Kapamilya Snaps: These stars had memorable December 2023 birthday celebrations

We can all agree that December of every year is the merriest yet also the busiest month since it is when Christmas is being celebrated and a slew of get-togethers and parties are organized. But aside from the holidays, this is also when some celebrate other special occasions in their lives or their families.

Just like the stars in this Kapamilya Snaps feature, who capped off 2023 by also turning a year older!

Jessy Mendiola stuns in her 31st birthday photoshoot

Followers of Jessy were indeed stunned when she uploaded on Instagram photos and a reel of her revealing her flawless, sexy figure during her recent photoshoot to mark her 31st birthday last December 3.  Her fans and friends in and out of showbiz flocked to the comments section indeed thrilled to see her confidently flaunt her fit physique, including her husband, I Can See Your Voice host Luis Manzano, who conveyed his all-out support!

This was followed by a lavish floral-themed party for her and Rosie, as the little girl turned 1 last December 28.

Ivana Alawi revisited some of her favorite moments in 2023 as she turned 27

With everything that happened in her life in the past year, Ivana indeed had nothing but gratitude in her heart, which she conveyed in her IG post for her 27th birthday exactly on Christmas day. The FPJ’s Batang Quiapo actress shared four snaps that seemed to represent some of her favorite moments from the years that had gone by.

Yeng Constantino marked her 35th birthday with a live performance on ASAP

There’s no doubt that Yeng had a memorable 35th birthday as she got to celebrate it with her ASAP Natin ‘To family last December 3. Aside from simply giving her a birthday cake, she was gifted with the opportunity to perform with the iconic OPM band Sandwich. That same day, she also received an awesome surprise from her adoring Yengsters who patiently waited outside the ABS-CBN compound to personally hand her their presents for her. 

A few days later, the PopRock Royalty gave us a glimpse of the quick out-of-town vacation she had with her hubby Yan Asuncion through an IG Reel.

Jennica Garcia received a kilig birthday dedication from Christian Bables on her 34th

To extend her heartfelt thanks to everyone who greeted her on her 34th birthday last December 26, Jennica shared a pretty selfie while holding what seemed to be her favorite beverage – milk tea!

Ardent shippers of her team-up with Dirty Linen co-star Christian Bables also couldn’t help but gush over his funny yet kilig birthday dedication for her. He uploaded a stolen shot of her while sleeping in the backseat of a car and wrote in the caption, “Happy birthday, mahal ko! Mamahalin at poprotektahan kita hanggang humihinga ako

Jake Cuenca had nothing but gratitude for everyone who remembered him on his 36th birthday

Two days before we bade farewell to 2023, Jake welcomed his 36th year on Earth last December 30 by posting a short montage of him riding his motorbike and car. The The Iron Heart actor captioned it, “Thank you so much for all the birthday greetings today. Deeply touched by every single one. Thank you for making today feel special.”

AC Bonifacio flaunted her birthday crowns in a fun photoshoot as she turned 21

For her 21st birthday last December 13, AC mesmerized us with her different looks during her photoshoot. She put on three different birthday crowns as she slayed three different sets of snaps. The ASAP Natin ‘To mainstay rocked a long and straight blonde wig, a blue hime cut, and a red wolf hairstyle that really evoked three different facets of her.

Teddy Corpuz celebrates his 43rd birthday with his It’s Showtime

Out of her 43 birthdays, Teddy had spent 14 of those with his beloved It’s Showtime family. Thus, he felt truly blessed to be able to celebrate it again last December 4 with them and two special guests – Sharon Cuneta and Alden Richards.

“Sobrang sarap pala na mayroong ganitong pamilya na kahit ano sa music o dito or sa bahay, kahit saan ka magpunta kapag may pinagdadaanan ka ay may pamilya ka,” he expressed in his birthday speech.

Sheena Belarmino was surprised by her Star Magic family on her 18th birthday

While other debutantes are usually busy preparing a few months before their 18th birthday, Sheena revealed that she actually didn’t have any plans for hers. Thus, she wasn’t able to contain her emotions when she was surprised with a small party that was organized by her mom, her Star Magic family led by its head Direk Lauren Dyogi, and her “Tabing Ilog: The Musical” castmates.

“Last Friday, Dec. 15 2023, I celebrated my 18th in such an unexpected way. Who would've thought I could even celebrate my birthday, but I'm the happiest when this moment of my life happened,” she captioned her post.

Ryza Cenon chose to share her blessings anew as she turned 36

Just like what she did in previous years, Ryza spent her special day with Tahanan ng Pagmamahal, a community for orphaned, abandoned, and neglected children, for her outreach and gift-giving program.

Laging masaya ang puso ko kapag nakakapag share ako ng blessing. Happy Birthday to me. Thank you Lord sa bagong taon na binigay nyo sakin, [sic]” she wrote in the caption.

Ina Raymundo revealed her life plan now that she’s 48

With how she still exudes a youthful splendor and a fit physique, it’s arguably hard to believe that Ina is already in her late 40s, right? Yes, you’ve read it correctly. She turned 48 last December 9. And as the Can’t Buy Me Love actress turned a year older that day, she had one note to herself, “Keep pursuing your passion.”

Were you able to wish these famous December celebrators a “Happy Birthday,” Kapamilya?