It’s Showtime host Jhong Hilario is now officially a dad!
On Saturday morning, March 27, 2021, the 44-year-old Kapamilya actor/host revealed in an Instagram post that his long-time partner, Maia Leviste Azores, has already given birth to their baby girl.
John further revealed that they named their baby girl Sarina.
For his caption, Jhong greeted his unica hija and wrote, “Hello my LOVE!!! ❤❤❤ #Sarina #SamplePrincess.”
The couple’s celebrity friends sent their congratulatory messages to the couple on the comments section of Jhong’s Instagram post.
Jhong’s fellow It’s Showtime hosts Teddy Corpuz and Amy Castillo were among the first people to send their well-wishes for the couple and their baby.
Amy wrote, “Congratulations! @jhonghilario and @maialevisteazores.”
Teddy, meanwhile, told the couple, “Woohoo! Congrats you two @jhonghilario & @maialevisteazores So cute!
PHOTO: Screengrab on Instagram
Your Face Sounds Familiar 2021 celebrity contestant Geneva Cruz was also among the first to comment on Jhong’s post.
She wrote, “Whoohoooo! Congrats, daddy Jhong of Sample Princess! She’s beautiful!”
Beauty queen-turned-actress Precious Lara Quigaman expressed how happy she is for the couple.
Lara commented, “Yehey!!!! Congratulations jhong and maia![heart emojis]”
Other celebrities who congratulated the couple on Instagram were Jestoni Alarcon, Jed Madela, Krista Kleiner, Rodjun Cruz, Mickey Perz, Benj Manalo, LA Tenorio, and Alessandra de Rossi, among many others.
Jhong and Maia first announced on their respective social media accounts that they are having a baby in November 2020. The couple uploaded their photo on the beach, with Maia showing off her baby bump.
Jhong and Maia have been together for nine years already.
Before Maia, Jhong was previously married to a British woman named Michelle Westgate. The Kapamilya performer first confirmed their separation in June 2011.