As the foundation and stronghold of every family, being a dad is of no joke. Most of the time, they are the ones who make a lot of efforts and sacrifices to ensure all family needs are given adequate focus and attention.
But nothing will be more difficult than being a celebrity dad.
With their hectic working schedule, know how these five celebrity dads endured and defied the challenges of work and how they successfully manage to balance life at work and with family.
Being a part of the family of prominent actors, Richard Gutierrez admitted that he had a phobia of carrying babies until Baby Zion, his child with girlfriend Sarah Lahbati, came out for which he dubbed as his life-changer.
Many are shocked when the public knew with this sudden revelation of Richard having a child. But for him, gone are the days of negativities and issues as this is a real deal for him. In an interview, Richard said that Baby Zion made him a ‘homebody’ and taught him so many lessons in life, including changing his diapers and preparing feeding bottles.
Currently, Richard is still in cloud nine with so many opportunities coming beforehand. Despite their busy schedules, he and Sarah used to devise a timetable to ensure that both of them would still be giving a time to take care Baby Zion.
Known for being a professional player at the Philippine Basketball Association, Doug Kramer is also a hands-on and very disciplinarian father.
Married to actress Cheska Garcia in 2008, he has three children named Kendra, Scarlett, and Gavin, still on their toddler ages. Their family is best known with the tagline Team Kramer and has been appearing as a family endorser of various television commercials. They are also considered as one of the model families in the Philippines with almost 1.2 million followers in Facebook.
In spite of the fame their children get from endorsements, Doug still stands committed to teach his children valuable lessons in life through proper way of discipline. Just like any other parents, he admitted that he also uses a discipline stick, as how he called it. It is a plastic stick he uses to spank his children whenever they are committed something wrong, but all of this with a certain limitation. He used to discipline his children privately, he never does it publicly – all of this, with the desire to raise a God-fearing children grounded on good values and virtue.
Up until now, Doug always look forward of spending time with his kids. According to him, “it’s my priority and it’s a natural thing.”
Married to television host, Bianca Gonzales in 2014, JC Intal is enjoying the peak of his fatherhood with his daughter Lucia, even coining it as “the best feeling in the world!”.
As per his wife, Bianca, JC is a very caring father. Since the time he knew that Bianca was pregnant, he has been very involved and supportive on her maternity period. And it all boils down to his deep excitement as JC is really fond of kids. JC would then often go with her during check-ups and birthing classes.
JC is fond of posting on his Instagram page photos with Lucia during their dates on weekends, be it on places, the mall or at home!
After so many challenges over his past, Hayden Kho regarded Scarlet Snow as his “priority ever since she was born”.
The medical doctor would often post photos and videos of their cutest moments via Scarlet’s Instagram account making her daughter the most followed celebrity baby on the site.
Most of their bonding time includes playing and learning. They go often on swimming, visiting the gym, and speaking Mandarin. They also love singing and differentiating sizes such as small, medium, and tall.
TV host Ryan Agoncillo is in full enjoyment exclaiming that he found fulfillment in being a hubby to actress Judy Ann Santos and their children, Yohan and Lucho.
More than his career as actor and tv host, Agoncillo coins Juday, Yohan, and Lucho as his “most prized possessions”. On weekends, they often go to on a mixture of sweaty activities such as running, biking, swimming, and even food adventures. Agoncillo describes his children as “very funny, with very confident personalities”.
Sometimes, Agoncillo used to bring them on the gym using them as training buddies on his workout routines. But the most favorite time of his day is the early morning when they used to take some wacky and silly photo moments with them.
From simple gestures to extravagant moments, it’s good to see that even actors slash dads are doing their very best to endure the challenges of work and time, committed to accept the one of the hardest jobs in the world – not being an actor, but being a dad. Happy Father’s Day to all the Super Dads out there!