They say that “Loving is giving and being loved is receiving.” Although honest and true love comes from the heart, that doesn’t mean expensive gifts can’t be a part of a good relationship.
Check out these personalities who received expensive gifts from their loved ones during special occasions of their lives:
1. Daniel Padilla
The Kapamilya Teen King bought a house and lot located in an exclusive Quezon City subdivision priced at PHP 140 million for his mother, Karla Estrada in 2014.
2. Toni Gonzaga
Toni and her husband, Direk Paul Soriano’s had a wonderful time together at Amanpulo, Palawan during their honeymoon way back June 2015. Their trip on the exclusive island was all-paid by their godmother on the wedding, Kris Aquino. According to e-Philippines.com.ph, a three days and two nights stay on the island costs $3,880 (around PHP 182,000+)
3. Dingdong Dantes
Based on reports, Marian Rivera gave her husband Dingdong a seriously cool Christmas present – a Ducati that costs PHP 34,000 in 2011. Besides the motorbike, she also gave him a Rolex Sky-Dweller that worth $39,550 (around PHP 1.86 million) as a wedding present in 2014. He was also given another Rolex by the Tuviera family.
4. Angel Locsin
Phil Younghusband once gave his ex-girlfriend, Angel a Givenchy Pandora messenger bag worth PHP 100,000 for her birthday in 2011.
5. Kim Chiu
The Chinita Princess was able to watch the One Direction concert in 2015 after Kris Aquino gave her an extra ticket worth PHP 17,950.
6. Kris Aquino
In 2014, Kim Chui gave Kris a pair of pink Dior earrings. According to the report, a pre-loved pair of these earrings is estimated to be worth PHP 2,300+ to PHP 348,000+.
7. Dionisia Pacquiao
Manny Pacquiao gave back to his loving mother by buying her expensive bags. During Mommy D’s 62nd birthday, she received Hermes bag worth PHP 1 million pesos as a gift from Manny.
8. Boy Abunda
The “Queen of All Media” also gifted her good friend Boy Abunda with a Hummer back in 2014.
9. Yaya Gerbel
Kris Aquino is such a generous person. During her Yaya Gerbel’s wedding, the talk show host sponsored the event.
10. Kris Bernal
Who says you can’t love yourself with expensive gifts? Kris once admitted that she buys a lot of designer bags -like Louis Vuitton, Lacoste, Chanel, Balenciaga, etc- as a reward.
11. Ryzza Mae Dizon
Child star Ryzza got seriously emotional when Vic Sotto gave her a new house and lot on the April 2014 episode of her very own “The Ryzza Mae Show.”
12. Krystal Reyes
According to reports, Marian Rivera paid for the 21-year-old star’s gown for her debut which was held in 2014.
13. Gabbi Garcia
Ruru Madrid gave Gabbi a silver Pandora bracelet as a birthday present.
14. Nadine Lustre
For her 22nd birthday, Nadine was gifted an expensive Teacup Maltese dog from James Reid. These dogs can cost up to PHP 40K.
15. Manny Pacquiao
For 2010’s Valentine’s Day, Jinkee made her husband feel extra special when she gave him a diamond studded necklace!
16. Rich Asuncion
Would you believe that Rich was once given a car by a secret admirer?
17. Jeyrick “Carrot Man” Sigmaton
The ever-generous host Willie Revillame once offered to pay for Jeyrick’s whole college education in Baguio!
18. Kathryn Bernardo
Speaking of expensive gifts – the fairer half of the KathNeil love team was gifted a Louis Vuitton bag from Daniel as a birthday present.
19. Sarah Lahbati
Sarah admitted in an interview once that Richard Gutierrez, her alleged boyfriend, once gave “The Promise of Forever” actress an expensive Balenciaga bag in 2012.
20. Hayden Kho
Hayden once received a pair of light brown Adidas Yeezys (worth $350 / P17,500) from wifey Dra. Vicky Belo.
21. Gretchen Barretto
Gretchen is a fashionista with expensive tastes. Tonyboy Cojuangco, her longtime life-partner, once gifted her with a south sea pearl necklace – estimated to cost between Php 220,000 to Php 6,500,000!
22. Sean Farinas
Sean received a surprise gift from wife Karel Marquez-Farinas – a pre-loved BMW 5-series sedan! This luxury car is estimated to be at PHP 3.9 million!
It’s no secret that Jaya and Regine Velasquez-Alcasid are very close and good friends. The former once received a pair of “embroidered suede platform espadrille from Gucci” from Asia’s Songbird.
24. Terry Gian
Regine also surprised Terry when the latter received a pair of Gucci Ace low-top sneakers.
25. Regine Velasquez-Alcasid
Asia’s Songbird has also received her fair share of expensive gifts. Dra. Belo once gave her a red Hermes bag!
26. Cristalle Belo-Pitt
This could very well top the list of expensive gifts from celebrities. For her 35th birthday, Cristalle was given a thoroughbred horse by husband Justin Pitt called Ramato – Italian for the color “copper.”
What can you say about these luxurious and expensive gifts these showbiz personalities received? Do you know other celebrities who also gave their loved ones some expensive gifts? Share your thoughts, reactions, and opinions in the comments section below!