There's something about the beauty and charm of the Philippines that have been captivating the foreigners.
Its paradise-like beaches spell good place to settle in for retirement.
Compared with other neighboring countries, the cost of living is cheap.
And the people are mostly friendly and hospitable.
So it's not surprising a lot of foreigners have found a second home here.
Miss Universe 1993 Dayanara Torres spent five years in the Philippines as an actress.
2NE1's Sandara Park, even if she is now a bonafide Korean superstar, has never forgotten her days as the lovable krung-krung of Star Circle Quest, and continues to visit Manila whenever she can.
Hollywood singers David Pomeranz and Keith Martin have such a soft spot for the country that they actually have a house here.
Over the years, more and more foreigners have fallen in love with our country.
Here are 12 celebrities who all appeared on TV, and have made the Philippines their second home.