Whether you’re a blossoming curious teenager or a stable working young adult—some would totally lose it as soon as they see their favorite ships on or off the screens.
And some fandoms even get lucky, for their ships would actually sail beyond. Talk about reel-to-real couples!
KathNiel | Kathryn Bernardo & Daniel Padilla
First appearance as a loveteam: After appearing in the 2011 teen show, Growing up, the fans immediately loved the chemistry of the duo.
JaDine | James Reid & Nadine Lustre
First appearance as a loveteam: Although their official on-screen pairing was during the 2014 romantic-comedy film, Diary Ng Panget, Nadine appeared on one of James’ music video for his 2013 single Alam Niya Ba.
LizQuen | Liza Soberano & Enrique Gil
First appearance as a loveteam: 2013 Filipino romantic-drama film, She’s the One, as supporting roles. They eventually rose as one of the most adored love teams after playing the main leads of Xander and Agnes in the 2014 television series, Forevermore.
AlDub | Alden Richards & Maine “Yaya Dub” Mendoza
First appearance as a loveteam: An unexpected pairing during the Kalyeserye segment of the variety show, Eat Bulaga in 2015.
JoshLia | Joshua Garcia & Julia Barretto
First appearance as a loveteam: 2016 Metro Manila Film Festival top-grosser, Vince & Kath & James.
MayWard | Maymay Entrata & Edward Barber
First appearance as a loveteam: inside the Pinoy Big Brother (PBB) house in 2016 as housemates. A year later, the tandem had their first movie project together, Loving in Tandem.
MarNigo | Maris Racal & Iñigo Pascual
First appearance as a love team: Soon after leaving the Big Brother House as part of the 2014 batch, Maris received a ‘Hi’ from Iñigo via Twitter. Since then, fans have been pairing them up as the two continued to interact on the social media platform. Although they have been collaborating on music, it wasn’t until 2017 when they had their first on-screen project.
Joshua Dionisio & Barbie Forteza
First appearance as loveteam: GMA-7 2009 Christmas Special, Dear Friend: My Christmas List followed by 2010 coming-of-age teen drama, First time in 2010
Enchong Dee & Erich Gonzales
First appearance as loveteam: 2009-2010 controversial teen-drama series, Katorse
Jake Vargas & Bea Binene
First appearance as loveteam: 2010 hit-series First time
Donny Pangilinan & Kisses Delavin
First appearance as loveteam: In the 2018 coming-of-age film, Walwal
Kim Chui & Xian Lim
First appearance as loveteam: 2011 romantic comedy, My Binondo Girl
Julia Montes & Coco Martin
First appearance as loveteam: First worked together as a tandem in the phenomenal ABS-CBN series, Walang Hanggan, in 2012
Jodi Sta Maria & Richard Yap
First appearance as loveteam: In the 2012-2014 noontime series, Be Careful With My Heart
Julia Baretto & Iñigo Pascual
First appearance as loveteam: MMK romantic drama episode in 2014, followed by teen romance film in 2015, Para sa Hopeless Romantic
Elmo Magalona & Janella Salvador
First appearance as loveteam: After moving to the Kapamilya network, Elmo was paired up with Janella for the 2015 television series, Born For You
Carla Abellana & Tom Rodriguez
First appearance as loveteam: In the 2013 first gay-themed drama series, My Husband’s Lover
McCoy de Leon & Elisse Joson
First appearance as loveteam: Fans began pairing them up while they were still inside the PBB house in 2016. After the reality show, McLisse (as fans would call them) then landed roles on the longtime-running action series, FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano.
Loisa Andalio & Ronnie Alonte
First appearance as loveteam: Started on the noontime show, It’s Showtime as Loisa was part of the girl group, GirlTrends, while Ronnie was a Hashtag member, an all-boys group—in 2016.
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