- Ara Mina is now engaged to the CEO of the Philippine International Trading Corporation (PITC) Dave Almarinez
- She described him as her “answered prayer”
- Ara is so overwhelmed with emotions and admitted they are ready to live “with faith and love”
Ara Mina is now engaged to her boyfriend Undersecretary Dave Almarinez.
Celebrities and netizens greeted Ara and Dave on their engagement which took place in Laguna. Ara shared the good news on her Instagram account and called her engagement ad the “perfect gift.”
She wrote, “Today I have received the most perfect gift from God. A prayer I have always been sincerely trusting Him to bring into my life.”
Ara also wrote a h
eartwarming message to Dave and stated, “Dave, thank you for being my answered prayer. Thank you for not giving up on me. You are the reason why we have stronger days together. God led us to each other for a greater purpose. Let us both live it with faith and love. Yes, I will marry you!”
“I was totally clueless of what this day would bring. And your surprise made me feel more loved and cherished than I did yesterday. You are all awesome,” she added.
On Instagram, the Nice Print Photo shared photos of the proposal. One photo shows Ara wearing her engagement ring with the words “Will You Marry Me?” visible in the background. In another one, the actress can be seen emotional as Dave knelt down on one knee offering the engagement ring.
“And it’s official! @therealaramina is now engaged! Congratulations Dave and Ara! Sooooo happy to be part of this beautiful moment,” the Instagram caption reads.
Dave is the president and CEO of the Philippine International Trading Corporation (PITC), with the rank of undersecretary. He also served as a provincial board member of Laguna.
Meanwhile, the 41-year-old actress has a six-year-old daughter, Amanda Gabrielle, with former boyfriend Patrick Meneses, who is currently the vice-mayor of the municipality of Bulakan in Bulacan.