Iya Villania and Drew Arellano wedding Friday afternoon, January 31, Chinese New Year, in a private ceremony in Tagaytay City. After almost ten years of being boyfriend-girlfriend, Iya Villania, 27 years old, and Drew Arellano, 34 years old, tied the knot in Meditation Point, Kawayan Cove in Nasugbu, Batangas. The wedding started at around 3:30 p.m. Family and friends of the couple who both came from rival TV networks attended the wedding, including “It’s Showtime” host Kim Atienza, who was one of the principal sponsors. Iya’s wedding gown is by Pepsi Hererra Couture. Make-up is by Steven Doloso and hair by Raymond Santiago. Reception is at Bamboo Beach Club. Photo credits: Paolo Valenciano, Printpersonalities and Raymond Santiago.
Update: Iya Villania and Drew Arellano got married today. You can visit the following link for the pictures and other news.
Iya Villania and Drew Arellano wedding is to be held next month, January 2014, according to Ricky Lo.
Ricky Lo referred to the wedding as only a formality because Iya and Drew have been together for more than nine years years now. The celebrity couple celebrated their ninth year anniversary May 9.
The wedding could have been held this year but Drew Arellano’s father, Atty. Aga Arellano, passed away due to colon cancer in June.
Earlier this year, it has been reported that Drew Arellano proposed to Iya in April 2012 while they were on vacation in Paris, France and the proposal was caught on video, but Iya denied it, only saying at that time that they are not yet engaged but they are definitely preparing for the future.
Shaina Magdayao, Empress Schuck, Kim Chiu, Iya Villania and Cristine Reyes were Darna wannabe’s performing on “ASAP” wearing Darna’s two-piece outfit. Some quarters say this was actually a ‘look-test’ much like a screen test to assess the would be star for the role. ABS-CBN will produce a new Darna based TV show for 2013 but they have not announced yet who will portray the iconic superheroine. . Recent Darna actresses were Angel Locsin in 2005 and Marian Rivera in 2009, both shown on GMA-7.