These personalities were one of the most popular celebrities during the prime years in their showbiz career but decided to take a break from the spotlight after getting married. Despite the success and fame, these celebrities choose to focus on building their families and be a hands-on partner in taking care of their husband and children. There are times that they are still appearing in television shows but their top priority now is the family.
Kristine was discovered accidentally. At that time, she was only accompanying her sister, Kathleen to audition but she was the one who was chosen instead. She starred in several movies and television shows in ABS-CBN. She rose to prominence for her role in the teleserye, “Pangako Sa Iyo” where she was paired up with Jericho Rosales. Their loveteam became a hit to the public which makes them became more popular together.
She made several other series after her stint in the said series.
Kristine started taking a break from the showbiz when she got married to fellow actor, Oyo Sotto in 2011. The gorgeous actress decided to a full-time wife and mother after having kids. She wanted to be a hands-on mom in taking care of their four children namely; Kristian Daniel, Ondrea Bliss, Kaleb Hanns, and Marvic Valentin.
She starred in a sitcom in the GMA network with Oyo Boy but it didn’t last long as she left the showbiz spotlight again. She made a television comeback when she starred in ABS-CBN’s fantasy series, “Bagani.”
Princess Punzalan is one of the most popular and greatest villainesses in Philippine television. Her role as Selina in the ABS-CBN’s melodrama romance series “Mula Sa Puso” has been etched in the minds of the televiewers forever.
She got married to Willie Revillame before, however, their marriage didn’t last long for some personal reasons. The former couple annulled their marriage later on.
The actress is now happily married to marketing professional Jason Field. Princess is now living a happy life in the United States with her husband and daughter. She is also working as a nurse in California.
Rica Peralejo was one of the most popular actresses during the ’90s. She starred in several renowned shows in ABS-CBN like “T.G.I.S”, “Gimik”, “Oka Tokat”, and “Ang TV”. She also became one of the co-hosts in Kapamilya network’s morning show, “Umagang Kay Ganda”.
She got married to Joseph Bonifacio, a pastor. After having a child, Rica decided to take a break from the showbiz and choose to become a full-time wife and mother to their son, Philip.
Rica is now into vlogging where she usually shares her lifestyle and her bonding moments with her family.
In an interview with Rica in 2015, she said that she can able to be a mother and actress at the same time. But right now, her top priority is to be a hands-on wife and mother to her family.
Isabel Oli rose to prominence when she starred in Max’s commercial where she was paired up with Piolo Pascual. She decided to take a break from the showbiz industry after she got married to a fellow actor, John Prats. She still appeared in some TV shows once in a while but she is more focused on being hands-on to her family.
Her last appearance in the television was in the romantic comedy series, “Since I Found You”. Rica is now a mother of two. She is also into vlogging now where she often gives her fans and the online community a glimpse of her family life.
Neri Naig started her showbiz career when she joined the ABS-CBN’s reality show “Star Circle Quest”. After her stint in the said reality show, she starred in several TV shows like “Nasaan Ka Man”, “Ang Panday”, “Sana Maulit Muli”, and “Imortal.”
She take a break from the showbiz to focus on her studies in 2008. After her study, she decided to make a comeback in the industry.
She got married to Chito Miranda, the lead singer of popular band, “Parokya ni Edgar”. Neri decided to leave the showbiz industry to focus on her family but she still finds ways to earn money.
She is now into a business, including a thrift shop and a bakery. She is also selling gourmet tuyo in jars, homemade jams, and ice candies.
Donna Cruz is part of the showbiz royalty of Cruz clan. She is the cousins of Geneva Cruz, Sunshine Cruz, and Sherly Cruz.
She is now living a happy life with her doctor husband from Cebu.
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