Mother's Day 2019: 9 celebrity moms who have adopted children

ABS-CBN News

Posted at May 12 2019 04:51 PM

MANILA -- They may not have the same blood, but they are bonded by love. 

In celebration of Mother's Day, we take a look at celebrities who have decided to adopt children. 

1. KRISTINE HERMOSA-SOTTO

Kristine Hermosa is a loving mother to Kristian Daniel or Kiel, her adopted son with actor Oyo Boy Sotto. They have three biological children -- Ondrea Bliss, Kaleb Hanns, and Marvic Valentin. Instagram.com/khsotto

2. JUDY ANN SANTOS-AGONCILLO

Judy Ann Santos' first daughter, Yohan Lois, was made aware of her being adopted as early as age 4. Santos adopted Yohan prior to her 2009 wedding with TV host Ryan Agoncillo, with whom she has two other children -- Lucho and Luna. Instagram.com/officialjuday

3. SUSAN ROCES

Reelectionist senator Grace Poe-Llamanzares is the adopted daughter of actress Susan Roces and the late Fernando Poe Jr. Instagram.com/sengracepoe

4. CLAUDINE BARRETTO

Actress Claudine Barretto has two adopted children, Sabina and Quia. She and her former husband, Raymart Santiago, also have a biological child, Santino. Instagram.com/claubarretto

5. NORA AUNOR

Lotlot and Matet de Leon are the adopted children of screen veterans Nora Aunor and Christopher de Leon, who were formerly married. Lotlot and Matet have three siblings -- Kiko and Kenneth, who are also adopted; and actor Ian de Leon, the biological son of their superstar parents. File/Instagram: @ms.lotlotdeleon

6. SHARON CUNETA

Miguel Samuel Mateo is the youngest and only adopted child of Sharon Cuneta and Kiko Pangilinan. Two years after the adoption, the singer and her politician-husband formally introduced Miguel to the public in 2012, on the occasion of his third birthday. Cuneta and Pangilinan have two older daughters, Frankie and Miel. With her ex-husband Gabby Concepcion, Cuneta has actress KC Concepcion. Instagram.com/reallysharoncuneta

7. AI AI DELAS ALAS

In 2011, comedy queen Ai Ai delas Alas shared that she adopted a baby boy, Seth Andre or Sean. Sean is Delas Alas' third adopted child. The actress also has three biological children. Instagram.com/gerald_sibayan

8. ZSA ZSA PADILLA

Nicole Quizon is the adopted and older of two children of the late Dolphy (whose real name is Rodolfo Vera Quizon Sr.) and Padilla, his partner of 23 years until his death in 2012. They also have one biological child, singer Zia Quizon. Padilla has an older daughter from a past marriage, TV host Karylle, while Dolphy has 16 other children from past relationships, some of them also celebrities.

9. LJ MORENO

Ian Maximus is the adopted son of actress LJ Moreno with her husband, Jimmy Alapag. In a previous interview, Moreno said she found out that she’s pregnant with her first biological child, Keona, a few days after adopting Ian. Moreno and Alapag welcomed their third child, Calen, in 2017. Instagram.com/thelollicakechic