Filipino star Jovit Baldivino is no more. He passed away this Friday and is survived by his two kids and fiancée.
On December 3, 2022, Jovit was rushed to Batangas City’s Jesus of Nazareth Hospital following difficulty in breathing.
He experienced the problem following a song performed at a Christmas Party. After suffering a mild hemorrhagic stroke, he went comatose and did not regain consciousness.
The famous Filipino singer-Actor was best known for winning the maiden season of Pilipinas Got Talent in 2010.
After the win, Baldivino released four studio albums and hit songs, including Pusong Bato and Ikay’ Mahal Pa Rin.
Likewise, he starred in television shows like ASAP, 1DOL, Growing Up, Juan Dela Cruz, and We Love OPM.
Baldivino made his last television appearance on November 28 for a celebrity episode of the television game show Family Feud.
Jovit Baldivino Illness Before Death: Did The Filipino Singer Die Of Aneurysm?
Jovit Baldivino, the first-ever winner of Pilipinas Got Talent, is no more. He died on December 9, 2022 (Friday), his former handler in Star Magic confirmed.
Based on the information from Jovit’s parents and fiancé, Jerry Telan said, Baldivino passed away at 4 am after being “comatose” for the past five days.
He stated doctors had advised Jovit not to sing since he was recovering for a week with hypertension maintenance medicines. He was suffering from high blood pressure.
Telan also said a family friend from Batangas City invited “Bundoy” (Jovit). He gave in to the crowd’s clamor and sang three signature songs, including Faithfully by Journey.
Jovit gasped for breath during his third song and was taken to the hospital the same night. The artist’s agent said the CT scan revealed “a blood clot in the brain (a sign of aneurysm).”
ABS-CBN News states that an aneurysm is a kind of cerebrovascular disease and is among the top causes of death in the Philippines, with 32,354 recorded from January to July 2022.
The site further mentions that an untreated aneurysm can rupture or burst, leading to internal bleeding. Common symptoms include chest pain, severe headache, and loss of consciousness.
The cause of an aneurysm is usually unknown; it can be hereditary or related to lifestyle habits. Born on October 16, 1993, Baldivino was 29 at his death.
Meet Jovit Baldivino Wife And Family
Jovit Baldivino was unmarried. However, before his death, he was engaged to Camille Ann Miguel.
Miguel posted a series of messages on Facebook mourning Jovit’s death. She wrote, “Miss na miss na po kita, love ko (I miss you so much already, my love).”
He had two daughters, Zody and Akeaya, from his earlier relationships with Laurice Khaye Bermillo and Shara Chavez, respectively.
Jovit Lasin Baldivino was born to his parents, Hilario and Cristeta Baldivino, in Rosario, Batangas, Philippines.
Coming from a low-income family, Jovit used to sell siomai, a type of dumpling, after school. He did it to sustain his studies and help his family live better.
Jovit joined season 1 of Pilipinas Got Talent, hoping to win the prize of 2 million pesos to complete his studies and lift his family out of poverty. He believed that winning the show would make his dream come true.
The talented singer, who wanted to be a lawyer like his godfather, pursued a degree in criminology at the Batangas State University.