10 Celebrity hook-ups and breakups of 2016

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Celebrity hook-ups and breakups are always interesting to know. In the advent of social networking sites, one may see who’s together, who’s not, and who’s just dating for quite some time. As they say, show business brings a lot of pressure to celebrities thus some couples who are once happy together may go on their separate ways. Their stories becoming an interesting gossip to talk about. Stories about new relationships and break-ups remind people that celebrities are real people too who have feelings and emotions just like anyone. The following is a list of the Top Celebrity Break-ups and Hook-ups of 2016:


Luis Manzano and Angel Locsin

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Reports about the breakup of Manzano and Locsin came out in February 2016. It was their second break-up. The first was a few years ago. Luis was then linked to Jennylyn Mercado and Angel to Phil Younghusband. After splitting up with their new short-lived loves, Luis and Angel got back together again.

Angel seemed to insinuate that there was a third party identified in unverified/unconfirmed reports as Jessy Mendiola. Luis denied it but later admitted that they are dating. Angel, on the other hand, spends her time with her family and in discovering more of herself.

John Lloyd Cruz and Angelica Panganiban

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After more than three years as a couple, the two have parted ways. Angelica then started to deliver “hugot” lines which made her known as the “Hugot Queen” among netizens. The two are said to still remain as friends.

Timothy Tan and Sunshine Dizon

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After six years, Timothy and Sunshine's marriage has come to an end with accusation on Timothy having an extramarital affair. Timothy said that they both concluded that an annulment is warranted. Sunshine, however, said that she will not settle for an annulment but will rather pursue charges in court.

Jojo Oconer and Ciara Sotto

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In January 2016, Ciara announced on Instagram that she has decided to leave her husband and go back to the house of her parents. She did not reveal the exact reason for her split with Oconer, but she hinted that a third party might be involved.

Sotto and Oconer were married in 2010. Ciara gave birth to their first child, Vincezo Xose, in 2015.

Zanjoe Marudo and Bea Alonzo

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Zanjoe admitted he and Bea have broken up. Rumors of the two breaking up came in early January 2016, when they went to trips abroad separately. Zanjoe went on a vacation in Europe while Bea went to Japan.

They became an item in October 2011. In 2015, the two admitted that they are having problems in their relationship but both said that they are working it out. Zanjoe said that he looks forward to new opportunities in career, personal life, and family.



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Alden Richards and Maine “Yaya Dub” Mendoza got married after a year of challenges and hardships. They shared their vows before friends and family on October 22, 2016 at Christ the King Church in Quezon City. Sponsors included Helen Gamboa-Sotto, Mike Enriquez, Joey de Leon, and Irma Adlawan. Rodjun Cruz was Alden's best man, while Nicoleen Mendoza, Maine's sister, was the maid of honor. Yaya Dub's father Dodong (Vic Sotto) walked her down the aisle along with the lolas – Nidora (Wally Bayola), Tidora (Paolo Ballesteros), and Tinidora (Jose Manalo).

A few months after the couple were paired, they personally met in September 2015. Yaya Dub was allowed to speak and their interaction was no longer limited to split screen and lip-syncing. The couple became official on October 24. It is said that the couple is soon to have a baby.

Aljur Abrenica and Kylie Padilla

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The two Kapuso stars who were together for almost three years broke up in 2014 because of a mere rumor – a third party. However, they remained on good terms. After more than two years, the two were reported to have rekindled romantic ties in September 2016. They shared snippets of their Japan trip and were vocal about how they score in each other's lives.

Gerald Anderson and Bea Alonzo

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Anderson and Alonzo have become friends again since they were estranged for six years following their separation in 2010. Weeks after the showing of their movie “How To Be Yours”, they admitted that they are still seeing each other. In an interview with ABS-CBN, Alonzo said that they are going out and that they are just going with the flow on where their rekindled friendship would take them. She also promised to share the news once they are officially together again.

Dennis Trillo and Jennylyn Mercado

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In the March 2016 issue of Yes! magazine, Jennylyn admitted that she and Dennis were “exclusively dating.” They were together for a year before deciding to call it quits in 2011. According to Dennis, what happened in their past taught them many things about being in a relationship. He added that they are now more mature and it helps that they know each other better now. Love is indeed sweeter the second time around!

Luis Manzano and Jessy Mendiola

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Although he refused to give further details about his personal life, Luis Manzano admitted that he and the actress are dating. Mendiola earlier went on the record to say that they are not hiding anything and that Manzano stands a chance with her.

Both are single – Luis broke up with Angel Locsin and Jessy has since called it quits with JM de Guzman. Jessy posted a photo of Luis on her Instagram account after admitting that they're dating. They also attended the 10th Star Magic Ball together.




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