PBA’s Blackwater Elite head coach Ariesteo “Aries” Dimaunahan, who hails from Lipa Batangas is a 41-year-old Filipino former (PBA) professional basketball player and last played for the San Miguel Beermen in the ASEAN Basketball League.
But now, there’s another basketball player having the surname “Dimaunahan” is currently making rounds online. She is none other than Christiana Gabrielle Dimaunahan, a rising star who plays for the University of Santo Tomas’ Growling Tigresses.
Based on her social media account, the sporty young lady is a “hoop destroyer” has a good shooting skill, an aspiring artist, a self-proclaimed poet, and a future author.
Christiana is one of the two daughters of Aries Dimaunahan, inherited his skills and talent in basketball. But aside from her unbelievable basketball skills, Aries’ eldest daughter caught the attention of many because of her alluring beauty.
The 41-year-old former PBA star got married to the former child star Jane Zaleta, who was only 18 years old when she completely stepped away from showbiz to focus on her family. The couple was blessed to have two beautiful daughters Christiana and Chanel.
In an interview with PEP last year, Jane Zaleta shared that they actually have three children, but unfortunately they lost their first child four days after he was born because of a congenital problem called diaphragmatic hernia, they named him Aristeirre Jared.
Following that year, they welcomed Christiana who was actually born prematurely that time at 33 weeks. Four years later, they were blessed to have another bundle of joy, their youngest daughter, Chanel.
The former celebrity mother also revealed her relationship with her daughters during the said interview. According to her, although her daughters, 18-year-old Christiana and 14-year-old Chanel are grown-up already, she still prepares their outfit every day, and it really made her feel so much appreciated, loved, and needed.
They also share a very similar taste in everything and enjoy their trips to the salon together, their “kaartehan”, their “coffee-milk tea dates, movie dates, their simple stroll around the mall, their grocery shopping, and working out together.
But what makes them even more proud of their two daughters, is that they also excel in their studies as both of them were academic achievers ever since pre-school.