Even though they’ve parted ways as husband and wife, Martin Nievera and Pops Fernandez have remained such good friends that they would always still spend special occasions and holidays together with their two sons, Robin and Ram.Christmas of 2019, however, was extraordinarily special because along with them in one of their holiday photos was Katrina Ojeda, the woman … [24][47], Nievera was a baritone. Roberto Jose Dela Cruz Nievera was born on October 17, 1936 in Baguio, Philippines. [27] Nievera himself began hosting on television, starring on IBC-13's Chairman of the Board. 'Timeless' is the word that best describes what I've been and what I'm still doing. Nievera said he was asked if there's anyone else he knows who could take on the role. [37][38] In early 2004, some Country Waffles outlets began closing down as the Nieveras sparked "what's probably the decade's biggest food industry scandal" after fleeing to the US in late 2003, amid purported death threats from Country Waffles employees, angering the investors who did not receive returns. Nakausap si Martin ng PEP.ph (Philippine Entertainment Portal) noong February 2, sa Solaire Hotel & Casino, sa presscon ng Valentine concert nila ni Lani Misalucha na Masquerade. Roberto Jose Dela Cruz Nievera (/njɛˈvɛərə/; October 17, 1936 – March 27, 2018) was a Filipino-American singer and businessman. [11] Nievera had to learn to play a trombonium as it was required in their acts. [21], According to a colleague, Nievera thought he was already retired from music after 1976, but he found gigs performing with Pilita Corrales, who invited him to her concerts. “Get her something for her laptop, cellphone, happy na siya. Martin Nievera appears to be truly smitten with his non-showbiz girlfriend: "Napaka-simpleng babae. So they spoke to Pops straight and they were able to fix her schedules so that she can be there," Nievera narrated. Because dates and events will be forgotten but your love will never be forgotten,” he added. And I said, 'How do I know her? [3][5][8][9] Nievera said that he initially struggled in the entertainment industry, which he observed was dominated by "sexy singers like Pilita Corrales and Carmen Soriano": "To be noticed ... we started imitating American singers. During intermission in the plays, Freddie would ask me to sing". ", "The Three Tenors' Manila connection explored", "Salamat Sa Pag-Ibig by Bert Nievera on Amazon Music", "Businessman flees to US leaving millions in debt", "Court charges singer Bert Nievera and his wife with fraud", "Re-Issue Series: Sumasainyo, Nievera by Bert Nievera on Amazon Music", "Martin Nievera gives update on dad's health condition after brain seizure", "CONCERT KING JOINS FATHER AND TWIN IN FIRST FAMILY CONCERT", "Bert Nievera, father of Martin Nievera, dies at 81", "MARTIN NIEVERA AND THE SOCIETY OF SEVEN PAY TRIBUTE TO LATE BERT NIEVERA", "Bert Nievera, veteran singer and father of Martin Nievera, passes away", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Bert_Nievera&oldid=978269355, American businesspeople of Filipino descent, English-language singers from the Philippines, University of the Philippines Diliman alumni, Articles containing Tagalog-language text, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 13 September 2020, at 22:30. Nievera and his wife Hernandez, a businesswoman, owned the Philippine franchises of … “Every girl you’re in love with, you think she’s forever, ‘di ba? 1989–1990. I told the truth. "How many more boyfriends do you need to have for me to know?" Parang ano, she wanted her cake and she wanted to eat it, too.". Hindi raw sigurado si Martin kung kailan sila naging opisyal ng current girlfriend niya.