Smokey Manaloto welcomes first child

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Posted at Aug 10 2022 10:29 PM | Updated as of Aug 12 2022 06:30 PM

Smokey Manaloto and his non-showbiz partner welcomed their son, Kiko, on August 4. Screenshot
Smokey Manaloto and his non-showbiz partner welcomed their son, Kiko, on August 4. Screenshot

MANILA — (UPDATED) Comedian-actor Smokey Manaloto is a first-time dad at 51, he revealed early this week.

The “2 Good 2 Be True” cast member shared the personal milestone through a TikTok video, where he chronicled the pregnancy his partner and the birth of their son.

@smokeymanaloto First post!!! Welcome to my tiktok account! Enjoy!!! #thebigevent #firsttimedaddy #firstbaby #fyp #foryoupage #firstpost #smokeymanaloto ♬ What I Never Knew I Always Wanted - Carrie Underwood

The couple found out about the pregnancy in December 2021. They welcomed the baby boy, Kiko, on August 4. 

In the opening seconds of the video, Manaloto pertained to becoming a father in his 40s. “Sabi nila, ‘Wala ka nang pag-asa.’ Sabi nila, ‘Huli ka na sa biyahe.’ Akala ko nga huli na. Hindi pa pala,” he said.

On Instagram on Wednesday, Manaloto shared a video of Kiko receiving a “morning blessing” from Bishop Honesto Ongtioco of Cubao.

While his partner his glimpsed in the TikTok post, Manaloto has not yet shared her identity.

Editor's Note: An earlier version of this story misstated Smokey Manaloto's age as 44, instead of 51. We regret the error.