Aside from the event’s celebration of a new chapter that embarks on gratitude and togetherness, the ABS-CBN Ball was also a night of romance for these Kapamilya star-crossed lovers.
These celebrity duos were up for some charms as fans grew giddy on the most awaited ball last Sept. 30 at the Makati Shangri-La Hotel.
There were old-time lovers like Judy Ann Santos and Ryan Agoncillo and new parents Luis Manzano and Jessy Mendiola, and there were also new couples who made their red carpet debut like Carlo Aquino and Charlie Dizon.
Ahead, check out the celebrity pairs who spread nothing but love that evening.
Red carpet 'launches'
It was a night of "hard launches," as host Bianca Gonzales said that evening. The start of the red carpet entrance immediately took the audience by surprise as couple Coco Martin and Julia Montes walked hand-in-hand for the first time at the ABS-CBN Ball.
Carlo Aquino and Charlie Dizon, who admitted their relationship last July, also made their first public appearance as a couple by joining the big event together.
ABS-CBN Ball regulars Ria Atayde and Zanjoe Marudo also walked the red carpet together as a couple for the first time, as with Gerald Anderson and Julia Barretto. As for Darren Espanto, he brought his rumored Kapuso girlfriend Cassy Legaspi as his date.
Love teams going strong
Meanwhile, love teams KathNiel (Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla), DonBelle (Donny Pangilinan and Belle Mariano), and KDLex (KD Estrada and Alexa Ilacad) proved that team-ups do come true!
Celebrity couples who have tied the knot and those who are bound to exchange their “I do’s” also gathered to share some love at the event.
Fashion duo Jericho Rosales and Kim Jones returned to the ABS-CBN Ball stronger than ever, same with Vice Ganda and Ion Perez.
It was mommy and daddy's day off for couples Judy Ann Santos and Ryan Agoncillo, Iza Calzado and Ben Wintle, Kaye Abad and Paul Jake Castillo, and Luis Manzano and Jessy Mendiola.
Finally, soon-to-be Mr. and Mrs. Catriona Gray and Sam Milby also attended the said gathering, while newlyweds Rambo Nuñez and Maja Salvador went in coordinating outfits.