John Prats has wished Isabel Oli a happy birthday on social media, paying tribute to his wife as she turned 40.
In an Instagram post on Wednesday, October 20, the It's Showtime director thanked his wife for all her sacrifices for their family and for always being there to catch him whenever he falls.
"Blessed birthday sa aking asawa. Maraming salamat for loving us. Grabe ang sakripisyo mo po sa amin, salamat. Gusto ko lang din magpasalamat sa ‘yo dahil alam natin na hindi lang tayo sa ginhawa magkasama, dahil pag nadadapa ako, lagi kang andyan para saluhin ako," John said.
He then described his wife as his "greatest love", saying, "Alam ko kung bakit binigay ka sa akin ni God, dahil mamahalin mo kami habang buhay."
"Happy birthday po ulit, and ang wish ko ay matupad ang lahat ng wish mo," he added. "I love you sooo much! You’re my ticket to paradise."
To end his post, the FPJ's Ang Probinsyano star wrote: "We are the PRATTIES! Forever!" He also tagged Isabel and added the hashtag #LIVinthelifeat40.
John and Isabel have been married for six years.
The two tied the knot in a ceremony held in Batangas in 2015, after being in a relationship for more than two years.
Recalling their love story, John said it was him who first approached Isabel.
"Kasi wala akong number niya. Nasa kabilang network siya, so wala kaming common friends. And the last time I saw her was matagal na talaga, mga 2003 or 2004 for It Might Be You. After noon lumipat na siya ng ibang network. So hinahanap ko 'yung number niya. Ayaw ibigay ni Liv doon sa mga common friends namin," John recalled.
"Ang tagal [bago ko nakuha number niya]. One week pa bago mag-reply. O kaya pag magrereply, 'Oh kumusta ka na? Taping ka?' 'Yes.' So paano ko susundan ng panibagong conversation?" he added.
According to Isabel, it was John's eagerness that eventually made her fall in love with the actor.
"Grabe siya, eh. As in lagi niya 'kong sinusundan [sa taping]. Araw-araw nandiyan siya," she said.
"Hindi, inaraw araw ko talaga. Sabi ko, parang dalagang Pilipina. Pang-asawa na 'to. 'Yun na 'yung gusto ko, eh." added John.
Since their 2015 wedding, John and Isabel have welcomed three children—Lilly Feather, 4, Daniel Freedom, 2, and Lilla Forest, who just recently turned one.