Andrew James Estrella Arellano or popularly known as Drew Arellano, born January 16, 198, is a Filipino actor and host. He is one of the most anticipated traveling hosts in local showbiz. He is currently the host of the now defunct show Balikbayan, and Biyahe ni Drew on GMA News. (a)
Drew is well known as the very outgoing person who enjoys physical activities like basketball and triathlon which has won him various medals in a triathlon competition held every year.
On January 31, 2014, he married his girlfriend of 10 years, Iya Villania at Meditation Point, Kawayan Cove in Nasugbu, Batangas. (a)
The couple blessed with a son, Antonio Primo who was born on August 30, 2016, and now blessed with another one. The couple announced their second pregnancy last February.
When it comes to parenting, television host Drew Arellano is all praises for his wonderful wife Iya Villania and his mother Bernie Estrella Arellano. Drew described fatherhood as a “truthful, wonderful ride.” (a)
(a) Drew said it’s fortunate that he and Iya have flexible schedules that help in making sure they are raising their family right and that they have the same mindset as parents.
He also admitted that when it comes to their son getting into minor accidents, he’s the parent who easily gets worried, while Iya is the calm one. He admitted being the most cautious one. (a)
Like any other father, Drew wants as much as possible to be always present on his son’s eyes. That’s why he always makes sure to get home before Primo goes to sleep.
A netizen shared Drew’s video describing him as a working dad.
“Whenever I travel back from biyahe, I try to make it home before Primo’s sleeping time which is around 7-7:30” Drew shared. (a)
He narrates and documented his journey along Edsa as if he’s just hosting one of his biyahes. regardless of how tiring his doing he still kept his smiles.
And finally, he got home just right before Primo’s sleeping time. Her son’s smile is priceless and the kiss was just enough to erase the tiredness he got from walking along EDSA. (a)
(a) This video shows how he values his time whatever comes his way just to get home and see his son before going to sleep.
Thanks to his amazing stamina, walking along EDSA during rush hour is just as simple as jogging during the night.
Watch the whole video below.
(a) Drew is undeniably one of the best dads a child could have. Every working parent should watch this. Drew simply serves as an inspiration to all Dads out there.
Being a parent is not just being a good provider, you also need to value the time you spent with your family. We understand that you need to work hard to provide a better life for them but we also believe that your presence is the most important thing you could offer to your family. (a)
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