Showbiz veteran Sharon Cuneta penned a long message for her husband, Senator Franics "Kiko" Pangilinan, as she marked their silver wedding anniversary on Wednesday, April 28.
On her Instagram page, Sharon paid tribute to her husband as she posted their wedding photo.
"Twenty-five years ago today, these two knuckleheads got married. The boy, now a Senator of the Republic, and the girl, a singer-actress-TV show host who has always had a hatred for politics, managed to stay together, raising the girl’s daughter, and two more girls of their own, plus a long prayed-for son who finally was gifted by the Almighty to them and was borne of his Mama’s heart. Needless to say, having survived life’s endless ups and downs together for 25 years has been nothing short of a miracle," Sharon began.
"To my 'neighbor,' my 'dork,' 'dadeh,' 'sutart,' 'sumpart,' ex-boyfriend and husband, HAPPY SILVER WEDDING ANNIVERSARY! Imagine??!! Who’d have thought we’d make it this far? And with our four not-so-little knuckleheads at that! Thank you for being a strong head of this family—the greatest Dad on earth to our children, and though masungit, makulit and stubborn, a thoughtful and loving husband to me. Thank you for your Godliness and never-wavering faith in God; your endless reminders to trust in Him and to forgive those who have hurt us," she said.
Sharon went on: "I wish people could know you and the goodness of your heart the way we do. We are proud to be called your family. We love you and I look forward to kidnapping all our future grandchildren with you (and let’s not scare off all future spouses of our kids by saying we’re kidnapping our children too), and keep seeing you shake your head in quiet and loving acceptance as the dogs grow in number (hehehe...). Well at least you know your wife must truly have a golden heart if this is the way she loves the furbabies! Because how much more her own family?!
"Thank you for standing by me and being my rock. Thank you for just being you. Here’s to another few decades together, when I shall eventually look like your daughter (Hahahahaha! Because you not a vampire like we are!). Love you, neighbor. Whew! 25! SILVER! Praise God now and forever," she added.
In the comment section of her post, Kiko simply said: "No words. Just love."
Also on Instagram, their children—actress and jewelry designer KC Concepcion and music newcomer Frankie Pangilinan—greeted their parents as they celebrated the milestone.
Sharon met Kiko at the wedding of her brother. They went out on a date and soon after became an item.
After dating for two years, the two got married on April 28, 1996.