DingDong Dantes and Marian Rivera had their royal wedding at Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Cubao Quezon City on December 30, 2014. Watch the video to witness Marian Rivera as she walks down the aisle on her wedding day.
Marian Rivera wears the Michael Cinco-made off-shoulder wedding gown and she carries a bouquet of white roses. She was brought to the altar by her Spanish father Francisco Alonso and Filipina mother Amalia Rivera.
The DongYan’s royal wedding was officiated by eight bishops and seven priests. After the wedding, the couple had an 8-second kiss.
The couple has 40 principal sponsors that include Kris Aquino, Vic Sotto, Ogie L. Alcasid, Regine V. Alcasid, Ben L. Chan, Lolita A. Solis, Wilma Galvante, Attorney Felipe L. Gozon, Helen G. Sotto, Lily Y. Monteverde.
Watch Marian Rivera walks down the Aisle
They have 25 secondary sponsors which include Richard I. Gomez, Lucy Marie T. Gomez, Ai-Ai Delas Alas, Bam Aquino, and KC Concepcion. Marian Rivera and Dingdong Dantes also have 18 groomsmen and 18 bridesmaids. The witness of honor is none other than President Benigno Aquino III.
A short back story. Marian Rivera and Dingdong Dantes met way back in 2007 when the couple played the lead roles of Marimar and Sergio Santibanez in a local adaptation of the Mexican TV series “Marimar.” In 2008, they paired again as the lead casts in the GMA7’s remake of the fantasy TV series “Dyesebel.” In the latter, Marian played the role of Isabel/Dyesebel, and Dingdong played the role of Fredo Legaspi.
The couple became engaged on August 2014 when Dingdong Dantes proposed to Marian Rivera during her show on GMA7. During his proposal, the actor said that there is nothing he could ask for, but to settle down and have a family. Furthermore, he added that one thing is clear to him – that is he wants to spend the rest of his life with Marian Rivera.
As of the present in 2022, Marian Rivera and Dingdong Dantes already have 2 children. Their first child was born on November 2015, while their second was born on April 2019.
*Video credits to GMANetwork Youtube channel