Karel Marquez expecting a baby boy, reveals name
MANILA, Philippines — Actress Karel Marquez and husband Sean Fariñas are having a baby boy!
Marquez happily shared the news on Wednesday via an Instagram post captioned: “It’s a healthy, ‘100% BABY BOY!!!’”
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💙👶🏻 ‘Di na nakapag hintay ng complete “photo op “ dahil hapon pa uwi ni Kyler kasi field trip niya, ma-late na ako sa check up ko and our family can’t keep a secret for so long HAHA but… It’s out of the bag! It’s a healthy, “100% BABY BOY!!!” as stated sa results yesterday! All along kala ko baby GIRL, but no no no! 😂 It’s my husband’s answered prayers 🤣🤪, and mine too because this baby boy is growing well inside mama’s womb! 🤰🏻 Sabi sa ultrasound, nose ko at long legs naman ni daddy! Wow ha talaga lang ha. 🤣 We can’t wait to meet you!!! My #RAINBOWBABY !!!! # itsaBOY #BUDOK @sean_farinas
“All along kala ko baby GIRL, but no no no! It’s my husband’s answered prayers and mine too because this baby boy is growing well inside mama’s womb!” Marquez wrote.
In a separate post, Marquez disclosed that she and Fariñas had already chosen a name for their son.
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Swipe to see! 😆 QUICK NAME STORY: My husband bought this Lakers shirt (😑) for Kyler before💛💜, and since this doesn’t quite fit him anymore, we are passing it on to our newest addition to the fam… See you soon, KOBE FEDERICO Santos Fariñas! 🤪👶🏻💙 😂 Ok. My husband and I had a deal. Wala ako magagawa, idol n’ya si Kobe Bryant kahit ako hindi, 😂 but since all my kids ay may “K” name forever, pumayag na ako. Para happy kaming dalawa. Federico, our son’s 2nd name, is my husband’s late father (Jr.) AND grandfather’s (Sr.) name. Fair enough. GREAT deal. Both parents, happy! And if we have a baby girl next, my husband agreed na ako naman ang pipili ng name, “K” parin, shempre. Fair! Anyway! Still on a high! We’re sooo excited to see you Kobe beef, este, handsome Kobe boy! 😆 My #RAINBOWBABY !!! 🤰🏻💙👶🏻 (shout out to @inmywomb for being my go-to ultrasound place since 2009!) #KobeFedericoFariñas #babynumber3 #oneLASToneafterLOL
“See you soon, KOBE FEDERICO Santos Fariñas!” Marquez wrote. She also shared the reason behind choosing the name.
“My husband and I had a deal. Wala ako magagawa, idol n’ya si Kobe Bryant kahit ako hindi,” she said. “Federico, our son’s 2nd name, is my husband’s late father (Jr.) AND grandfather’s (Sr.) name.”
The baby will be Marquez’s first child with Fariñas. She has two other children, Keiley and Kyler, with former partner actor-model Arman de Guzman. /cbb
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