Iza Calzado Is Pregnant With Her First Child

On her 40th birthday, Iza announced that she and her husband, entrepreneur Ben Wintle are going to be parents!

Actress Iza Calzado turned 40 on August 12 and she has gotten the best gift so far in her life – a soon-to-be mom. On Instagram, she confirmed that she and her husband, entrepreneur Ben Wintle are expecting their first child together.

“They say life begins at 40,” she began the post. “So I had all these big plans for my for 40th year on Earth as it also coincides with my 20th year in the industry. I already completed a few of the exciting projects lined up for me and there were a few dream projects in the pipeline. I was ready to usher in this new chapter in my life.”

Then you came along. Unexpectedly. You may not have been in my immediate plans but I instinctively knew that this was THE plan.”

Exciting journey ahead

Iza, who survived COVID-19 in 2020, also shared about the path ahead of her, saying she has come to terms with the directions God has been steering her to.

“God’s plans are always far greater than mine and I humbly accept this new chapter of my life with a heart filled with gratitude, casting all my fears and worries aside and simply trusting in the divine timing and wisdom of life. Something deep inside me knows that you will propel me to greater heights to soar higher than ever before in ways I cannot even begin to imagine. You will give me THE WHY, THE PURPOSE, THE DIRECTION in life, and I embrace you in my life as we build, along with Ben — your dad, a FAMILY!”

Quoting a character she played before, the Darna actress said: ” I will choose to live each day giving life to you vibrating from this frequency — LOVE.”

“They were right. Life does begin at 40. Simply put, your life begins as your mother turns forty. To know that life is growing inside me is [a] great miracle. You are my miracle. You are my guiding light.”

Several of the couple’s close friends congratulated and wished Iza well on her journey as a mom-to-be and a happy birthday.

We can’t wait for baby Wintle to arrive soon!

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