Rochelle Pangilinan’s husband, fellow actor Arthur Solinap turned 40 years old last January 19.
To mark this special day, the former “Sexbomb” dancer has surprised her husband by organizing a basketball-themed birthday party for him.
The 37-year-old Kapuso actress posted photos on her Instagram account last Tuesday, January 21, showing what happened in Arthur’s surprise birthday party that was held at the famous Japanese-Latin American restaurant in Quezon City, “Nanka Japanese Steakhouse.”
As seen in the photos, the venue was decorated with orange and black balloons from the backdrop to the ceilings, they also place table centerpieces that followed the theme of the party which is based on Arthur’s favorite hobby: basketball.
Rochelle captioned her post thanking their family and friends who attended her husband’s 40th birthday saying, “Yey! Successful birthday surprise for Art! I would like to thank family and friends for coming and making Art’s big day so memorable!
The celebrity mom also took to Instagram to commend the party organizer team @partybitzandpieces who decorated the venue.
“Just wanted to take a moment to thank you for the outstanding job your team did. Ang sinabi ko lang “mahilig si art sa basketball,bahala ka na”. From the back drop to ceiling to table centrepiece to a huge entrance balloon arch! truly superb!”
Another highlight in this surprise party was the three-tier fondant cake decorated with the logo of Arthur’s favorite NBA team, Los Angeles Lakers.
Meanwhile, guests who spotted in this event were his Saturday comedy show’s ‘Pepito Manaloto’ co-stars Michael V., John Feir, Mosang, as well as their director Bert De Leon.
The couple’s fellow Kapuso actor Gabby Eigenmann also attended the celebration, Gabby and Arthur are both under the talent management group of PPL Entertainment.
Another photo showed the Solinap family with the program managers of GMA Entertainment Group.
They also tapped the Indie band Agsunta, who pulled off surprise performances at the party.
Rochelle and Arthur tied the knot in August 2017, after dating for more than nine years. The celebrity couple welcomed their first child, a daughter named Shiloh Jayne, who was born on February 24, 2019.