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LOOK: Ara Mina marries Dave Almarinez

LOOK: Ara Mina marries Dave Almarinez

MARRIED. Actress Ara Mina with husband Dave Almarinez.

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The couple ties the knot in an intimate ceremony in Baguio

Actress Ara Mina married businessman Dave Almarinez on Wednesday, June 30.

Official photographer Nice Print Photography posted pictures from the couple’s ceremony in Baguio. “Second look of the newlyweds,” they wrote.

In a separate post, they also shared more photos of Ara in her bridal gown. “The beautiful and stunning bride,” they wrote in the caption. 

Fashion designer Leo Almadal also uploaded a video of Ara’s wedding gown. Describing his masterpiece, he wrote, “[It] is intricately handcrafted and fully crystallized to perfection; from the elaborate neckpiece, bodice, sleeves to the hem! Baroque Rococo inspired; corseted and cinched to achieve that Cinderella waistline. A fairytale and royal wedding indeed!”

Ara and Dave got engaged in January 2021. The 42-year-old actress said that Dave is her “answered prayer.” “Thank you for not giving up on me. You are the reason why we have stronger days together,” she wrote in her engagement announcement.

Dave is the president and CEO of the Philippine International Trading Corporation (PITC), with the rank of undersecretary. According to his profile on the PITC website, he was previously a provincial board member of Laguna.

In an interview on Magandang Buhay, Ara said that she was happily dating a non-showbiz person. She has been low profile about the relationship.

Ara has a daughter, Amanda, with ex-boyfriend Patrick Meneses. She is currently part of FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano.Rappler.com