BY ALEXA BASA
Proud new fathers would always want to share their experiences of fatherhood — whether to their families, relatives, friends or through social media.
These celebrities and personalities are no exception.
Here are famous daddies celebrating Father’s Day for the first time.
Kapuso actor Pancho Magno and her actress wife Max Collins had their firstborn child in July 2020.
Days after the baby’s birth, Magno released a video of his son Skye Anakin on Instagram with a sweet message: “To our son, Skye Anakin, you are one of the reasons why I believe in God. Can’t wait to be your best friend.”
Actor-dancer Rodjun Cruz and his wife Dianne Medina welcomed Rodolfo Joaquin III in September 2020 at 1:55 a.m.
On Instagram, he posted his baby’s hand holding his finger with a caption: “I will hold your hand Forever & guide you every step of the way!”
Since then, he has been constantly posting photos of him and his baby on Instagram. Baby Joaquin also has an Instagram account; follow @babyjoaquinilustre for more baby content!
Billy Crawford and his wife Coleen Garcia had their first baby in September 2020.
Weeks after the baby’s birth, the new parents named their baby boy Amari Jaden, which means “strength” and being “thankful” for the blessing.
Carlo Aquino revealed that he and his girlfriend and model Trina Candraza welcomed Enola Mithi, a healthy baby girl, in September 2020.
In an interview with ABS-CBN’s Darla Sauler, the actor said that it feels good to be a father and that he now prioritizes his family because “future ng anak ko ‘yung nakasalalay ‘di ba? Siyempre gusto mo maging stable, maging maayos kung saan siya mag-aaral.”
Aquino also explained the meaning of her daughter’s name Enola Mithi. Enola means alone, but he clarified he wanted his daughter to be independent and adventurous.
Meanwhile, the second name is a tribute to the name of his love interest in his previous show Pahina.
Enola also has an Instagram account. Follow @enolamithi for more baby updates!
After months of pregnancy speculations, Markus Paterson and his girlfriend Janella Salvador broke their silence and confirmed the birth of their baby Jude Trevor in January.
He revealed the good news in a more than 27-minute vlog on YouTube. As seen in the video, Jude was born in October 2020.
Paterson explained in the online show We Rise Together that they were afraid of revealing the baby in public because they “knew that the world is very harsh” and wanted to “shield him from everything and keep everything as quiet as possible.”
Reporter Mark Zambrano and his wife, singer Aicelle Santos, welcomed their first child Zandrine Anne in December 2020.
On Dec. 6, 2020, Zambrano posted a photo of his daughter on Instagram with the caption “complete.”
The next day, he also posted another photo of his newborn daughter. This time, Zandrine was holding the hand of her father, who expressed his gratitude and promised that she “will never be alone in this life for you will always have me and your mother to guide you.”
Two weeks after their baby was born on March 28, actor Vin Abrenica and his fianceé actress Sophie Albert introduced their first child named Avianna Celeste in their vlog.
The actor’s daughter was born via cesarean delivery because she was a big baby. The couple revealed that Avianna weighed 9.13 pounds. Their obstetrician said she was the largest baby that the doctor had delivered in 30 years!
On Instagram, the proud girl dad wrote that he loves every second of fatherhood, “including the sleepless nights and the poop explosions.”
Jhong Hilario and his longtime partner Maia Azores had finally introduced their first child, a girl, on March 27.
“Hello my LOVE!!” he wrote on his Instagram post.
In February, he announced that he and Maia were having a baby. He also said that the pandemic is not completely bad because there is also a blessing.
“Sabi ko nga, itong pandemic, hindi ganoon kasama, kasi merong blessing na dumating,” Hilario said in the afternoon television show It’s Showtime.
His baby was named Sarina.
Rapper Skusta Clee and vlogger Zeinab Harake welcomed their baby girl on April 28.
On May 1, he posted a photo of his girlfriend and daughter Bia on Instagram with the caption, “Pinakamagandang nangyari sa buong buhay ko.”
The rapper also posted a documentary vlog of the arrival of his daughter on the same date.