And just like that, another month has passed. August may have brought us to a rollercoaster ride through the happy and miserable things that happened to us, but those are arguably going to be ingrained in our hearts and minds for a long time, nonetheless.
Some of us surely had a blast, especially those who turned a year older this August. Just like the celebrities listed in this Kapamilya Snaps feature who celebrated their respective birthdays in their own special ways. Read on to find out!
Barbie Imperial had a glamorous party for her 24th birthday
As soon as the Leo season entered last July 22, Barbie excitedly ushered it in by posting fabulous photos of her in flaming ginger hair and shimmering gold number. And as she turned 24 last August 1, she was indeed gloriously gorgeous in a gold feathery costume while lying on a massive cloud prop.
Just when we thought that she’s already done, Barbie wowed us when she shared a set of snaps taken from her intimate yet glamorous party held a day after.
Vivoree Esclito bared her more mature and daring side as she turned 22
Vivoree marked her 22nd birthday last August 3 by having a photoshoot she tagged “#ChapterV22”, through which she displayed her more mature and daring side by striking various poses in a high-waist pants and white sleeveless crop-top. She captioned one of her posts, “Happy birthday to the one who has always lived up to the origin (survivor) of her name — ME.”
Vivoree also uploaded a reel featuring the behind the scenes of another glam shoot she had while cladded in a fuchsia and orange ensemble.
Kira Balinger has seemingly been feeling 22 ever since she was still a kid
Aside from Vivoree, Kira also turned 22 last August 3. Kira kept it simple and cute by posting an adorable throwback snap herself posing wacky to the camera.
Gary Valenciano received a lengthy, heartwarming greeting from son Gab on his 58th birthday
We may not know how Mr. Pure Energy Gary V. marked his 58th birthday last August 6, but what we’re aware of is how much he is loved by everyone around him, especially by his second child Gab, who penned a lengthy, heartwarming caption for the set of throwback pictures of them that he posted.
He ended it by saying, “I love you so much, dad. Thank you for you and for never giving up on me. I am beyond blessed to be your son. May the Lord bless you with great health, happiness and many more strong years to come. Happy birthday, Papa.”
Instead of him being the one to receive gifts as he turned 27 last August 7, it was Tony who treated his followers and adoring supporters by uploading as set of “thirst traps”, or topless photos of him that showed his well-chiseled abs.
That post of the Hello Stranger actor didn’t only garner well-wishes from his fans and friends in showbiz, but also over one hundred thousand “likes”!
Iza Calzado’s 40th birthday is indeed a milestone!
After astounding us with her remarkable portrayal of the first Darna in Mars Ravelo’s Darna, Iza has been spending a lot of time with husband Ben Wintle, as they take their well-deserved vacation together. After exploring Spain for a few weeks, they’ve been in United Kingdom ever since her 40th birthday last August 12, when she also announced that she’s pregnant with her and husband Ben Wintle’s first child.
The seasoned actress, who’s been in the industry for 20 years now, did it by posting a photo of her showing off and holding her baby bump, to which she attached a lengthy caption dedicated to their beloved “Bun Bun”.
She wrote: “God’s plans are always far greater than mine and I humbly accept this new chapter of my life with a heart filled with gratitude, casting all my fears and worries aside and simply trusting in the divine timing and wisdom of life. Something deep inside me knows that you will propel me to greater heights to soar higher than ever before in ways I cannot even begin to imagine. You will give me THE WHY, THE PURPOSE, THE DIRECTION in life, and I embrace you in my life as we build, along with Ben — your dad, a FAMILY!”
Chie Filomeno transformed into a sultry fairy for her 26th birthday
Chie also delighted her followers when she posted snaps from her “sweater weather”-themed sexy pictorial to welcome her birth month. This was followed a week after by another set of hot snaps wherein she’s cladded in a powder blue dress covered with butterflies.
And for her 26th birthday last August 16, the Love In 40 Days actress seemingly transformed into a sultry fairy in a sheer two-piece with colorful butterfly wings and being surrounded by flowers.
Sofia Andres had multiple celebrations as she turned 24
Sofia apparently had a blast on her birth as it wasn’t only overflowing with gifts and love from her loved ones, but with a slew of celebrations as well. Based on the photos that she imparted on Instagram, Sofia didn’t just celebrate her 24th birthday last August 21, but on days prior and after it as well!
Her celebrity bestie Elisse Joson was present in one of her intimate celebrations, while another private dinner was set in Switzerland as she, partner Daniel Miranda, and friends Joshua Garcia, Maja Salvador, and Rambo Nuñez are currently in for a luxury fashion brand’s event.
Sam Cruz’s family was complete during her disco-themed debut party
Sam had a groovy disco-themed debut two days after she turned 18 last August 24. And since it’s a milestone, her ever-supportive and loving parents Sunshine Cruz and Cesar Montano made sure that their family would be complete. Her friends Anji Salvacion and Diego Gutierrez were also there in attendance.
In the days leading up to her big party, the up-and-rising singer posted a series of snaps from her retro-inspired birthday photoshoots.
Ogie Alcasid marked his milestone 55th birthday at work
Last, but definitely not the least, in this list is Ogie, who turned 55 last August 27. Apart from being his birthday month, what made August extra memorable for him this year was his COVID-19 journey. As it compelled him to stay at home for weeks, he chose to spend his birthday at work with his It’s Showtime family and wife Regine Velasquez who joined him in a special production number.
In that same episode, the OPM King revealed that is co-host Vice Ganda prepared an intimate surprise party for him.
Were you able to greet these Kapamilya celebrities on their special day?