The Kapuso actress Marian Rivera is now happily married with her husband Dingdong Dantes who happens to be a Kapuso actor also. They already had a child named Letizia ‘Zia’ Dantes who is now 2 years old and got the gorgeous looks of her parents.
Do you ever wonder how this couple’s love story begun?
The two have a different world before they meet. Dingdong started his career as a model when he is just 2 years old. Growing up he became part of a dance group during the 90s which is called the Abztract Dancers. He is doing great in modeling and dancing but then he decided to try his luck in acting and started to audition for some TV roles. At the age of 17 he appeared on variois TV shows and was given a chance to become a leading man to some films and movies.
Meanwhile, Mariane is also a commercial model and it is where she started her career. Because of her talent and good looks, GMA 7 offered her some minor TV roles in the year 2005.
The two met in a Kapuso show entitled “Marimar” way back in 2007. The network is looking for the perfect person fitted for the characters Marimar and Sergio and over those who have auditioned, Marian and Dingdong was selected to play the role. This TV show have gained a lot of viewers and became popular over the years. It is also the time when Marian and Dingdong was hailed as the Primetime King and Queen of GMA 7.
Because of the love teams success in their first TV show, the network have continued to pair the two in other succeeding shows such as Dyesebel, Endless Love, and My Beloved to name a few. Marian revealed to the press that at first she had a hard time getting along with Dingdong because he quite snobbish. She said in an interview that, “Hindi kami magkasundo. At all!”
As time passed by, the two were able to know each other better. In fact in 2010 the two have told the public that they were offically together. Dingdong proposed to Marian while they were on a vacation in Macau. He makes sure that there are butterflies around them because this what Marian would want as she loves butterflies so much. They were not married until the second proposal happened in a live television where Marian is hosting.
The star-studded wedding happened on December 30,2014 and even the former President Noynoy Aquino was invited.
Marian is also reported to be expecting their second baby which gender will be revealed before the birthdah of Zia in Disneyland.
In an interview with Pep.ph, Marian was asked is she more children and she said,
“Ideal kasi is three talaga. Pero kung mabigyan ng four, why not? Ang lungkot naman kung tatlo lang kami sa bahay o apat lang kami.”
What a lovely family!