Gone are the days that members of a family are limited to those who were related by blood. Today, a lot of people are accepting change, that the true definition of "family" are set of individuals joined together by one common characteristic which is "love."
Get to know these Pinoy celebrity families below who embraced their unique set-ups, which was reported by GMA.
1. Andi Eigenmann and Jake Ejercito
Former couple Andi Eigenmann and Jake Ejercito gained media attention when people learned about Ellie Eigenmann who was born on November 23, 2011.
The issue about them became even more controversial when Andi's ex-boyfriend Albie Casiño was involved.
People thought that Albie was Ellie's father.
The truth came out when Andi's sister Maxene Eigenmann revealed that Jake was actually Ellie's father.
2. Hayden Kho and Vicki Belo
Atom Henares was Dra. Vicki Belo's ex-husband to whom she has two children, Cristalle Henares and Quark Henares.
Doc Vicki is now married to longtime partner Hayden Kho and they have a daughter named, Scarlet Snow Belo.
The celebrity doctor and Atom have remained good friends.
Photo below of Doc Vicki and Hayden together with Atom Henares and current wife, Nathalie.
3. Regine Velasquez, Ogie Alcasid, Michelle van Eimeren
The family of Ogie Alcasid and former wife Michelle van Eimeren are a perfect example of your modern family set-up.
Ogie has been always welcome to join Michelle's family and vice versa.
In fact, Ogie and Michelle's daughter Leila Alcasid is currently living with the former and his wife Regine Velasquez.
4. Camille Prats and VJ Yambao
Camille Prats was first married to Anthony Linsangan in 2008 and they have a son named, Nathan.
However, Anthony passed away in 2011 because of cancer.
On January 2017, Camille tied the knot for the second time with childhood sweetheart VJ Yambao.
They were blessed with a daughter, baby Nala.
5. Joel Cruz
Perfume mogul Joel Cruz may not have a wife, but he does have three sets of twins as his children.
That's an amazing total of 6 children!
His children were all conceived through In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) which cost around $200,000 (roughly P8 million).
6. Joey Mead and Ian Angelo King
Joey Mead and Ian Angelo King became trending when the latter came out as a transwoman.
Ian Angelo changed her name to Angelina Mead King.
Joey's love for Angelina did not change and they still live together as lovers and friends.
7. Paolo Ballesteros and Katrina Nevada
Paolo Ballesteros was blessed with a daughter named Keira with ex-girlfriend Katrina Nevada.
They used to be best friends during their college days.
The two have remained good friends even if they did not end up with each other.
8. Iwa Moto, Pampi Lacson, and Jodi Sta. Maria
The relationship of Jodi Sta. Maria, Pampi Lacson and Iwa Moto is truly admired by many, since it is bounded not only by forgiveness but by great respect as well.
Jodi and Iwa both have a kid with Pampi but they have all remained as good friends.
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