Actress Empress Schuck has married her nonshowbiz partner, Vino Guingona, in a beautiful ceremony surrounded by nature in Hillcreek Gardens, Tagaytay.
The two tied the knot on Saturday, March 6, with Empress donning an elegant Aoui Regala bridal gown custom-made with Swarovski crystals and Vino wearing a dashing blue suit. Photos from the simple ceremony were shared by Nice Print Photography, which you can see below!
In their official wedding video, Empress called her husband a gift from God as she expressed her gratitude for all his love and support in her heartfelt vows.
“Since Athalia came, I’ve been telling myself that you are God’s gift to me. I didn’t know what I wanted that time and you just came, rescued me from the pain of the past,” she said.
“Finally, I found my place, my contentment, my peace. Through you, God showed me that I can be taken care of. That I can be loved. I can be heard and understood for all the struggles and sacrifices I went through in life.”
“Ikaw pala ‘yung finish line. Ikaw ‘yung happy ending. Ikaw ‘yung reward. Simula noon, everything made sense. Of course, there were still hardships. But this time may kasama na ako,” she added.
Vino, meanwhile, talked about how he was attracted to her from the first moment they met at a party 11 years ago.
“11 years ago, I was a stranger who gatecrashed your 18th birthday. And I remember, standing behind the huge crowd, staring at you while you were entering your guests, your party was star-studded, filled with celebrities. As I looked at you, my world seemed to stop, and I remember thinking how beautiful you are,” he said.
“Our love story did not begin perfectly and we faced a big responsibility early in our lives due to our own miscalculated actions. When I lost my father, you never left me and were there to comfort me. I thank God because through these challenges, we both grew, we got to know each other better, we learned from each other, and more importantly, we both found Christ and deepened our relationship with Him.”
The two got engaged last September on the fifth birthday of their daughter, Athalia.
Congratulations to the happy couple!
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