True love waits: celebs who were longtime couples before getting married

True love waits: celebs who were longtime couples before getting married-Gary Ann  Lastrilla
Gary Ann Lastrilla

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06/13/2015 02:45 PM
True love waits: celebs who were longtime couples before getting married

Girlfriend and boyfriend for seven years, actress Toni Gonzaga and director Paul Soriano finally tied the knot yesterday, June 12, at the Taytay United Methodist Church. Their long-term relationship is a testament that true love can and will actually wait.

But did you know that they are not the first showbiz couple who were longtime boyfriend and girlfriend first before getting married? 

Check out these five other couples who will make you believe in forever. 

1. Doug Kramer and Cheska Garcia


PBA player Doug Kramer and actress Cheska Garcia enjoyed four years of being boyfriend and girlfriend and a year of engagement before they tied the knot in 2008.

Today, they have three children name Kendra, Scarlett, and Gavin who appear in TV commercials. Their family became an internet sensation, now known as Team Kramer.

2. Marian Rivera and Dingdong Dantes. 


After five years of being girlfriend and boyfriend, showbiz couple Marian Rivera and Dingdong Dantes wed on December 30, 2014.

According to reports, Dingdong proposed to Marian twice. The first one during a Macau vacation in 2012 while the second took place on Marian’s show in GMA.  

3. Amy Perez and Carlo Castillo


Host Amy Perez married partner of eight years, radio anchor Carlo Castillo immediately after her marriage to musician Brix Ferraris was annulled. They got married on November 12 last year.

Amy, who has a son in her previous marriage, has two kids with Carlo. 

4. Iya Villania and Drew Arellano 


Hosts Iya Villania and Drew Arellano married each other in January of last year after 10 years of being together. 

Their private wedding, which was held in a resort in Batangas, was attended by Kapamilya stars Kim Atienza, Nikki Gil, Luis Manzano, and Shaina Magdayao, among others.

5. Carmina Villaroel and Zoren Legaspi


In 2012, actor Zoren Legaspi surprised his partner of 14 years, actress Carmina Villaroel with a marriage proposal and a grand wedding that were both held on one day. 

Together with their children, twins Mavy and Cassy, their family became famous for their ice cream commercials.