Regine, Ogie celebrate son Nate’s 11th birthday in US

REGINE VELASQUEZ, husband Ogie Alcasid and their son Nate enjoying Disneyland in California

Celebrity couple Regine Velasquez and Ogie Alcasid celebrated the 11th birthday of their son Nate while they were in the United States.

This, after they brought their son with them when they flew to Los Angeles, California and eventually to Las Vegas for their performances with other artists in the “ASAP Natin ‘To.”

As seen in the couple’s social media updates and reported by their mother studio ABS-CBN, Regine and Ogie organized an elaborate dinner for Nate along with some of their friends and family in Beverly Hills, California.
The couple also enjoyed their vacation with Nate in the popular Disneyland Amusement Park in California, going around and visiting various features of the park.
Nate was also guest of Regine in the November 8 episode of “Magandang Buhay” on ABS-CBN which she co-hosts, During the show, Regine shared how she feels about Nate turning 11.

“Ako siguro more of parang I feel grateful kay Lord for giving me such a wonderful son. He’s such a good boy, he’s very smart and he loves everyone. Hindi siya namimili ng taong kakausapin niya kahit anong age, kahit anong estado ng buhay mo, basta makikipag-usap siya. At siyempre mahal na mahal niya ang aming dalawang lola. …So I’m very proud of you sweetheart,” she said.

Ogie also gave his birthday message for his son through a pre-recorded video. He said: “You have become really, really strong in mind and in heart and we are very proud of you. Your mom and I are very proud of you. You know, before you were born, mom and I prayed, ‘God give us a son.’ He gave us you. That’s why we called you Nathaniel — a special gift from God. And you are gift, Nate.”

“I hope you continue to be the good person that you are, the humble person that you are, the loving person that you are. I know that you will go places. I know that you will do everything so that you will please God and for that I’m very proud of you. I love you very much and I take pride in saying that you are my son,” Ogie added.

Nate is the only child of composer-singer Ogie Alcasid and singer-actress Regine Velasquez. Aside from his son, Alcasid has two other daughters, Leila and Sara, from his previous marriage.
On Ogie’s Instagram account, the popular singer-songwriter also shared  funny moments between him and his son while shopping at a mall in the US.
Through the comments section, Nate also received well wishes from some of his parent’s good friends in the industry like Gary Valenciano, Erik Santos, Jolina Magdangal, Jed Madela, Melai Francisco, Lani Misalucha, Christian Bautista, Gab Valenciano, Gian Magdangal, and Troy Laureta.
Alcasid and Velasquez tied the knot in Batangas in December 2010. The Asia’s Songbird gave birth to their son Nate a year after their wedding. (Jennifer True Santos)