- Joey de Leon and long-time partner Eileen Macapagal tied the knot recently.
- They have been together for 36 years
- Their marriage elicited various reactions from the netizens
Joey de Leon of Eat Bulaga! and his partner for 36 years got married in a civil ceremony at the Supreme Court in Manila on Monday, March 19.
Though it was unclear whether they had been wed during the first year they've been together, it elicited many positive response from the netizens.
According to reports they have been together in 1982 and was said to be married on the same year.
Joey was married to his first wife, Daria Ramirez and had 2 children namely, Kempee and Cheenee de Leon.
Joey, however, was first married to character actress Daria Ramirez. They have two children, Kempee and Cheenee de Leon.
Vic Sotto and wife Pauleen Luna served as witness at their civil wedding.
Joey's fellow Eat Bulaga! Dabarkads Vic Sotto and wife Pauleen Luna served as witnesses at their civil wedding.
Pauleen posted a picture of Joey and Eileen exchanging vows and wrote this in the caption, "'A testament of His love and mercy, Today, we say together that God listens to those who believe”.
"Pasasalamat ko ay pang habang panahon, ang hiling ko nalang ay sana’y maglaon, pagsasama natin kaloob ng Panginoon. Maraming salamat Eileen De Leon”.
"God listens to those who believe! Congratulations Mr. and Mrs. de Leon!!!! @angpoetnyo @eileenmacapagal"
In another post, she uploaded a picture of her with husband Vic Sotto and wrote, "First time at The Supreme Court to witness a special union so close to our heart ♥?"
Senator Tito Sotto and wife Helen Gamboa was also present in the ceremony.
Tito Sen's post read, "That's it! Natuloy din."
Congratulations, Joey and Eileen!
Meanwhile here are some of the netizens' comments.
De Leon was the second child of Jose Seoane de Leon (1918–2008), of Filipino-Spanish descent, and Emma Manahan Ramos.
His paternal grandfather was the first mayor of Malolos, Bulacan.
At the age of three, his parents divorced. His father then moved to Madrid, Spain and eventually remarried.
He is known for his sarcastic style of humor.
Prior to being an entertainer, de Leon earned his architecture degree from the National University in Manila.
He was also a disc jockey for 12 radio stations when he was starting out.
Joey de Leon has five children. With first wife actress Daria Ramirez, he has two children, Joseph Joachim (Keempee) and Jacinda Myrtle (Cheenee).
Through his second wife Eileen Macapagal, he has three children, Jocas Eightria, Jako Raphaelle and Jio Sebastiean. De Leon also has four grandchildren from eldest daughter Cheenee and one granddaughter from Keempee.
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