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Star Magic Ball 2014: 7 couples, loveteams we can’t wait to see

Alexa Villano

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Star Magic Ball 2014: 7 couples, loveteams we can’t wait to see
The biggest stars will gather again at the annual event scheduled on September 6
MANILA, Philippines – It’s the annual Star Magic Ball season once again, and this means glamorous gowns and dashing suits for the stars of ABS-CBN.

But aside from the outfits, the press and the fans are looking forward to seeing the twosomes who will walk the red carpet.

Here are some of the couples and tandems who are confirmed to walk the red carpet together on September 6 at the Makati Shangri-La Makati. 

1. Kim Chiu and Xian Lim

KIM AND XIAN. The actor asked Kim to be his date once again for this year's Star Magic Ball. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

People continue to guess at the status of the two, who have worked in movies such as Bride for Rent and Bakit Hindi Ka Crush Ng Crush Mo. Last year, they were each other’s dates during the ball, and this year is no exemption.

In an interview with ABS-CBN, Kim said Xian has not asked her yet this year. But a few days later, she got the surprise of her life, when Xian asked her in the most unusual matter.



2. Maja Salvador and Gerald Anderson, real-life couple

MAJA AND GERALD. Gerald said in an interview that he's fine if he'll see Xian and Kim together. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

The two walked the Star Magic Ball red carpet together for the first time last year. The relationship, however, is not without controversy, as Gerald is the ex of Maja’s former good friend, Kim Chiu.  

Last April, Kim, Maja and Gerald patched things up, with Kim saying that everything is fine with them

Gerald, in an interview with Pep said, he sees no problem if he bumps into Kim and Xian at the event this year. 

3. Piolo Pascual and Iza Calzado, loveteam



According to the announcement made by, Piolo has confirmed that his date for the ball will be his Hawak Kamay leading lady Iza Calzado. The two have also worked together in films such as Milan and Starting All Over Again.

4. Bea Alonzo and Zanjoe Marudo

BEA AND ZANJOE. The two have been together since 2011. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Bea and Zanjoe have been together since 2011, and have been each other’s dates for the Star Magic Ball. For this year’s ball. Bea is set to wear a Rosa Clara gown, while Zanjoe will wear a suit by Edwin Tan. 

The couple were among the stars who recently took part in the ALS ice bucket challenge.



5. Alex Gonzaga and Joseph Marco, loveteam


Alex and Joseph are currently seen in the TV show Pure Love. In an interview with Pep, Alex confirmed that she and Joseph will walk down the red carpet together. 

Inaya niya ako two weeks ago sa Viber. (He asked me to be his date two weeks ago through Viber.)

Ang tagal-tagal pa niyang sabihin, may itatanong daw siya. Tapos nung Tuesday, Wednesday, na ako sumagot na okay lang,” she said.

(It took him a long time saying he wanted to ask something. And then on Tuesday, Wednesday, that’s when I gave my answer that it’s okay to go.)

Alex, however, clarfied that Joseph is not courting her.

According to the list provided by Star Magic, Alex will wear a gown by Pepsi Herrera, while Joseph will wear a Joey Samson suit.

6. Heart Evangelista and Chiz Escudero, engaged couple

HEART AND CHIZ. The newly engaged couple is one of the couples invited to attend this year's Star Magic Ball. File photo by Jr Belardo/Rappler

Couple of the moment and newly engaged Heart and Chiz have been confirmed to attend the ball. Aside from the engagement, the two have made headlines after it was reported that another couple’s wedding date scheduled at Balesin Island Club was bumped off to make way for their scheduled wedding.

Chiz in an interview with Inquirer confirmed that he and Heart are set to get married in Balesin on February 15, 2015.

7.  Jolina Magdangal and Mark Escueta, married couple



Another non-Star Magic couple announced to go is Jolina Magdangal and husband Mark Escueta. Jolina got her career started with ABS-CBN during her younger years, and despite moving to GMA-7, is still in touch with her friends and former bosses from her former network.

Expected, but not confirmed

Aside from the couples above wo are confirmed to attend, we’re also excited to see others who might just make an appearance together. 

Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla, hit loveteam 

KATHNIEL. The two have been each other's dates for the last two balls. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Known as KathNiel to their fans, the two have been walking down the red carpet together for the past two years. After starring in the teleserye Got To Believe, the two did the movie She’s Dating The Gangster, which was a major hit at the box office. The two are currently preparing for a new show.  

Angelica Panganiban and John Lloyd Cruz, real-life couple 

JOHN LLOYD AND ANGELICA. While the two have been together since 2012, they were only photographed at the red carpet together last year. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

They originally walked the red carpet separately two years ago, but last year, Angelica and John Lloyd were finally photographed together as a couple. Prior to getting together, Angelica was in a relationship with actor Derek Ramsay, and John Lloyd was with Shaina Magdayao.  

Kristine Hermosa and Oyo Boy Sotto, married couple

OYO AND KRISTINE. The two have been attending the ball together since 2009. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler
Husband and wife Oyo Sotto and Kristine Hermosa first walked the carpet as dates in 2009.  Last year, they came together after Kristine gave birth to their daughter. The actress is expecting another baby this year.
Which couples are you excited to see at the red carpet this Saturday? Let us know below in the comments.  –

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Alexa Villano

Alexa is one of Rappler's Lifestyle and Entertainment reporters, covering local entertainment news to a wide range of topics from beauty pageants to reality shows.