DongYan Lead Kapuso Couples; Barbie Forteza Walks Solo On GMA Gala 2023 Red Carpet

Power couple DongYan reigns supreme at GMA Gala 2023

The GMA Gala 2023 stands as an evening to remember, with A-lister names and real life couples making the night more interesting with their commanding attires—or simply with just their mere presence.

Power couple Marian Rivera and Dingdong Dantes have commanded the event with conviction, as they went for an elegant white and black ensemble. The real-life partner was later hailed as the “Couple of the Night.” 

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Recently engaged couple Bea Alonzo and Dominic Roque were also no lesser than a spectacle as they catch everyone’s eyes, ultimately securing the title “Sparkling Couple of the Night.” 

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Just one of the many anticipations for the night is Kapuso actress Barbie Forteza’s appearance and who she might just be with between her on-screen partner David Licauco or real-life lover Jak Roberto. 

However, Barbie chose to walk solo, which then left Jak and David walking the red carpet on their own. 

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David Licauco also walked solo on the red carpet.

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READ ALSO: Netizens Bet Between BarDa, JakBie For GMA Gala Night; Barbie Forteza Answers

Other prominent couples and personalities

Megan Young and Mikael Daez are Gatsby-inspired with their gold-and-black coordinating outfits. 

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Ruru Madrid and Bianca Umali were prince and princess of their own, as they clinched “Male Star of the Night” and “Female Star of the Night” respectively.

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Heart Evangelista has graced the event with husband Senator Chiz Escudero as her partner. The culmination of the event had seen her bagging the “Female Sparkle Star of the Night.” 

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Jennylyn Mercado and Dennis Trillo’s first-time appearance at the GMA Gala Night were also anticipated by their fans.

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Real-life sweethearts Khalil Ramos, in classic tuxedo look, and Gabbi Garcia, in bohemian goddess, arrived together just as expected.

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Julie Anne San Jose has graced the red carpet in a beaded lilac draping gown, while Rayver Cruz wore a cement-colored tuxedo to pair with.

The real-life couple is set to headline the GMA Public Affairs film, “The Cheating Game.”

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Other banner artists

“Asia’s Multimedia Star” Alden Richards has walked solo in his Louis Vuitton suit.

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Ken Chan showcases a beaded tuxedo, matched perfectly delicate by a pair of loafers.

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New Kapuso Matteo Guidicelli went for a classic look, as he walked the red carpet all by himself.

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Xian Lim appears dashingly handsome in his authoritative American gentleman look.

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Kylie Padilla arrives in an Encantadia-alienesque number.

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“Kapuso First Lady of Primetime” Sanya Lopez also walked the red carpet solo in her Michael Leyva gown.

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This year’s gala is anchored heavily on GMA-7’s goal of raising funds for various charitable causes. This comes as the second year that the network held such an event, as it follows an equally successful gala in 2022.

Banner Art Paulo Correa

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