Philippine Showbiz’s Love Team Partners Who Ended Up As Couples

Here are some stars who started as love team partners but extended their affection to each other in real life

Love team is part of the colorful world of show business as it adds “kilig” to every teleserye or movie.

Perhaps this kind of set-up is just notable in the Philippine showbiz industry but the advantage it brings to the stars being team up together or to their projects is quite remarkable.

This pairing on screen sometimes extends to their lives beyond the camera as the love team partners fall in love with each other.

Here are some tandems on reel that became couple in real life, based on the article published in GMA Entertainment.

Elmo Magalona and Janine Gutierrez

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They were first paired as partners in ‘Villa Quintana’ after they played as siblings in ‘Together Again’. Since that, they became inseparable but their relationship in real life ended in late 2016.

Elmo Magalona and Janella Salvador

When Elmo transferred to ABS-CBN from GMA, Janella was paired to him as his love team partner. The two have been expressive on social media about their “special friendship” and they go to events as each other’s date.

Monching Gutierrez and Lotlot de Leon

Janine’s parents also had the same case on what she had before with Elmo. Lotlot and Monching first started as onscreen partners during the 80s and it later on went to marriage.

Ryan Agoncillo and Judy Ann Santos

Through the drama series they filmed in 2004, a love bloomed between Juday and Ryan. They announced their relationship to the public after months of speculations. Even their wedding was kept secret at first.

Richard Gutierrez and Sarah Lahbati

The drama series ‘Makapiling Kang Muli’ started their partnership in reel but their love extended to real life and they now have two sons and are engaged.

Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera

‘Marimar’ was their first team up together. Since then they are called as the Primetime King and Queen of the Kapuso network. Dingdong and Marian’s love team is tagged as DongYan.

James Reid and Nadine Lustre

In 2014, their back-to-back team up in Diary ng Panget’ and ‘Talk Back and You’re Dead’ officially launched their career as a love team. Two years after that, during the JaDine concert, James revealed his true feelings for Nadine.

Enrique Gil and Liza Soberano

The LizQuen started the “forever” trend, based on the article, during their teleserye ‘Forevermore’ in 2014. They just recently admitted that from reel, they are now a couple for real.

(photos: GMA)

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