Aiko Melendez is a Filipino former councilor and actress who started her career in the showbiz industry in 1982. She signed the contract in Regal Films and become one of the “Regal Babies” in the late 1980’s.
The actress has been already featured on different movie projects, television shows, and commercials. She was also able to receive awards for her impressive acting skills and talent. The celebrity Aiko Melendez has been married to the actor Jomari Yllana from the year 2000 but ended in 2003. In 2006, Melendez was married to Martin Jickain, but eventually annulled in 2010.
Way back on the guesting of the actress on the morning talk show “Magandang Buhay” together with her friends Candy Pangilinan and Ogie Diaz. Ogie Diaz said that Aiko would introduce the guy to them if she is already sure and give some joke. “Ito si Aiko ang ugali nito, kapag sigurado na siya sa lalaki ipapakilala niya ng pormal sa mga kaibigan niya. So hindi pa sa amin ipinapakilala. So feeling ko eh feeling niya eh aagawin namin yung guy, (This girl Aiko, her attitude is if she already sure that about a certain man she will eventually introduce to us friends formally. So as of the moment she have not introduce yet. So I feel that she thinks we will steal the guy from her.,)” said by Diaz quoted
A few months ago the veteran actress Aiko Melendez finally opened up about the current state of her heart three months since her friends Ogie Diaz and Candy Pangilinan announced that she is dating someone special. She was speaking on “Magandang Buhay” that time with the ladies of Wildflower, Melendez said she and her special someone, whom she refused to identify that time, were still in the process of getting to know each other. “I have someone special now. We are dating. We are getting to know each other.
We are enjoying each other’s company. Like I’ve said, you find love and let love find you. This time around, because hindi ko nga siya hinanap at kusang dumating, ang sarap sa pakiramdam. (I have someone special now. We are dating. We are getting to know each other. We are enjoying each other’s company. Like I’ve said, you find love and let love find you. This time around, because I am anymore looking for him and he just came along, it feels so great,)” she said. The Filipina actress admitted that she was dating someone new a year after breaking with her Iranian boyfriend.
She admit that time before her special someone came, she was praying to God dearly for the right one to come. “Ito kasi, hindi ko ito hinanap. Pinagdasal ko. Sabi ko, ‘Lord quota na ako sa sakit. Puwede bang magbigay kayo ng isang tao na mas mamahalin ako kaysa sa mamahalin ko siya at yung matatanggap ng anak ko at may takot sayo na hindi siya gagawa ng anuman na makakasakit sa kapwa niya?’ After ilang months, ito ibinigay na sa akin. (This one, I did not look for it. I just pray. I said Lord I been through enough pain. Can I ask for a person that will love me more than I love him and that my son can accept him and also have faith in you that will not things that will hurt the people? After a few months, he gave me this,)” she shared.
With everything that has happened in her life, Aiko Melendez was asked what her most important realization was. “Napakaimportante when you pray for the one, when you put Jesus Christ in the center of your relationship. Because if you put God, everything follows. (It is very important that when you pray for the one, you put Jesus Christ in the center of your relationship. Because if you put God in the center, everything follows,)” she said. At that time the beautiful actress does not want to name him but instead said that he is from the North.
She also added that he is someone very easy to deal with because he is kind and funny. She said “Mabait, nakakatawa, kaya hindi mahirap pakisamahan. (Kind, very funny, so he is not difficult to be with.)” She was asked if she is really attracted to a politician, she said that it was just really a coincidence. It was noted that this is not the first time the actress was linked to a politician as she had been into a romantic relation before with Bulacan Mayor atrick Meneses.
Now the Kapamilya actress Aiko Melendez finally introduces and names her politician-boyfriend in an exclusive interview. In her previous interview she refuse to reveal the name of her boyfriend she just describe him. “Politician from the North” is what the actress Aiko Melendez used to describe her new boyfriend when she used to keep her relationship with the guy in private but not in secret. Accordingly, she promised to the public that she will reveal and name the identity of her boyfriend to them soon.
And as promised, Aiko revealed to the public that her new-found love is Mayor Jay Khonghun of Subic, Zambales. According to a report the lovers Aiko and Khonghun are already spotted together by the public in several events and incidents and they even attended the concert of her fellow star in “Wildflower” Maja Salvador.
Mayor Jay is already 40 years old and is also separated having one child from his previous marriage. He entered the politics in 2004 as the Provincial Board Member of Zambales. The actress further revealed, “We were supposed to date three years ago, pero hindi kami natuloy. Tapos, he was messaging me sa IG direct messaging, but super deadma ako kasi hindi ko naman siya kilala. (We were supposed to date three years ago, but it did not push through. Then, he was messaging me in IG via direct messaging, but super neglect his messages because I do not know him that much.)”
They even set a dinner meeting one time to which from then on, their communication did not stop as he was constantly calling her and sending her messages. But considering their public reputation, they tend to and wanted their relationship private as much as possible. “Gusto namin pareho sana private yung relationship kasi nga public na kaming pareho. Kaso nga, people are seeing us na constantly, so we both decided na okay to share it sa tao but still would not want discuss further about us in public. We want to keep it low for a change. (We both want to put in private our relationship because we are already both public personalities. But then, people are seeing us together constantly, so we both decided to eventually share it to the public about our status in relationship but still would not want to discuss further about us in public. We want to keep it low for a change,)” she said based on an interview conducted.