At the age of 51, actor and comedian Smokey Manaloto officially became a father. On August 4, 2022, he and his non-showbiz partner welcomed their first child, Kiko.
The actor introduced his son a week after his birth on social media. He is overjoyed and ecstatic to be a first-time father. The actor posted some videos while he was going out with baby Kiko on his Instagram account.
Recently, his photo with baby Kiko went viral where the latter’s full appearance can be seen. Many netizens and fellow artists then expressed their love and amazement with baby Kiko’s good looks.
In the photo, the actor thanked God for his early Christmas gift to him. Smokey calls his son ‘Smo-Kiko’.
The actor wrote in his post,
“Smo-Kiko”. Lord… maraming salamat po sa Christmas gift na binigay niyo po sa akin nung August 4.”
Some of the actors who couldn’t hold back and were in awe of how cute baby Kiko is commented on the actor’s post.
Geneva Cruz said to the actor that being a daddy suits him.
Ariella Arida wrote, “Ayy ang gwapooo oh.”
Ara Mina, Maui Taylor, Alyssa Muhlach, Katya Santos, Jayson Gaiza, and Tart Carlos commented that his son is really handsome.
In the short video that the actor also posted, the events of his son’s first vaccine shots can be seen. The actor jokingly posted photos of his son, who appears to be praying before receiving his vaccine shots.
“Kiko’s first sh0t! Brave little boy! #babyboy #firsttimedad.”
Meanwhile, the said video immediately went viral on social media and earned positive comments from the netizens, saying how much they admire Smokey’s son and how grateful they are for his bravery. Because of his good looks, some assumed that his child might follow in Smokey’s footsteps and become an actor.