Ruffa Gutierrez’s eldest daughter with her former husband Yilmaz Bektas, Lorin Gutierrez turned 16 last August 3.
To mark this special milestone, she had a star-studded celebration on Saturday, August 31, 28 days after the actual date of her birthday.
The beautiful young lady donned a white shimmering two-piece dress with blue and purple frills, which was designed by evening gown designer Rosenthal Tee. Meanwhile, her two-layered necklace and dangling earrings completed her classy look.
Lorin’s sweet 16 “music festival-themed” birthday party was held at Whitespace Manila in Makati. According to Ruffa’s recent social media post, her television host brother, Raymond Gutierrez had a hand on the concept and the planning of the said event.
It can be seen in the photos shared online that this star-studded and colorful affair was attended by the members of the prominent Gutierrez clan, including Ruffa, Sarah Lahbati and Richard Gutierrez family, Raymond Gutierrez, Annabelle Rama, and Eddie Garcia. The Gutierrez family is considered as one of the biggest showbiz families in the Philippines.
Also spotted in Lorin’s grand birthday bash were big names in the country, including Lucy and Richard Gomez, Bongbong Marcos, Chavit Singson, Vicki Belo, and Hayden Kho.
They also have other celebrity guests such as Julia and Marjorie Barretto, Andrea Brillantes, Kyle Echarri, Kobe Paras, Jackie Forster, Mariel Padilla Charlene Gonzalez, and Angelina Cruz.
Lorin Gabriella Gutierrez Bektas is a Filipina-Turkish model, and the first daughter of Ruffa Gutierrez with her former husband, Turkish businessman Yilmaz Bektas. They also have another daughter named Venezia Lora Gutierrez Bektas or simply Venice.
The former couple got married in 2003, but after 4 years of being together, they announced their separation through a joint statement on May 8, 2007. Ruffa and Yilmaz’s two lovely daughters are under the custody of the 45-year-old beauty queen-actress.