GMA-7 star Actress Marian Rivera blessed with a baby girl name Maria Letizia with actor Dingdong Dantes at 5:25 a.m. at the Makati Medical Center via normal delivery.

Rivera’s manager, Rams David confirmed the news by posting a text message of Dantes on his Instagram account.

Rams David wrote “Maria Letizia came out at 5:25 a.m. today. Thank God they are both safe and okay.”

He added: “I just received the best news from Dong and the best Christmas gift from God… God Bless Maria Letizia. Salamat sa lahat Ng nag pray for Yan and Zia mahal po namin kayo.”

Rivera revealed that she was pregnant in April, four months after she and Dantes were married.

Due to her pregnancy, she begged off from her role at the teleserye “The Rich Man’s Daughter. Rhian Ramos took over Marian’s role. However, she remained active in the GMA 7 Sunday variety show “Sunday Pinasaya.

Marian said in an interview last May “Ito talaga ang pangarap ko at inaasam-asam ko—ang ikasal at magkaroon ng anak at magkaroon ng pamilya. Ito talaga, e,”

Rivera pursued her elementary and high school education at Saint Francis of Assisi College System, and spent her college education finishing Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in De La Salle University Dasmarinas. After graduating, she worked for National Institute of Mental Health in Mandaluyong City where she gave out medicines, examinations and evaluation to patients.

Marian Rivera pursued ramp modelling in her elementary schooling years then later as TV commercial model for SkinWhite lotion, Sky Flakes biscuits, and other labels

From February 2007, GMA Network cast her for motherly roles; first in the Filipino-Malaysian TV drama series Muli. and lastly in the fantasy TV series, Super Twins as the protagonist twins’ mother, and villain on later episodes that concluded on June 1, 2007. congratulates the couple on the arrival of their new family member.