Kapuso actor Mark Herras and fiancée Nicole Donesa welcomed their baby boy they named Mark Fernando.
In an Instagram post on Monday, Mark Herras said Donesa gave birth to their first child on January 31.
Mark Herras and Donesa, who is a former beauty queen, got engaged in June 2020. The couple announced they were pregnant in September last year.
Mark Herras also has a daughter, Ada, from a previous relationship.
“Pero hindi ‘yon ang reason kung bakit kami magpapakasal, okay? Nililinaw ko lang sa mga mamba-bash diyan,” he clarified at the time.
Donesa also explained they delayed the announcement of her pregnancy because she experienced difficulty in the first trimester.
“It’s nice thing to keep private muna especially during the very sensitive stages sa akin. First trimester for me was so hard. Both of us actually, (it) was really hard,” she said at the time.
Mark Angelo Santos Herras is a Filipino television and film actor. He won in the reality talent show StarStruck aired on GMA Network. He also appeared in Forever in My Heart, Encantadia, SOP, and I Luv NY, GMA Telebabad.
Xian Lim addresses rumored engagement with Kim Chiu
Actor Xian Lim clarified he and actress Kim Chiu are not yet engaged.
“Actually maraming nagtatanong sa akin regarding that. Pero matagal pa ako, matagal pa kami,” Lim said.
“There’s so many things that we want to be able to accomplish and marami pa kaming gustong gawin. And I think wala pa sa time na ganoon. Hindi pa namin or even talking about it, hindi namin napag-uusapan. So ‘yon, matagal pa po,” he added.
In a previous interview, Kim Chiu admitted that the COVID-19 lockdown made her and Xian even closer.
“Wala naman akong ibang mahal. Wala naman akong ibang tinitignan na guy ngayon bukod ka Xi. ‘Yung respeto namin sa isa’t isa is really there. Kung ano ang decision niya, I respect it. Kung ano ang decision ko, nire-respect niya din,” Chiu had said.