in the fact that their showbiz career is soaring so being able to spend time with all of their kids makes them awesome super dads.
Meet 10 celebrity dads that have large loving families in this Kapamilya Snaps video!
Veteran actor Ian Veneracion’s three kids — Tristan, Deidre, and Duccio — are very close and they bond together through biking and hiking trips. He’s also a supportive parent. During a Magandang Buhay interview, he shared the moment his daughter Deidre came out as a lesbian where he just advised the kind words, “You can be whoever you wanna, and I have full support.”
The family of celeb royalty Geoff Eigenmann continues to grow bigger and bigger. Just this October 2020, the FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano introduced to the world his third child with Maya Flores, Penelope Rose. They and their other kids Arabella Simone and Angus are always celebrating the little moments they have to make memories even through the pandemic.
Mr. Pure Energy Gary Valenciano also makes all-star talented kids. Aside from being a great dad to Paolo, Gab, and Kiana, the ASAP Natin ‘To mainstay also instills in them passion for the arts. Today, Paulo is a notable director, Gab is a stellar dancer and performer, and Kiana is becoming an international musician.
Being a father to Feather, Freedom, and Forest comes naturally to John Prats. Even if he and his wife Isabel Oli are busy with their career, he makes sure to give them time and attention. He even shares that he’s the one that misses them so much when he needs to go to tapings of FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano and other projects.
It would be hard to believe, but prominent actor Christopher de Leon has 10 kids in total. With his ex-wife Nora Aunor, he has his biological son Ian and four adopted kids, Lotlot, Matet, Kiko, and Kenneth. While with his current wife Sandy Andolong, he has Rafael, Miguel, Gabriel, Mariel, and Mica. Although all his children are adults now, his kids all consider him an inspiration and role model for the successful individuals they are now.
Monching Gutierrez is a dad that loves to be there for everything. Even if he and Lotlot are separated, he is close with all their children — Janine, Diego, Maxine, and Jessica. Monching is also very supportive of whatever they do, even Janine and Diego’s decision to follow in their parent’s footsteps and pursue show business.
Actor and comedian John Estrada is a fun-loving and kind father to his five kids, including his daughter with Priscilla Meirelles, Anenchka, and his kids with Janice De Belen, na, Kaila, Moira, and Yuan. They all inherited his good looks and charm. Anechka was even a Brazillian beauty queen before.
All-around man Edu Manzano puts on a lot of hats, may it be an actor, comedian, host, or politician. But the hat that he would always wear around is being a father to his three kids, Luis, Addie, and Enzo. With their fast-paced hectic careers, it may be rare for Edu to be with his kids all together but when he does, he makes sure they make the most of it.
Showbiz royalty Eddie Gutierrez is well-known for his big family of stars. He has six children with actress Annabelle Rama, one with veteran actress Liza Lorena, and one with OPM icon Pilita Corrales. His family may be huge, but he managed to be hands-on with them and give them all a great life. Today, Ruffa, Rocky, Elvis, Richard, Raymond, Ritchie, Tonton, and Monching are leading successful careers and happy families.
Joey Marquez surely knows how to manage a big family with a total of 16 children from various partners. It’s no surprise now why he was cast as Fernan, a father of eight in Pamilya Ko, with his real life experience of dealing with lots of kids. Despite the astounding number of kids, Joey loves spending time with each and every one of them.
Happy Father’s day to all the dads that find a balance between work and family like these celeb dads!