Rocco Nacino and Melissa Gohing got married on January 21 on a naval ship. The actor announced the big news on Instagram yesterday, writing "Yes… we… did.. 21 – 1 – 21. Meet my wife, Mrs. Melissa Gohing Nacino."
According to GMA News, Rocco realized during the pandemic that he wanted to spend the rest of his life with the athlete. He revealed that when he experienced anxiety, Melissa was the one who helped him cope: "All my stresses, overthinking—she was there to really balance me out. Doon ko na-realize na wala akong nakilala na matiisin para sa 'kin. That led me to realize na I want to spend my life with her."
He was also quoted as saying, "Talagang I became a better person because of her."
Rocco proposed to Melissa last year, on November 20, 2020, at sunset. They were at Hinulugang Taktak, Antipolo City, in Rizal, and the place was styled by Gideon Hermosa. According to Melissa, her friends were playing her favorite Christian song on the saxophone and the guitar when Rocco proposed.
After the proposal, Melissa gushed on Instagram: "The easiest 'Yes' I've ever said in my life! My mom taught me that LOVE is a CHOICE. And that I should choose a husband that I can get through the highest of highs and lowest of lows. To my future husband, I will still choose you over and over again even in the darkest of times because you showed me the stars. I love you, Enrico Raphael Quiogue Nacino, forever. It still feels surreal when I woke up. It was a dream come true!"
In 2018, Rocco and Melissa were rumored to be dating. They celebrated their third anniversary in September 2020.