On March 19, 2013, on "24 Oras," one of the news programs of GMA7 TV Network, Heart Evangelista's parents revealed that her husband, Chiz Escudero, is an alcoholic and disrespectful person. In the interview, they asked Escudero to leave Evangelista alone.
Heart Evangelista is also allegedly featured in a sex tape that got leaked online in 2014. However, there is no proof that the female in the video is her, but rather it was someone who looks alike.
Regarding the comment of Evangelista's parents on her relationship with Chiz Escudero, the couple said that they were very happy together. There were also rumours that Chiz Escudero was using Heart Evangelista for senatorial election occurring in May 14, 2013. Their engagement was announced in August 2014, and the couple held their wedding ceremony at the Balesin Island Club in the Philippines on Feb. 15, 2015. Later, Evangelista and her husband reportedly threw a party for their friends based in Manila, who couldn't make it to Balesin.
Heart Evangelista, who birth name is Marie Payawal Ongpauco, is a Filipino actress, TV host, singer, VJ and a commercial model. She was born on Feb. 14, 1985 and has been active in showbiz since 1998. Heart belongs to a Filipino-Chinese family, and is the youngest child out of her five siblings: four sisters and one brother. She was raised San Francisco, California. When her family moved back to the Philippines, she transferred to Colegio San Agustin-Makati.
Evangelista was first discovered by a commercial agent while at a mall with her sister. She signed up with the Star Magic agency, formerly known as Talent Center. In 2010, she starred in a prime time Korean TV series "Full House."